Fifth Grade Activities

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Witches' Brew
Witches' Brew
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Witches' Brew
This witches' brew recipe for kids is a cool mix of lemonade, tapioca pearl "eggs," and gummy worms. Try this witches' brew recipe for kids this Halloween.
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Zombie Cupcakes
Zombie Cupcakes
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Zombie Cupcakes
Zombie cupcakes are baked goods that look as if they've been pulled fresh from a skull. Make zombie cupcakes this Halloween.
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Color Bugs
Color Bugs
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Color Bugs
Your child can explore color mixing and design while folding together a paint-filled paper and then using a marker to outline it.
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Homemade Pumpkin Pasta
Homemade Pumpkin Pasta
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Homemade Pumpkin Pasta
Teach your child how easy it is to make homemade pasta, infused with delicious and nutritious autumn pumpkins.
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Make Feather Earrings
Make Feather Earrings
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Make Feather Earrings
Pretty fluttery feather earrings add a light touch to any outfit. Your child will float on air knowing she made the earrings herself.
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Kokeshi Doll
Kokeshi Doll
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Kokeshi Doll
Kokeshi dolls have been around since the 17th century, and now your child can recreate a piece of Japanese history and culture right at home.
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Glitter Vase
Glitter Vase
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Glitter Vase
The elegance of a glitter vase will rival the flowers inside it! Help your child craft this artsy gift as a special gift for a loved one.
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Tasseography
Tasseography
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Tasseography
Get your creative kid into tasseography! The ancient art of reading tea leaves gets a modern update in this simplified version for youthful fortune tellers!
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Book Spine Poems
Book Spine Poems
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Book Spine Poems
Let your aspiring poet use book titles to create a funky and visually-appealing masterpiece!
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Painted Pumpkin Faces
Painted Pumpkin Faces
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Painted Pumpkin Faces
Halloween is a great opportunity to look around and see faces that are funny, scary, happy and sad.
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Candied Rose Petals
Candied Rose Petals
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Candied Rose Petals
Follow this Colonial recipe for candied rose petals, and share the sweets with friends, family or classmates.
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How to Cane
How to Cane
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How to Cane
In Colonial times, fixing a chair was a lot easier than making one! Any fifth-grader can wrap up a mirror or photo frame the same way Colonists caned chairs.
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Pumpkin Cookies
Pumpkin Cookies
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Pumpkin Cookies
Any time is the perfect time to whip up a delicious batch of fluffy pumpkin cookies.
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Thai Peanut Noodles
Thai Peanut Noodles
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Thai Peanut Noodles
Your child can turn dinner into a flavorful adventure that transports the entire family to a land far away with some quick and easy Thai peanut noodles.
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Avocado Sushi
Avocado Sushi
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Avocado Sushi
Does your child love sushi? How about creating something a little different with these avocado sushi bites that have a little cucumber too!
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German Potato Salad
German Potato Salad
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German Potato Salad
Instead of loading up on mayonnaise based potato salad, your child can whip up something healthier: German potato salad!
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Apple Cider Cupcakes
Apple Cider Cupcakes
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Apple Cider Cupcakes
Surprise your child by taking the apple cider from the fridge and transforming it into a wonderful treat!
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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.