Learning Resources for

2nd Grade


Second graders usually have a strong focus on reading, between memorizing sight words, phonics, and reading comprehension. Find those learning resources and more here, including second grade math topics such as subtraction, multiplication, math facts, and telling time. Search our database of printable worksheets, books, learning apps, educational videos, and more.

Beautiful Handwriting!: Printing Workbook

Handwriting   1st - 3rd | Book

Beautiful Handwriting! is the best and most complete handwriting workbook for children age 6 and above. It can be used by younger children as long as they have gained the mechanical skills...

$4

Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government

US Government   Pre-K - 9th | Online resource

Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government, a service of the Government Publishing Office (GPO), is designed to inform students, parents, and educators about the Federal Government, which issues the...

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Beyond The Code

Reading Comprehension   2nd - 4th | Book

Develop Comprehension and Reasoning Skills This four-book series helps students develop important comprehension and thinking skills at the earliest level. The books contain charmingly illustrated...

$10
Offers paid add-ons

Biology

Biology   2nd - 5th | Online resource

Practice biology skills on IXL, have fun, and win awards!

$10 monthly

Biology For Every Kid: 101 Easy Experiments That Really Work

Biology   2nd - 6th | Book

What's the effect of osmosis on a raisin?How is water transported through plant stems?What's the best way to grow penicillin?How are butterflies different from moths?Now you can discover answers to...

$12

Black History Videos for Kids

African American Studies   Kindergarten - 3rd | Online video/YouTube

These black history videos for kids will teach children about African American men and women who helped shape our world! Starting with our Black History Month for Kids video, this playlist will...

Free

BrainPOP Jr. Movie of the Week

1st Grade Curriculum   Kindergarten - 3rd | iPhone/iPad

Inspire young learners with Annie and Moby ... every week! The BrainPOP Jr. Movie of the Week app delivers a different animated movie every week - plus related quizzes and educational activities -...

Free
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Building Foundations of Scientific Understanding: A Science Curriculum for K-8 and Older Beginning Science Learners, 2nd Ed. Vol. I, Grades K-2

Science   Kindergarten - 2nd | Book, ebook/Kindle

Building Foundations of Scientific Understanding (BFSU) – BFSU is for teachers, homeschoolers, and other educators to deliver a first-rate science education to K-8 students and older...

$30

BusyTeacher.org

English as a Second Language (ESL)   Pre-K - College | Worksheet/Printable

Free printable worksheets and lesson plans for every busy teacher. Find printable worksheets on any topic: vocabulary, grammar, listening, reading, writing and speaking!

Free

Butterflies

Insects (Entomology)   Kindergarten - 3rd | Website

The butterfly is an insect that goes through metamorphosis, and it goes through big changes. In this movie, you’ll see how a caterpillar grows and transforms into an adult butterfly or moth. First,...

$99 yearly

Can You Hear It?

Music   2nd - 6th | Book, Audio CD/MP3

In association with The Metropolitan Museum of Art Now the best-selling series Can You Find It? in a great new format! Similar to Abrams best-selling series, Can You Find It?, in this book, young...

$19

Chemistry

Chemistry   2nd - 5th | Online resource

Practice chemistry skills on IXL, have fun, and win awards!

$10 monthly

Chemistry Lab

Chemistry   2nd - 6th | Book, Product

Ms. Frizzle and her students take Young Scientists on a wild ride with the Magic School Bus as they explore the field of chemistry. Young Scientists make sticky ice, use litmus paper, measure pH,...

$40

Chinese Language Courses

Chinese (Mandarin)   Kindergarten - High School | Online resource

Explore a world of opportunities by studying Chinese, the most widely spoken language in the world. Chinese is made up of many dialects, the primary one being Mandarin, which is spoken in mainland...

$119

Chinese Language Grade 2

Chinese (Mandarin)   2nd | Book

Chinese Language for Primary Schools (Revised Edition) is the latest series of Chinese Language textbooks and activity books that are used in Singapore schools as a second language curriculum....

$7
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Chinese: Level 1 - Easy Chinese Lessons for Beginners

Chinese (Mandarin)   Pre-K - 3rd | Online video/YouTube

25 videos from Busy Beavers covering the basics of Chinese for kids, covering counting, colors, food, music terms, and more.

Free

Chords For Kids: Easy to Read, Easy to Play, For Guitar & Keyboard

Musical Instruments   1st - 8th | Book

“Chords for Kids” is a handy resource for children and early learners of guitar and keyboard. Chords are one of the most important ways that children can learn about music. They provide a fast...

$10

Chungaboo Language Series

Chinese (Mandarin)   Pre-K - 6th | iPhone/iPad

The app includes eBooks that feature compelling story-telling, creative and original artwork, interactive animations, and professional translations that teach English, Spanish, French, Chinese,...

Free
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Civics

Civics   2nd - 5th | Online resource

Practice civics skills on IXL, have fun, and win awards!

$10 monthly

Civics and Government

Civics   1st - 2nd | Kindle/ebook, Worksheet/Printable

This 3 week unit covers 21 standards of civics and government for the primary grades with resources for whole group, independent work, center work, and homework. This Unit Includes 23 worksheets...

$5

Classics for Kids

Classical Music   1st - 6th | Audio CD/MP3, Website, Worksheet/Printable

Website focused on helping kids understand and appreciate classical musics.  It offers podcasts, CDs, online music exercises and lessons, printable worksheets, lesson plans, and even apps for Alexa...

Free

Code.org

Computer Programming   Kindergarten - College | Online class

Every student in every school deserves the opportunity to study computer science. Code.org® is a nonprofit dedicated to expanding access to computer science in schools and increasing participation...

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Coding Awbie

Computer Programming   Kindergarten - 3rd | Game, iPhone/iPad App, Toy/Product

Coding Awbie teaches logic skills and problem solving, and it helps kids succeed in an increasingly digital world. Coding Awbie is the easiest way to introduce coding to your child. Discover...

$50

Coding Jam

Computer Programming   Kindergarten - 6th | Game, iPhone/iPad App, Toy/Product

Kids love music, right? Now they can compose their own by arranging Osmo’s Coding Blocks into patterns and sequences. So it’s happy, hands-on play, and an awesome way to introduce Coding. ...

$60

Coins for Kids

Money & Consumer Math   Kindergarten - 3rd | Online video/YouTube

Learn the coins in this math learning video for kids in kindergarten, first grade, second grade and beyond! This video is a fun way to learn the coins, to discover how much money they are worth,...

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Free

COJI The Coding Robot

Computer Programming   Pre-K - 2nd | Product

Download the app to control COJI from your smart device Program using emoji language Play games that test your memory and problem-solving skills Develop STEM skills Play with or without app....

$60

Common Core State Standards for Kindergarten - Free Educational Videos for K-12 Students

Everything   Pre-K - High School | Online/YouTube video

Free K-12 educational videos … organized. Tens of thousands of excellent, educational videos in a huge, intuitive directory. Organized, reviewed, rated, and described by teachers. Ideal as a...

Free

Complete Homeschool Curriculum - Second Grade

2nd Grade Curriculum   2nd | Product

Complete Homeschool Curriculum – Second Grade. We’ve combined our favorite programs for math, language arts, science, reading, history, thinking skills and geography to build what we believe is the...

$250
Offers paid add-ons

Complete math curriculum

Math   1st - 7th | Book, Printable

Math Mammoth offers affordable, yet quality math worktexts and workbooks, available as both downloads and printed books. Math Mammoth books concentrate on conceptual understanding and emphasize...

$40

Computing

Computers & Technology   Kindergarten - 5th | Online resource

EducationCity’s latest subject, Computing, helps you introduce essential technology skills to your kindergarten-5th grade students. By joining computing twins, Chip and Meg, on their latest...

$90

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