Fifth Grade Activities

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Write Mythological Mad Libs
Write Mythological Mad Libs
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Write Mythological Mad Libs
Help your child put a new spin on her favorite myth by turning it into a mad lib! Guaranteed to bring the giggles, this fun activity also packs in the learning.
5th grade
Social studies
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Stock Market Math
Stock Market Math
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Stock Market Math
This activity will further your child's ability to interpret graphs and let her apply math skills in a real-world situation.
5th grade
Math
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Geography Travel Game
Geography Travel Game
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Geography Travel Game
Next time you're headed out on the road with your fourth grader, try this alphabet-geography game that the whole family can play.
5th grade
Social studies
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Washi Tape Patterns
Washi Tape Patterns
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Washi Tape Patterns
Give your kid the opportunity to experiment with color combinations, and how the tape is applied as they make special cards for friends and family.
5th grade
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Make Aluminum Ornaments!
Make Aluminum Ornaments!
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Make Aluminum Ornaments!
Using aluminum is a great way to recycle and make some shiny ornaments borrowing from this traditional Mexican art form. Here's an easy kids' activity!
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Make a Travel Journal
Make a Travel Journal
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Make a Travel Journal
Help your kids put together a travel journal for your family's next vacation to get them reading, writing, and thinking about what's happening on the trip.
5th grade
Social studies
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How to Make Your Own Paper
How to Make Your Own Paper
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How to Make Your Own Paper
Your child can re-use and re-purpose old seeds and paper into something new: decorated paper that can be planted!
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How to Press Flowers
How to Press Flowers
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How to Press Flowers
April showers may bring May flowers, but your child can preserve the beauty of spring's bounty all year long with this simple craft project!
5th grade
Science
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History Scavenger Hunt
History Scavenger Hunt
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History Scavenger Hunt
Send your child on an online hunt where he will practice working with search engines and use his reading comprehension skills to find specific information.
5th grade
Social studies
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Civil War Letter
Civil War Letter
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Civil War Letter
This Veterans Day or Memorial Day, have your kid put himself in the shoes of a Civil War soldier and write to a loved one.
5th grade
Social studies
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Soda Can Jewelry
Soda Can Jewelry
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Soda Can Jewelry
Teach your child how to accessorize the environmental way!
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Geography Challenge
Geography Challenge
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Geography Challenge
Liven up your sixth grader's study of world geography with these three fun challenges.
5th grade
Social studies
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Personalized Father's Day Card
Personalized Father's Day Card
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Personalized Father's Day Card
Make a creative Father's Day art card to celebrate your family's beloved guy!
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You're on the Air! Write a Commercial
You're on the Air! Write a Commercial
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You're on the Air! Write a Commercial
Here's a great activity that will bring out the performer in your child!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Make an Electrical Zapper
Make an Electrical Zapper
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Make an Electrical Zapper
Using simple materials found around your home, you can reinforce the static electricity concept by helping your child build a simple device with zapping power!
5th grade
Science
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Metric Conversion Game
Metric Conversion Game
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Metric Conversion Game
Making metric conversions is a difficult concept to master. Get in some extra practice by playing this Tic-Tac-Toe game with your learner.
5th grade
Math
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Who Were the Founding Fathers?
Who Were the Founding Fathers?
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Who Were the Founding Fathers?
Bring historical figures alive with this fun family activity! Your child will plan a founding fathers feast by researching historical figures.
5th grade
Social studies
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Caring for Plants
Caring for Plants
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Caring for Plants
Encourage your child to take ownership of a plant by creating a care plan and following it over the course of a couple of weeks.
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Make a City Guide For Kids!
Make a City Guide For Kids!
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Make a City Guide For Kids!
Does your child know all the greatest kid-friendly places in town? Here's an activity that lets them create a cool city guide and work their writing chops, too!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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DIY Zen Garden
DIY Zen Garden
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DIY Zen Garden
Being a kid is hard work. Soothe stresses and calm fears with this DIY Zen garden -- all you need is sand, stones and a shoebox.
5th grade
Social studies
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Map Craft
Map Craft
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Map Craft
Car cluttered with old maps now that you've adopted GPS technology? Upcycle them in this fun geography craft.
5th grade
Social studies
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Hold a Math Marathon!
Hold a Math Marathon!
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Hold a Math Marathon!
Make math fun and easy with this activity that challenges your child to use their addition and multiplication skills to win a race!
5th grade
Math
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Different Types of Rocks
Different Types of Rocks
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Different Types of Rocks
The rock cycle will come alive for your child when he uses broken crayons to create the three basic rock types.
5th grade
Science
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Spot the Difference Game
Spot the Difference Game
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Spot the Difference Game
In this activity, your child gets to peek behind the curtain of puzzle making as they create their very own "Spot the Differences" game!
5th grade
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Play the Bill of Rights Drawing Game
Play the Bill of Rights Drawing Game
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Play the Bill of Rights Drawing Game
Learn about the Bill of Rights this Presidents Day by playing a Pictionary-inspired drawing game. Players draw a right as others try to guess what it is.
5th grade
Social studies
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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.