2nd Grade Spelling Words and Activities

2nd grade girl getting on school busWe have a wide assortment of 2nd grade spelling words and activities for your family or classroom! Check out these grade-level spelling word lists, games, worksheets, and other age-appropriate activities. Click on the links below for the resources you need.




2nd Grade Spelling Word Lists

Second grade spelling words - A complete list of 175 important spelling words for second graders. Here's a peek at just a few of them:

every family fast fed
fight first found friend
give goat goes good
grin happy help here

Second grade sight words - The all-important Dolch words, broken down in three subsets for your convenience. Study a few at a time.

Dolch words - Complete list of Dolch words for preprimer through 3rd grades.

Dolch nouns - More sight words for your 2nd graders to learn to spell.

Be sure to check out our collection of
Fun Spelling Worksheets for grades 1 and 2. You'll find lots of all-new pages, not on the website, to help boost your second grader's spelling and phonics skills!


Spelling Activities for 2nd Grade Students

Worksheets for 2nd grade Spelling Words - Fun worksheets provide age-appropriate practice with 2nd grade spelling words. Word search puzzles with frequently misspelled words, fill-in stories, and many more to choose from. Try tthem all!

screenshot of computer spelling gameSpelling games online - Let your second graders correct our mistakes. 25 sentences in all, featuring many words from our 2nd and 3rd grade spelling word lists.

2nd Grade Spelling Activities and Games3 cartoony students raising their hands - Get your students working and thinking together as they practice their spelling words with these whole-class interactive games. Try both "Identity Riddles" and "Stand and Spell for lots of learning fun!

Kids' Spelling Practice - Fun ways for students to write their spelling words over and over.

Second Grade Spelling Fun: Puzzlers and Brain Teasers - Play these on the board with the whole class or use paper and pencil at home for some critial thinking and spelling fun!

Roll It game sampleRoll It! - Easy-to-make spelling word games. Roll the consonants around the tube to spell new words. Great at home or at school. 


 Compound Word Wizards - Whole class  or large-group activity for learning about compound words. Build new words as you play a fun game. Use the same format again and again with new words!

Spelling Bee Games - Try one of our new Silent Spelling Bee variations. A fun--and quiet--twist on  a classic game!

We also recommend this set of over 300 fun online learning games  offered by one of our affiliates.



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