Search 2nd Grade Hands-on Activities

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Wanted Poster
Wanted Poster
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Wanted Poster
Make a wanted poster of a villain from a favorite book or fairy tale in this fun reading comprehension activity!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Create a Story Summary Folder
Create a Story Summary Folder
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Create a Story Summary Folder
Make a story summary folder with your child to help develop reading comprehension and critical thinking skills.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Learn New Words with Travel Vocabulary Cards
Learn New Words with Travel Vocabulary Cards
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Learn New Words with Travel Vocabulary Cards
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.
2nd grade
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Become a Word Detective!
Become a Word Detective!
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Become a Word Detective!
Help your child be a word detective as he builds excellent reading and comprehension skills on his search for clues to decipher meanings of unfamiliar words.
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Make a Reading Bookmark!
Make a Reading Bookmark!
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Make a Reading Bookmark!
This bookmark is a helpful tool to use during and after reading to remind your child of "good reader" strategies that she can use on her own.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Understanding Headers and Subheaders
Understanding Headers and Subheaders
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Understanding Headers and Subheaders
Paying attention to headers and subheaders is a great way to orient your child to the text they're tackling. Here's how:
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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At the Airport
At the Airport
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At the Airport
Make the most out of your next wait at the airport by playing Airport Lounge, a fun and creative game of storytelling and make-believe!
2nd grade
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Fall Family Theater Night
Fall Family Theater Night
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Fall Family Theater Night
Transform your home into a theater with this fun Fall Family Theater Night activity! Invite the family to gather together to practice reading a fun fall-themed story in the format of a play.
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Papier-Mâché Characters
Papier-Mâché Characters
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Papier-Mâché Characters
Help your child to create a familiar favorite from a book or series he adores out of papier-mache. Exercise your child's imagination and language arts skills.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Write Silly Sentences to Master Verb Tenses
Write Silly Sentences to Master Verb Tenses
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Write Silly Sentences to Master Verb Tenses
Help your second grader grasp the concept of verb tenses with this silly card game!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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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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Read Out Loud
Read Out Loud
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Read Out Loud
Use a basic tape recorder and some favorite books to help your first grader read smoothly--and make someone's day in the process!
2nd grade
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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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Search 2nd Grade Hands-on Activities

Second grade reading comprehension activities like crafting wanted posters and taking a table of contents-themed treasure hunt will make reading hour at school or home more fun for everyone involved. If you’ve had trouble encouraging children to put pen to paper, try second grade writing activities that spark the imagination, such as making a flower pop-up card for mom or making a homemade Dr. Seuss book.