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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Spice up a traditional watercolor painting project with magazine cutout letters that spell out your favorite poem.
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Creating a cloud of bats is a great way for your child to get familiar with the process of folding and cutting. They also make great Halloween decorations!
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Cook up a batch of monster blood this Halloween to add gory details to vampires, zombies, werewolves and more.
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Teach your fifth grader about the wonders of wind by making and observing this winter wind chime.
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Your child can explore color mixing and design while folding together a paint-filled paper and then using a marker to outline it.
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Nothing says Father's Day like a brand new necktie. Much tastier than fabric ties, these sweet baked versions are the perfect gift for Dad.
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Your child can transform plain yogurt into a healthy and tasty treat the whole family will love! She'll learn more about baking as well as how yogurt is made.
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It's not always bad to think negatively -- step into the creative and unique world of negative space drawing!
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In Colonial times, fixing a chair was a lot easier than making one! Any fifth-grader can wrap up a mirror or photo frame the same way Colonists caned chairs.
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Celebrate the holidays by making farolitos, paper lanterns with elaborate designs and historical roots.
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Illustrate the importance of bicycle safety in this simple 5th grade science experiment. All you need to start are an egg, a Styrofoam ball, and rubber bands.
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This project is a great way to explore variations in how to paint using watercolor.
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Inspired by Japanese woodcuts, this make your own stamps project will be a big hit with your fifth grade or middle school child.
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Your fifth grader will have a blast sewing this plush neck pillow--and he'll sure be glad to have it on long car or airplane trips!
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Have your kid create his own service ribbons and then write a fictional story about someone in the military who was awarded the service ribbons.
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Let these cute shamrock earrings bring the luck of the Irish to your fifth grader's ears!
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Introduce your fifth grader to the Kinara, part of the Kwanzaa tradition, by playing this fast-paced, two player game!
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Try this 4th-5th grade arts and crafts activity and learn about the traditions of another culture: make a Dia de los Muertos altar in honor of your loved ones.
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Chocolate dipped candy canes make an elegant and delicious Christmas treat that your fifth grader can make. Make chocolate dipped candy canes with your child.
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Teach your child how to accessorize the environmental way!

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