Middle School Activities

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Write a How To
Write a How To
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Write a How To
Hone your middle schooler's step-by-step thinking and technical writing ability with this instruction booklet for beginners.
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Lace Corsage
Lace Corsage
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Lace Corsage
Show your middle schooler how to sew unique feather and lace corsages for her friends. They are too cute to resist!
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Match That! A Spatial Observation Game
Match That! A Spatial Observation Game
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Match That! A Spatial Observation Game
Help your middle schooler improve his observation skills by playing this simple observation and spatial memorization game.
Science
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Friendship Necklace
Friendship Necklace
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Friendship Necklace
Help your middle schooler create a keepsake for her friend: a safari-themed, personalized necklace that can't be found in stores!
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Write a Painting-Inspired Story
Write a Painting-Inspired Story
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Write a Painting-Inspired Story
The everyday American scenes painted by Edward Hopper provide a great opportunity for your middle schooler to narrate and engage in storytelling.
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Explore Symmetry: Draw the Other Half
Explore Symmetry: Draw the Other Half
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Explore Symmetry: Draw the Other Half
Get your middle schooler to explore symmetry and practice art and math measurements; have her draw the other half of a given face!
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Witch Sandwich
Witch Sandwich
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Witch Sandwich
Part food craft, part witchcraft, this is a yummy delight your middle schooler will want to make à and eat!
5th grade
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Bungee Jump ... With Eggs!
Bungee Jump ... With Eggs!
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Bungee Jump ... With Eggs!
Invite your middle schooler to bungee jump ... with eggs! This experiment will demonstrate Newton's laws of physics in an entertaining way.
Science
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Papier-Mâché Puppet Wizardry
Papier-Mâché Puppet Wizardry
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Papier-Mâché Puppet Wizardry
Guide your middle schooler through making his own papier-maché witch or wizard puppet. Move over Harry Potter!
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100-Day Calendar
100-Day Calendar
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100-Day Calendar
Ask your middle schooler to figure out what the next 100 days hold in store for him; he'll keep track of daily, weekly, and monthly commitments.
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Poetry in Music
Poetry in Music
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Poetry in Music
Here's a fun way to learn about rhyme in songs and poetry, and to get your middle schooler writing some poetry of his own!
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Summer Reading Project
Summer Reading Project
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Summer Reading Project
Your middle schooler's favorite book is being made into a motion picture, and she's the chosen designer. Help her create a movie poster to entice viewers.
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How Do Oil Spills Harm Wildlife?
How Do Oil Spills Harm Wildlife?
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How Do Oil Spills Harm Wildlife?
In this experiment, your middle schooler will chart the effects of oil on a feather in order to grasp the tragic effects of oil spills on wildlife.
Science
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Trendy Tote Bags
Trendy Tote Bags
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Trendy Tote Bags
Don't break the bank! Show your middle schooler how to make an elegant homemade tote bag to give as a gift this holiday season!
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Write a "Christmas Carol" Tale
Write a "Christmas Carol" Tale
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Write a "Christmas Carol" Tale
Your middle schooler will receive a boost in his creative writing skills and reflect on the importance of Christmas as he rewrites the Charles Dickens classic.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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O'Henry Christmas Story
O'Henry Christmas Story
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O'Henry Christmas Story
As your middle schooler writes a version of "The Gift of the Magi," he will practice creative writing as he reflects on image, sacrifice, love, and family.
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Practice Classification in Action
Practice Classification in Action
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Practice Classification in Action
Try this simple activity with your middle schooler to help him develop an understanding of why scientific classification systems exist and how they work.
Science
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Potato Cannon
Potato Cannon
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Potato Cannon
This potato cannon activity teaches your middle schooler about the principle of Boyle's Law. Make a potato cannon and have a blast learning about science.
Science
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Make Mix-and-Match Poetry Dice
Make Mix-and-Match Poetry Dice
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Make Mix-and-Match Poetry Dice
Confused about clauses? Get the concept to stick by helping your middle schooler make mix-and-match poetry dice filled with independent and dependent clauses.
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Extract DNA from Spinach!
Extract DNA from Spinach!
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Extract DNA from Spinach!
Show your middle schooler how a quick whirl of spinach in the blender will reveal the cobwebby "stuff"--or DNA--of life!
Science
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Sequence Those Sentences, A Story Game
Sequence Those Sentences, A Story Game
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Sequence Those Sentences, A Story Game
Help your kindergartener develop his sequencing skills in this activity that teaches him about a story's beginning, middle, and end.
Kindergarten
Reading & Writing
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Get Ready for School: Make a Schultüte!
Get Ready for School: Make a Schultüte!
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Get Ready for School: Make a Schultüte!
Celebrate your child's first day of kindergarten with this arts and crafts activity: make a SchultÃte, a cardboard cone filled with candy and other goodies!
Kindergarten
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Create a Back to School Time Capsule!
Create a Back to School Time Capsule!
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Create a Back to School Time Capsule!
Here's an activity to help your child create her very own time capsule to unearth and open in one, five, or even ten years later!
3rd grade
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String Story Necklaces
String Story Necklaces
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String Story Necklaces
This string a necklace arts activity teaches first grade readers to look for a story's beginning, middle, and end.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Play the Santa "Clause" Game
Play the Santa "Clause" Game
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Play the Santa "Clause" Game
This activity will have your child learning about dependent and independent clauses, not to mention the punctuation that goes in the middle.
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Middle School Activities

The workload can get a little intense when middle school rolls around, but you can keep your kids motivated with our wide array of hands-on activities that provide a fun break from the routine. Riveting science experiments, stimulating math games, educational scavenger hunts, and arts and crafts projects for every subject will engage kids in the learning process whether at home or in the classroom.