Fifth Grade Activities

516 filtered results
516 filtered results
5th grade
Sort by
Loveliness in Diversity
Loveliness in Diversity
Activity
Loveliness in Diversity
In this activity, your child will write a poem recognizing and appreciating the beauty inherent in diversity.
5th grade
Social emotional
Activity
Robot Traffic Jam
Robot Traffic Jam
Activity
Robot Traffic Jam
This activity challenges your student to use spatial reasoning and computational thinking to program multiple robots.
5th grade
Science
Activity
Caring for Plants
Caring for Plants
Activity
Caring for Plants
Encourage your child to take ownership of a plant by creating a care plan and following it over the course of a couple of weeks.
5th grade
Activity
Teal Pumpkin Project: Spread the Word!
Teal Pumpkin Project: Spread the Word!
Activity
Teal Pumpkin Project: Spread the Word!
In this real-world exercise about the Teal Pumpkin Project, your child will create a persuasive poster to spread the word about the project in the hopes of convincing people to offer non-food trinkets this Halloween season.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Activity
Others Build My Chain of Strengths
Others Build My Chain of Strengths
Activity
Others Build My Chain of Strengths
In this activity, work with your child to build a chain of strengths, highlighting their individual strengths and unique abilities.
5th grade
Social emotional
Activity
What Does It Mean to Live in a Global Community?
What Does It Mean to Live in a Global Community?
Activity
What Does It Mean to Live in a Global Community?
Children will deepen their understanding of global citizenship and create a collage that illustrates all of the ways many communities are connected.
5th grade
Social emotional
Activity
Seeing the Beauty in Small and Big Things
Seeing the Beauty in Small and Big Things
Activity
Seeing the Beauty in Small and Big Things
Your child will reflect on the term "beauty" and the things they are grateful for. They will read the book All the World by Liz Garton Scanlon and reflect on how focusing on the small and big things of beauty around them can benefit themselves and others.
5th grade
Social emotional
Activity
Curiosity vs. Boredom
Curiosity vs. Boredom
Activity
Curiosity vs. Boredom
In this activity, your child will explore the difference between boredom and curiosity in building greater attentiveness and happiness in the present moment.
5th grade
Social emotional
Activity
It Takes Skill to Wait
It Takes Skill to Wait
Activity
It Takes Skill to Wait
In this activity, your child will explore techniques that support patience and learn to practice mindfulness when waiting.
5th grade
Social emotional
Activity
Multitasking vs. Mindfulness
Multitasking vs. Mindfulness
Activity
Multitasking vs. Mindfulness
In this activity, your child will experience multitasking, then mindfulness and compare the two in terms of productivity and calmness.
5th grade
Social emotional
Activity
Healthy Relationships With Each Other and With the Earth
Healthy Relationships With Each Other and With the Earth
Activity
Healthy Relationships With Each Other and With the Earth
The Earth is always providing in so many ways! In this activity, children reflect on how the Earth gives and on their love for the Earth through discussion and letter writing.
5th grade
Activity
Living with Integrity
Living with Integrity
Activity
Living with Integrity
In this activity, your child will reflect on and write a story about a person who has embodied integrity and honesty in their life.
5th grade
Social emotional
Activity
Adults Can Learn From Kids
Adults Can Learn From Kids
Activity
Adults Can Learn From Kids
In this activity, your child will reflect on how adults can learn from kids. They will watch a TED Talk presented by a 12-year-old girl about the power of young people’s ideas and teachings, and they will generate some of their own unique ideas.
5th grade
Social emotional
Activity
Resilience
Resilience
Activity
Resilience
Cultivating resilience is one of the most important ways we can overcome challenges and reach our goals. In this activity, children will explore the concept of resilience and then create a video to explain and teach resilience to others.
5th grade
Activity
Call to Action Family Plan
Call to Action Family Plan
Activity
Call to Action Family Plan
What better way to care for the earth than to create a Call to Action plan for the entire family?
5th grade
Activity
Sharing Beauty
Sharing Beauty
Activity
Sharing Beauty
Children reflect on ways they have cared for themselves, others, and the Earth before building a garden to share beauty with others in their community.
5th grade
Social emotional
Activity
The Power of Inquiry
The Power of Inquiry
Activity
The Power of Inquiry
In this activity, your child will use two powerful questions to investigate a thought and the truth behind it. They will write and perform a skit using mindfulness and these important questions.
5th grade
Social emotional
Activity
I Can Lead the Way
I Can Lead the Way
Activity
I Can Lead the Way
Leadership is a word that can hold many meanings. In this activity, your child will define the word "leadership," learn more about a leader they admire, and reflect on their leadership. Finally, your child will reflect on how they too are a leader!
5th grade
Activity
Create a Home Challenge Course
Create a Home Challenge Course
Activity
Create a Home Challenge Course
Staying close to home doesn't mean you can't get moving! Use this fun challenge activity to encourage your child to move their body in new ways while testing their endurance!
5th grade
Activity
Still Statues
Still Statues
Activity
Still Statues
In this activity, your child will use mindfulness to practice staying as still as they can. Then, during a freeze dance activity, they will pay attention to the constellation of sensations and feelings throughout parts of their bodies.
5th grade
Social emotional
Activity
Perform to Help the Earth
Perform to Help the Earth
Activity
Perform to Help the Earth
In this inspiring activity, children create and perform their very own Reader’s Theater about helping the planet!
5th grade
Activity
Tapping and Hugs for Managing Strong Emotions
Tapping and Hugs for Managing Strong Emotions
Activity
Tapping and Hugs for Managing Strong Emotions
Physical touch through tapping and hugging can be a wonderful way to regulate emotions. In this social emotional learning activity, your child will explore the power of tapping or hugging to help them calm down and relieve feelings of stress or anxiety.
5th grade
Social emotional
Activity
Mindfulness on the Go: STOP
Mindfulness on the Go: STOP
Activity
Mindfulness on the Go: STOP
Taking a moment to pause, feel our breath, and to notice the things around us can support a heightened sense of focus and can bring kind attention to the present moment and to tasks at-hand. In this activity, your child will practice the STOP method and
5th grade
Activity
Listening for Silence at Home
Listening for Silence at Home
Activity
Listening for Silence at Home
In this activity, your child will take a walk outside, listen to the silence in between sounds, and draw what the experience was like for them.
5th grade
Social emotional
Activity
Advanced Paper Lanterns: Farolitos
Advanced Paper Lanterns: Farolitos
Activity
Advanced Paper Lanterns: Farolitos
Celebrate the holidays by making farolitos, paper lanterns with elaborate designs and historical roots.
5th grade
Social studies
Activity

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.