Fifth Grade Activities

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Make a Fistful of Slime!
Make a Fistful of Slime!
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Make a Fistful of Slime!
Get your hands on a concoction that breaks the rules about what's a solid and what's a liquid.
5th grade
Science
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Make Colorful Crystals from Coal
Make Colorful Crystals from Coal
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Make Colorful Crystals from Coal
In this activity, your kid will watch coal turn into crystals right before her very eyes, and learn some science along the way!
5th grade
Science
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The Meaning of Thanksgiving: Full of Thankful!
The Meaning of Thanksgiving: Full of Thankful!
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The Meaning of Thanksgiving: Full of Thankful!
The meaning of Thanksgiving can sometimes get lost among the fun of food and family. Discuss the meaning of Thanksgiving with this fun activity.
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Decoupage Easter Eggs
Decoupage Easter Eggs
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Decoupage Easter Eggs
Celebrate Easter with this hands-on activity making your own eggs.
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Blackberry Pie
Blackberry Pie
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Blackberry Pie
The crust is fun for kids to mix and roll out, and the filling overflows with vitamin and anti-oxidant packed berries!
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No Sew Quilt
No Sew Quilt
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No Sew Quilt
Crazy quilting is a fun and easy way for kids to exercise some creativity and connect with the past.
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Corn Pastel Picture
Corn Pastel Picture
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Corn Pastel Picture
Celebrate autumn by making a beautiful pastel art piece with corn as its theme.
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Write with a Quill Pen
Write with a Quill Pen
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Write with a Quill Pen
Many of the world's most important historical documents were written with quill pens. Have your kid make his own quill pen and put his penmanship to the test!
5th grade
Social studies
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Mayflower Math
Mayflower Math
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Mayflower Math
When you're studying the Mayflower, numbers can be an important part of the history...and a great chance to practice elementary math!
5th grade
Math
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Sourdough Science!
Sourdough Science!
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Sourdough Science!
Make sourdough bread...and learn some colonial history and modern science in the process!
5th grade
Science
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Make a Cornucopia Table Setting
Make a Cornucopia Table Setting
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Make a Cornucopia Table Setting
This Thanksgiving cornucopia activity will give you a nice homemade table decoration and will give your child a festive reason to read, write, and be thankful.
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Do Some Cranberry Sauce Science!
Do Some Cranberry Sauce Science!
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Do Some Cranberry Sauce Science!
It's food. It's Thanksgiving tradition. And guess what: Cranberry Sauce is also science! Try our simple recipe/experiment.
5th grade
Science
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Pysanky Eggs
Pysanky Eggs
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Pysanky Eggs
This Pysanky egg-decorating activity is perfect for young artists. Bring a little color and creativity to any holiday with this traditional Ukrainian craft.
5th grade
Social studies
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Observe the Greenhouse Effect in a Jar
Observe the Greenhouse Effect in a Jar
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Observe the Greenhouse Effect in a Jar
This simple experiment serves as an introduction to the greenhouse effect.
5th grade
Science
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Create a Coiling Snake
Create a Coiling Snake
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Create a Coiling Snake
In this activity your child will make a coiling snake out of simple household materials, and also find out why they coil.
5th grade
Science
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Fabulous "Fortune Cookie" Cupcakes
Fabulous "Fortune Cookie" Cupcakes
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Fabulous "Fortune Cookie" Cupcakes
Your fifth grader will love dreaming up special fortunes and embedding them in mouthwatering cupcakes for friends and family.
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Spider Mobile
Spider Mobile
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Spider Mobile
This spider mobile activity encourages learning about the science of motion, air currents and art.
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Create an Autumn Tree of Resolutions
Create an Autumn Tree of Resolutions
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Create an Autumn Tree of Resolutions
Help your learner develop her fine motor and communication skills with this fun and festive fall activity.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Make Marbled Christmas Balls
Make Marbled Christmas Balls
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Make Marbled Christmas Balls
Forget mass-produced, store bought holiday ornaments. Your fifth grader can usher in the holidays by making his own homemade marbled Christmas balls!
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Right in the Middle
Right in the Middle
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Right in the Middle
Work on finding means and medians in this fifth grade math card game.
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Light the Kinara!
Light the Kinara!
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Light the Kinara!
Introduce your fifth grader to the Kinara, part of the Kwanzaa tradition, by playing this fast-paced, two player game!
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Secret Fortune
Secret Fortune
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Secret Fortune
Inspire your fifth grader to explore a new culture and determine her New Year's fortune by playing this German wax dripping game.
5th grade
Social studies
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Watch Acids and Bases Produce Colors!
Watch Acids and Bases Produce Colors!
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Watch Acids and Bases Produce Colors!
Show your child how to concoct a simple duo of household ingredients that changes color as acids and bases are added!
5th grade
Science
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Olympics Anagrams
Olympics Anagrams
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Olympics Anagrams
This brain teaser challenges your fifth grader to unscramble some specialized Winter Olympics language.
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100 Books Project
100 Books Project
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100 Books Project
If your fifth grader has a voracious appetite for reading, she'll be surprised to see many books she has devoured. Show her how to make a "100 Books" chart!
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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.