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.

Current Filters:
Middle School
211 results
Sort by
P
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
M
H
Here's a review of simile, metaphor, and personification, and a fun, creative writing activity to make things like metaphor a piece of cake!
P
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
M
H
Test your middle schooler's knowledge of Barack Obama by challenging him to complete a crossword puzzle about the President after reading a short biography.
P
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
M
H
For this activity your child will use the ready made glycerin base to create elegant rose petal hand soaps.
P
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
M
H
Have your child try this classic experiment that demonstrates circular motion using a bucket and rope. Be careful, you might get soaked!
P
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
M
H
Help your child work on her code breaking and writing skills while covertly developing her analytical thinking skills with this fun activity.
P
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
M
H
Put your kid to the test and have him compare and contrast elements in a narrative text by identifying how characters and situations are alike and different.
P
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
M
H
This potato cannon activity teaches your middle schooler about the principle of Boyle's Law. Make a potato cannon and have a blast learning about science.
P
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
M
H
Here's a quick, kid-friendly intro to some geometry terms, and a fail-safe way to calculate circumference, no matter what!
P
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
M
H
Help your middle schooler improve his observation skills by playing this simple observation and spatial memorization game.
P
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
M
H
Why are some pennies shiny and others dark and dull? Find out with this cleaning copper coins experiment, which transforms dark pennies to bright ones.
P
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
M
H
Experiment with magnetism in this 8th grade science activity in which your child will create a working compass using a steel needle, magnet, and jar.
P
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
M
H
This activity will give your child the opportunity to feel like math can work for her, not against her.
P
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
M
H
Here's a fun way to learn about rhyme in songs and poetry, and to get your middle schooler writing some poetry of his own!
P
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
M
H
Make unique jewelry and accessories using photos and shrinkable plastic sheets! It's like Shrinky Dinks, but better.
P
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
M
H
Bring history to life by helping your child create her own cartouche like the Egyptians did thousands of years ago.
P
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
M
H
Here's a fun game that will have your child hustling to find quotes to back up written assertions.
P
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
M
H
Want to turn your child into an expert orator, but don't know how to rid him of the middle school mumbles? Try this activity to get your child to speak up!
P
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
M
H
Work on mastering calculations with percentages with your middle school student in this fun Tic-Tac-Toe math game.
P
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
M
H
Here's a fun activity to reinforce the physics concept of stored energy for your middle schooler.
P
K
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
5th
M
H
Great estimators are made, not born. Here's a Fermi Questions activity to make your child an estimation master.

How likely are you to recommend Education.com to your friends and colleagues?

Not at all likely
Extremely likely