Fifth Grade Activities

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Advanced Paper Lanterns: Farolitos
Advanced Paper Lanterns: Farolitos
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Advanced Paper Lanterns: Farolitos
Celebrate the holidays by making farolitos, paper lanterns with elaborate designs and historical roots.
5th grade
Social studies
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Autumn Beaded Bracelet
Autumn Beaded Bracelet
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Autumn Beaded Bracelet
A package of memory wire and some beads are all that your artist needs to make a bracelet. The challenge will be to come up with a design inspired by autumn.
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Before and After Halloween Acrostic
Before and After Halloween Acrostic
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Before and After Halloween Acrostic
Start by writing an acrostic poem, but then get ready for a writing challenge that makes an acrostic trickier to write.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Service Ribbons
Service Ribbons
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Service Ribbons
Have your kid create his own service ribbons and then write a fictional story about someone in the military who was awarded the service ribbons.
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Make Marbleized Paper!
Make Marbleized Paper!
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Make Marbleized Paper!
Learn how to make marbleized paper with simple everyday ingredients in this fun activity! Your child will learn about oil and water while doing this project.
5th grade
Science
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Make Your Own Matisse Cut-Out
Make Your Own Matisse Cut-Out
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Make Your Own Matisse Cut-Out
This activity teaches your third grader how to make a paper cut-out still life, in true Matisse-style.
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Play Domino Deal for Math Review!
Play Domino Deal for Math Review!
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Play Domino Deal for Math Review!
In this activity, your child will get a review of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division using classic domino pieces.
5th grade
Math
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Nature Poetry
Nature Poetry
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Nature Poetry
Inspire a love for the written word by creating an illustrated nature poetry book with your kids.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Yogurt Muffins
Yogurt Muffins
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Yogurt Muffins
Your child can transform plain yogurt into a healthy and tasty treat the whole family will love! She'll learn more about baking as well as how yogurt is made.
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Make a Recycled Pillow Cover
Make a Recycled Pillow Cover
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Make a Recycled Pillow Cover
The next time your child decides he needs to press restart on his wardrobe, don't ship his clothes off to Goodwill so fast.
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Civil War Hardtack
Civil War Hardtack
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Civil War Hardtack
Have you ever taken a bag of snacks with you on a road trip? If you lived in the 19th century, you might have taken hardtack instead.
5th grade
Social studies
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Halloween Pasta
Halloween Pasta
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Halloween Pasta
Cook Halloween pasta on All Hallows' Eve. This green pasta with toothy almonds is a super scary and tasty dinner for trick-or-treaters on Halloween night.
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Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
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Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
Did you know cooking supports your child in learning complex math skills? Reinforce your child's measurement and problem solving skills by whipping up some healthy sweet potatoes for a dinner side dish!
5th grade
Math
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Bake Fall Leaf Cookies
Bake Fall Leaf Cookies
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Bake Fall Leaf Cookies
Your child can turn cookie dough into a big pile of colorful painted fall leaves ready for eating!
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Almond Dukkah
Almond Dukkah
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Almond Dukkah
In Muslim culture, Ramadan is a month long celebration dedicated to purifying the soul. Enjoy a delicious snack, and learn more about this holiday!
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Tortilla Lasagna Recipe
Tortilla Lasagna Recipe
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Tortilla Lasagna Recipe
Put a flavorful twist on a classic dish, and make tortilla lasagna! All your favorite ingredients from traditional Mexican food will go into this creation.
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Peppermint Fudge
Peppermint Fudge
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Peppermint Fudge
Explore your kitchen and create a delicious holiday fudge that your child can share with friends and family!
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Easter Egg Toppers
Easter Egg Toppers
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Easter Egg Toppers
Keep your boiled breakfast egg cozy and warm on Easter morning with a bright chick egg topper. This craft can also double as a puppet!
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Lavender Pillow
Lavender Pillow
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Lavender Pillow
Create a scented surprise for mom on Mother's Day! Make a pillowcase potpourri filled with dried lavender.
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Baked Zucchini Fries
Baked Zucchini Fries
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Baked Zucchini Fries
Is your child tired of the same old fries with dinner? Invite him to bake up some tasty zucchini fries to accompany the next family meal.
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Halloween Watercolor
Halloween Watercolor
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Halloween Watercolor
Create your very own creepy, haunted castle sitting in a turbulent field of flowing grass, eerily surrounded by dark, ominous clouds.
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Thinking Cap
Thinking Cap
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Thinking Cap
Want to help make studying the nervous system a little more fun? This thinking cap is a great way to learn external human brain anatomy.
5th grade
Science
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Leaf Animals
Leaf Animals
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Leaf Animals
Help your child get creative and collect leaves of various sizes and textures that she can use to make animal art.
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Explore Career Options
Explore Career Options
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Explore Career Options
This Labor Day, encourage your child to start thinking about jobs she'd like to learn more about and might consider for her future career.
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Mosaic Mural
Mosaic Mural
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Mosaic Mural
Create a piece of public art on a movable wall. This scrap paper mosaic is made on a board that can be displayed just about anywhere.
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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.