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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Channel your inner shaman with a shaman stick made from recycled paper towel rolls and cereal boxes!
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Help your young sewer create a delightful owl egg cosy out of just a few felt scraps and some embroidery floss.
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Have a young architect or designer on your hands? Here's an easy activity for him to learn the basics of landscape and architecture while having fun!
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Make this paper mache gargoyle for a lesson in Medieval architecture and sculpture.
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Pop up a pup tent, just like Civil War soldiers did on the battlefield.
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Based upon traditional Indonesian Wayang puppets; kids will make their very own puppet in this activity, with movable arms that can be operated with sticks.
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Music is all around us. Bring some melody into your home with a hand-crafted door harp.
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In Muslim culture, the ninth month of the calendar year is a celebration called Ramadan. Make badam sharbat, a traditional drink made during Ramadan!
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These spring spring rolls are a tasty treat for lunch, dinner, or just a snack.
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Your fourth grader will get his mind working with this simple "Chanukah" anagram game. He will hone her language and spelling skills with this one!
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You and your fourth grader can pay homage to the 2010 Winter Olympics held in Vancouver, Canada, by baking up a batch of maple leaf pancakes!
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Using only straight-line sewing, your fourth can create a nifty felt pencil case perfect for his busy life.
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Create origami claws that can transform your child into a bird, cat, or other clawed creature.
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Pine cone centerpieces make for a festive and natural holiday decoration. Make a pine cone centerpiece to display on your table or mantelpiece.
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This Thanksgiving cornucopia makes a great addition to any dining table because once youâre done looking at it, you can dig in and eat it!
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April is National Pecan Month! Your child can make a tasty treat and learn more about pecans, which are native to the southern United States!
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A valentine wreath brightens up any home on Valentine's Day. Craft a pretty valentine wreath out of colorful chocolate kisses.
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Looking for a way to stay cool in the pool? Check out Elbow Tag, a simple and easy twist on the classic game tag.
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Don't toss all those paper bags! Your child can create festive stuffed paper bag pumpkins to decorate the front walk for Halloween.
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Reuse old Christmas cards by showing your fourth grader how to weave strips of them together to create new and unique woven holiday cards!

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