Second Grade Painting & Drawing Activities

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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
Science
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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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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!
2nd grade
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Hand Print Family Treasure
Hand Print Family Treasure
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Hand Print Family Treasure
With this activity, you'll create a family treasure...and reinforce social studies basics while you're at it!
2nd grade
Social studies
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Make a Self Portrait from Nature
Make a Self Portrait from Nature
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Make a Self Portrait from Nature
Add some fun to arts and crafts by having your child make a self portrait using nature as her palette.
2nd grade
Science
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DIY Chalkboard
DIY Chalkboard
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DIY Chalkboard
Make your own chalkboard to liven up a playroom, and encourage your child to practice writing and math!
2nd grade
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Silhouette Portraits
Silhouette Portraits
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Silhouette Portraits
Here's a fun family activity: have your child make a cameo appearance by creating and drawing on their own silhouettes!
2nd grade
Social studies
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Dye Eggs with Onion Skins
Dye Eggs with Onion Skins
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Dye Eggs with Onion Skins
Teach your child to dye eggs with natural ingredients from the grocery store. From pink to gold, these eggs are perfect for hiding, hunting or simply munching.
2nd grade
Science
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Compound Word Art
Compound Word Art
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Compound Word Art
If your child enjoys drawing, here's a fun way to learn about compound words that uses art as a visual aid.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Paint With Coffee!
Paint With Coffee!
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Paint With Coffee!
In this activity you'll use coffee...to paint! It's a wonderful way to provide your child with a hands-on experience with natural dyes.
2nd grade
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Homemade Sidewalk Chalk
Homemade Sidewalk Chalk
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Homemade Sidewalk Chalk
What could be more fun than doing sidewalk art? How about making your own colored sidewalk chalk!
2nd grade
Social studies
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American Melting Pot Craft
American Melting Pot Craft
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American Melting Pot Craft
Introduce your child to the concept of the melting pot by decorating a patriotic 4th of July planter.
2nd grade
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Make a Back to School Calendar
Make a Back to School Calendar
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Make a Back to School Calendar
Get fired up for the new school year with a "Back-to-School Calendar" you and your child can make at home.
2nd grade
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Autumn Sketchbook
Autumn Sketchbook
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Autumn Sketchbook
This will encourage your child to utilize their observation skills, develop aesthetic awareness, build artistic drawing abilities and learn about the seasons.
2nd grade
Science
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Customized Stationery
Customized Stationery
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Customized Stationery
Help your child make his very own stationery, then take the opportunity to teach him how to write a letter!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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How to Decorate Your Bookshelf
How to Decorate Your Bookshelf
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How to Decorate Your Bookshelf
Teach your 2nd grader the value of recycling with this fun arts and crafts activity: make a DIY painted bookcase or set of shelves!
2nd grade
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Paint Ireland
Paint Ireland
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Paint Ireland
Celebrate St. Patrick's Day by painting the green Irish countryside in this 2nd grade arts and crafts activity.
2nd grade
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Flags of the World Banner
Flags of the World Banner
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Flags of the World Banner
Spark your child's interest in international sporting events by creating a banner of world flags.
2nd grade
Social studies
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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.
2nd grade
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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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Shoebox Story
Shoebox Story
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Shoebox Story
Encourage your child to create a tribute to their past, and explore future dreams and goals with this narrative assemblage.
2nd grade
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Kitchen Compost Pail
Kitchen Compost Pail
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Kitchen Compost Pail
Re-purpose a tin can into a pretty compost bucket for your family's kitchen counter and learn about the science and fun of recycling and renewing objects.
2nd grade
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Plastic Soap Dish
Plastic Soap Dish
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Plastic Soap Dish
Recycle an old soda bottle into a beautiful, functional soap dish! In this project your child will practice saving the environment in a proactive way.
2nd grade
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Easter Egg Prints
Easter Egg Prints
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Easter Egg Prints
Using hard boiled eggs, leaves and tempera paint, your child can create a delicate garden print decoration on Easter eggs.
2nd grade
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Outer Space Art
Outer Space Art
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Outer Space Art
Create an outer space painting with chalk, water and black paper in this art project that explores the solar system.
2nd grade
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Second Grade Painting & Drawing Activities

When it comes to art projects, there are numerous possibilities for second graders. Kids can make paintings and drawings or make their creations 3-dimensional with pop up stories and animal habitats. Have them start with one medium and subject and then move on to something else to see what they enjoy the most.