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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Invite your middle school writer to make this artistic trip diary, and practice narrative prose and analytical writing in the process!
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For some math concepts, doing the math itself is easy. The hard part is helping your child remember which formula to use for which term!
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Is your child struggling with the principles of magnetism? Here's a fun activity to demonstrate polarity and understand the basic principles of magnetism.
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Get your 4th-7th grade child outside with this fast-paced twist on the classic game of tag. This activity provides good cardiovascular exercise.
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Kids get creative as they experiment with fabrics and textures to create their very own collagraphs.
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This exploration of different types of energy will help young minds appreciate and observe thermal, kinetic, mechanical, and other forms of energy.
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Help your teen make a custom, handmade hula hoop. It's sure to fit perfectly, and she can personalize it with colored tape to make it her own!
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Start a kids' reading club in your neighborhood to enhance your child's literacy and social skills.
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Don't toss CDs or let dust pile up on them. Show your teen how to put them to good use by crafting CD curtains!
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Learn how matter transmits sound with a simple, hands-on experiment using sand, water and air.
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Help your child put a new spin on her favorite myth by turning it into a mad lib! Guaranteed to bring the giggles, this fun activity also packs in the learning.
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Here's an investigative activity in which your child will discover real-world names and uses for sugar and find out how it is hidden in many different foods.
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Want to reinforce new middle school math terms (variables, equations), while helping your child solve simple one and two-step equations?
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Spark your child's interest in current events by encouraging her to write a letter to the president in this middle to high school activity.
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Make your own architectural masterpiece with supplies from the pantry. Your temple may not be as impressive as the real thing, but it'll be twice as delicious!
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Guide your middle schooler through making his own papier-maché witch or wizard puppet. Move over Harry Potter!
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Your middle schooler's favorite book is being made into a motion picture, and she's the chosen designer. Help her create a movie poster to entice viewers.
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Illustrate the idea of light refraction with this exciting and mystifying experiment.
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Got a young scientist at home? Try this project with him!Create your own molecule design with this home-made clay recipe and some toothpicks!
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Show your teen how to make her own beeswax lip balm. It's one of the simplest do-it-yourself activities, and it's fun to make!

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