Groundhog Day is coming up soon on February 2nd. To celebrate this unusual holiday, we have collected these fun Groundhog Day craft and activity ideas to keep the little ones occupied and learn a bit about the legend of the groundhog who tells us whether we’ll have an early spring or six more weeks of winter.
Groundhog Day Craft and Activity Ideas
Paper Plate Groundhog Hole – Start with a paper plate and toilet tissue tube to make your own groundhog who pops out of his hole.
Groundhog Day Nameplate – Let your kids make their own predictions about the weather and display them using the “sun” and “cloud” displays on the groundhog’s arms.
Groundhog Day Word Search Puzzle – This fun, FREE Printable Groundhog Day Word Search puzzle contains 23 words relating to the holiday, its legend and the weather.
Groundhog Puppet – You only need a few simple supplies to make this adorable groundhog puppet that pops out of its hole.
Shadow Activity – This activity encompasses the science and art portion of S.T.E.A.M. and because it’s done in the dark kids love it.
Shadow Puppets – Trace the shadows your hands throw on the wall. Then let the kids get really creative and create a play using their hand puppets.
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