Fifth Grade Math Activities

No matter what area of math is your focus, our activities allow kids to approach concepts in a hands-on way. From activities that focus on measurement to card games that highlight fractions, decimals, and percents, we have a wide range of options. Even better, your kid will hardly realize that he's mastering key skills that will provide him with a strong foundation for higher level math. Whether you're hoping to practice measurement or introduce some geometry basics, our activities are the perfect way to infuse a little fun into math practice. Browse our fifth grade activities to find more exciting projects for your child.

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Simplify fractions with your child in this fast-paced math card game.
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In this version of the classic card game, students will gain an understanding of equivalents and may not even realize it's a math review!
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Try a new approach to working with variables and equations by playing this tic-tac-toe game with your math student.
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Practice math and social studies skills with this fun game based on the Battle of Lexington and Concord.
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Wondering how to help your child get a handle on prime numbers? Turn her into a prime number hunter with this hundreds chart activity.
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Here's an interactive, fast-paced game that will make your fifth grader feel more comfortable with simple equations.
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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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This entertaining magic trick will 'trick' kids into using math skill to impress their friends!
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Draw your own beautiful mandala with this easy technique that ensures symmetrical results every time!
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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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Check out this game that provides an enjoyable way of demonstrating how recorded results can be expressed in whole numbers, fractions, and decimals.
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Turn any sunny summer day into a fun and special occasion by having a watermelon seed spitting contest!
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For a fun family activity to introduce your child to genetics, have your child go on a search for dominant and recessive family genes!
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Does your middle school teenager have good reflexes? Gauge his reaction time in this science and math activity that requires only a yardstick and a friend.
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Make learning how to calculate surface area easy and fun using this simple hands-on approach.
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Making metric conversions is a difficult concept to master. Get in some extra practice by playing this Tic-Tac-Toe game with your middle school student.
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The proportion game combines chance with math skills and is a perfect way for your third grader to become more familiar with equivalent fractions.

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