Fun Groundhog Day Activities, Printables, Books and More


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Every year I plan to do Groundhog Day activities with my multi-age homeschoolers, and then the day sneaks up on my and we end up doing very little! This year, I’ve finally got a plan AHEAD of time.

Fun Groundhog Day Activities, Printables, Books and More

Groundhog Day Activities

Groundhog Day is fun for everyone – from littles to bigs. My homeschoolers are in 6th, 4th, 2nd, and kindergarten, and while many of these activities are geared for younger children, there are a few interesting books and resources for my oldest kids as well. I love finding homeschooling inspiration based on current events or holidays. It’s possible to incorporate reading, writing, and math, and fun into the day with just a little prep work!

Toddler – Pre-K

Toddler and PreK Groundhog Day Activities

Groundhog Hand & Foot Print Craft – Play Time with Mommy

Happy Groundhog’s Day – Coloring Page

Groundhog Day Shadow Matching Activity – Tot Schooling

Pre-K – Young Elementary

Pre-K - Young Elementary - Groundhog Day Activities

It’s Bitsy Book – Groundhog’s Day – Kid Zone

Groundhog Day Mask Craft – I Heart Crafty Things

Groundhog Day Dice/120 Freebie– Classroom Freebies


Elementary aged Groundhog Day Activities

Groundhog Craftivity {Free} – Teachers Pay Teachers

Groundhog Day Shadow Craft – All Kids Network

Match and Unscramble: Groundhog Day Alliterations – Enchanted Learning

More  Worksheets & Printables

Free Groundhog Day Resources for Homeschool

A Groundhog Day Mini Unit {Free} – Teacher Pay Teachers

Hunting for Groundhog Facts – Libary Patch

Free Groundhog Day Pack – 3 Dinosaurs

Groundhog Snacks & Treats

Who doesn’t enjoy a good snack? What a great way to encourage a bit of healthy eating by making fun art with food. My kids are excited to try that Groundhog Day Fruit snack in the middle 🙂

Homeschooling Groundhog Snack Ideas

Groundhog Day Sandwich– Dixie Delights

A Groundhog Day Fruit Snack – Kitchen Fun with My Three Sons

Groundhog Day Pancakes – The Joys of Boys

Books About Groundhog Day

Books About Groundhog Day

Groundhog Weather School: Fun Facts About Weather and Groundhogs

Who Will See Their Shadows This Year?

Groundhog Day {Rookie Read-About Holidays}

How Groundhog’s Garden Grew

Groundhog Day {Robin Hill School}

Scholastic Reader Level 1: Groundhog Day

Ten Grouchy Groundhogs

Go To Sleep, Groundhog!

Groundhog Gets a Say

Kindle Books {some are free}

The Groundhog Day Book of Facts and Fun

Groundhog Day: A Picture Book for Kids about a Groundhog celebrating Groundhog Day and his Groundhog Holiday role.

Groundhog Day – This one’s for teens and adults {Not a child’s book}

Groundhog Day {Special 15th Anniversary Edition} – Can’t forget the movie. Rated PG 😉

Official Groundhog Day Website

If you’ve got older kids at home, make sure you head over to the official Groundhog Day website where you can find an entire curriculum for the day for all age kids, and watch a live viewing of the groundhog too!

Learn more - Homeschooling Groundhog Day Activities

Learn more about the Groundhog at his official Groundhog Website with more activities, information on Punxsutawney, Pa and other learning resources.

Watch a live video of the Groundhog, because we all want to know if we’re in for six more weeks of winter or if we get a break this year!

Fun Free Homeschooling Groundhog Day Activities, Printables, Books and More

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About Michelle Marine

Michelle Marine is the author of How to Raise Chickens for Meat, a long-time green-living enthusiast, and rural Iowa mom of four. She empowers families to grow and eat seasonal, local foods; to reduce their ecological footprint; and to come together through impactful travel.

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