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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Explore the math concept of probability with your fifth grader on "lucky" St. Patrick's day this year!
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Competitors go head-to-head only this time it's a race to figure out the lowest common multiple of two numbers; an important step to working with fractions!
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Get your hands on a concoction that breaks the rules about what's a solid and what's a liquid.
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This entertaining magic trick will 'trick' kids into using math skill to impress their friends!
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Make this African collar necklace for a lesson in crafting and African culture.
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Which do you prefer: real or artificial? Try this sweet little taste experiment to help your kids develop a better awareness of the food they consume.
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Learn with makes water molecules work with this fun and easy science activity!
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Learn how to make marbleized paper with simple everyday ingredients in this fun activity! Your child will learn about oil and water while doing this project.
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Try turning the evening ritual of asking about your kid's school day into a challenging game that consists of twenty questions.
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Draw your own beautiful mandala with this easy technique that ensures symmetrical results every time!
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Make a bouquet of colorful duct tape flowers in this hands-on spring craft.
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In this cooler-than-average writing activity, your child uses paint chips and words to write a story!
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Experiment with buoyancy to learn how a submarine rises and sinks in this classic science experiment.
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This experiment that explores water and air pressure will amaze your fifth grader as it appears that a single card is holding water in an upside-down glass.
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Help your kid keep track of all the developments that led to the American Revolution, by portraying the steps visually and literally!
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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!
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Exponents can be tricky to learn. Fortunately this game provides plenty of multiplication practice for your math student!
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Sure, angles can be confusing. Here's a fun activity to brush up your child's knowledge of these geometry essentials.
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Here's a hands-on way to help your child understand how common fractions can be equivalent.
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