Fifth Grade Activities

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Tortilla Lasagna Recipe
Tortilla Lasagna Recipe
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Tortilla Lasagna Recipe
Put a flavorful twist on a classic dish, and make tortilla lasagna! All your favorite ingredients from traditional Mexican food will go into this creation.
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Peppermint Fudge
Peppermint Fudge
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Peppermint Fudge
Explore your kitchen and create a delicious holiday fudge that your child can share with friends and family!
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Easter Egg Toppers
Easter Egg Toppers
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Easter Egg Toppers
Keep your boiled breakfast egg cozy and warm on Easter morning with a bright chick egg topper. This craft can also double as a puppet!
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Lavender Pillow
Lavender Pillow
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Lavender Pillow
Create a scented surprise for mom on Mother's Day! Make a pillowcase potpourri filled with dried lavender.
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Baked Zucchini Fries
Baked Zucchini Fries
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Baked Zucchini Fries
Is your child tired of the same old fries with dinner? Invite him to bake up some tasty zucchini fries to accompany the next family meal.
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Halloween Watercolor
Halloween Watercolor
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Halloween Watercolor
Create your very own creepy, haunted castle sitting in a turbulent field of flowing grass, eerily surrounded by dark, ominous clouds.
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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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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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Petanque
Petanque
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Petanque
Petanque, a traditional French lawn game, is a wonderful activity to entertain groups of kids and help them learn a little bit about other cultures.
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Explore Career Options
Explore Career Options
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Explore Career Options
This Labor Day, encourage your child to start thinking about jobs she'd like to learn more about and might consider for her future career.
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Mosaic Mural
Mosaic Mural
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Mosaic Mural
Create a piece of public art on a movable wall. This scrap paper mosaic is made on a board that can be displayed just about anywhere.
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Retablo
Retablo
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Retablo
Retablos are a kind of Latin American folk art that blend personal and spiritual themes. Have your child create her own version of retablo artwork.
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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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Stock Market Math
Stock Market Math
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Stock Market Math
This activity will further your child's ability to interpret graphs and let her apply math skills in a real-world situation.
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Math
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Geography Travel Game
Geography Travel Game
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Geography Travel Game
Next time you're headed out on the road with your fourth grader, try this alphabet-geography game that the whole family can play.
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The Place Value Game
The Place Value Game
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The Place Value Game
Use a deck of playing cards to practice place value and other math concepts with your upper elementary child!
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Math
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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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Make Aluminum Ornaments!
Make Aluminum Ornaments!
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Make Aluminum Ornaments!
Using aluminum is a great way to recycle and make some shiny ornaments borrowing from this traditional Mexican art form. Here's an easy kids' activity!
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Make a Travel Journal
Make a Travel Journal
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Make a Travel Journal
Help your kids put together a travel journal for your family's next vacation to get them reading, writing, and thinking about what's happening on the trip.
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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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How to Press Flowers
How to Press Flowers
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How to Press Flowers
April showers may bring May flowers, but your child can preserve the beauty of spring's bounty all year long with this simple craft project!
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History Scavenger Hunt
History Scavenger Hunt
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History Scavenger Hunt
Send your child on an online hunt where he will practice working with search engines and use his reading comprehension skills to find specific information.
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Civil War Letter
Civil War Letter
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Civil War Letter
This Veterans Day or Memorial Day, have your kid put himself in the shoes of a Civil War soldier and write to a loved one.
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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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Geography Challenge
Geography Challenge
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Geography Challenge
Liven up your sixth grader's study of world geography with these three fun challenges.
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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.