Center for Community Engagement

Third Grade

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Math Playground

Learn and practice mathematical concepts by grade level. Scroll to the bottom of the page to find a menu listing learning games.

Multiplying Bead Board

Making multiplication activities fun by using beads!

Division Cards

Try this card game utilizing basic division facts. (Designed by a Cal Poly Student)

Multiplication Facts Activity

In this activity, students will use their knowledge on their multiplication facts to complete the multiplication worksheet below.

Language and Literacy

Read Across America: If I Ran the Circus

Enjoy this read-aloud of If I Ran the Circus by Dr. Seuss.

Read Across America: Fox in Socks

Enjoy this read-aloud of Fox in Socks by Dr. Seuss.

Read Across America: The Giving Tree

Enjoy this read-aloud of The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein. 

Read Across America: The Lorax

Enjoy this read-aloud of The Lorax by Dr. Seuss.

Making a Book

Children are able to incorporate their ideas and thoughts in literature as well as explore their side of creativity through their own cogntive skills. (Designed by a Cal Poly Pomona Student).

My Life on One Page

Timelines are important because they are a great way to keep track of events, in order! Now let's put your very own life in a timeline! (Designed by a Cal Poly Pomona Student).

Summer Children's Storytime

CPP Library and ECS Dept. collaborate to bring you Zoom workshops for young children that include read-alouds and activities

Read Out Loud--Before She Was Harriet

Listen to the life story of Harriet Tubman, a savior to many enslaved people in the 1800s


3D Paper Flowers

Using construction paper, children will create 3D paper flowers for spring time.

Rain Cloud - Shaving Cream Fun

Children will learn about weather and how rain clouds work.

How to Make a Bird Feeder

Children will learn how to create their very own bird feeder (Designed by a Cal Poly Pomona Student).

How to Make a Catapult Box

Chidlren will learn how to make a catapult box using critical thinking skills while having fun! (Designed by a Cal Poly Pomona Student).

How to Make a Balloon Catapult

Did you know there are so many different way to create energy? This fun way to launch a balloon is simple and fun! (Designed by a Cal Poly Pomona Student).


Description: The child will be able to create a miniature water cycle in a bottle and record the process of how long it takes for it to “rain”.

Optics 4 Kids

Description: Explore the Science of light!


Description: THE QUARKED! PROJECT has a wide range of engaging multimedia and hands-on materials to introduce the exciting world of particle physics to kids ages 7 and up, and their families.

Science games for kids

Description: Learn about forces in action as you experiment how gradients, weights, motion and resistance affect the movement of various objects with this fun science activity.

Well, are you sure about that?

Children will learn about scientific conepts such as the layering of various material compositions underneath the surface of the Earth. (Designed by Cal Poly Student)

Cloud Watching

Have kids recreate their favorite cloud with cotton balls to show the thickness of a real cloud. (Designed by Cal Poly Student)

Visual and Performing Arts

How to Make a Christmas Tree Themed Holiday Card

With this activity, children will be able to express their creativity with how they choose to decorate their Christmas tree! (Designed by a Cal Poly Pomona Student)

How to make Ornament theme Christmas Cards

With this activity, children will be able to express their creativity with their choice of color for the ornaments, and share their Christmas spirit with their loved ones! (Designed by a Cal Poly Pomona Student)

Let's Make A Family Tree

Children will learn about their families, family history, and how to make their own family tree.

Family Christmas Tree

Children will create a Christmas tree and learn more about their family history