Fifth Grade Activities

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Make a Better Paper Airplane
Make a Better Paper Airplane
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Make a Better Paper Airplane
Turn the common pastime of constructing paper airplanes into a lesson on the physics of aerodynamics and flight with this fun science activity.
5th grade
Science
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Introduce Angles!
Introduce Angles!
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Introduce Angles!
Sure, angles can be confusing. Here's a fun activity to brush up your child's knowledge of these geometry essentials.
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Bake a Chemistry Cake
Bake a Chemistry Cake
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Bake a Chemistry Cake
Here's an experiment that will have your child experimenting with cake ingredients to learn about the chemical reactions that happen when a cake's in the oven.
5th grade
Science
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An Adverb Acting Game
An Adverb Acting Game
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An Adverb Acting Game
Here's an adverb acting game that will have your child hungrily, unceasingly, enthusiastically learning!
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The Mean, Median, and Mode Card Game
The Mean, Median, and Mode Card Game
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The Mean, Median, and Mode Card Game
Want to ensure that your child's math knowledge stays sharp? This mean, median, and mode game is the perfect way to reinforce these essential math concepts.
5th grade
Math
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Play Mood Charades!
Play Mood Charades!
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Play Mood Charades!
Have your kid try his hand at mood charades. It's a great way to promote social development and hone reading comprehension skills, not to mention tons of fun!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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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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Make a Sequence Sandwich!
Make a Sequence Sandwich!
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Make a Sequence Sandwich!
Here's a fun activity that will have your child deciphering directions for sandwich making, and learning about sequence along the way!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Explore Genetics by Finding Family Traits!
Explore Genetics by Finding Family Traits!
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Explore Genetics by Finding Family Traits!
For a fun family activity to introduce your child to genetics, have your child go on a search for dominant and recessive family genes!
5th grade
Science
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Prime Number Hunter
Prime Number Hunter
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Prime Number Hunter
Wondering how to help your child get a handle on prime numbers? Turn her into a prime number hunter with this hundreds chart activity.
5th grade
Math
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Go Shopping for Decimal Practice!
Go Shopping for Decimal Practice!
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Go Shopping for Decimal Practice!
Here's an activity that will get your child's attention with a back-to-school shopping spree. He'll use decimal skills to add, subtract, multiply, and divide!
5th grade
Math
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Write an Art Project Proposal
Write an Art Project Proposal
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Write an Art Project Proposal
Here's a great project to get your child on the right track towards writing well thought-out proposals.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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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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Lucky Leprechauns!
Lucky Leprechauns!
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Lucky Leprechauns!
Explore the math concept of probability with your fifth grader on "lucky" St. Patrick's day this year!
5th grade
Math
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Passover Card
Passover Card
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Passover Card
Help your fifth grader create an art card that celebrates the enduring values of Passover.
5th grade
Social studies
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Carrot Salad
Carrot Salad
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Carrot Salad
Serve this seasonal carrot salad at Easter brunch this year, and it just might hop onto your family's list of healthy favorites.
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Make Corn Husk Flowers
Make Corn Husk Flowers
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Make Corn Husk Flowers
There's more to corn than the sweet yellow kernels. This easy craft project shows you and your kid how to make pretty corn husk flowers using just a few tools.
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Write an "I Have a Dream" Speech!
Write an "I Have a Dream" Speech!
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Write an "I Have a Dream" Speech!
Use Martin Luther King, Jr's historical "I Have a Dream Speech" to inspire your child to write down her own dreams.
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Experiment With Sound Waves
Experiment With Sound Waves
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Experiment With Sound Waves
Every time a sound is produced it emits a sound wave. This experiment demonstrates how sound travels, using nothing more than a spoon and a string!
5th grade
Science
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Bunny Cake
Bunny Cake
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Bunny Cake
If you're looking for just the right dessert to serve with your Easter dinner, try your hand at an Easter Bunny cake.
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Build a Balloon...Out of Paper!
Build a Balloon...Out of Paper!
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Build a Balloon...Out of Paper!
Teach your fifth grader the ancient Japanese art of origami with this incredible origami balloon that uses just one piece of paper!
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Recycled Plastic Wallet
Recycled Plastic Wallet
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Recycled Plastic Wallet
Show your fifth grader how fun and fashionable recycling can be! Guide her in making her own wallet by fusing together old plastic bags with an iron.
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Pan de Muerto Recipe
Pan de Muerto Recipe
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Pan de Muerto Recipe
Celebrate Dia de los Muertos by baking pan de muerto. In this 5th-6th grade activity, your child will explore another culture while learning about baking.
5th grade
Social studies
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Egg in a Bottle
Egg in a Bottle
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Egg in a Bottle
Check out this mind-blowing experiment in which a hard-boiled egg will fit through an impossibly small opening with the help of only a few matches!
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.