Grade 3 Links

Here are some educational and fun games that we like. Most are free to use! Check it out for some at home practice.

Please let us know if your family tries any of the games and what you think. We’d love to hear from you.


APPS  for Smartphone, Ipad  (search for these in your App Store)

Operation Math:  “Dr. Odd is on a global quest to eliminate the world’s even numbers. And it’s your job to stop him….teaches basic addition, subtraction, multiplication and division through interactive game play that turns boring tables into a global adventure.”

YodelOh Math Mountain:  “a carnival adventure, turning standard math tables into a mountain of fun”

Madagascar Math Ops: “practice math problems (1st through 4th grade level) while trying to rescue the Madagascar gang”

Monster Physics:  “a unique building app that lets you play with physics!. Build and operate your own car, crane, rocket ship, plane, helicopter, tank, and more. Have fun learning basic physics concepts  (suggested for ages 9-11)”

List of more Math Apps (browse by preferred age range)
http://www.commonsensemedia.org/mobile-app-lists/math-apps-and-learning-tools-for-kids

MATH

~~Multiplication Drills~~

http://www.multiplication.com/

http://www.math-drills.com/

~~Other~~

IXL-K through 12th grade Math and Language Arts
http://www.ixl.com/

Xtra Math- program to help master math fluency
http://xtramath.org/

Freudenthal Institute-math games for all ages and grade levels
http://www.fisme.science.uu.nl/publicaties/subsets/rekenweb_en/

Math Playground-play with numbers and give your brain a workout http://www.mathplayground.com/index.html

WRITING

Poetry Splatter-a fun way to write poems http://www.rif.org/kids/readingplanet/gamestation/poetrysplatter.htm

Story Kitchen-creative writing story starters from an author, allows children to write endings! http://www.brucevanpatter.com/storykitchen.html

The Story Starter Jr- generates one sentence story starters for children. They’ll never say “I don’t know what to write about” again!
http://www.thestorystarter.com/jr.htm

TYPING

Alphabetic Rain-Type the letter before it hits the ground! (single letter practice)
http://www.powertyping.com/rain.shtml

Typing Chef-type the words in the bubbles as they come out of the pot  (full word practice)
http://www.sense-lang.org/typing/games/typingchef.php

Barracuda-type the words in the bubbles (includes capital letters) http://www.powertyping.com/baracuda/baracuda.htm