2nd Grade Games

By second grade, children are understanding the plethora of information and knowledge acquired in earlier grades. Our 2nd grade games aim to build upon this knowledge, encouraging an even deeper understanding of the materials. For example, in the field of math, Turtle Diary's 2nd grade educational games introduce such topics as addition, subtraction and multiplication. Our science games explore the workings of the Earth, its natural resources, and the basic concepts of energy generation. Across all categories, our 2nd grade games and activities available are built to enhance reasoning and problem-solving abilities, while also boosting self-esteem and confidence.

Second Grade Skills

Curiosity abounds this year as students are driven to follow the “why.” and explore. They focus intensely on the way things work and the interrelationships between themselves and the world. Attention span is another growth this year, as they learn to stay focused and diligent on tasks like reading fluency.

Language Arts

  • Reading skills, including prosody, fluency, and independent reading
  • Basic composition skills, including sentence & paragraph structure
  • Spelling and grammar rules
  • Reading comprehension, including prediction & identification of main elements
  • Journaling
  • Parts of speech
  • Composition, including poetry, narrative, creative, and expository writing
  • Spelling rules & high-frequency words/sight words
  • Basic research skills


  • Addition and subtraction of 3-digit numbers, including numbers up to 1,000 & place value
  • Mental math skills for 2-digit numbers
  • Money (mental math, counting and adding money using appropriate symbols & decimals)
  • Time skills (telling analog & digital time to the quarter-hour; elapsed time)
  • Collection and interpretation of data
  • Estimating sums and differences
  • Seasons & temperature
  • Measurement


  • Life Science (plants & animals, and their life cycles)
  • Dinosaurs & extinction
  • Classification of species
  • Earth & Space Science
  • Physical Science (electricity, magnetism, gravity, and states of matter)

Social Studies

  • Basic human needs
  • Basic geography skills
  • National identity (holidays, landmarks, symbols, anthems) & diversity
  • Recognition of historical figures
  • Community (including community helpers; consumers vs. producers)
  • Current events

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