Middle School Activities

Looking for fun activities for middle school students? Check out Education.com's collection of fun and original middle school activities and educational middle school games! These include cool craft projects like how to make a CD curtain, exciting science projects like testing the conditions that lead to mold growth, and fun math drills like a rapid-fire integer card game. Use the boxes to the left to filter your results by topic, or simply browse through our collection to find that perfect middle school activity or game.

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Have you or your child ever heard that nursery rhyme and wondered just what curds and whey are anyway? Do this simple experiment together to find out!
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This bread mold experiment will help your child learn about mold, and he'll develop important hypothesis-making and experiment-designing skills.
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This fun card game is a great way to help your child increase his speed and accuracy when solving integer problems.
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This cause and effect activity brings the fun of card games and comprehension practice together in an innovative way!
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Can you think of a way of cleaning dirty water using the sun? In this activity, you will be making a "solar still" that is able to do just that!
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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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Invite your middle schooler to bungee jump ... with eggs! This experiment will demonstrate Newton's laws of physics in an entertaining way.
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Experiment with the wonders of pressure and condensation by crushing a soda can with nothing but air and water!
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Multiplying positive and negative numbers is an important skill to practice. Try this fun math card game with your sixth grader!
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Let your kid try his hand at engineering as he builds and tests two different structures made out of rolled newspaper. Which one is the strongest?
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Show your middle schooler how a quick whirl of spinach in the blender will reveal the cobwebby "stuff"--or DNA--of life!
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Help middle schoolers use maps, math, and history for some Fourth of July fun.
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Does your child know that salt water conducts electricity? This simple experiment will show how salt water acts as a conductor to electrical currents.
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This activity is a great introduction to polymer chemistry. It might seem complicated, but all you'll need is the material found inside of a baby's diaper!
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In this experiment, your middle schooler will chart the effects of oil on a feather in order to grasp the tragic effects of oil spills on wildlife.
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A science scavenger hunt can be a fun way to learn about science. Test your child's knowledge of scientific terms with this science scavenger hunt.
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Help your teen analyze "To My Mother" by Edgar Allan Poe, and then experiment with his poetry skills to create a version of his own.
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This activity helps your teen write his very own adventurous epic poem, featuring an imagined hero.
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Practice plotting points on a graph when learning is wrapped up in a game. This one will help your child practice the concept of ordered pairs.
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One of the most beautiful parts of every cathedral is the stained glass window above the entrance, called a Rose window. Your child can create his own!

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