Fourth Grade Activities

If your fourth grader complains that school is a snooze and learning is a chore, it's probably time to inject some fun into your learning routine. Our selection of activities for fourth graders covers just about every topic and subject a nine- to ten-year old kid might need or want to know. We have everything from mind-blowing science experiments, to intricate arts and crafts projects. These hands-on activities are sure to help show your growing kid the lighter side of learning.

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Your child will be hooked on chemistry after she builds a model volcano by combining an acid and an alkaline substance.
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Being able to guess the likelihood of an event is a useful skill. Discuss probability with your kid as you play this fun math card game!
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A homemade lava lamp gives any room a retro flair. Find out how to make a homemade lava lamp, and learn some science too, with this educational activity.
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Remember the classic card game, Go Fish? Here's a fun twist on it that will help your kid learn her the different parts of speech in a fun way!
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Compare fractions in this two-player math game. The objective of the games is to work together to determine who has created the largest fraction.
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Looking for a way to make vocab practice a little more engaging? This easy twist on the classic game is a great way to build your child's vocabulary.
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This Kool-Aid tie-dye activity is a kid-friendly craft that never gets old. Learn how to make tie-dye shirts using assorted Kool-Aid flavors here.
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Try a fun Mother's Day game for moms and kids to play together!
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An hour glass, also known as a sand clock, keeps time. In this activity, your child will make her own sand clock and measure the time it keeps.
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Play multiplication war, a fun card game, with your child and before long those annoying multiplication facts will be part of her mathematical skill set.
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Practice probability as well as negative and positive numbers in this fun math card game designed for fourth graders.
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This taste buds science experiment demonstrates how strongly our sense of smell controls what we taste.
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Chemistry isn't just incredible ... sometimes its edible! These crystal lollipops are a delicious introduction to chemistry concepts.
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This 4th of July, explore fourth grade science and make some safe fireworks in your own backyard using soda pop!
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Show your child how and why the microwave works, while demonstrating just how strangely foods can behave while inside the crazy cooker.
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Try this chemistry experiment with your curious kid and get some "shocking" results!
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Challenge your child to create a lipogram, or a piece of writing that omits one specific letter. This activity strengthens writing and language skills.
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This fun calculator exercise will take the mystery away from the machine, and familiarize your child with the functions of a calculator.
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Show your child that the simplest ingredients (salt and water) can be used to illustrate the concept of density!
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Here's a fun activity that will introduce your fourth grader to the concept of frictionless motion by constructing a hovercraft.

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