Second Grade Activities

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Mindfulness and the Brain
Mindfulness and the Brain
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Mindfulness and the Brain
In this activity, your child will learn about the different parts of the brain and how mindfulness can build connections of calm.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Perform to Help the Earth
Perform to Help the Earth
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Perform to Help the Earth
In this inspiring activity, children create and perform their very own Reader’s Theater about helping the planet!
2nd grade
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You Are Not Alone
You Are Not Alone
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You Are Not Alone
Children will reflect on the importance of diversity and brainstorm ways to support people in their community who may feel alone, researching local organizations that strive to help those people.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Build a Tunnel
Build a Tunnel
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Build a Tunnel
In this science and engineering activity, children will explore types of tunnels and their purposes and then design and build a tunnel of their own.
2nd grade
Science
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Negativity Bias
Negativity Bias
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Negativity Bias
In this activity, you and your child will watch a video and learn how the brain easily remembers negative information, but not always positive. You will practice positivity by writing or drawing pictures of 10 positive things that happened today.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Healthy Friendships
Healthy Friendships
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Healthy Friendships
Children will discuss what it means to have healthy friendships and create a unique friendship painting that illustrates the qualities of good friends.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Exploration of Talents
Exploration of Talents
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Exploration of Talents
In this activity, your child will discover their interests and special talents through performing, writing, and drawing.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Building Brick Challenge: Build a Tall Tower
Building Brick Challenge: Build a Tall Tower
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Building Brick Challenge: Build a Tall Tower
In this activity, your child will be challenged to build a tall tower out of building bricks! The instructions include questions prompts to guide students through the design challenge.
2nd grade
Science
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Giving and Receiving Kindness
Giving and Receiving Kindness
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Giving and Receiving Kindness
Nature is so generous to us all. How often do we reflect and thank nature? In this activity, children will engage with the classic story, The Giving Tree, and actively practice gratitude in nature for trees and all that trees do for us!
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Reflections on Leadership
Reflections on Leadership
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Reflections on Leadership
Children will create a "This is Me!" collage that will highlight their many gifts, talents, interests, and leadership skills.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Restorative Justice
Restorative Justice
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Restorative Justice
In this lesson, your child will watch a video on restorative justice, and together you will come up with ways your family can use restorative justice at home.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Service Activity
Service Activity
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Service Activity
Children will reflect on how community service makes us better people. Then they will complete a service survey to gain a better understanding of their interests, gifts, and their potential role as a service worker in their community. 
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Reflections on Forgiveness
Reflections on Forgiveness
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Reflections on Forgiveness
Understanding what forgiveness is and why it is important for friendships is a critical life skill. In this home activity, your child will learn about forgiveness and write a forgiveness letter to someone.
2nd grade
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Similarities
Similarities
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Similarities
In this activity, your child will write stories about two different people. The stories will include similarities and differences in the ways each person lives in their communities.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Healthy Apples
Healthy Apples
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Healthy Apples
Understanding how good friends can have a positive effect on our lives is important in all stages of life! In this activity, children will write create a "Want Ad for a Friend" and will list all of the characteristics that are most important in a friend.
2nd grade
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Breathe and Be
Breathe and Be
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Breathe and Be
Our breath can be a helpful tool to connect with a sense of peace and calm. In this home activity, your child will practice counting breaths, hear poems about nature and mindfulness, and write their own poem.
2nd grade
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Sharing Love: A Loving Kindness Garden
Sharing Love: A Loving Kindness Garden
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Sharing Love: A Loving Kindness Garden
Children build a "Loving Kindness Garden" to represent what they have learned about love, mindfulness, and caring for others in community.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Puppy Mind
Puppy Mind
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Puppy Mind
In this activity, your child will hear a story and practice mindful breathing. They will paint a picture that reminds them to bring mindfulness and kindness to their puppy mind.
2nd grade
Social emotional
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Hop in Order
Hop in Order
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Hop in Order
Here is a fun at-home physical activity that encourages movement while also working on literacy or math skills!
2nd grade
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Lead Change Like Greta
Lead Change Like Greta
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Lead Change Like Greta
Children will learn about teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg and then brainstorm ways they would like to lead change to help the Earth.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Movement Card Game
Movement Card Game
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Movement Card Game
Using simple materials, children will create a movement card game that the whole family can play together.
2nd grade
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Design Challenge: Creating Animal Habitats
Design Challenge: Creating Animal Habitats
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Design Challenge: Creating Animal Habitats
In this design thinking activity, your child will choose an animal to research, learn about the animal’s habitat, and then replicate the animal's habitat using household items.
2nd grade
Science
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Mom Recipe
Mom Recipe
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Mom Recipe
This Mother's Day, help your child practice math measurement skills with this "mom" recipe card.
2nd grade
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Dad's Life
Dad's Life
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Dad's Life
With this activity, you child will get an opportunity to apply skills she's learning in second grade math, and maybe learn something new about Dad.
2nd grade
Math
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Patriotic Poem
Patriotic Poem
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Patriotic Poem
This 4th of July, end the battle for independence in your house, and show your child just how much freedom she can enjoy.
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.