2nd Grade Math Journal
Complete 1 prompt per day. For each problem, draw a picture to illustrate the problem. Using the lines below, write an equation to show how you solved the problem. (When applicable).
Tyler makes a train with 7 cubes. He adds 3 more cubes. How many cubes are on the train?
Cody makes a train with 6 cubes. He adds 2 more cubes. How many cubes are on the train?
Write the missing numbers 4, ___,6, 7, ___,9, _____, 11.
Carly wants a train with 7 cubes. She has 3 cubes. How many more cubes does she need?
Sam wants a train with 8 cubes. He has 4 cubes. How many more cubes does he need?
Mark has 6 crayons. He gets 3 more. How many crayons does he have?
Sara has 2 books. She borrows 3 more from the library. How many books does she have?
Continue the pattern. 3,6,3,6, 3,6,3,6, _____, _____
4 pencils. 4 more pencils. How many in all?
Riley went bowling with her family. She hit 4 pins the first time. She hit the same number of pins again. How many pins did she hit in all?
Drew has 7 dimes. She finds 7 more dimes under the couch. How many dimes does she have?
Drew has 6 pennies. Luke gives him 4 more. How many pennies does Drew have?
7 ponies are eating grass in the field. 4 more join them. How many ponies in all?
8 ducks are swimming. 7 more ducks join them. How many ducks are swimming now?
There are 10 bugs on a rock. 7 of them are spotted, the others are not. How many bugs are not spotted?
There are 10 bugs on a rock. 4 of them are spotted, the others are not. How many bugs are not spotted?
Chris has 8 pumpkins. Jason gives him 3 more pumpkins. How many pumpkins in all?
Riley wants to put 17 stickers in her book. She puts 10 ghost stickers on the first page. How many does she need to put on the second page?
Maria has 9 pumpkins. Her friend gives her another. How many does she have now?
Tyler has 5 pumpkins, Cody has 3 pumpkins, and Luke has 6 pumpkins. How many pumpkins in all?
Thomas saw 3 bats on Monday, 4 bats on Tuesday, and 6 bats on Wednesday. How many bats did he see in all?
Complete the number sentence. Write + or -. 13 9=4
Complete the number sentence. Write + or -. 6 5 = 11
11 owls. 7 owls fly away. How many owls are left?
Abby has 13 witch hats. Harmony has 8 witch hats. How many more does Abby have?
James has 12 candies. He eats 3. How many does he have left?
Draw 2 more
Write the number.
Write each fact family.
6 white ghosts. 7 more white ghosts. How many in all?
There are 10 candies in each group. Write how many in all.
Draw a picture to show 25. Then write how many tens and ones.
Write the number 5 tens and 7 ones.
A number has 3 ones. Circle the number. Write another number with 3 ones.
Haley and Rose are playing a game. Haley has 10 points. She scores 16 more points. How many points does she have?
Haley got 6 stickers. Rose got 9 stickers. Who got more?
Valerie has 16 pennies and 3 dimes. How much money does she have?
Matt has 24 pennies and 2 dimes. How much money does he have?
Write the number 2 tens and 3 ones.
Skip count by 4’s. 4, _____, _____, _____, _____, _____
Each bag has 3 turkeys. How many turkeys in 6 bags?
Each bag has 5 turkeys. How many turkeys in 4 bags?
Bailey has 11 candy canes. Can she put them in 2 equal piles?
Bailey has 12 candy canes. Can she put them in 2 equal piles?
Write the number between 69 and 71.
I am between the number 64 and 67. I have 5 in the ones place. What number am I?
Continue the pattern. 8, 9, 10, 8, 9, 10, 8, ______, ______
Ramona has 4 dimes and 2 pennies. How much money does she have?
Michael has 2 nickels and 3 dimes. How much money does he have?
Marcus wants to buy a candy bar for 75¢. He has quarters and 2 dimes. Does he have enough money?
Michelle wants to buy a pencil for 50¢. She has 4 dimes and 3 nickels. Does she have enough money?
Sam has 2 coins. He has 50¢ What coins does he have?
Oscar has 4 coins. He has 30¢ What coins does he have?
Elizabeth buys a candy for 37¢ She gives the clerk 4 dimes. What is her change?
Steven buys a pack of gum for 79¢ He gives the clerk 3 quarters and 1 nickel. What is his change?
Write the missing number. 4 tens + 3 tens = _____ tens
Apples cost 10¢. Abby has 43¢. How many apples can she buy?
Mary puts 10 stickers on each page of her sticker book. She has 43 stickers. How many pages can she fill? _______ pages. How many stickers will be left over? _______ stickers
The store sold 24 gloves on Monday. They sold 28 gloves on Tuesday. How many gloves did they sell on both days?
The restaurant sold 24 cups of hot chocolate in the morning and 21 cups of hot chocolate in the afternoon. How many did they sell in all?
14 sleds went down the hill. 16 sleds went down next. Finally 7 sleds went down the hill. How many went down the hill in all?
Cody and Tyler are playing a video game. On the first turn, Cody scores 54 points. Tyler scores 38 points. How many more points did Tyler score?
Hannah saw 52 snowflakes. Kenzie saw 27 snowflakes. How many more did Hannah see?
32 snowflakes. 24 melt. How many are left?
Ryan saw 13 penguins. Rose saw 19 penguins. How many in all?
The snack shack made 45 cups of hot chocolate. They sold 37 cups of hot chocolate. How many cups of hot chocolate are left?
What do you do that takes more than a minute?
Darci is waking up. The hour hand points to the 7. The minute hand points to 12. What time is it?
The movie started at 6:00. Bo arrived at 5:50. Was he late? Why?
Bryce is going to bed. The hour hand is between 8 and 9. The minute hand points to 6. What time is it?
Casey has 35 valentines. Timmy has 12 valentines. How many in all?
George starts to read at 4:30. He reads for 15 minutes. What time is it?
A cake takes 1 hour to bake. Sally puts her cake in the oven at 1:00. What time is it finished?
It takes 2 hours to drive to the amusement park. The Brown family leaves their house at 12:00 and don’t make any stops. What time do they get to the park?
Jamie found a stick that was 4 inches long. Julie found a stick that was twice as long. How long was Julie’s stick?
Add. Write a related addition fact. 4 + 7 = ___ ___ + ___ = ___
Does a balloon weigh more or less than a pound? How do you know?
Bryce has 1 pint of milk. How many cups can he fill?
Alice has 3 cups of milk. Hannah has 1 pint. Who has more milk?
There are 100 baseball cards in a box. Tyler has 6 boxes. He buys 1 more box. How many cards does he have?
A leprechaun has 256 pieces of gold. He puts 100 in each pot. How many pots of gold does he fill? How many pieces of gold are left over?
Michelle has 46 pieces of gold. Matthew gives her 27 more pieces of gold. How many do they have in all?
Sean’s family recycles. There are 550 cans in the bin. Sean puts in 100 more. How many cans are in there now?
Write and draw a fact family for 7, 5, and 12.
Continue the pattern. 403, 413, 423, _______, _______
Crystal wants to buy a magazine for $2.59. She has 2 $1 bills, 2 quarters, and 1 dime. Does she have enough money?
Estimate. 43 and 9 is about _______.
Write the number that is 2 tens more than 619.
Write the number that is 2 hundreds less than 531.
How much is 73 and 31?
Draw a shape with 3 sides and 3 corners.
Draw a shape with 4 sides and 4 corners. Make all the sides the same length.
Write the number that comes just before 177.
Draw a shape with 4 sides. Each side is 1 inch long. What is the perimeter?
Write the number that comes between. 765 ______ 767
AMY says every letter in her name has a line of symmetry. Draw lines of symmetry if you can. Is she right?
CODY says every letter in his name has a line of symmetry. Draw lines of symmetry if you can. Is he right?
JIM says every letter in his name has a line of symmetry. Draw lines of symmetry if you can. Is he right?
Kelly and Ryan want to share a brownie equally. Show how many different ways they can share it?
Kendall had ½ of a pizza. Christine had ¼. Who ate more pizza?
Color in 4/5.
Jane found 10 Easter eggs. Jill found ½ as many. How many did Jill find?
Color 3 butterflies orange. Color 4 butterflies pink. How many butterflies are orange? Write the fraction.
Circle part of the group to show the fraction 3/5.
Paper is sold in packs of 200 sheets. Leslie buys 2 packs of paper. How much sheets does she have?
Connor sold 140 tins of popcorn. Harry sold twice as many. How many tins of popcorn did Harry sell?
A bus driver drove 184 miles in the morning and 104 miles in the afternoon. How many miles did he drive in all?
A butterfly farm sold 194 caterpillars yesterday and 167 caterpillars today. How many did they sell in all?
9 children came to the party. 4 children leave early How many children are still at the party?
90 children came to the party. 40 children leave early How many children are still at the party?
How are these problems similar?
Mandy collects shells. She has 231. She gives 39 away. How many does she have left?
Write the number that comes between. 200, ________, 202
Draw a clock that says 9:30.
Amanda sells 183 bracelets and 134 necklaces. How many more bracelets does she sell?
Draw a shape that has equal parts.
Mariah buys a book for $6.20 and a soda for $1. 07. How much does she spend in all?
Maddie buys a tuna sandwich for $4.36 and a soda for $1. 16. How much does she spend in all?
Add the 2 numbers below. Tell what you did to solve the problem 328 and 127
Drew gets paid $5.25 an hour to babysit. She babysits for 2 hours. How much does she get paid?
Parker gets paid $2.40 a day to walk his neighbor’s dog. How much does he get paid for 2 days?
The toy store is having a raffle. They have 45 prizes to give away. They sell 133 raffle tickets on Friday and 347 tickets on Saturday. How many tickets have they sold?
Draw 3 groups of 4.
300 + 60 + 4 =
Steven found 4 leaves with caterpillar eggs. Each leaf had 2 caterpillar eggs. How many in all?