Year 3 Life and living things worksheets by School Year
Cut along the dashed lines and assemble the skeleton. Use string and sticky tape to connect the bones, then hang the puppet pieces from a hanger
Look at these different word cards. Can you sort them into types of plant and into functions? Now shuffle the cards and see if you can match the different plants with possible functions.
Look at this diagram of a skeleton. Can you name the different bones? How quickly can you label some of the key bones in the human body? Now see if you can colour code them.
Think about the different joints in your body and how they work. We often refer to your body as having 3 main types of joint – hinge, universal and ball and socket. Have you learnt about these before? If not, why not research these joints to see how they work. Now see if you can identify these different joints needed for each of these actions to be carried out by the human body.
Let's investigate which conditions affect seed germination!
Seeds disperse in different ways – through explosion, thanks to animals carrying them and via the wind. Use what you have learned about seed dispersal and your research skills to sort these seed cards using the sorting sheet on the next page.
Look at each of these cards and read the description. Can you draw a picture to match? Now cut out the cards and make your own plant cycle diagram. How would these pictures be different if you chose a different plant?
What foods you have eaten in the last 24 hours? Write them down in the table below. Can you identify the type of food you have eaten and the role it plays in your diet?
Boneyard Bill has fallen to bits! Can you help him by cutting out his different parts and putting him back together? Can you use the skeleton at the bottom to correctly identify the different bones Boneyard Bill is made up of?
A worksheet demonstrating the male and female parts of a flower and then explaining the process of pollination and fertilisation. Children draw pictures to show their understanding.
An activity to encourage your child to look for plants and think about the way the seeds are dispersed.
On this worksheet, children need to sort different foods into their groups.
Encourage your child to plan three healthy meals and then to do the opposite and plan three unhealthy meals.
Quiz questions to prompt your child to think about what they know about skeletons.
A list of questions to prompt children into thinking further about moving and growing and the importance of the skeleton.
A list of statements about muscles and bones that children need to cut out and then sort into 'true' and 'false' piles.