Fifth Grade Activities

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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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Soda Can Jewelry
Soda Can Jewelry
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Soda Can Jewelry
Teach your child how to accessorize the environmental way!
5th grade
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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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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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Solar System Garland
Solar System Garland
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Solar System Garland
Are you looking for an out-of-this world activity that's both fun and educational? This solar system garland is a great way to introduce your child to astronomy.
5th grade
Science
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The Place Value Game
The Place Value Game
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The Place Value Game
Use a deck of playing cards to practice place value and other math concepts with your upper elementary child!
5th grade
Math
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Build Vocabulary by Breaking it Down!
Build Vocabulary by Breaking it Down!
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Build Vocabulary by Breaking it Down!
Here's a cheat sheet to help break down words in order to find their meaning.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Make Your Own Soap
Make Your Own Soap
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Make Your Own Soap
Encourage your child to think outside the bathtub by making her very own handmade soaps! Perfect as a present, a decoration, or just to pamper herself.
5th grade
Science
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Wastepaper Basketball Math
Wastepaper Basketball Math
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Wastepaper Basketball Math
Check out this game that provides an enjoyable way of demonstrating how recorded results can be expressed in whole numbers, fractions, and decimals.
5th grade
Math
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Create a Comic Strip
Create a Comic Strip
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Create a Comic Strip
Communicating using the written word doesn't have to be tough! It can be as simple and fun as composing a comic strip.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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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 learn about this important instrument!
5th grade
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.