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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Play a game of "restaurant" to reinforce real-world applications of counting and using money.
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This simple and fun project introduces kids to the art of pottery and offers them a glimpse into how ancient peoples created the very first Neolithic pottery.
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Help you child create an inspirational quote board out of foam that will motivate her to produce her best work and maintain a positive attitude.
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Got the pre-writing blues? Try this simple five-finger technique to help your second grader develop a sequenced plan for her early compositions.
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What's my number? Go ahead and guess! This logic game focuses on number sense that suits all ability levels, as players' questions can be simple or complex.
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This activity will help generate ideas for your child to write about...without the moans and groans!
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Here's a fun book-making project that will help your child learn to abbreviate and provide an opportunity for her to exercise her artistic abilities.
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Looking for interesting craft projects using pipe cleaners? This easy art project will encourage the sculptor in your child.
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Slip some science into storm watching with a homemade rain gauge!
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Give your smart second grader a rich challenge with this activity that combines graphing practice with money!
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This year on Mother's Day, here's a gift that builds vocabulary while bringing a smile to Mom's face!
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Enlist the whole family and helpful friends in this heartwarming activity for Dad. Boost kids' writing skills in the process, too!
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This gooey, squishy recipe will introduce your second grader to the world of measurements without seeming like a lesson or a chore.
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Have your child construct his own Christmas tree from construction paper while cutting, overlapping and measuring to create an adorable modern design.
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This costume wig is a simple craft that will result in a great item for Halloween, dress up, or pretend play. Make a yarn costume wig with your child.
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This fun marbled paper craft uses things you're likely to have around your house, and it teaches kids some simple chemistry too!
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Hisss! Make this cool snake pet from a recycled cardboard tube! Transport your kid from the suburbs to the Sahara with this fun and easy craft.
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This second grade arts and crafts activity is all about caterpillars emerging from their cocoons as butterflies.
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Help your child score points with a personalized message of her own. All it takes is a set of handmade letter tiles to create some word wall art.
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With this fun math activity, your second grader will learn to estimate jellybeans, pennies, grapes, or anything else you can put in a jar!

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