Punxsutawney Phil is a groundhog, but not just any groundhog. Punxsutawney Phil is the groundhog we celebrate on Groundhog Day every year. Phil comes out of hibernation and if he sees his shadow, that means six more weeks of winter. If he doesn’t see his shadow, that means spring has arrived. With the free Groundhog Day printables, coloring pages, and activities below, kids can learn about this day with parents, homeschool parents, or teachers.
Ever Wondered Whether Groundhogs Can Predict the Weather?
In this article from Washington Post, kids can learn all about groundhogs, Groundhog Day, and how it all got started. Click Here for the article.
Come to the Groundhog Day Party: Activities and Games Across the Grades
In this lesson plan, students can learn all about Groundhog Day by doing some great activities, as well as exploring the internet. There also are a variety of assorted resources for Groundhog Day. Click Here for the lesson plan.
Groundhog Day History
Want to delve deeper into the history of the groundhog, as well as the holiday? This is the place to do it. Find history here that is more detailed than many other sites on groundhogs and Punxsutawney Phil. Click Here to start digging into the history.
Free Groundhog Day Songs and Poems
Most kids absolutely love to sing songs and recite rhymes and poems. Here’s the plae to find a variety of them for Groundhog Day. Click Here to get singing.
Groundhog Day Lesson Plan, Math, Crafts, and Activities
This is a Groundhog Day lesson plan that includes fun, as well as learning. Activities and lessons included range from Preschool up to older kids. Click Here to start the learning and fun.
Groundhog Day Lesson Plans and Activities
In need of a word search or other fun, printable learning resource? You might just find it at The Teacher’s Corner. Click Here for a variety of printables that focus on Groundhog Day.
Crafts, Worksheets, and Printable Books for Groundhog Day
I’ve always said that creativity plus kids equals fun. Here’s plenty of stuff for the kids to get creative with on Groundhog Day. From crafts to printables, including books, kids will love doing these activities. Click Here to start the fun.
Free Groundhog Day Coloring Pages
Give a kid a crayon and some coloring pages and he’s happy for a while. Want to sneak in some learning, too? Try out these fun coloring pages on Groundhog Day to celebrate or introduce the holiday to your students or kids.