Get Ready for Third Grade: Educational Puzzle Games

Get Ready for Third Grade Sample Tasks 



Academic skills covered in games

  • Spelling sight words
  • Decoding and reading secret messages
  • Parts of speech
  • Building & Reading sentences






  • Problem-solving math word problems
  • Introduces algebra concepts
  • Shapes
  • Paper coding
  • multiplication
  • Adding and subtracting 3-digit numbers
  • Time
  • Money

Who should play the Get Ready for Third Grade Games?

Our Get Ready for Third Grade games use critical thinking puzzles to review essential second grade skills and introduce some third grade skills. Games are designed to give learning a fun, locked-up twist!
These games are perfect for learners who:
  • are in Second Grade, but need an extra brain challenge at home.
  • have successfully completed all of the Second Grade games
  • could benefit from extra practice with Third Grade math and reading skills
  • want a head start with critical thinking skills
  • are curious to explore and LOVE to solve mysteries

    How to play

    • Choose a Game from the "Get Ready for Third Grade" section of the Online Puzzle Game Library. (Games are arranged in order of difficulty and academic skills build on each other).
    • Print the game and set it up with the Smart Puzzle game kit.
    • Kids play independently or with a small group (up to 4 kids)
    • Each game has 5 learning puzzle tasks, each task opens a lock, and the solution to the last puzzle unlocks the treasure chest.

    How to set up the games:

    Setting up the games doesn't take very long once you get the hang of it. Each game comes with detailed instructions for setup. All you need are scissors (for minimal cutting) and a small surprise to add to the treasure chest.

    Want to see a game in action? Take a peek at this short video setting up and demonstrating a Third Grade Level game:


    • 10 Get Ready for Third Grade games
    • When you buy our Smart Puzzle Game Kit you get access to all our 130+ Educational Escape Games in our online Escape Game Learning Library (Pre-K to third grade).
    • With so many games, your kids will never be bored!