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Fifth Grade Social Studies Activities

Fifth Grade Social Studies activities to help show your child the fun side of learning! From easy fifth grade social studies activities to more advanced, we've got you covered!

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Have you ever taken a bag of snacks with you on a road trip? If you lived in the 19th century, you might have taken hardtack instead.
Fifth Grade
US History
Follow this Colonial recipe for candied rose petals, and share the sweets with friends, family or classmates.
Fifth Grade
US History
Practice math and social studies skills with this fun game based on the Battle of Lexington and Concord.
Fifth Grade
US History
Dive into U.S. colonial history by making a simple bottle gourd water cooler, crafted by colonists of Roanoke Island in the 16th century.
Fifth Grade
US History
Travel to ancient Mesopotamia with your kids by carving your own unique cuneiform cylinder seals.
Fifth Grade
History
Help your fifth grader bring the magnificent spirit of Rome to a modern day, personalized clay coin.
Fifth Grade
History
Many of the world's most important historical documents were written with quill pens. Have your kid make his own quill pen and put his penmanship to the test!
Fifth Grade
US History
This Pysanky egg-decorating activity is perfect for young artists. Bring a little color and creativity to any holiday with this traditional Ukrainian craft.
Fifth Grade
Community & Cultures
Take advantage of the fact that ink and water don't mix and introduce your kid to suminagashi, a Japanese form of art.
Fifth Grade
Community & Cultures
To pay tribute to the ancient Mexican art of mosaics, your child can craft a colorful mosaic using old magazines, a paper plate and lots of imagination.
Fifth Grade
Community & Cultures
Help your child to make a beautiful Africa mask to help her reinforce important spatial and compositional skills.
Fifth Grade
Community & Cultures
Washi Ningyo, otherwise known as Japanese paper dolls, make fantastic bookmarks! Encourage your child to read more with this delightful, origami-inspired doll.
Fifth Grade
Community & Cultures

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