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Rocket Like Mae Jemison
Rocket Like Mae Jemison
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Rocket Like Mae Jemison
Craft a paper rocket in this hands-on activity inspired by the life of Mae Jemison!
2nd grade
Social studies
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Make a Timeline of an Influential Person
Make a Timeline of an Influential Person
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Make a Timeline of an Influential Person
Children research and make a timeline of an inspiring woman in this biography activity.
2nd grade
Social studies
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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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Halloween Potions
Halloween Potions
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Halloween Potions
Children will learn all about cause and effect as they experiment with potion-making in this Halloween themed activity.
2nd grade
Science
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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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Spider Web Shapes
Spider Web Shapes
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Spider Web Shapes
Take the spookiness out of spiders with this web-making activity! Your child will practice talking about and creating shapes in this Halloween craft, and learn about spiders along the way.
2nd grade
Math
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Gratitude Tree
Gratitude Tree
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Gratitude Tree
Research shows that when we focus on things we are grateful for, we literally rewire our brains to focus on the positive. Help kids experience the joy of gratitude by creating trees that give thanks.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Make Pumpkin Apple Stamps
Make Pumpkin Apple Stamps
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Make Pumpkin Apple Stamps
Bring out your child’s creative side with this fun Halloween-themed craft.
2nd grade
Math
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Parts of Speech Fall Scavenger Hunt
Parts of Speech Fall Scavenger Hunt
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Parts of Speech Fall Scavenger Hunt
In this parts of speech fall scavenger hunt, kids will search for all the hidden leaves, sort them into parts of speech categories, and then practice creating their own sentences using the words they find. 
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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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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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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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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Create a Cardboard Snowman!
Create a Cardboard Snowman!
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Create a Cardboard Snowman!
Not sure what to do with all of those leftover boxes from holiday gifts? Tap into your crafty side by creating an adorable snow person with your child. This activity is sure to bring smiles to those who pass your yard or come into your home all season lon
2nd grade
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Learning Why and How to Compost
Learning Why and How to Compost
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Learning Why and How to Compost
Children will learn why and how to compost as they help with the process of filling their compost, turning it, and observing the changes that occur.
2nd grade
Science
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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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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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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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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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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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Tournament of Books
Tournament of Books
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Tournament of Books
Merge the excitement of basketball tournaments with students’ excitement about books! This activity gives kids a chance to read and form opinions about the books.
2nd grade
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Tissue Box Creatures
Tissue Box Creatures
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Tissue Box Creatures
Children get creative with this fun, imaginative activity that combines an upcycled everyday household item with a few craft supplies.
2nd grade
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The Perfect Pumpkin Soup
The Perfect Pumpkin Soup
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The Perfect Pumpkin Soup
Nothing says fall like pumpkin soup, but it's also really good for you, with high amounts of fiber, iron, zinc and free radical busting antioxidants.
2nd grade
Math
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Pumpkin Nut Bread
Pumpkin Nut Bread
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Pumpkin Nut Bread
Here's a pumpkin nut bread recipe that makes for a wonderful project on a crisp autumn afternoon.
2nd grade
Math
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'Handy' Thanksgiving Wreath
'Handy' Thanksgiving Wreath
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'Handy' Thanksgiving Wreath
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.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Math Facts Secret Codes
Math Facts Secret Codes
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Math Facts Secret Codes
For most second graders, a good secret code is just about irresistible. Here's one that builds math facts while you're at it!
2nd grade
Math
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