Second Grade Activities

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Rock Painting: Retell a Story
Rock Painting: Retell a Story
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Rock Painting: Retell a Story
Children will read a book, then retell the story with pictures they have painted on stones.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Robot Obstacle Course
Robot Obstacle Course
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Robot Obstacle Course
This activity challenges students to use computational thinking as they create a sequence of commands that will make a robot navigate around several obstacles.
2nd grade
Science
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Kindness Postcards: A Martin Luther King Jr. Day Activity
Kindness Postcards: A Martin Luther King Jr. Day Activity
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Kindness Postcards: A Martin Luther King Jr. Day Activity
Using lessons from Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life, help your child implement kindness and compassion into their interactions with others.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Jane Goodall and Nature Journaling
Jane Goodall and Nature Journaling
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Jane Goodall and Nature Journaling
By incorporating natural materials and the powers of observation, your child will become a backyard naturalist while building early writing and drawing skills!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Build Mini-Penguin Appetizers
Build Mini-Penguin Appetizers
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Build Mini-Penguin Appetizers
Encourage your child to help host a dinner party this holiday season! If your child is having friends over, or would like to contribute to the family holiday party, this is a great activity. They will build mini-penguins that all guests can enjoy while wa
2nd grade
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Misty Copeland Portraits
Misty Copeland Portraits
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Misty Copeland Portraits
Learn all about Misty Copeland, a famous African American ballerina with this hands-on, colorful art project!
2nd grade
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Inspire Simple STEAM Exploration
Inspire Simple STEAM Exploration
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Inspire Simple STEAM Exploration
Children have a naturally inquisitive mind. Foster their curiosity with a walk through an autumn field or park to answer age-old “why” questions. As you walk with your child, you can encourage them to ask questions.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Create a Santa Face with Fruit
Create a Santa Face with Fruit
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Create a Santa Face with Fruit
Turn snack time into a healthy ho-ho-holiday activity! Make a face that looks like a cartoon Santa using fruits. It will be a fun activity that will get your family in the holiday spirit, and spice up your snack time with healthy treats.
2nd grade
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Zoo Yoga
Zoo Yoga
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Zoo Yoga
In this social emotional learning activity, your child will hear the story Zoo Zen: A Yoga Story for Kids, learn the benefits of yoga, and create their own yoga sequence to teach someone else.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Spooky Halloween Jars
Spooky Halloween Jars
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Spooky Halloween Jars
Get estimating with this spooky activity that asks your young mathematician to rely on their problem-solving skills to figure out how many items they believe are in spooky Halloween jars!
2nd grade
Math
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Pumpkin Play Dough!
Pumpkin Play Dough!
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Pumpkin Play Dough!
What’s the best part of fall? Pumpkins! Use this easy recipe to help your child make some delicious smelling pumpkin play dough. They can use their math skills to measure and mix and then have hours of fun playing!
2nd grade
Math
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Write a Thanksgiving Day Poem
Write a Thanksgiving Day Poem
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Write a Thanksgiving Day Poem
Thanksgiving dinner can be filled with fun and memorable interactions between family members. This holiday, why not memorialize some of those details and events with a family poem? You can create a lasting memory in the form of a poem with contributions f
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Design Challenge: Marble Labyrinths
Design Challenge: Marble Labyrinths
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Design Challenge: Marble Labyrinths
In this activity your child will create their very own marble maze!
2nd grade
Science
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My Emotions Wheel
My Emotions Wheel
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My Emotions Wheel
Help your child build emotional awareness by creating a wheel full of pictures that make them feel a certain emotion.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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A Sonia-Inspired Activity: Poetry Read-Alouds
A Sonia-Inspired Activity: Poetry Read-Alouds
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A Sonia-Inspired Activity: Poetry Read-Alouds
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Make a Healthy Snowman Breakfast
Make a Healthy Snowman Breakfast
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Make a Healthy Snowman Breakfast
Wake up and create a fun, healthy snowman with your learner! As a family, create a snowman on your plate with yogurt, add some snowman accessories, and design a snowy environment.
2nd grade
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Why Do Leaves Change Color?
Why Do Leaves Change Color?
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Why Do Leaves Change Color?
Engage your children with this fun fall activity that integrates math and science. First, your child will excavate to find leaves. Next, they'll examine them to determine the colors. Then, your child will graph their findings.
2nd grade
Math
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Discover the Colors of Fall
Discover the Colors of Fall
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Discover the Colors of Fall
This activity will inspire adults and kids alike to take time to explore the beauty in their community and discover the colors of fall while developing their descriptive and creative writing skills! 
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Back-to-Back Breathing
Back-to-Back Breathing
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Back-to-Back Breathing
Back-to-back breathing is a great way to practice self-calming while also creating connection and developing trust.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Teal Pumpkin Project Painting
Teal Pumpkin Project Painting
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Teal Pumpkin Project Painting
Make “teal the new orange” this Halloween season! Help your child learn about the Teal Pumpkin Project and paint the color teal on a pumpkin to advertise that your family will offer non-food toys as a treat, or “trinket” option.
2nd grade
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Creating a Peace Corner to Promote Harmony, Kindness, and Calm at Home
Creating a Peace Corner to Promote Harmony, Kindness, and Calm at Home
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Creating a Peace Corner to Promote Harmony, Kindness, and Calm at Home
In this activity, kids will create a peace corner in their bedroom or home and reflect on ways they may use their peace corner through drawing and discussion. 
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Building Brick Challenge: Build a Boat
Building Brick Challenge: Build a Boat
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Building Brick Challenge: Build a Boat
Develop your child's mathematical and engineering skills with this fun building brick challenge. In this activity, your learner will be challenged to create a boat out of building bricks. 
2nd grade
Science
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Painting with Corn!
Painting with Corn!
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Painting with Corn!
It’s the season for falling leaves, fall colors, and corn! Use this easy activity to help your child make some amazing paintings. They can use their math skills to design patterns for cards, paper, presents and more!
2nd grade
Math
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Make a Cat in the Hat-Inspired Hat
Make a Cat in the Hat-Inspired Hat
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Make a Cat in the Hat-Inspired Hat
Let your second grader channel a famous Dr. Seuss character--the Cat in the Hat--with this hat-making activity inspired by the main character.
2nd grade
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Create Your Own Pumpkin Person!
Create Your Own Pumpkin Person!
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Create Your Own Pumpkin Person!
Get creative with this engaging activity where kids are asked to create their own pumpkin person and tap into their creative writing skills! Include all family members by having them create their very own pumpkin people.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Second Grade Activities

Give your second grade curriculum a fun and imaginative boost with these hands-on second grade activities that will have kids learning, moving, and creating.