Fifth Grade Holidays & Seasons Activities

Throughout the year there are many reasons to celebrate. From the changing of seasons to national and religious holidays, we have all kinds of ideas that will help your young learner get in a celebratory mood. While creating, gaming, and crafting kids will learn more about the holidays and the times of year that have cultural significance. Our holiday activities are also a great way to introduce your child to more obscure holidays as well as holidays that are widely celebrated around the world.

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... all his own. Designing your own shoes is the ultimate fashion statement for fashion-forward kids who enjoy expressing themselves through their wardrobe. Using a pair...
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... the final pin.  Let her use a paint brush to coat the string with fabric glue. Make sure she gets glue into all the nooks and crannies of the snowflake. Have...
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... heritage, and to remind us all of its enduring relevance. Moreover, this activity requires some writing, a skill that benefits from practice at any and all opportunities...
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... – they cut out the usable pieces and used them again. Crazy quilting was all the rage in the Victorian era, and it was an ingenious way to use up fabric scraps...
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... sequence along the way! Does your child realize all the complicated sequences that go into making a simple PB&J sandwich? Probably not. But organizing things into a...
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... culinary prowess as he whips up this nutritious and delicious salmon recipe in no time. All it requires is heating up tortillas, adding seasoned and broiled salmon, a...
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... children will delight in testing her own skills to go for the gold! This game is not only perfect for paying tribute to all of the Maccabiah athletes (and...
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... fun way to encourage your child to read, try this comprehension technique made to satisfy visual learners. It’s imaginative, artistic, and best of all, uses...
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.... You child might know what half a cookie is, but how about 4/8 of a pie, or 2/4 of a pizza? If your child knows that all of these fractions mean the same thing, she...
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... force? Take a spin on the tire swing. All of the fundamental concepts in physics are at play when your child is at play, and there are any number of ways to explore...
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... add up the weights of all the participants to find the total number of pounds the group weighs. Using estimation, have your child check to see if his calculated...
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...;s easy to set-up and easy to play. All you need is a baseball bat, a tennis ball, some excited players, and you're ready to go! What You Need: A...
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... tradition (you may have seen endpapers in very old books). Making marbleized paper, however, is a bit messy and should be done outside if at all possible. If you...
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... 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract What You Do: Start with the lesser amount of juice called for, and work up to more over time. Blend all ingredients...
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...Does your child think he has good reflexes? Now's his chance to prove it. Here's a science and math experiment that gauges your child's reaction time. All you need...
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... notebook holder to keep her space organized. For some kids, it's hard to keep track of all the homework that goes home. Even harder, if papers are loose and...
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... simplify the fraction shown in front of them wins all of the cards. If both players simplify the fraction at the same time, they split the cards. If the fraction can...
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... design a Christmas card, making sure to thank the person for all they do. Now she can cut out several petals from the red tissue paper and attach the petals to the...
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...Practice finding the mean, or average, and median of different data sets in this math card game. All you need is a deck of cards, a score sheet and a pencil, and...
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... child to demonstrate his knowledge of important facts about some iconic Africa- Americans. Some figures are historical and some are living today, and all of...

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