Your child will reflect on the term "beauty" and the things they are grateful for. They will read the book All the World by Liz Garton Scanlon and reflect on how focusing on the small and big things of beauty around them can benefit themselves and others.
In this activity, your child will use mindfulness to practice staying as still as they can. Then, during a freeze dance activity, they will pay attention to the constellation of sensations and feelings throughout parts of their bodies.
Physical touch through tapping and hugging can be a wonderful way to regulate emotions. In this social emotional learning activity, your child will explore the power of tapping or hugging to help them calm down and relieve feelings of stress or anxiety.
Understanding how to make positive choices about where to put our money and time is a valuable lesson us all! Children strengthen their responsible decision-making skills by learning about consumerism and its effects on society and the environment.
Taking a moment to pause, feel our breath, and to notice the things around us can support a heightened sense of focus and can bring kind attention to the present moment and to tasks at-hand. In this activity, your child will practice the STOP method and
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.