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Reuse Markers to Create Liquid Watercolors
Reuse Markers to Create Liquid Watercolors
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Reuse Markers to Create Liquid Watercolors
Teach children how to upcycle dried-out markers with this homemade paint-making activity!
2nd grade
Fine arts
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Corn Maze STEM Challenge
Corn Maze STEM Challenge
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Corn Maze STEM Challenge
Learn all about balance and motion as your child designs a corn maze!
2nd grade
Science
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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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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!
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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.
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Spooky Slime
Spooky Slime
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Spooky Slime
In this fun science project your child will get practice following directions and getting messy as they learn all about slime!
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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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Halloween Rock Painting
Halloween Rock Painting
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Halloween Rock Painting
Reinforce your child’s foundational math skills while creating small works of seasonal art with this creative Halloween rock painting activity!
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Winter Tree Watercolor
Winter Tree Watercolor
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Winter Tree Watercolor
Take your child outside during winter time and have them observe the leafless trees before having them make a watercolor of a tree or trees using masking tape. They’re sure to love their winter tree painting, plus they make lovely decorations in the home!
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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
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Homemade Mittens
Homemade Mittens
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Homemade Mittens
This simple sewing activity results in a pair of homemade fleece mittens!
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Leprechaun Trap!
Leprechaun Trap!
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Leprechaun Trap!
Create a fun memory with your fourth grader by crafting this brightly-colored leprechaun trap.
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How to Make a Fake Egg
How to Make a Fake Egg
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How to Make a Fake Egg
This is an easy, edible craft that your second grader is sure to enjoy!
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Build a Recycled Box City
Build a Recycled Box City
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Build a Recycled Box City
Who says you have to buy your toys at the toy store? In this activity, you can plan and build a pretend play city entirely out of recycled materials.
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Make a Seuss Sleep Book with Nonsense Creatures!
Make a Seuss Sleep Book with Nonsense Creatures!
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Make a Seuss Sleep Book with Nonsense Creatures!
Create your very own Sleep Book filled with a menagerie of made-up nonsense creatures and discover how different animals catch some zzz's.
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Olympic Wreath
Olympic Wreath
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Olympic Wreath
Let your second grader pay homage to an ancient Olympic tradition with this modern day Olympic wreath!
2nd grade
Science
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Korean Paper Fans
Korean Paper Fans
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Korean Paper Fans
Make a Korean paper fan! This activity is a great way to help your child explore different cultures while she builds her fine motor and arts and crafts skills.
2nd grade
Social studies
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Best Mother's Day Gift
Best Mother's Day Gift
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Best Mother's Day Gift
Make mom feel like the star that she truly is by holding a movie premiere in her honor, complete with red carpet!
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Matching T-Shirts
Matching T-Shirts
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Matching T-Shirts
Here's a Father's Day gift that won't break the bank. With a touch of fabric paint, transform plain cotton t-shirts into original matching Dad and kid tops.
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Make Salty Sea Creature Paintings
Make Salty Sea Creature Paintings
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Make Salty Sea Creature Paintings
Make a unique painting while learning about sea life.
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Butterfly Bouquet
Butterfly Bouquet
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Butterfly Bouquet
Made entirely out of recycled materials, this handmade decoration is a great way to spruce up a dresser, bookshelf, or the living room mantle.
2nd grade
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Make Easy Clay Pinch Pots
Make Easy Clay Pinch Pots
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Make Easy Clay Pinch Pots
This simple and fun project introduces kids to the art of pottery and offers them a glimpse into how ancient peoples created the very first Neolithic pottery.
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Duct Tape Picture Frame
Duct Tape Picture Frame
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Duct Tape Picture Frame
Using cardboard and duct tape, you can make a durable Father's Day frame that Dad can hang anywhere from his workbench to the office!
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Mother's Day Treat
Mother's Day Treat
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Mother's Day Treat
Your second grader can piece together an adorable--and edible!--wreath for Mom in minutes.
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Sombrero Art
Sombrero Art
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Sombrero Art
Using dried beans and corn, foods that are prevalent in Mexican cuisine, your child will create three-dimensional sombrero art.
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Search 2nd Grade Arts & Crafts Hands-on Activities

Check out these fantastic 2nd grade art projects and craft projects for your second grader! Fun art projects include creating aboriginal hand print art, and cool craft projects let kids create fun stuff like homemade candles and even do-it-yourself jewelry. Browse our selection below, or use the filters in the side bar to find that perfect 2nd grade art or craft project for you and your little one to enjoy together.