Make a Groundhog

Make a Groundhog

Who says Groundhog’s Day can’t be fun? Groundhogs are the only animals that have their own holiday here in the US, so whether it is Groundhog Day or a unit studying them or just because, they deserve a little wink and a nod. I think the little guys are adorable and this past Groundhog Day, the kids and I made a craft to celebrate. Maybe your kids will find this fun too!   What you will need… The small groundhog printable here, scissors, toilet paper tubes, crayons, popsicle sticks, glue…

Groundhog Day, it’s silly but fun!

Groundhog Day, it’s silly but fun!

Happy Groundhog’s Day Every year people mention how stupid Groundhog Day is, but I personally like it. Groundhog Day may seem like a crazy holiday to celebrate and trust me we don’t go crazy, I mean it is a day about a rodent predicting the weather, but I like to have fun with my family and any time I can squeeze a little of that in, I try. I think groundhogs are cute and there is something about the ritual, the hoping that spring will come quicker. It is a little…

Groundhog Day facts

Groundhog Day facts

  Here are a few Groundhog Day facts… enjoy! 1. A groundhog and depending on your region, is also known as a woodchuck, whistle-pig, and a land-beaver. 2. A groundhog’s diet consists of lots of greens, fruits, and vegetables and very little water. Most of their liquids come from dewy leaves. 3. When groundhogs hibernate, and they are one of the few animals that do, they slow their metabolism and drop their body temperature to just a bit warmer than the place where they’re sleeping. Their bodies can reach temperatures as low as 30…