Fifth Grade Activities

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Soda Can Jewelry
Soda Can Jewelry
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Soda Can Jewelry
Teach your child how to accessorize the environmental way!
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Origami Heart
Origami Heart
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Origami Heart
Is your child an amateur origami master? Reach the next stage of paper folding genius with this origami heart!
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Thinking Cap
Thinking Cap
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Thinking Cap
Want to help make studying the nervous system a little more fun? This thinking cap is a great way to learn external human brain anatomy.
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Dream Journal
Dream Journal
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Dream Journal
Dream big with a homemade dream journal, a great writing exercise for elementary-age kids.
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How to Make a Celtic Knot
How to Make a Celtic Knot
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How to Make a Celtic Knot
Get excited for St. Patrick's Day by making a Celtic knot.
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Potato Pancakes
Potato Pancakes
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Potato Pancakes
This St. Patrick's Day, bond with your child over delicious potato pancakes that work for any meal.
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Different Types of Rocks
Different Types of Rocks
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Different Types of Rocks
The rock cycle will come alive for your child when he uses broken crayons to create the three basic rock types.
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Leaf Animals
Leaf Animals
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Leaf Animals
Help your child get creative and collect leaves of various sizes and textures that she can use to make animal art.
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Twenty Questions
Twenty Questions
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Twenty Questions
Try turning the evening ritual of asking about your kid's school day into a challenging game that consists of twenty questions.
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How to Make Hoop Earrings
How to Make Hoop Earrings
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How to Make Hoop Earrings
Big hoop earrings are popular and itâs no wonder why; they are light, airy and tons of fun! Help your child make a pair of hoop earrings that is all her own.
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How to Make a Bouncy Ball
How to Make a Bouncy Ball
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How to Make a Bouncy Ball
In this activity, you'll not only make your own bouncy balls at home, but your child will also learn how polymers are made.
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Be Grateful
Be Grateful
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Be Grateful
This writing activity help give your child ideas for personal essays, important thoughts, and embracing a positive attitude throughout the holiday season.
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Reading & Writing
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Washi Tape Scrapbooking
Washi Tape Scrapbooking
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Washi Tape Scrapbooking
Encourage your child to begin scrapbooking or journaling with a personalized book covered in Washi tape that he'll want to use all the time!
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Washi Tape Patterns
Washi Tape Patterns
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Washi Tape Patterns
Give your kid the opportunity to experiment with color combinations, and how the tape is applied as they make special cards for friends and family.
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Washi Ningyo
Washi Ningyo
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Washi Ningyo
Washi Ningyo, otherwise known as Japanese paper dolls, make fantastic bookmarks! Encourage your child to read more with this delightful, origami-inspired doll.
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Social studies
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Social Media Book Review
Social Media Book Review
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Social Media Book Review
Teach your child the art of the status update with this cutting-edge take on the old-fashioned book report: the social media book review!
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DIY Zen Garden
DIY Zen Garden
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DIY Zen Garden
Being a kid is hard work. Soothe stresses and calm fears with this DIY Zen garden -- all you need is sand, stones and a shoebox.
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Halloween Gift Bags
Halloween Gift Bags
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Halloween Gift Bags
Making gift bags for a Halloween party or tricker-treaters is a great way for your child to learn a bit about geometry and origami!
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Monster Blood
Monster Blood
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Monster Blood
Cook up a batch of monster blood this Halloween to add gory details to vampires, zombies, werewolves and more.
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Cloud of Bats
Cloud of Bats
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Cloud of Bats
Creating a cloud of bats is a great way for your child to get familiar with the process of folding and cutting. They also make great Halloween decorations!
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Black Fuzzy Spider
Black Fuzzy Spider
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Black Fuzzy Spider
Here's a black fuzzy spider that's sure to cause a silly fright! This eight-legged creepy crawler is sure to surprise anyone looking for a treat.
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Monkey Paw
Monkey Paw
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Monkey Paw
Be careful what you wish for... Centered around The Monkey's Paw, by W.W. Jacobs, this writing activity encourages your child to consider consequences.
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Silhouette Candle Holder
Silhouette Candle Holder
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Silhouette Candle Holder
Light up the night by making this silhouette candle holder. The silhouettes may cause a bit of a fright, but they'll also help you avoid the monsters.
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Haunted Castle
Haunted Castle
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Haunted Castle
What happens when an already creepy castle becomes personified with facial features? It becomes super-creepy!
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Long Legs
Long Legs
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Long Legs
Halloween is the best time of year to read creepy, bewitching stories with your kid. Have your bookworm create some long legs that create a humorous illusion.
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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.