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Low-Prep Spring STEM Activities for 2nd Grade (with worksheets!)

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Sometimes just looking at a list of spring STEM activities isn’t enough. You need to find something that will work for a specific grade!

These low-prep spring STEM activities for 2nd grade are just the thing for busy teachers who need good ideas on what to teach for science- fast!

Over 20 Spring STEM Activities for 2nd grade to celebrate the return of sun, rainbows, flowers, and outdoor activities!

Hands-on Spring STEM Activities for 2nd Grade

These spring STEM projects for 2nd grade are hands-on and low-prep for teachers and parents (double win!).

Supplies for Spring STEM Activities for 7-8 Year Olds

You’ll want to keep these supplies on hand when you are doing your spring STEAM activities with seven and eight year olds!

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Second Grade Spring Science Lesson Plans

These low-prep spring STEM activities for 2nd grade are just the thing for busy teachers who need good ideas on what to teach for science- fast!

Hey second grade teachers and parents! If you need some help with your spring science lesson plans, we’ve got you covered!

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20+ Spring STEM Activities for Second Grade

The spring STEM projects on this list are perfect for kiddos in second grade! Try them as part of your regular science lessons or after-school STEM learning fun!

Second Grade Spring Science Experiments

Try these spring science experiments at home or in the classroom!

Make an Egg Shell Garden and sprout your own seeds indoors!

Try this Seed Sprouting Science Experiment to learn about why its important for plants to grow in the right kind of soil.

Try this Chick Slime Recipe as a fun spring-themed way to learn about chemistry.

Learn about Types of Clouds and make cloud types using puffy paint.

Make a Rainbow Density Jar and learn about liquid density.

Make a Walking Rainbow to learn all about surface tension and color mixing.

Try the Flower Capillary Action Science Experiment and explore capillary action up close.

Learn the basics of photosynthesis when you do the How do Trees Breathe Science Experiment.

Learn Where Wildflowers Grow around the world!

2nd Grade Spring Technology Activities

2nd graders are technology pros. Use their knowledge and experience to make these project work!

Make a Rainbow Fall from the Clouds and learn about the water cycle.

Try the Recycled Paper Activity and learn how paper is recycled and made.

These weather STEM activities all have a technology-twist!

Spring Engineering Activities for 2nd Grade

Second graders love building and creating. Harness that desire with these spring engineering projects for second grade.

Build a 3D Rose Model and learn about how to create a realisitc flower model.

Explore the life cycle of a bee and learn about insect life cycles.

Create a LEGO tree life cycle and discover the life cycle of a tree.

Learn about plate tectonics with Edible Tectonic Plates. They are delicious and educational!

2nd Grade Spring Math Activities

These math activities with a spring twist are perfect for second grade!

Boost math review skills with these spring math pages.

These 2nd grade math activities require no prep.

This mystery place value activity is bee-themed!

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