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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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Help your child understand surface tension by showing her how she can create a 'skin' on top of water.
Fifth Grade
Physical Science
Many of the world's most important historical documents were written with quill pens.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!
Fifth Grade
US History
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
Travel to ancient Mesopotamia with your kids by carving your own unique cuneiform cylinder seals.
Fifth Grade
Construction & Sculpture
Be careful what you wish for... Centered around The Monkey's Paw, by W.W. Jacobs, this writing activity encourages your child to consider consequences.
Fifth Grade
Comprehension
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
Some fossils have been been preserved for billions of years! Help your kid understand how fossils are created and preserved with this crafty project.
Fifth Grade
Earth & Space Science
Practice math and social studies skills with this fun game based on the Battle of Lexington and Concord.
Fifth Grade
US History
Your child can personalize these customizable cookies for friends and family as he makes his own fortune cookies from this fortune cookie recipe.
Fifth Grade
Desserts
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
Dive into U.S. colonial history by making a simple bottle gourd water cooler, crafted by colonists of Roanoke Island in the 16th century.
Fifth Grade
US History
Make your very own fortune cookies from paper and share good fortunes with family and friends.
Fifth Grade
Construction & Sculpture
Washi Ningyo, otherwise known as Japanese paper dolls, make fantastic bookmarks! Encourage your child to read more with this delightful, origami-inspired doll.
Fifth Grade
Paper & Glue Crafts
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

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