Fifth Grade Activities

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Mango Gazpacho
Mango Gazpacho
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Mango Gazpacho
Need to cool down on a hot summer night? This gazpacho recipe does the trick.
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How to Make Your Own Paper
How to Make Your Own Paper
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How to Make Your Own Paper
Your child can re-use and re-purpose old seeds and paper into something new: decorated paper that can be planted!
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Homemade Frozen Yogurt
Homemade Frozen Yogurt
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Homemade Frozen Yogurt
Your kid can learn about the process of making frozen yogurt and enjoy a homemade, flavorful dessert. Experiment with this fun, chilly food!
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Design String-Wrapped Headbands
Design String-Wrapped Headbands
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Design String-Wrapped Headbands
Your child can create a string wrapped headband to hold her hair back during the hot summer. Plus, it will re-purpose left over bits of string and thread!
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Felt Basket
Felt Basket
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Felt Basket
Give your daughter a neat project to hold the earrings or other small items that are taking over her dresser top.
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3-D Art Project
3-D Art Project
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3-D Art Project
In this arts and crafts activity, you and your child will create colorful three-dimensional artwork using scrunched-up fabric pieces.
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Mexican Tin Mirror
Mexican Tin Mirror
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Mexican Tin Mirror
Your child can make her own Mexican tin art mirror with cardboard, a mirror, and an aluminum pan.
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Make Your Own Matisse Cut-Out
Make Your Own Matisse Cut-Out
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Make Your Own Matisse Cut-Out
This activity teaches your third grader how to make a paper cut-out still life, in true Matisse-style.
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Write Dad a Basketball Message
Write Dad a Basketball Message
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Write Dad a Basketball Message
Anyone can write Dad a card for Father's Day; but for the dad who loves sports, get the family to write him a special haiku on a basketball instead!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Necktie Cookies
Necktie Cookies
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Necktie Cookies
Nothing says Father's Day like a brand new necktie. Much tastier than fabric ties, these sweet baked versions are the perfect gift for Dad.
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Family Photo Essay
Family Photo Essay
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Family Photo Essay
Help your child honor her grandpa this Father's Day by creating an original photo essay just for him.
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Make Roman Relief Coins
Make Roman Relief Coins
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Make Roman Relief Coins
Help your fifth grader bring the magnificent spirit of Rome to a modern day, personalized clay coin.
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Make a Picasso Mask
Make a Picasso Mask
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Make a Picasso Mask
Show your fifth grader how to create a vivid and colorful, Picasso-inspired, 3-D mask.
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Write Mythological Mad Libs
Write Mythological Mad Libs
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Write Mythological Mad Libs
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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Social studies
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Carve a Cuneiform Cylinder Seal
Carve a Cuneiform Cylinder Seal
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Carve a Cuneiform Cylinder Seal
Travel to ancient Mesopotamia with your kids by carving your own unique cuneiform cylinder seals.
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Make Your Own Pointillism Self-Portrait
Make Your Own Pointillism Self-Portrait
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Make Your Own Pointillism Self-Portrait
Kids learn about pointillism as they make their own self-portrait in the style of famed American artist Chuck Close.
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Make a Drop Spindle - With a Turnip!
Make a Drop Spindle - With a Turnip!
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Make a Drop Spindle - With a Turnip!
In this activity, your child will learn how to make a drop spindle with a handy vegetable.
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Social studies
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Practice Paint Sample Storytelling
Practice Paint Sample Storytelling
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Practice Paint Sample Storytelling
In this cooler-than-average writing activity, your child uses paint chips and words to write a story!
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How to Make a Cartesian Diver
How to Make a Cartesian Diver
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How to Make a Cartesian Diver
Experiment with buoyancy to learn how a submarine rises and sinks in this classic science experiment.
5th grade
Science
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Fortune Cookie Recipe
Fortune Cookie Recipe
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Fortune Cookie Recipe
Your child can personalize these customizable cookies for friends and family as he makes his own fortune cookies from this fortune cookie recipe.
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Human Knot Game
Human Knot Game
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Human Knot Game
The human knot game is a perfect team-building exercise and a fun activity that's sure to bring lots of laughs along the way.
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Make String Art
Make String Art
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Make String Art
Sick of the same old arts and crafts projects? Try a new kind of art--string art!
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Trace the "Steps" to the American Revolution
Trace the "Steps" to the American Revolution
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Trace the "Steps" to the American Revolution
Help your kid keep track of all the developments that led to the American Revolution, by portraying the steps visually and literally!
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Social studies
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Insectivorous Terrarium
Insectivorous Terrarium
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Insectivorous Terrarium
Boys might wrinkle their noses at the thought of gardening, but we guarantee they'll like this activity! Make a recycled terrarium full of bug-eating plants.
5th grade
Science
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Flash Tag
Flash Tag
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Flash Tag
Firefly flash tag is a great way to get your kids outdoors and running around during the dog days (or nights) of summer.
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Fifth Grade Activities

By the time students reach the fifth grade, they will be able to create many educational and entertaining activities by themselves. The fifth grade activities ideas Education.com provides below, such as making a bouncy ball, keeping a candle burning underwater, and building a homemade thermometer, are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to inspiring ingenuity and resourcefulness in the fifth grade classroom.