# 12 Clever Ways to Refresh 2nd Grade Math Skills

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Be sure not to send your second grader back to school without a full review of math facts! Count your way to better math skills with this fun series of clever activities to whip him into shape.

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### Play Pattern Hopscotch!

Creating number patterns with pencil and paper can be dull, but creating hopscotch pattern can bring exciting math learning!

### Play Terrific Tens Go Fish!

Make practicing addition facts more fun and teach your child some helpful strategies with this spin off of the traditional "Go Fish" game.

### Disclose

Practice your addition and subtraction in this card game. Disclose is a math activity any first or second grader will love!

### The Game of Nim

Check out this simple version of a pairs game that's played all over the world. It's a great way to practice estimating and predicting mathematical outcomes.

### 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!

### Measurement Scavenger Hunt

Give your second grader a chance to get his feet wet with measurement before he moves onto the more complicated stuff by trying this activity with him at home.

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Countries all around the world have been using the abacus for thousands of years to make math easier. Have your kid make his own abacus to practice arithmetic.

### Make a Number Game

This game provides your child with the opportunity to create, write, and read numbers.

### 2 or 22

Add simple fractions in this fun math card game for second graders. This game is very similar to Blackjack, or 21, but it's entirely kid friendly!

### Counting Coins Game

Learning to count change can be tough! Help your child become a master money-counter with this simple game.

### Fraction Board Game

Review fractions with your budding mathematician when you play this fun, educational math board game.

### Count 'N Catch: A Skip Counting Game

Encourage your child to practice skip counting by turning number patterns into this fun and interactive game of catch.