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Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day Lesson Plans, Groundhog Day Themes, Groundhog Day Printouts, Groundhog Day Crafts

Groundhog Day Lesson Plans and Thematic Units

icon The History of Groundhog Day
Get the facts about Groundhog Day from the official website of Punxsutawney Phil.

icon Great Groundhogs
This is a unit that can be completed in one day.  Covers predicting and graphing, songs to sing, shadow science, and several crafts.  Best for K-2 but can be adapted for later grades.

icon Measuring With Shadows
A good lesson on how to measure tall objects by measuring their shadows.

icon How to Make Shadow Puppets
Has directions and illustrations to show how to make several shadow puppets.

Groundhog Day

A short passage with questions.

Groundhog Day Play

A short play.

Interview with Punxsutawney Phil

A short interview with questions.

Investigating Shadows

Experiment with shadows.

Investigate Shadows 5E

Experiment with shadows 5E format.

Groundhog Day Interactive Whiteboard Resources

icon Groundhog Day Story
This is a story on Starfall.  It is rather short but good for younger learners.

icon History of Groundhog Day
A good Powerpoint presentation on the background of Groundhog Day

icon Groundhogs and Groundhog Day
Background on groundhogs and Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day Printouts

icon Groundhog Puzzle
Groundhog jigsaw puzzle you can print and cut out.

icon Groundhog Printables from ActivityVillage
Find a mini booklet, bookmarks, lined paper, handwriting paper, and a writing frame.

icon Groundhog Coloring Pages
More than ten pages to print and color for Groundhog Day.

iconGroundhog Day Coloring Pages from
Sixteen Groundhog Day Coloring pages.

Groundhog Day Crafts and Recipes

icon Groundhog Day Crafts from ActivityVillage
Groundhog finger puppet and pop-up puppet.

icon Groundhog Toilet Paper Roll Craft
Simple craft idea to make a groundhog.  You need enough toilet paper rolls for the entire class.

Groundhog Day Clip Art

icon Groundhog Clip Art
Many images for Groundhog Day from