• Third Grade Activities for Home
• Locate numbers in catalogs or newspapers, then practice rounding them to the nearest tens and hundreds
• Roll a number cube and practice multiplying that number by ten. After mastery, try with two number cubes
• Practice adding and subtracting three-digit numbers
• Conduct a survey among family members or friends and construct a bar graph or pictograph
• Measure the perimeter and area of the rooms in your home to determine which rooms are the smallest and largest
• Hunt for multiple sets of objects in the home. Use repeated addition and multiplication to find the totals
• Sort coins according to type, count the number of coins and then multiply to find the total value of pennies (x1), nickles (x5), dimes (x10) and quarters (x25)
• Roll 2 number cubes. Find the products of the factors
• Go on a fraction hunt! Look for household items that are divided into equal parts (fractions of a whole and fractions of a set) Record the fractions
• Identify fractions at meal times. For example, you ate 1/2 of an apple, 3/4 stalk of celery
• Cut pieces of yarn to make line segments. Measure each segment in inches (to the nearest quarter inch) and centimeters
• Go startgazing and make imaginary line segments by connecting the stars (points). Create geometric shapes
Summer Math Packet