2nd Grade Math Puzzles

Welcome to our collection of 2nd Grade Math Puzzles.

Here you will find our range of Math Brain Teasers and Puzzles for second graders which will help your child apply and practice their Math skills to solve a range of challenges and number problems.

Math Puzzles

Using puzzles is a great way to learn Math facts and develop mental calculation and thinking skills in a fun and easy way.

Most children are much more engaged and motivated solving puzzles than working out pages of traditional math facts.

Using these math puzzles below will help your child to develop their Math fact skills as well as their strategic thinking and reasoning.

There are different versions of each puzzle from 1st to 5th grade, so it is easy to find an easier or harder version of the same puzzle.

Each puzzle comes complete with answers.

2nd Grade Math Puzzles

Here you will find a range of challenges and puzzles to develop your child's math skills and number facts in a fun way.

These puzzles have been designed to practice and develop the skills of adding and subtracting.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

  • learn and practice their addition facts to 20+20;
  • practice their subtraction facts to 20;
  • develop problem solving skills and reasoning.

2nd Grade Math Puzzles Worksheets

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Captain's Square Puzzle

Newton's Crosses Puzzle

Quadra's Square Puzzle

Quadra's Addition Square Puzzle

Magic Square Puzzle

Sally's Hexagon Puzzle

The Two Chests Puzzle 2

Arithmogon Triangle Puzzle

Newton's Number Track Puzzle

Quadra's Operation Puzzle

Tree Adding Puzzle

Number Grid Challenge: Target 25 Puzzle

Make 30 Puzzle

Number Maze Target 20 Puzzle

Looking for an easier puzzle...?

If these Math Puzzles are not at the right level for you, try some of our easier 1st grade math puzzles.

Looking for a harder puzzle...?

If these Math Puzzles are not at the right level for you, try some of our harder 3rd grade math puzzles.

Looking for more 2nd grade Math Puzzles...?

Why not take a look at the math puzzles at the 2nd Grade Math Salamanders?

There are a wider selection of puzzles specially designed just for 2nd graders.

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Number Search Puzzles

Number Search Puzzles are a great way to get children looking for numbers and developing number recognition skills.

They are also a good resource for developing short term number memory skills, and can be a good way to take the fear out of large numbers.

We have a range of different number search puzzles - from easier puzzles to trickier ones to work out.

With the easier puzzles, the numbers only go horizontally (left to right) or vertically downwards.

The numbers get progressively larger on the trickier puzzles, and the grids get larger.

Second Grade Math Games

Here you will find a range of free printable Second Grade Math games. All children like to play Math games, and you will find a good range of 2nd Grade Math Games here for your child to play and enjoy.

The following games involve different Second Grade Math activities which you and your child can enjoy together.

Magic Square Puzzles to solve

We have a range of magic square puzzles for kids to solve, suitable from 1st grade and upwards.

Most of the sheets involve finding the missing numbers to create a magic square.

Our magic square sheets include:

  • Addition and subtraction of integers;
  • Addition and subtraction of fractions;
  • Using negative numbers;
  • Using decimals.

Math Riddles

Here is our collection of free math riddles from 1st grade to 5th grade.

You will find a range of number riddles which will help your child to develop their place value skills, as well as developing their problem solving and reasoning.

The riddles are also useful for developing understanding of mathematical language.

Please give us feedback on any of our 2nd Grade Math Puzzles at the bottom of the page.


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