MULTIPLICATION IDEA FOR THIRD GRADE! Kids develop math concepts and fine motor skills as they build math facts using clothespins and craft sticks! (Free ideas also included for helping kids work with fact families and missing addends.
Teaching Addition with Popsicle Sticks - you could use any two different colored stuff around the house: straws, strips of colored paper, two different kinds of dried pasta/beans, etc. Could sit the cup on an answer circle then too.
Alphabet Mail - Practice writing the alphabet in a fun way by matching and mailing letters in corresponding envelopes. Kids love the mail, so this makes learning to write and match letter more motivating.