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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Let your child catch you making deliberate errors in this silly game that promotes serious learning about punctuation.
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Help your child get more comfortable with rhyme schemes with The Bear in Despair by Amanda Bray Cody.
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Help your child use an old water bottle and a few other household materials to make her own eco-friendly pal!
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Tangrams are a kindergarten staple, but now it's time to take them to the next level! Get your child started on geometry with this tangram puzzle.
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This activity provides a solution to all those leaves on your doorstep, while also giving your child a fun science lesson.
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2nd graders with some weaving experience can turn a gallon milk jug and plastic grocery bags into a functional basket.
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Make a phonics paper egg to help your child build up his reading and writing skills.
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Help your child appreciate grandparents, history, and societal changes while making a poster handmade, heartfelt grandparent's day craft.
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Get started on an ofrenda for Dia de los Muertos with this easy edible sugar skull project.
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Those second grade spelling lists may be getting serious, but that's no reason to stop having fun. Here's a high-energy hopscotch game to try.
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In this writing activity, let your child reflect on the past and practice his writing skills and word usage as he creates an "I Used to, Now I" poem.
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Playing the Number Sentence Game with your child gives him the opportunity to practice ordering and comparing numbers using symbols.
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Introduce your second grader to the world of motion and physics with a bit of marble play inspired by Sir Isaac Newton!
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Create equations in this strategic math card game. Your second or third grader can practice addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division in a new way!
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Build your child's vocabulary and get his body moving at the same time with this fun dance map activity!
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This fun game helps children learn to estimate the most basic unit of time--a minute--without a clock.
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Unleash your child's imagination by inviting her to create a tall tale set in her own hometown.
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Help your child celebrate the summer and the sun by making a sandy seascape.
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Is your little scientist up for a rocky challenge? Let them make their own geode rocks using eggs and epsom salts!
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If helping your child learn parts of speech makes you want to take a nap, try this exercise. It's a sure way to keep those creative juices flowing.

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