You might also want to check out our Groundhog Day activity pages!Groundhog's Day is celebrated in Canada and the United States on February 2nd each year. If it is cloudy, he will come out of his burrow and, tradition says, spring will start soon.Most of us have the supplies this project requires tucked away somewhere; now, grab a kid and get busy!
It makes a great project for preschool and kindergarten kids and works well for a mammals, groundhog's day or letter G theme.
You have a choice of filling out a groundhog's day prediction (shown in the photo) or a piece of blank writing paper which you can use to write your own short story, report or poem about groundhogs.
Another Groundhog Day learning craft posted by this “almost unschooling mom” is her Groundhog Shape Craft with Triangles. Make these adorable, pop-up groundhog puppets and your kids will be popping their groundhogs out of their burrows all day long. Use cotton balls for snow instead of green construction paper for “grass.” A FREE, downloadable book, “Growing Kinders” is also available on this post.
Sandra Denneler hits it out of the park again with a savory treat kids will definitely enjoy!
If it is sunny, he will see his shadow and scoot back into his burrow for six more weeks of winter sleep.
This groundhog is a simple cut and paste paper craft that is fun for young children to make.
These Groundhog Day Printable Worksheets are great for any classroom.
Engage your students with these Groundhog Day Printable Worksheets.
Not surprisingly, Pinterest is teeming with Groundhog Day ideas, not to mention “Teachers pay Teachers”, which is an excellent resource for parents to find creative, relevant and engaging educational resources.
I love that it provides an online market for teachers to make a bit of pocket-change too!