Groundhog Day Crafts
for Children

How to make Groundhog Day Crafts

Including: Groundhog Paper Bag Craft, Groundhog Hat, Groundhog Bookmark, Groundhog Mini Story Book, and a Prediction Picture

 

Groundhog Paper Bag Craft for Groundhog Day

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On February 2nd will Punxsutawney Phil see his shadow and endure six more weeks of winter or predict that spring is on our doorstep? In any case you can dress him according to his predictions. Dress him in a winter hat and gloves if he sees his shadow, or sunglasses and ball cap if he doesn't.

What you will need:

Brown paper bags

Glue

Stapler

Ppaper Scraps to fill the Bag

Brown Paper

Printer Paper

Scissors

Pencils or Crayons

 

How to Make Paper Bag Groundhog:

1. Stuff a brown paper lunch bag with crinkled up scrap paper. Fold down the top one inch and fold in the sides one inch and then staple the bag closed.

2. Print out the Groundhog Pattern onto brown paper and cut them out. (This pattern is available to members only.) If you are not a member, draw the groundhog face, arms, and feet onto brown paper and cut them out.

Groundhog Day book craft for kids3. Glue the head to the top of the bag and the arms to the sides. Glue the feet to the bottom of the bag.

4. On Groundhog day watch the television news to see if Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow. If he does, dress him in winter clothes. If he doesn't, dress him in spring clothes.

5. If you picked the winter outfit, write a paper about what you like about winter. If you picked the spring outfit, write a paper about what you like about spring.

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"There's a Groundhog on My Head" Free Groundhog Hat Craft

Groundhog Day Hat Craft for Kids www.daniellesplace.comPreschool children will love making and wearing this adorable groundhog hat. After seeing if the groundhot has seen his shadow have your children write on the bottom of the hat what the groundhog predicts in your area. Will there be six more weeks of winter or is spring here?

What you will need:

Card stock

Scissors

Crayons or colored pencils

Tape


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How to Make a Groundhog Day Hat:

Print out the free hat pattern (PDF Pattern). Cut it out. Cut extra strips of card stock the width of the hat to add more length. Tape the hat together to fit on your head.

How to Print or Copy these instructions.

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Groundhog Day Bookmark Craft

groundhog bookmarkWhat you will need:

Cardstock (Heavy paper)

Scissors

Colored Pencils

 

How to Make a Groundhog Bookmark:

1. Print out the free pattern (PDF Pattern).

2. Cut the bookmarks out.

3. Color the groundhogs, and then cut around the arms so that they can be slipped over the page in your book that you want to mark.

 

How to Print or Copy these instructions.

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Where's Woody? Mini Story and Color Book

groundhog bookPrintable ground hog book"Is He behind the rock? No, Kitty is behind the rock? Is he in the bush? No, bunny is in the bush. Is he on the branch? . . ."

Patterns to this craft are available to members only. Click here to go to the Members Only section and print out your patterns.

 

 

Groundhog Day Prediction Pictures

groundhog prediction picture cloudyWill the Groundhog see his shadow? Make your prediction. groundhog prediction activity sheet 2

What you will need:

Paper

Crayons

Glue

Scissors


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How to Make:

Draw a picture or use the patterns available to make a picture of what you think the groundhog will see. Will he see his shadow or not?

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Books About Groundhog Day

Ten Grouchy Groundhogs Book for Children "Go to Sleep, Groundhog!" Book for Children Grumpy Groundhog Children's Book
Ten Grouchy Groundhogs Go To Sleep, Groundhog! Grumpy Groundhog
     
Groundhog Weather School Children's Book The Groundhog Day book of Facts and Fun Book for Children Substitute Groundhog Children's Book
Groundhog Weather School The Groundhog Day Book
of Facts and Fun
Substitute Groundhog

 

Groundhog Day Links:

You can find more Groundhog Day crafts and links at About.com

The history of Groundhog Day from groundhog.org

 

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