Second Grade Writing Activities

Check out these writing activities for 2nd grade! Kids will love these creative ways to diagram plots, differentiate fact from opinion, learn verb tenses, and more. Our writing activities also include fun and original writing-based games for 2nd grade. Find that perfect writing activity to help give your little writer a lifelong love of writing!

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Here's a thought-provoking activity to make new vocabulary words "stick" in the mind of your young learner.
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Help your second grader grasp the concept of verb tenses with this silly card game!
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This 'handy' Thanksgiving wreath gets your child to focus on things he's grateful for all year. Create a Thanksgiving wreath with your child this November.
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In this activity, your second grader will design her very own heart map to show what she's really made of.
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Palindromes are a fun and silly way to practice writing skills. Challenge your child to come up with as many palindromes as she can in this crazy activity!
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Help your first grader understand what a noun is with this fun photo book that catalogs her favorite people, places, and things!
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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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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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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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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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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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Make a phonics paper egg to help your child build up his reading and writing skills.
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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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Build your child's vocabulary and get his body moving at the same time with this fun dance map activity!
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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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Here's a fun activity that will help your child become familiar with both punctuation marks...by using pasta shapes!
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A strong vocabulary helps your little one with all school subjects. With this scrambled words game, he won't mind brushing up on vocab and learning new words.
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Before your next family getaway, make a set of picture/word vocabulary cards together. These cards will build your child's language and comprehension skills.

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