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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In this unique 5th grade arts and crafts project, your budding artist can imitate ancient rock art by creating his own petroglyphs on sandpaper with crayons.
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Here's a review of some common (and commonly confused) grammar terms, as well as a quick activity to apply them to reading and writing.
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Help your fifth grader trace your family's roots and interview all the living mothers to create a makeshift, 3-D family tree!
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If you can make a list, you can write a poem! Get your child to practice writing and express herself with a list poem.
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Here's an activity to help your child manage their nonfiction reading by focusing on the most important elements of what she's read.
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Show your fifth grader how to create a vivid and colorful, Picasso-inspired, 3-D mask.
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A simple science experiment exploring the physics of water pressure that's been amazing people since Medieval times.
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Here's a great project to get your child on the right track towards writing well thought-out proposals.
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By using your child's own activity schedule, you can strengthen his understanding of elapsed time, and get him organized along the way!
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Instead of loading up on mayonnaise based potato salad, your child can whip up something healthier: German potato salad!
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Keep your clever kid occupied with this tricky grille cipher.
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This easy at-home experiment is a great way to "see" science.
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Combine your creative fifth grader's love of nature, art and poetry with leaf printing!
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Encourage a bit of mystery and intrigue by teaching your clever kid how to create and use secret codes.
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In this game, players will learn interesting facts about animal adaption and practice them using a fun matching card game!
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Invite your fifth grader to test the different rates of liquid absorption in synthetic and cotton materials, such as nylon and cotton.
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Get excited for St. Patrick's Day by making a Celtic knot.
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Are you looking for an out-of-this world activity that's both fun and educational? This solar system garland is a great way to introduce your kid to astronomy.
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Here's a creative and engaging activity to get your child on track with that pesky little line.
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Petanque, a traditional French lawn game, is a wonderful activity to entertain groups of kids and help them learn a little bit about other cultures.

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