Second Grade Resources

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Pencil Shaving Art
Pencil Shaving Art
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Pencil Shaving Art
Show your second grader how to celebrate nature by turning some collected pencil shavings into miniature 3-D designs.
2nd grade
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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!
2nd grade
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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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Why Doesn't the Ocean Freeze?
Why Doesn't the Ocean Freeze?
Science Project
Why Doesn't the Ocean Freeze?
Why doesn't the ocean freeze? Students answer this question by simulating the chemical composition and temperature of arctic waters in their own home.
2nd grade
Science
Science Project
Rainbow in a Jar
Science Project
Rainbow in a Jar
Kids will make a beautiful rainbow in a jar and learn what enables different types of liquids to remain distinct in separate layers.
2nd grade
Science
Science Project
Easy Rhyming Words
Science Project
Easy Rhyming Words
It's rhyme time! With this science fair project idea, your child will find out which words can be considered easy rhyming words, and why.
2nd grade
Social studies
Science Project
Oobleck Science: Solid or Liquid?
Oobleck Science: Solid or Liquid?
Activity
Oobleck Science: Solid or Liquid?
Is it solid or liquid? Create oobleck and witness the amazingly weird oscillation between the two!
2nd grade
Science
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Plan Stories with The Five-Finger Technique
Plan Stories with The Five-Finger Technique
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Plan Stories with The Five-Finger Technique
Got the pre-writing blues? Try this simple five-finger technique to help your second grader develop a sequenced plan for her early compositions.
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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Make a Dialogue Journal!
Make a Dialogue Journal!
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Make a Dialogue Journal!
Parents can help their children at home by using a dialogue journal to model good writing.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Spark a Story
Spark a Story
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Spark a Story
This activity will help generate ideas for your child to write about...without the moans and groans!
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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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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Make a Family History Fanfold Timeline!
Make a Family History Fanfold Timeline!
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Make a Family History Fanfold Timeline!
Need help teaching your child to sequence and organize information? Creating this graphic organizer will help your child see what happened before and after.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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Guess My Word: A Vocab Game
Guess My Word: A Vocab Game
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Guess My Word: A Vocab Game
Here's a thought-provoking activity to make new vocabulary words "stick" in the mind of your young learner.
2nd grade
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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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Gotcha! A Punctuation Readaloud Game
Gotcha! A Punctuation Readaloud Game
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Gotcha! A Punctuation Readaloud Game
Let your child catch you making deliberate errors in this silly game that promotes serious learning about punctuation.
2nd grade
Reading & Writing
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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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How Windy Is It? A Weather Science Experiment
How Windy Is It? A Weather Science Experiment
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How Windy Is It? A Weather Science Experiment
Help your second grade scientist explore the timely topic of wind speed using a version of the classic Beaufort Scale.
2nd grade
Science
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Create Beetle Mania
Create Beetle Mania
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Create Beetle Mania
Beetles come in many shapes and colors. Here's how your second grade child can create his own beetles to paint and play with!
2nd grade
Science
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Create a Polar Bear Habitat!
Create a Polar Bear Habitat!
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Create a Polar Bear Habitat!
Inspire your child to learn about an amazing animal as she creates her very own polar bear habitat.
2nd grade
Science
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Spiral Paper
Spiral Paper
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Spiral Paper
Here's a great homemade card idea that supports fine motor skills and creativity in addition to introducing your child to the art of quilling.
2nd grade
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Velcro Dart Board
Velcro Dart Board
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Velcro Dart Board
Your child will boost her gross motor skills as she has fun playing with your easy-to-make and totally safe dart board and dart balls.
2nd grade
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Ojo de Dios
Ojo de Dios
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Ojo de Dios
Give your second-grader insight into the Huichol culture of Mexico with this arts and craft activity by creating an ojo de Dios (eye of God), or yarn weaving.
2nd grade
Social studies
Activity

Second Grade Resources

Second graders represent masters of the basics they learned in previous grades. While 7-year-olds may have had choppy reading capabilities in first grade, devouring children’s books is now the norm. Second-grade students can take on more complicated math problems, utilize double-digits and count by multiples of twos, threes and fours. The Learning Library is chock-full of tools—enticing worksheets, constructive online games, teacher-curated lesson plans and more—to assist young learners build upon the basics.

Resources for Second Grade Success

As second-graders start to recognize more of the outer world’s subtleties and expand their inner world’s imagination, it’s important to have energizing educational lessons that match that growth. The Learning Library’s resources for second-graders are catered to their specific level, where academic concepts become more refined. Among the resources are informational games that make learning feel like playtime, lesson plans developed by licensed educators, and other participation-based activities that support engaged learning.

Available online activities teach kids how to properly use an apostrophe, measure length in inches, compare two subjects, and more. For more visual learners, games like Sentence Builder: Adjectives and Adverbs teach second-graders the difference between adjectives and adverbs by helping Floyd, a purple dog, build a wall up a rugged peak. Children can practice the practical skill of counting money with a digital piggy bank or try out other popular games.

Teachers, tutors and parents can confidently teach new topics with thought-out lesson plans and worksheets. Printable workbooks allow for a closer inspection of grammar, math, spelling and other topics. These are just a few of the many useful tools the Learning Library provides to ensure second-graders continue to build upon nuts and bolts.