Third Grade math activities offer you a chance to make sure numbers stay fun with math games kids really enjoy.
By age 8-9 kids can start to find maths boring and begin to switch off; by doing math activities and games together you can bring numbers alive and have some great family time.
We love playing kids math games together at 3rd Grade; we often spend Sunday afternoons playing the latest homeschool favorite!
Maths games are very personal; not everything we've enjoyed while we've been homeschooling will suit you.
That's fine; just pick out anything that appeals.
All you're trying to do is show your child that kids math games can be fun at 3rd Grade and teach a lot at the same time - without anybody realizing it!
I've picked out our favorite homeschool fun math games for kids.
Recommended ages for playing are something you need to think about depending on your child; we found they were often misleading and, with help, younger children were often perfectly capable of joining in Third Grade math activities.
After all, most family games end up being played by all the family, from tiny to ancient!
Board games are one of those fabulous homeschooling activities which really help teach maths. Without knowing it, your 3rd Grader will be picking up all sorts of essential maths skills.
Depending on the homeschool kids math games you pick, you'll cover strategy, logic, and number skills including addition and subtraction - until your child is holding you to ransom as the banker!
Catherine and William often play homeschool kids maths games using cuddly toys as the players. It's always much harder to lose a game to a person than it is to lose to Jess the sheepdog!
Breaking codes are brilliant for homeschooling math games; kids love inventing them and sending secret messages to their 3rd Grade pals. Try and get your child to invent their own number code and write you a message.
Here are a couple of really inspiring books to encourage an interest in numbers:
Catherine found a really simple way of learning her nine times tables in these - very useful!
Helping your child create their own homeschool TOP TRUMPS is one of those Third Grade math activities which really stand out. Your child will succeed in doing something they can be very proud of - make their very own homeschool kids maths game. They can even play it with their homeschooling friends.
Third Grade math activities are great; all you need to do is play math games kids enjoy and you'll be making numbers easy and fun - just the way they should be.