Fifth Grade Activities

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Make Lines Like Bridget Riley
Make Lines Like Bridget Riley
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Make Lines Like Bridget Riley
Encourage your child to take a page from Bridget Riley and the op art movement, and see if she can create an optical illusion in her artwork.
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Make Your Own Jeggings
Make Your Own Jeggings
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Make Your Own Jeggings
Save money by having your tween rock these homemade jeggings, a good craft for a lazy afternoon.
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Under Pressure
Under Pressure
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Under Pressure
A simple science experiment exploring the physics of water pressure that's been amazing people since Medieval times.
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Science
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How to Make Infused Olive Oil
How to Make Infused Olive Oil
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How to Make Infused Olive Oil
Has your junior chef moved beyond chicken nuggets and mac and cheese? Challenge him to create his own brand of infused olive oil.
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Air Particle Experiment
Air Particle Experiment
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Air Particle Experiment
This easy at-home experiment is a great way to "see" science.
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Science
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How to Make a Braided Bracelet
How to Make a Braided Bracelet
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How to Make a Braided Bracelet
Skip store-bought jewelry and show your stylish kid how to make her own beaded bracelets.
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DIY Bird Feeder
DIY Bird Feeder
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DIY Bird Feeder
Is your child a nature nut with an eye for creative, green-friendly projects? Introduce him to this amazing DIY bird feeder!
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Science
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String Jewelry
String Jewelry
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String Jewelry
Combine winter charm with DIY fashion to create this lovely piece of jewelry.
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Brownie Waffles
Brownie Waffles
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Brownie Waffles
Whip up an extra special treat for your hungry chef with these simple and creative brownie waffles!
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Pumpkin Measurements
Pumpkin Measurements
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Pumpkin Measurements
This fun activity encourages your child to develop their skills in not only taking measurements, but also in working with the measurements themselves.
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Math
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Advanced Paper Lanterns: Farolitos
Advanced Paper Lanterns: Farolitos
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Advanced Paper Lanterns: Farolitos
Celebrate the holidays by making farolitos, paper lanterns with elaborate designs and historical roots.
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Social studies
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Autumn Beaded Bracelet
Autumn Beaded Bracelet
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Autumn Beaded Bracelet
A package of memory wire and some beads are all that your artist needs to make a bracelet. The challenge will be to come up with a design inspired by autumn.
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Before and After Halloween Acrostic
Before and After Halloween Acrostic
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Before and After Halloween Acrostic
Start by writing an acrostic poem, but then get ready for a writing challenge that makes an acrostic trickier to write.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Service Ribbons
Service Ribbons
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Service Ribbons
Have your kid create his own service ribbons and then write a fictional story about someone in the military who was awarded the service ribbons.
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Make Marbleized Paper!
Make Marbleized Paper!
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Make Marbleized Paper!
Learn how to make marbleized paper with simple everyday ingredients in this fun activity! Your child will learn about oil and water while doing this project.
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Science
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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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Play Domino Deal for Math Review!
Play Domino Deal for Math Review!
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Play Domino Deal for Math Review!
In this activity, your child will get a review of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division using classic domino pieces.
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Math
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Nature Poetry
Nature Poetry
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Nature Poetry
Inspire a love for the written word by creating an illustrated nature poetry book with your kids.
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Reading & Writing
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Yogurt Muffins
Yogurt Muffins
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Yogurt Muffins
Your child can transform plain yogurt into a healthy and tasty treat the whole family will love! She'll learn more about baking as well as how yogurt is made.
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Make a Recycled Pillow Cover
Make a Recycled Pillow Cover
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Make a Recycled Pillow Cover
The next time your child decides he needs to press restart on his wardrobe, don't ship his clothes off to Goodwill so fast.
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Civil War Hardtack
Civil War Hardtack
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Civil War Hardtack
Have you ever taken a bag of snacks with you on a road trip? If you lived in the 19th century, you might have taken hardtack instead.
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Social studies
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Halloween Pasta
Halloween Pasta
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Halloween Pasta
Cook Halloween pasta on All Hallows' Eve. This green pasta with toothy almonds is a super scary and tasty dinner for trick-or-treaters on Halloween night.
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Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
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Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
Did you know cooking supports your child in learning complex math skills? Reinforce your child's measurement and problem solving skills by whipping up some healthy sweet potatoes for a dinner side dish!
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Math
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Bake Fall Leaf Cookies
Bake Fall Leaf Cookies
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Bake Fall Leaf Cookies
Your child can turn cookie dough into a big pile of colorful painted fall leaves ready for eating!
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Almond Dukkah
Almond Dukkah
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Almond Dukkah
In Muslim culture, Ramadan is a month long celebration dedicated to purifying the soul. Enjoy a delicious snack, and learn more about this holiday!
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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.