Second Grade Painting & Drawing Activities

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Father's Day Paperweight
Father's Day Paperweight
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Father's Day Paperweight
Your child can get out the acrylic paints and create a colorful paperweight perfect for dad this Father's Day!
2nd grade
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Create a Texture Map
Create a Texture Map
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Create a Texture Map
Your child can create an interactive map of his neighborhood focusing on the different textures he finds!
2nd grade
Social studies
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Make Salty Sea Creature Paintings
Make Salty Sea Creature Paintings
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Make Salty Sea Creature Paintings
Make a unique painting while learning about sea life.
2nd grade
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How to Paint like Georgia O'Keeffe
How to Paint like Georgia O'Keeffe
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How to Paint like Georgia O'Keeffe
Show your child how to paint in true Georgia O'Keeffe style. He'll enjoy painting art inspired by a master, and boost his math skills, too.
2nd grade
Math
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Still Life Painting for Kids
Still Life Painting for Kids
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Still Life Painting for Kids
Kids paint a still life of a vase of flowers using colors found side by side on the color wheel, just like Vincent van Gogh's Sunflowers.
2nd grade
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Create Aboriginal Handprint Art
Create Aboriginal Handprint Art
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Create Aboriginal Handprint Art
Teach your child about the art of ancient Australia by creating your own handprint art just like Aboriginal artists did thousands of years ago.
2nd grade
Social studies
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Paint a Winter Window Wonderland
Paint a Winter Window Wonderland
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Paint a Winter Window Wonderland
Let the world be your canvas by transforming an ordinary household window into a snowy holiday scene.
2nd grade
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Make Watercolor Tie-Dye
Make Watercolor Tie-Dye
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Make Watercolor Tie-Dye
This paper alternative to tie-dye is faster, easier, and (slightly) less messy, only requiring paper, white crayons, and a little imagination.
2nd grade
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Draw Radiating Red Hearts!
Draw Radiating Red Hearts!
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Draw Radiating Red Hearts!
Take a fun and simple look at the concept of parallel lines with your child. This art activity is great for fine motor skills and perfect for Valentine's Day!
2nd grade
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Create an Impasto Minimalist Painting
Create an Impasto Minimalist Painting
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Create an Impasto Minimalist Painting
This simple and introductory art project can help propel an interest in art or even bolster your kid's confidence in planning and mapping.
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Crackle Painting
Crackle Painting
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Crackle Painting
Your child can pretend she is a pro by creating a crackle painting that looks and feels like a classic work of art!
2nd grade
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Tackle a Tinfoil Painting
Tackle a Tinfoil Painting
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Tackle a Tinfoil Painting
Help your child explore this ancient art technique with the help of some tinfoil, black paint and the end of a paintbrush!
2nd grade
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Paint Thumbprint Bugs in a Jar
Paint Thumbprint Bugs in a Jar
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Paint Thumbprint Bugs in a Jar
Create a world of bugs with your kid! This variation on finger painting is a great project to create after a trip to the zoo or while learning about science.
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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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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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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Strawberry Basket Craft
Strawberry Basket Craft
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Strawberry Basket Craft
Use an old strawberry basket to create a decorative box for storing knickknacks, jewelry or odds and ends with this recycled craft.
2nd grade
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Fingerpaint Flamingo
Fingerpaint Flamingo
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Fingerpaint Flamingo
Turn the marks on the wall into art! Create fingerpaint flamingos, herons and ostriches with this fun craft for kids.
2nd grade
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Texture Painting
Texture Painting
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Texture Painting
Sure, your kid may already be a Picasso with a paintbrush, but even fancy artists need a new challenge.
2nd grade
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Chore Checklist
Chore Checklist
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Chore Checklist
Do you hear "I forgot" more often than you would like? Give your kid a reason to remember to wash the dishes with a fun and colorful chore checklist!
2nd grade
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Chalkboard Furniture
Chalkboard Furniture
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Chalkboard Furniture
Transform an old chair into a chalkboard canvas! This painting activity is a useful and creative way to add some quirky charm to your existing furniture.
2nd grade
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Homemade Pencil Holder
Homemade Pencil Holder
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Homemade Pencil Holder
Return to school in style! Dress up your pencil holders with this delightful and always seasonally appropriate arts and craft project.
2nd grade
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Wooden Shoe Craft
Wooden Shoe Craft
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Wooden Shoe Craft
Transform your uncomfortable wooden shoes into charming mini planters!
2nd grade
Science
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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.