Fifth Grade US History Activities

Fifth Grade US History activities to help show your child the fun side of learning! From easy fifth grade us history activities to more advanced, we've got you covered!

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Many of the world's most important historical documents were written with quill pens.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!
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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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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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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.
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Would you sign the Mayflower Compact? Read it and see!
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What are the rules of your home? Help your fifth grader draft a Family Constitution and even give it an aged look using soaked tea bags.
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This Veterans Day or Memorial Day, have your kid put himself in the shoes of a Civil War soldier and write to a loved one.
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Make sourdough bread...and learn some colonial history and modern science in the process!
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As your fifth grader brainstorms and creates a plan for peace, he will give his creativity and fine motor skills a boost!
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Follow this Colonial recipe for candied rose petals, and share the sweets with friends, family or classmates.
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Dive into U.S. colonial history by making a simple bottle gourd water cooler, crafted by colonists of Roanoke Island in the 16th century.
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Celebrate our nation's colonial history by making your very own weaving loom!
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To celebrate black history month, use this matching quiz to help your kid demonstrate his knowledge of famous African-Americans.
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Here's a 4th of July project that invites your fifth grader to explore what "liberty" really means to her.
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Test your kid's knowledge of presidents one through forty-four with this fun and educational matching game!
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In Colonial times, fixing a chair was a lot easier than making one! Any fifth-grader can wrap up a mirror or photo frame the same way Colonists caned chairs.

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