3rd Grade Skill Builders  All areas of learning

3rd grade Skill Builders-Interactive Sites
updated 8/2011

This web page consists of skills that do not necessary fall into any one standard.   You may find the same web page on different grade levels.  I will update with more websites as often as I can.

This website will allow the teacher and student to explore many different areas of learning.

Teaching resources area where you can access a range of teaching and learning materials. By selecting a Key Stage (age range) and then a subject you will be able to browse through the available resources and select those that are of interest.

Try out this award-winning collection of math games.  You must view this entire website to fully engage your students. (Games-Videos-Word Problems-Much more).


Interactive lessons between Classrooms and or Schools.  You will discover (Spelling-Patterns-Geography-Money) this is a must see site for the 21 Century teacher.  4 Star

This website covers quite a few examples for Math and also Language arts.
4 Star


  1. Time and Money - Web Page Many Examples
  2. General Math - Web Page with Examples
  3. ABCya Where Education meets Technology.  Super site covering may areas of learning.  4 Star
  4. Multiplication and division  Save the apples game
  5. Multiplication game
  6. Different levels of Math These sites allow you to cover many different topics
    1. Math - K
    2. Math - 1
    3. Math - 2
    4. Math - 3
  7. Many Math Areas You will discover quite a few examples for your interactive board.  4 Star
  8. Math Builder  - by state standards
  9. Hooda Math   -  You will discover that this site has quite a bit to offer ( Games - Cartoons - Tutorials - Movies  - Worksheets)   4 star
  10. Academic skill Builders  (Math - Language Arts -  Geography)
  11. Websites 3 - 6  Student  Interactive sites
  12. Professor Garfield's web portal.  Great website that covers it all.  Lots of fun and educational.  4 star
  13. Solving for Angles    Very good examples are given in this website.
  14. Solving for shapes  Nets.   Very good examples are give super to LCD projectors
  15. Video and examples of angles  Teaching angles.
  16. Twizzle  A game using logic and geometry.  
  17. Geometry tool box.   This tool box will allow you to explore using a compass and ruler.   It has many outstanding qualities that may be used for teaching students.  If you have an LCD projector this website is for you.  4 Star
  18. Geometry tool box.   This tool box will allow you to explore using a compass and ruler.   It has many outstanding qualities that may be used for teaching students.  If you have an LCD projector this website is for you.  4 Star
  19. Cool-Math-4 Kids-Games   This website is loaded with math games.
  20. I know that     This is a great site for math  4 Star
  21. Pauly's Playhouse  Great site with some outstanding learning games
  22. ThinkFinity   This site will show students many different levels and areas of learning. 4 star
  23. Math Game Page   This is a truly super webpage that will allow students to play interactive games and learn at the same time. *
  24. Fishy Fractions - Select the topic and catch the fish with the right answers. 
  25. Room 108  This website is loaded with over 400 outstanding games for learning.  The teacher should first go to this site prior to student to know best where ever thing is.  This site covers Math, Science, Social Studies and Language Arts.  So I placed it here.
  26. Sudoku  Power Point  Down load this power point to allow your students to play the game.
  27. Sudoku  This a website on line that will allow you to work the puzzle on the computer.  4 Star
  28. Critical thinking word problems   Nice site that will allow you to work on problems.
  29. Math Mayhem  This is an exciting game where you compete against other people on line.  Choose (Addition, Subtraction, Multiply or Division) Super website.  4 Star
  30. Spacey Math  A fast paced arcade-style math game designed to make the drill of practicing math facts more fun. It is divided into addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division with each section being multi-level.  4 Star
  31. My learning Train   Interesting site that will allow the students to discover many different areas of learning.
  32. Monk  TV series game  This site allows students to practice using the muse and work the computer.
  33. Elves Game Chess    Play a few games with the elves
  34. Math and Grammar Jingles   Many different songs for Math and Grammar
  35. Chess compete against the computer at many different levels  4 Star
  36. Your Number's up! This is a four player game (5 if someone is in charge of the mouse). Made completely by Callum, Jennifer, James, Alex, Pieran (playtested.. to death... by Jonathan!) TOTALLY AWESOME EXCITEMENT!
  37. Your Number's up - EASY VERSION! This is an easier four player version of our game. We made the numbers smaller.
  38. Train Builder (Truly a fun way to play with trains)  Brings
             out the little boy in us.   I am sure every boy from 6 to 55 will  love this site.   5 Star
  39. 3 D shapes to printout  Great site
  40. Tessellations  Create on line

Measure with your students  4 Star

  1. Measure with Paper Clips    Have your students learn how to measure using paper clips.    
  2. Measure with Inches  
  3. Measure with Pounds
  4. Which tool to measure with


Social Studies
  1. American Rhetoric  America's top 100 speeches.  Very good site
  2. Maps and live videos of Earth.    This webpage will be updated as required to allow your students to view the world as we know it today.  You will be pleasantly surprised at how informative and accurate this web page is.
  3. The following videos are exceptional, and will present the Pledge of Allegiance in detail and the American Flag.  The videos may require that you download them ahead of time for best viewing depending on your computer system.  

    If you wish to download place the mouse over the video and right click the mouse and then (Save Target As).   We wish to thank the United States Marine Corps, Annapolis Naval Academy, Eric Montgomery and Bobby Doyle for making these videos possible.  The first video is in memory of Eric's brother Brian Montgomery United States Marine Corps, who was killed in action while serving in Iraq.

    1.   Video Pledge of Allegiance Each line is explained in this
              video.  The video is presented by U.S. Marine Lance Corporal  Eric  Montgomery (wmv)

    This next video explains the Symbol for the United States the American Flag.   The video is presented by Lt. Robert Doyle United States Marine Corps.  

    2.     Video  The American Flag   presented by Lt. Robert Doyle United States Marine Corps.  


  4. Social Studies Review   Play the game

  5. Believe in me   Career site for kids ( Use this to work with students to determine what they want to be when they grow up. )

  6. This is an unbelievable website.  You may login as a visitor and explore many ideas and features.  This is truly a 5 Star site you must view to appreciate.  
          a.  Click on Enter
            b.  Click Just want to visit
            c.  Click come in and look around visit

  7. The Children's museum - Fun site with many different educational activities for kids.
  8. Meet Me at the Corner  MEET ME AT THE CORNER, Virtual Field Trips for Kids takes you to meet fascinating people from all over the world.   4  Star
  9. Building a City    You can design any city you like from different ages.
  1. Make and do games  Great website for students to learn science
  2. Wonderville - 3D  This is a great site.  Very engaged learning Note: This site has heavy technology prerequisites. 4 Star
  3. Fact Monster   This website is updated everyday and it is interactive in many areas of learning.
  4. Scientific Website many excellent links.
  5. Health and Fitness  This site will allow you to find many wonderful concepts in health.  A must for all students and teachers.  Huge Paradigm shift here.  
  6. Many different games...  This site will allow you to travel and do many different areas of learning.  OUTSTANDING for all standards  
  7. Save the Earth  Discover many different habitat areas of the world.
  8. The wonder of Earth   Discover many interesting places on Earth.
Language Arts  
Each link below has many examples listed for each area of study
Analogies Synonyms
Antonyms Homophones
Vocabulary Reading Comp
Language Arts Spelling

  1. Language Arts 3rd Grade Activities:  Download activities for Students to work at home. 4 Star
  2. Literacy many games for students  4  Star
  3. Horton Story writing    Students may create their own story using this website.   This is fun and easy to do.  4 Stars
  4. Disney Story Book   Students may create their own short story using this website.
  5. J.K. Rowling Author of Harry Potter  Her website.
  6. Reading Planet   You may use this website to allow your students to create and printout their own books.  There are many different levels.  You will be amazed at how much your student can create from this website. 
  7. Game Goo   This site allows students to explore ideas and concepts involving the English Language.  4 star
  8. Aquapod Squad  This website will allow students to venture in a city and help collect items.  It introduces many different learning situations so I placed it here. To complete the whole reading and answering animation will take about 30 min. There is sound. 4 Star
  9. Fun Brain     This website consists of a serious of games that students may play at all levels.  
  10. Spelling Words.  This is a fun site that will allow the student to learn how to spell and check the spelling very well done.
  11. Treasurer of Literature  Another great site to learn new words and places.
  12. Hangman Game  You will enjoy this as it is fun to do.
  13. Spelling Time    This is a great site to allow your students to take on a whole new meaning of learning how to spell.
  14. Earobics  This web page will allow the student to discover many new ways to learn and have fun at the same time.
  15. Spiderman in Amazing Adventures an activity book for children K-5. Part of the READ*WRITE*NOW! campaign.
  16. Comic Strip Builder Student Interactive    You will be able to create your own comic strip using this website.   You may take this lesson to many different levels depending on what you are learning.
  17. Don't use said A great teaching resource for looking at alternatives to the word 'said' in written work.


  1. Harcourt school publishers    You will discover art illustrations and learning by using a form or Art from paintings to architecture and beyond.  This site is broken down by grades.
  2. Details: Additive Colors  Control red, green, and blue spotlights (primary colors or RGB). Observe the additive colors as the spotlights overlap
  3. ArtPad is a fun flash-based art activity that students may use to create imaginative art and add a frame to display it in a gallery.

  4. On Line Etch a sketch  This website will allow you to draw on line using the etch a sketch tool.

  5. NGA Kids    Adventures with art and activities for kids.

  6. Tux Paint    This presents students with a blank canvas and an array of drawing tools to help them be creative.  This open-source drawing software includes an easy -to-use interface, fun sound effects and an encouraging cartoon mascot who guides children as they use the program.

  7. Shidonni   This is a software program that would be beneficial if the teacher or class would log in and create an animal (Pet)  and background.  It comes alive and you can play with what you drew. It is free but you need to create an account.  Try it you may find it has many uses.
  8. Create your own Cartoon    This program will allow you to create a story on the computer  You may printout what ever you create.
  9. Still Life Composer   NGA Kids Still Life Composer helps you to create pictures that are similar to the paintings of famous painters. Experiment with different effects, mixing everyday objects with items borrowed from famous works of art. You can print out your composition.