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Fifth Grade Activities

Fifth graders can be tough customers when it comes to extracurricular learning, but you're sure to find something to accommodate just about any preference among our collection of fifth grade activities. Whether you have a kid who needs to play catch-up in a few areas or you're dealing with a more advanced learner, you'll find plenty of ideas that suit your needs right here. Check out these activities and try out a few to keep your kid engaged and learning.

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Kids learn about pointillism as they make their own self-portrait in the style of famed American artist Chuck Close.
Fifth Grade
Painting & Drawing
Light up the night by making this silhouette candle holder. The silhouettes may cause a bit of a fright, but they'll also help you avoid the monsters.
Fifth Grade
Recycled Crafts
Turn the common time killer of constructing paper airplanes into a lesson on the physics of aerodynamics and flight with this fun science activity.
Fifth Grade
Physical Science
Experiment with buoyancy to learn how a submarine rises and sinks in this classic science experiment.
Fifth Grade
Physical Science
Frisbee golf is a game that incorporates the rules of golf with the fun of frisbee. Here's how to get started with your child:
Fifth Grade
Group Games
Take physics learning outdoors with these epic experiments about motion, gravity, friction and other forces of physics.
Fifth Grade
Physical Science
If your kid looks like she needs a break from homework or something to work on during commercials, show her how to make a necklace of paper beads!
Fifth Grade
Beads & Jewelry
Try this winter-themed arts and crafts activity for fifth graders: make colorful woolly pompoms! All you need is yarn and stiff cardboard to get started.
Fifth Grade
Construction & Sculpture
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!
Fifth Grade
Decimals
Help your child get organized for the school year ahead and establish some important skills that will help him for years to come!
Fifth Grade
Organizing Stuff
Use recycled wrapping paper and an empty bottle to make this beautiful vase for a great indoor activity when it's cold outside.
Fifth Grade
Recycled Crafts
How to test for acids and bases? In this activity you and your child can make your own indicator from red cabbage!
Fifth Grade
Physical Science

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