Fifth Grade Activities

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Snag a Spoon! A Math Game
Snag a Spoon! A Math Game
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Snag a Spoon! A Math Game
In this version of the classic card game, students will gain an understanding of equivalents and may not even realize it's a math review!
5th grade
Math
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The Amazing Equation Race
The Amazing Equation Race
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The Amazing Equation Race
Here's an interactive, fast-paced game that will make your fifth grader feel more comfortable with simple equations.
5th grade
Math
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Essay Editing 101: The CUPS Strategy
Essay Editing 101: The CUPS Strategy
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Essay Editing 101: The CUPS Strategy
Learn about the CUPS strategy, a useful tool for editing children's writing.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Tic Tac Toe for Three Equations in a Row!
Tic Tac Toe for Three Equations in a Row!
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Tic Tac Toe for Three Equations in a Row!
One way to "trick" your child into getting extra practice with one-step equations is to play a variation of the classic game, tic tac toe.
5th grade
Math
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Playground Physics
Playground Physics
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Playground Physics
Here is a quick experiment you can conduct at the playground to introduce or reinforce the concept of Newton's First Law, The Law of Inertia.
5th grade
Science
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Make a Better Paper Airplane
Make a Better Paper Airplane
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Make a Better Paper Airplane
Turn the common pastime of constructing paper airplanes into a lesson on the physics of aerodynamics and flight with this fun science activity.
5th grade
Science
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Molecule Madness: A Water Experiment
Molecule Madness: A Water Experiment
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Molecule Madness: A Water Experiment
Learn with makes water molecules work with this fun and easy science activity!
5th grade
Science
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Go on a Backyard Botany Hunt
Go on a Backyard Botany Hunt
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Go on a Backyard Botany Hunt
Here's a fun activity that will have your child researching, collecting, and charting plant specimens from the neighborhood.
5th grade
Science
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The Mean, Median, and Mode Card Game
The Mean, Median, and Mode Card Game
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The Mean, Median, and Mode Card Game
Want to ensure that your child's math knowledge stays sharp? This mean, median, and mode game is the perfect way to reinforce these essential math concepts.
5th grade
Math
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Make a Book Jacket!
Make a Book Jacket!
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Make a Book Jacket!
Want to play publisher for a day? Become a book jacket illustrator for this creative and fun project.
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You're on the Air! Write a Commercial
You're on the Air! Write a Commercial
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You're on the Air! Write a Commercial
Here's a great activity that will bring out the performer in your child!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Fact or Inference? Learn the Difference
Fact or Inference? Learn the Difference
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Fact or Inference? Learn the Difference
Here's an enjoyable at-home activity that gives your child step-by-step practice identifying the important parts of an article and organizing his ideas.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Solve a Graph Puzzle
Solve a Graph Puzzle
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Solve a Graph Puzzle
Here's a fun, geometric puzzle activity that will capture your child's interest and strengthen his number awareness and graphing skills.
5th grade
Math
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Introduce Angles!
Introduce Angles!
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Introduce Angles!
Sure, angles can be confusing. Here's a fun activity to brush up your child's knowledge of these geometry essentials.
5th grade
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Root Out the Meaning of Words
Root Out the Meaning of Words
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Root Out the Meaning of Words
Here's a fun activity to show your child how to use prefixes and root words to "root out" the meaning of a word!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Book Through the Summer
Book Through the Summer
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Book Through the Summer
To help keep summer memories alive, have your fifth grader utilize his writing skills to create a summer book keepsake!
5th grade
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Match Animal Adaptation: A Card Game
Match Animal Adaptation: A Card Game
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Match Animal Adaptation: A Card Game
In this game, players will learn interesting facts about animal adaption and practice them using a fun matching card game!
5th grade
Science
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Break the Tension: A Water Experiment
Break the Tension: A Water Experiment
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Break the Tension: A Water Experiment
Help your child understand surface tension by showing them how they can create a "skin" on top of water.
5th grade
Science
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Bake a Chemistry Cake
Bake a Chemistry Cake
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Bake a Chemistry Cake
Here's an experiment that will have your child experimenting with cake ingredients to learn about the chemical reactions that happen when a cake's in the oven.
5th grade
Science
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An Adverb Acting Game
An Adverb Acting Game
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An Adverb Acting Game
Here's an adverb acting game that will have your child hungrily, unceasingly, enthusiastically learning!
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Play Mood Charades!
Play Mood Charades!
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Play Mood Charades!
Have your kid try his hand at mood charades. It's a great way to promote social development and hone reading comprehension skills, not to mention tons of fun!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Plant Habitats: Dandelions
Plant Habitats: Dandelions
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Plant Habitats: Dandelions
In this plant habitats activity, children play the role of an ecologist and take surveys of different areas to discover the best habitat for dandelions.
5th grade
Science
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Make a Sequence Sandwich!
Make a Sequence Sandwich!
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Make a Sequence Sandwich!
Here's a fun activity that will have your child deciphering directions for sandwich making, and learning about sequence along the way!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Write an Art Project Proposal
Write an Art Project Proposal
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Write an Art Project Proposal
Here's a great project to get your child on the right track towards writing well thought-out proposals.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Prime Number Hunter
Prime Number Hunter
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Prime Number Hunter
Wondering how to help your child get a handle on prime numbers? Turn her into a prime number hunter with this hundreds chart activity.
5th grade
Math
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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.