Educational Websites for Third Graders

Educational games and activities can be a great way for third graders to practice their academic skills while having fun. Keep reading to find out where you can find educational websites for your third grader that include games, activities, lessons and practice materials.

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Free Games and Activities from Funschool

Funschool has a variety of educational games for third graders that cover math, language skills, logic, holidays and more. This site also provides ideas for fun, educational family activities.

A typical game you and your child will find at this site is the 'Super Speller Word Maze'. Although many of the games are available to play online, this one must be printed. Your child will circle words that are correctly spelled to guide a flying superhero through a maze of letters.

Many of Funschool's games and activities are categorized by educational themes that will likely interest your third grader. For example, there is a dinosaur-themed activity center. Here, your child will find games, crafts, coloring pages, a quiz and a recipe for 'Dino Cookies'.

Discovery Education's Games and Activities

Discovery Education offers free lessons for a wide variety of K-12 subjects such as math, science, social studies, English/language arts, performance and visual arts, health and world languages. If your child is a visual learner, you may find the variety of video tutorials available from Discovery Education to be quite helpful. There are also a number of educational activities, animations, games and articles at this site.

Math and Spelling Help from AAA Math

AAA Math offers free math assistance for students in grades K-8. There are tutorials, worksheets and practice problems that are separated and organized into 25 subjects. Some third grade topics include multiplication, money and decimals. Any page you go to includes a table of contents so that you can easily find precisely what your child needs. There is also a Spanish version of the AAA Math site.

Additionally, there are sites related to AAA Math that cover topics such as spelling, vocabulary, geography and Sudoku. At, for instance, you can enter your child's spelling list and she can practice her spelling words online using a variety of exercises, such as adding one letter to spell the word correctly or hearing and spelling words aloud.

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