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By Taylor Martin β€’ August 23, 2022

10 Free Games to Teach Second Grade Math Foundational Skills

The math foundational skills taught in second grade are crucial in developing a level of understanding students can build upon throughout the rest of their educational journey.

Our team of former educators has created these effective and engaging resources you can use to help your students master key standards, all while fostering a love of learning! All of the games listed below are tailored to Common Core standards, and can be found within eSpark’s differentiated math curriculum. Try out these games with your students for free!

1. Roll and Score: Adding Edition

Take a trip to the eSpark arcade! Roll the ball to see how many points you can score, then add in your bonus points for a high score.

Roll and Score Game

Standard Alignment: 2.OA.1 – Word problems

 

2. Finding Fossils

Assist Archie the Archaeologist in uncovering fossils by correctly answering geometry questions.

Finding Fossils Game

Standard Alignment: 2.G.2 – Arrays

 

3. Fly Catcher

Felix is hungry! Help him catch flies (and avoid the bees) then help him figure out how many he caught in his array by selecting the correct equation.

Fly Catcher Game

Standard Alignment: 2.OA.4 – Arrays

 

4. Pirate Treasure Number Sort

Help Pelican and Parrot sort through their treasure by figuring out if the number on the coin is even or odd.

Pirate Treasure Number Sort Game

Standard Alignment: 2.OA.3 – Odds and evens

 

5. Fashion Math

Get ready to strut your stuff! Select your pet model to enter in a fashion show, then buy clothes and accessories for your pet with exclusive Paw Coins. Earn more Paw Coins by solving math problems!

Fashion Math Game

Standard Alignment: 2.OA.3 – Odds and evens

 

6. Dinocorn Number Run

Help Dinocorn reach the rainbow by choosing the right numbers so he can jump over obstacles on his way.

Dinocorn Number Run Game

Standard Alignment: 2.NBT.2 – Skip counting to 1000

 

7. Flamingo Number Run

Flippy Flamingo wants to collect numbers for a special occasion, and she needs your help to gather them! Collect all of the numbers that make the comparisons true.

Flamingo Number Run Game

Standard Alignment: 2.NBT.4 – Comparing 3-digit Numbers

 

8. Kitten Castle

The kittens need your help getting into the party! Add and subtract two-digit numbers to help them get inside.

Kitten Castle Game

Standard Alignment: 2.NBT.5 – Adding and subtracting within 100

 

9. Dino Diner

Reno the Triceratops needs to figure out when the customer orders will be ready. Can you help?

Dino Diner Game

Standard Alignment: 2.MD.7 – Telling and writing time

 

10. Cats in Hats

Step right up! Quickly dress the cats in their hats as they pop up. But first, you’ll have to pay with the right coins to play.

Cats in Hats Game

Standard Alignment: 2.MD.8 – Coin values

 

Looking for more free online math games for 2nd grade? eSpark offers thousands of student-approved, no-prep activities for K-5 classrooms.

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