Second Grade Activities

Looking for some great activities to keep your second grader busy? Our games and project ideas perfect for second graders are the perfect fusion of learning and fun. Our addition and subtraction games, including plenty of card games, make math practice fun and easy. Feeling artsy? Browse our craft projects that promote creativity and help hone fine motor skills necessary for all that writing your kid will be expected to do! What's more, you'll find a bunch of reading activities that will enable your kid to grow from an emerging reader to a full-on bookworm! No matter what subject you're hoping to focus on, we have an activity that's just right. Check out our second grade activities and find a few for your kid today!

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Help your kid feel like a superhero with this safe and fun science experiment that creates an electrical charge that's like a mini lightning bolt!
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Turn learning fractions into a pizza party in this fun second grade math game.
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Try this fun math card game and practice place value with your second grader! Decide which number is bigger in order to earn points!
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Knowing your antonyms from your synonyms is an important part of the second grade writing curriculum, and is a real boon for vocabulary.
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Try making these hand-dipped candles with your child and help bring colonial history to life!
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Make a Korean paper fan! This activity is a great way to help your child explore different cultures while she builds her fine motor and arts and crafts skills.
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For most second graders, a good secret code is just about irresistible. Here's one that builds math facts while you're at it!
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Learn about coins and their value by making an animal piggy bank. Here's how to make a lion, pig, or sheep bank!
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All you need to put together this guitar is an old shoebox. Soon your kid will be rocking out while saving room in the landfill.
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Make practicing addition facts more fun and teach your child some helpful strategies with this spin off of the traditional "Go Fish" game.
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Celebrate Mother's Day with this easy, attractive pop-up flower card.
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Re-use old plastic food containers to create these uniquely beautiful stepping stones to embed in your backyard!
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Create addition problems using critical thinking skills in this fun second grade math card game.
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Does your child always demand to know why the sky is blue, how the sun moves across the sky, or where wind comes from?
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Math Facts Game: A mix of musical chairs and Twister meets math. Nipping multiplication problems in the bud was never this much fun!
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Okay, identifying place value isn't as fun as eating ice cream, but with a few index cards and a competitive spirit, it can be disguised a game!
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Encourage your child to practice skip counting by turning number patterns into this fun and interactive game of catch.
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Make edible amber fossils with your second grader to explore the fascinating world of science!
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Whatever the season, celebrate greenery and growth by helping your child study some delightful spring words.
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Create your very own Sleep Book filled with a menagerie of made-up nonsense creatures and discover how different animals catch some zzz's.

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