Wild Math Curriculum: Second Grade


Wild Math Second Grade is everything you need to teach math outdoors!

This is the newly updated 3rd edition of Wild Math second grade (Dec 2023). The 3rd edition has a new user-friendly format and some updated activities.

Make your second grade math year active and fun in a classroom without walls! Learning outside is engaging, naturally hands-on, and uses multiple senses. Using the natural environment as the basis for your curriculum makes concepts more concrete and increases children’s attention spans. Use bundles of sticks to explore place value and learn multi-digit addition and subtraction strategies.  Make mudpies to practice fractions. Use leaves, flowers, and songs to practice skip counting. 

The curriculum is organized around units and skills typically covered in second-grade math. Activity ideas for how to learn and practice each topic outdoors are then provided for each chapter. Each unit also includes a list of my favorite math books and games at the end of each chapter. Books and games are great outside in warm weather and inside during extreme weather or dark winter evenings.

The math skills described here have been compiled using several different math curriculums and represent what is typically taught in second grade in the United States.

A suggested unit pacing guide, 38 weeks of suggested plans, and a blank planning sheet are included in the resource section.

 Please DO NOT purchase the planner separately. These plans provide 38 weeks of lesson/activity suggestions to keep you organized on your journey through Wild Math Second Grade!

Math Units Covered:

  • Place Value  
  • Addition and Subtraction Fact Review
  • Multi-Digit Addition and Subtraction
  • Geometry
  • Fractions
  • Time and Money
  • Measurement and Data
  • Introduction to Multiplication

(see thumbnails of the table of contents to see each skill covered)


Wild Math Second Grade is 61 pages in length plus the 39 page Weekly Planner are both provided as separate PDF files. You will receive a link to download the documents sent to the email address used in the payment process or your PayPal email.

please note:

Due to the nature of digital products, returns are not accepted.

According to digital copyright law, digital curriculum cannot be resold. Physical copies can be sold if the seller confirms with the buyer that they own a digital license (via showing a receipt). Print copies are not available. Please contact us if you need bulk licenses or student licenses for your school, co-op or organization. 

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