Rising 5th Grader Summer Math Booklet

The Rising 5th Grader Summer Math Booklet features 10 engaging math activities each based on a summer theme. Students finishing 4th grade should buy this booklet in preparation for 5th grade in the fall.


Sample activities include:

  • Write letters to a summer-math pen pal
  • Place blades of grass along a sidewalk chalk number line
  • Go to an area park and explore perimeter, area, measurement, swing through your math facts
  • Go to a library and read math-related literature and ask a librarian how they use math
  • Explore perimeter and area of library books
  • Create a mosaic and explore fractions
  • Use water balloons to study prime and composite numbers, toss ‘factor balloons’ in ‘multiple baskets’, see how many of your multiples you can say while tossing a water balloon in the air
  • Make homemade playdough and use it to explore perimeter and area
  • Create models of equivalent fractions using sidewalk chalk drawings
  • Discuss what the prefix “deca” means and explore fractions and graph making using the rosary
  • Visit a Catholic church to explore pattern, symmetry and its place in a sacred space
  • Make lemonade and explore volume and counting money by setting up a lemonade stand
  • Use Styrofoam cups to explore place value
  • Play a board game with a Math Mentor and journal about the math you used while playing
  • Daily Flashcard Motivation Page

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Dimensions 8.5 × 11 in