Fifth Grade Activities

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Madhubani Painting
Madhubani Painting
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Madhubani Painting
Learn about the beautiful Indian art of Madhubani painting with this fun and creative project.
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Social studies
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Renaissance Art Project: Create a Silverpoint Drawing
Renaissance Art Project: Create a Silverpoint Drawing
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Renaissance Art Project: Create a Silverpoint Drawing
Help your high school revive some Renaissance history with art by making a silverpoint sketch. In this activity, make your own stylus and special paper.
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Create an Invention!
Create an Invention!
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Create an Invention!
Help your child create her very own invention just like Leonardo da Vinci as she develops her critical thinking skills and lets her imagination soar!
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Wood Stamps
Wood Stamps
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Wood Stamps
Inspired by Japanese woodcuts, this make your own stamps project will be a big hit with your fifth grade or middle school child.
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Make an African Mask
Make an African Mask
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Make an African Mask
Help your child to make a beautiful Africa mask to help her reinforce important spatial and compositional skills.
5th grade
Social studies
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Letter from Camp
Letter from Camp
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Letter from Camp
Is your fifth grader trying overnight camp this summer? If so, prepare your child for writing a letter home with this activity!
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Create a Cubist Montage
Create a Cubist Montage
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Create a Cubist Montage
Check out this activity that has your kid create her own Cubist montage. Soon your kid will be well on her way to understanding the vibrant art of Cubism!
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What is Liberty?
What is Liberty?
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What is Liberty?
Here's a 4th of July project that invites your fifth grader to explore what "liberty" really means to her.
5th grade
Social studies
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Make a File Caddy
Make a File Caddy
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Make a File Caddy
Help your child get organized for the school year ahead and establish some important skills that will help him for years to come!
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Make a "Study Time" Door Hanger
Make a "Study Time" Door Hanger
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Make a "Study Time" Door Hanger
Help your child get ready for back to school with this fun fifth grade activity, which has him creating an "I'm Studying" door sign.
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Easy Summer Dinner
Easy Summer Dinner
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Easy Summer Dinner
Get your kids in the kitchen this Fourth of July and celebrate the holiday with some delicious and nutritious kid-friendly recipes!
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Play Frisbee Golf
Play Frisbee Golf
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Play Frisbee Golf
Frisbee golf is a game that incorporates the rules of golf with the fun of frisbee. Here's how to get started with your child:
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Apply Yourself! How to Fill Out Forms
Apply Yourself! How to Fill Out Forms
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Apply Yourself! How to Fill Out Forms
Filling out forms can be a great learning experience for kids. Here's how to give your child some FORMal training.
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Snag a Spoon! A Math Game
Snag a Spoon! A Math Game
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Snag a Spoon! A Math Game
In this version of the classic card game, students will gain an understanding of equivalents and may not even realize it's a math review!
5th grade
Math
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The Amazing Equation Race
The Amazing Equation Race
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The Amazing Equation Race
Here's an interactive, fast-paced game that will make your fifth grader feel more comfortable with simple equations.
5th grade
Math
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Tic Tac Toe for Three Equations in a Row!
Tic Tac Toe for Three Equations in a Row!
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Tic Tac Toe for Three Equations in a Row!
One way to "trick" your child into getting extra practice with one-step equations is to play a variation of the classic game, tic tac toe.
5th grade
Math
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Playground Physics
Playground Physics
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Playground Physics
Here is a quick experiment you can conduct at the playground to introduce or reinforce the concept of Newton's First Law, The Law of Inertia.
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Science
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Make a Book Jacket!
Make a Book Jacket!
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Make a Book Jacket!
Want to play publisher for a day? Become a book jacket illustrator for this creative and fun project.
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Fact or Inference? Learn the Difference
Fact or Inference? Learn the Difference
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Fact or Inference? Learn the Difference
Here's an enjoyable at-home activity that gives your child step-by-step practice identifying the important parts of an article and organizing his ideas.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Solve a Graph Puzzle
Solve a Graph Puzzle
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Solve a Graph Puzzle
Here's a fun, geometric puzzle activity that will capture your child's interest and strengthen his number awareness and graphing skills.
5th grade
Math
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Match Animal Adaptation: A Card Game
Match Animal Adaptation: A Card Game
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Match Animal Adaptation: A Card Game
In this game, players will learn interesting facts about animal adaption and practice them using a fun matching card game!
5th grade
Science
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Break the Tension: A Water Experiment
Break the Tension: A Water Experiment
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Break the Tension: A Water Experiment
Help your child understand surface tension by showing her how she can create a "skin" on top of water.
5th grade
Science
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"Bump!" A Spelling Game
"Bump!" A Spelling Game
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"Bump!" A Spelling Game
Students usually study for spelling tests by looking over the words and spelling them out loud. Here's a spelling game that gets the whole family involved!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Revolutionary War Game
Revolutionary War Game
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Revolutionary War Game
Be active while learning about American history with this twist on the classic running game "Capture the Flag."
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Create a Collection That Rocks!
Create a Collection That Rocks!
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Create a Collection That Rocks!
Get your fifth grader involved in some earth science by helping her plan and create her very own rock collection.
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Science
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Fifth Grade Activities

By the time students reach the fifth grade, they will be able to create many educational and entertaining activities by themselves. The fifth grade activities ideas Education.com provides below, such as making a bouncy ball, keeping a candle burning underwater, and building a homemade thermometer, are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to inspiring ingenuity and resourcefulness in the fifth grade classroom.