Did February just sneak up on you? Yeah, us too!
If you’re looking at the calendar, you may have noticed that tomorrow is Groundhog’s Day. You might even be considering incorporating something about it into tomorrow’s school plans …. if only there a quick way to put together a mini-unit …..
Well, you’re in luck. Albeit last minute, we’ve found some fun resources for learning about Groundhog’s Day with your children!
Facts & History: Read this short page to learn about how Groundhog Day came to be, here in the United States.
This History of Groundhog Day: If your child wants to read more, this page goes a little more in depth.
All About Groundhogs Video: Did you know that groundhogs are also known as wood chucks? Watch this video to learn more!
Printable Worksheets: This website has a collection of 10 different worksheets including a word search, crossword puzzle, vocabulary builder and more!
Pop Up Puppet: Use a foam cup, paper and craft stick to make this puppet.
Groundhog Day Quiz: Use this as a final quiz or a starting point for a research project!
And maybe all of this talking about Groundhog Day has got you thinking about that super-funny movie with Bill Murray? You can rent it from Amazon right now and watch right on your computer for only $2.99 or buy it as a digital download for only $4.99!
What are your favorite resources for learning about Groundhog Day?
This post was written by Christina S., a LessonPathways.com team member and homeschooling mom of 11 years. When she’s not finding great resources to share with our LessonPathways family, she’s busy working on her site, HomeschoolingInDetroit and chatting away on Twitter.