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Here you will find a wide range of free printable Math Games to help your child learn their Math facts at 3rd grade level.

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3rd Grade Math Learning

At Third Grade, children enjoy exploring Math with fun Math activities and games. Children will enjoy completing these Math games and Free 3rd Grade Math worksheets whilst learning at the same time.

During Third Grade, the Math work extends to place value up to 10,000. By the end of 3rd grade, most children should be able to add and subtract numbers to 100 mentally, know their multiplication tables up to 10 x 10, and make simple estimates. They are able to multiply and divide at a basic level, and can solve multiplication and division problems.

They have also developed an understanding of negative numbers, and can find fractions of shapes and locate different fractions on a number line.

These free printable Third Grade Math Games, and other free Grade 3 Math Worksheets will help your child to achieve their Elementary Math benchmark set out by Achieve, Inc.

In the UK, 3rd Grade is equivalent to Year 4.

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Third Grade Maths Games

Using these games is a great way to learn Math facts and develop mental calculation skills in a fun and easy way.

Encouraging your child to play math games and puzzles like sodoku and chess will also help develop their logical reasoning.

Using these math games below will help your child to develop their Math fact skills as well as their strategic thinking and memory skills.

All the games below have been put in order, with the easiest game first.

Have fun using these free Third Grade Math Games...we hope you enjoy them!

Salamander 4 Digit Card Game

Salamander 4 Digit Card Game is a place value game which will help to develop children's understanding of place value up to 10,000.

The aim of the game is to use your digits to make the biggest number (or the smallest number) that you possibly can with your digit cards.

This is also a strategic game, because you receive your digit cards one at a time, and you have to make a decision about the best place for each card to go.

You cannot move a card once it has been placed!

For this game, you will need two sets of digit cards.

Salamander 4 Digit Card Game

Grade: 3rd Grade and up
Number of players: 2+
Learning skills: place value to 10,000, strategy.

Classify It! Game #4

Classify It Game #4 is a great game for getting children to develop their understanding of different math vocabulary such as odd and even, multiple, > and < symbols.

It also helps to develop quick recall of addition facts of 3 small numbers.

Classify It! Game #4

Grade: 3rd Grade and upwards
Number of players: 2-3
Learning: adding the numbers on 4 dice; odd and even; multiples; > and <

Salamander Shoot-out!

Salamander Shoot-out is a Math game which uses mental calculation skills and rolling dice to make different numbers.

There is also strategic thinking involved in picking out numbers for your opponent to try to shoot out.

For this game you will need three dice, and some counters.

Salamander Shoot-out to 30

Grade: 3rd Grade and up
Number of players: 2.
Learning skills: using the rolls on the dice to make target numbers from 0 to 25; picking 'difficult' numbers for your opponent to shoot out.

Pit of Doom 5 to -20

Pit of Doom is an exciting dice game that uses the number on the dice to move each player either up or further down the Pit.

This is a simple game of chance that has been developed to improved understanding of negative numbers.

For this game, you will need a dice and a counter for each player.

Pit of Doom 5 to -20

Grade: Grade: 3rd Grade +
Number of players: 2+
Learning: learn to use negative numbers to -20, and where they are placed on a number line.

Operation Salamander

Operation Salamander is a dice game that uses die rolls with operations to create different numbers.

It can be played on many different levels, from quite young children and upwards.

Operation Salamander 100

Grade: 3rd Grade and upwards
Number of players: 1-4
Learning skills: using different operations to make numbers to 100 with 4 dice; adding multiples of 10.

Race to the Moon

Race to the Moon is a series of Third Grade Math games that develops rapid recall of Math facts.

The aim of the game is to be the first player to complete an unbroken path of counters from the Earth to the Moon.

It is a simple game to play, and only requires different colored counters.

Race to the Moon - Addition to 50

Grade: Grade: 3rd Grade and up
Number of players: 2-3
Learning: addition facts to 50.

Race to the Moon Subtraction to 50

Grade: 3rd Grade+
Number of players: 2 or 3.
Learning skills: subtracting numbers to 50.

Race to the Moon Subtraction to -10

Grade: 3rd Grade and upwards
Number of players: 2-3
Learning: this game develops an understanding of negative numbers to -10.

Race to the Moon - Multiplication to 10x10

Grade: Grade: 3rd Grade and up
Number of players: 2-3
Learning: multiplication facts to 10x10.

Race to the Moon - Division facts to 5x5

Grade: Grade: 3rd Grade and up
Number of players: 2
Learning: Division facts to 5x5.

Dice on Target

Dice on target is a simple dice game to help kids learn their Math facts and develop their mental calculation skills.

The aim of the game is to get as close to a target as possible using the rolls on the dice and all four operations.

For this game you will need 4 dice.

Dice on Target

Grade: 3rd Grade and upwards
Number of players: 1-4
Learning: adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing by 1 to 6.

Division Cover Up

Division Cover Up is a division game which involves using division facts and strategy to outwit your opponent.

The aim of the game is to get four counters in a row.

To play this game, you will need some counters.

Division Cover Up to 5x5

Grade: 3rd Grade and up
Number of players: 2-3.
Learning skills: division facts to 5x5, strategic thinking.

Division Target Game

Division Target Game is a math division game which helps children to approximate and calculate division facts mentally. It also helps children to work out differences using a calculator.

The aim of the game is to get as close a possible to a given target number.

You will need a set of digit cards to play this game.

2 Digit Division Target Game

Grade: 3rd Grade and upwards
Number of players: 2+
Learning: division facts TU ÷ U, approximation, strategy, work out differences

Looking for some easier games?

If these games are too challenging, then why not try our selection of 2nd grade math games.

The games in this section are at a simpler level than those on this page.

Looking for some harder math games?

If you are looking for some more challenging math games, why not try our 4th grade math games.

The games in this section are more challenging than those on this page.

Math Games Using Dice

Using dice is a great way to learn Math facts and develop mental calculation skills in a fun and easy way.

Here you will find some more fun Math games which use dice.

Using these cool maths games will help your child to develop their Math fact skills as well as their strategic thinking and memory skills.

Math Logic Games

Here is our collection of Math games involving strategy and logic for kids.

All of these games are suitable for kids aged from Kindergarten and upwards.

Playing games is a great way to practice math skills in a fun way.

All of these games involve using some kind of strategy and logical thinking, as well as developing other Math skills along the way!

3rd Grade Math Puzzles

Here you will find a range of printable 3rd grade math puzzles for your child to enjoy.

The puzzles will help your child practice and apply their addition, subtraction and multiplication facts as well as developing their thinking and reasoning skills in a fun and engaging way.

Using these puzzles will help your child to:

  • learn and practice their addition facts to 100;
  • practice adding multiples of 10;
  • practice their subtraction facts to 100;
  • practice multiplication and division facts;
  • develop problem solving skills and reasoning.

Math Salamanders 3rd Grade Math Games Booklet

Our 3rd Grade Math Games e-booklet contains our entire selection of printable math games for 3rd grade.

There are a total of 26 games designed for specially for 3rd graders.

All the games on this page are included, plus many extra games that have been specially created for the booklet.

There is a wide selection of games to develop a range of math concepts from place value to addition, subtraction and multiplication to strategic thinking.

 

 

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