Fifth Grade Activities

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It's About (Elapsed) Time!
It's About (Elapsed) Time!
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It's About (Elapsed) Time!
By using your child's own activity schedule, you can strengthen his understanding of elapsed time, and get him organized along the way!
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Make a Fistful of Slime!
Make a Fistful of Slime!
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Make a Fistful of Slime!
Get your hands on a concoction that breaks the rules about what's a solid and what's a liquid.
5th grade
Science
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Make Colorful Crystals from Coal
Make Colorful Crystals from Coal
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Make Colorful Crystals from Coal
In this activity, your kid will watch coal turn into crystals right before her very eyes, and learn some science along the way!
5th grade
Science
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Blackberry Pie
Blackberry Pie
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Blackberry Pie
The crust is fun for kids to mix and roll out, and the filling overflows with vitamin and anti-oxidant packed berries!
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No Sew Quilt
No Sew Quilt
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No Sew Quilt
Crazy quilting is a fun and easy way for kids to exercise some creativity and connect with the past.
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Adding Colors: An Optical Experiment
Adding Colors: An Optical Experiment
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Adding Colors: An Optical Experiment
What happens when colored beams of light mix? You might be surprised.
5th grade
Science
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Sunset Calendar
Sunset Calendar
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Sunset Calendar
Many ancient cultures used the rising or setting sun to create calendars. Observe the setting sun once a week to come up with your own solar calendar!
5th grade
Science
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The Meaning of Thanksgiving: Full of Thankful!
The Meaning of Thanksgiving: Full of Thankful!
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The Meaning of Thanksgiving: Full of Thankful!
The meaning of Thanksgiving can sometimes get lost among the fun of food and family. Discuss the meaning of Thanksgiving with this fun activity.
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Decoupage Easter Eggs
Decoupage Easter Eggs
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Decoupage Easter Eggs
Celebrate Easter with this hands-on activity making your own eggs.
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Egg in a Bottle
Egg in a Bottle
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Egg in a Bottle
Check out this mind-blowing experiment in which a hard-boiled egg will fit through an impossibly small opening with the help of only a few matches!
5th grade
Science
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Wastepaper Basketball Math
Wastepaper Basketball Math
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Wastepaper Basketball Math
Check out this game that provides an enjoyable way of demonstrating how recorded results can be expressed in whole numbers, fractions, and decimals.
5th grade
Math
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Build Vocabulary by Breaking it Down!
Build Vocabulary by Breaking it Down!
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Build Vocabulary by Breaking it Down!
Here's a cheat sheet to help break down words in order to find their meaning.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Make a Progress Portfolio
Make a Progress Portfolio
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Make a Progress Portfolio
To help your child turn a critical eye to his own school performance, and motivate him to take responsibility, make a progress portfolio!
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Make an Apostrophe Collage
Make an Apostrophe Collage
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Make an Apostrophe Collage
Here's a creative and engaging activity to get your child on track with that pesky little line.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Apply Yourself! How to Fill Out Forms
Apply Yourself! How to Fill Out Forms
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Apply Yourself! How to Fill Out Forms
Filling out forms can be a great learning experience for kids. Here's how to give your child some FORMal training.
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Study Game: Planets!
Study Game: Planets!
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Study Game: Planets!
All you need are pencils, paper and some scissors to get started on this easy and fun game to review astronomy information, or other types of study concepts.
5th grade
Science
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Find Out Why Leaves Change Color
Find Out Why Leaves Change Color
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Find Out Why Leaves Change Color
With this hands-on activity, you'll show how fall colors are hidden in the leaf all year long!
5th grade
Science
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Guess My Rock!
Guess My Rock!
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Guess My Rock!
There are hundreds of properties in rocks which you can describe, so get your geology goggles on and get ready to rock your child's science skills.
5th grade
Science
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Create a Comic Strip
Create a Comic Strip
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Create a Comic Strip
Communicating using the written word doesn't have to be tough! It can be as simple and fun as composing a comic strip.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Make Ice Cream in a Baggie!
Make Ice Cream in a Baggie!
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Make Ice Cream in a Baggie!
Based on the concept of water's "freezing point," this activity entails the lowering of water's freezing point to chill ice cream!
5th grade
Science
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The Red Cabbage Acid Test
The Red Cabbage Acid Test
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The Red Cabbage Acid Test
How to test for acids and bases? In this activity you and your child can make your own indicator from red cabbage!
5th grade
Science
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Foam It! Cause a Chemical Reaction
Foam It! Cause a Chemical Reaction
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Foam It! Cause a Chemical Reaction
This experiment uses a yeast solution, liquid detergent, and hydrogen peroxide to produce an exciting reaction like no other!
5th grade
Science
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Algebra All Around: 3 Activities
Algebra All Around: 3 Activities
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Algebra All Around: 3 Activities
Here are three activities you can do at home and around town to bring algebra into your daily lives.
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Make Your Own Electricity
Make Your Own Electricity
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Make Your Own Electricity
By using static electricity generated from their body, a child can cause a small fluorescent lamp bulb to light up!
5th grade
Science
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"Bump!" A Spelling Game
"Bump!" A Spelling Game
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"Bump!" A Spelling Game
Students usually study for spelling tests by looking over the words and spelling them out loud. Here's a spelling game that gets the whole family involved!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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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.