Fifth Grade Activities

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Plant Habitats: Dandelions
Plant Habitats: Dandelions
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Plant Habitats: Dandelions
In this plant habitats activity, children play the role of an ecologist and take surveys of different areas to discover the best habitat for dandelions.
5th grade
Science
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Write with a Quill Pen
Write with a Quill Pen
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Write with a Quill Pen
Many of the world's most important historical documents were written with quill pens. Have your kid make his own quill pen and put his penmanship to the test!
5th grade
Social studies
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Corn Pastel Picture
Corn Pastel Picture
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Corn Pastel Picture
Celebrate autumn by making a beautiful pastel art piece with corn as its theme.
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Fabulous "Fortune Cookie" Cupcakes
Fabulous "Fortune Cookie" Cupcakes
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Fabulous "Fortune Cookie" Cupcakes
Your fifth grader will love dreaming up special fortunes and embedding them in mouthwatering cupcakes for friends and family.
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Spider Mobile
Spider Mobile
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Spider Mobile
This spider mobile activity encourages learning about the science of motion, air currents and art.
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Create an Autumn Tree of Resolutions
Create an Autumn Tree of Resolutions
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Create an Autumn Tree of Resolutions
Help your learner develop her fine motor and communication skills with this fun and festive fall activity.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Chicken Tortilla Soup
Chicken Tortilla Soup
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Chicken Tortilla Soup
A great recipe for a Cinco de Mayo party or any fiesta, any time of the year!
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Family Tree Craft
Family Tree Craft
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Family Tree Craft
Help your fifth grader trace your family's roots and interview all the living mothers to create a makeshift, 3-D family tree!
5th grade
Social studies
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Mother's Day CD
Mother's Day CD
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Mother's Day CD
Help your teen show Mom how much he loves her through song ... with her very own CD!
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Mother's Day Carnations
Mother's Day Carnations
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Mother's Day Carnations
Help your fifth grader embrace the roots--literally--of Mother's Day by growing carnations to honor mothers in you family's history.
5th grade
Social studies
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Speak up for the Earth
Speak up for the Earth
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Speak up for the Earth
In celebration of Earth Day, help your fifth grader write a poem from the Earth to its inhabitants.
5th grade
Science
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Natural vs. Artificial: Can You Taste the Difference?
Natural vs. Artificial: Can You Taste the Difference?
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Natural vs. Artificial: Can You Taste the Difference?
Which do you prefer: real or artificial? Try this sweet little taste experiment to help your kids develop a better awareness of the food they consume.
5th grade
Science
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Make Baking Soda Toothpaste
Make Baking Soda Toothpaste
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Make Baking Soda Toothpaste
Make environmentally friendly, chemical-free toothpaste using one of the most common, inexpensive pantry staples in the American kitchen: baking soda.
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The Daily News
The Daily News
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The Daily News
Help your children practice their presentation skills by helping them create their very own show called "The Daily News."
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Glue Fossils
Glue Fossils
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Glue Fossils
Some fossils have been been preserved for billions of years! Help your kid understand how fossils are created and preserved with this crafty project.
5th grade
Science
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Homemade Thermometer
Homemade Thermometer
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Homemade Thermometer
Show your child how to construct a homemade thermometer. It's hands-on fun and a great way to complement what he's learning about this instrument in school.
5th grade
Science
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Easy Fudge
Easy Fudge
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Easy Fudge
This Mother's Day, mix in some fifth grade science learning to create this fabulous fudge!
5th grade
Science
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"Roots and Wings" Card
"Roots and Wings" Card
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"Roots and Wings" Card
Make an elegant Mother's Day card to celebrate the love and work in raising kids.
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Layering Liquids: Explore Density Science
Layering Liquids: Explore Density Science
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Layering Liquids: Explore Density Science
Teach your child some scientific basics as you explore the densities of various liquids in this fun experiment.
5th grade
Science
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Explore the Four Components of Blood
Explore the Four Components of Blood
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Explore the Four Components of Blood
This activity will introduce your child to the four different components of blood and give him a fun way to visualize its properties.
5th grade
Science
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Experiment with "Quicksand"
Experiment with "Quicksand"
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Experiment with "Quicksand"
In this activity, your child will make her own "quicksand" to better understand how a substance can be both fluid and solid at the same time.
5th grade
Science
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Reaction Time Science: How Fast Are You?
Reaction Time Science: How Fast Are You?
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Reaction Time Science: How Fast Are You?
Does your middle school teenager have good reflexes? Gauge his reaction time in this science and math activity that requires only a yardstick and a friend.
5th grade
Science
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Mayflower Math
Mayflower Math
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Mayflower Math
When you're studying the Mayflower, numbers can be an important part of the history...and a great chance to practice elementary math!
5th grade
Math
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Sourdough Science!
Sourdough Science!
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Sourdough Science!
Make sourdough bread...and learn some colonial history and modern science in the process!
5th grade
Science
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Make a Cornucopia Table Setting
Make a Cornucopia Table Setting
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Make a Cornucopia Table Setting
This Thanksgiving cornucopia activity will give you a nice homemade table decoration and will give your child a festive reason to read, write, and be thankful.
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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.