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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If you're looking for just the right dessert to serve with your Easter dinner, try your hand at an Easter Bunny cake.
Fifth Grade
Help your teen show Mom how much he loves her through song ... with her very own CD!
Fifth Grade
Mother's Day
Forget mass-produced, store bought holiday ornaments. Your fifth grader can usher in the holidays by making his own homemade marbled Christmas balls!
Fifth Grade
Painting & Drawing
Teach your fifth grader the ancient Japanese art of origami with this incredible origami balloon that uses just one piece of paper!
Fifth Grade
Paper & Glue Crafts
In this cooler-than-average writing activity, your child uses paint chips and words to write a story!
Fifth Grade
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
Are you looking for a fun game that will keep your child on his toes? Try introducing him to Water Tag.
Fifth Grade
Counting & Numbers
Follow this Colonial recipe for candied rose petals, and share the sweets with friends, family or classmates.
Fifth Grade
US History
The next time your child decides he needs to press restart on his wardrobe, don't ship his clothes off to Goodwill so fast.
Fifth Grade
Fabric Projects
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
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
In this activity, your child will learn how to make a drop spindle with a handy vegetable.
Fifth Grade
Construction & Sculpture
Practice math and social studies skills with this fun game based on the Battle of Lexington and Concord.
Fifth Grade
US History
Try turning the evening ritual of asking about your kid's school day into a challenging game that consists of twenty questions.
Fifth Grade
Group Games
Inspired by Charles Kaufman's crushed can art, this activity lets kids make their own unique works of art using, you guessed it, crushed cans and paint!
Fifth Grade
Recycled Crafts

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