If You Need to Study Groundhog Day More Than Once A Year…..

Can you feel it?  

We’re feeling the need to celebrate Groundhog Day all over again:).  Groundhogs are so cute and fuzzy!  They play peak a boo, nibble food like a gerbil, and have the sweetest little babies!  But we don’t get to celebrate them again until next year!?!?  

 

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This post was originally wrote Feb 2, 2016

 

That’s why my 6 yr will come home from school asking to watch them on you tube or me to read another book about them.  I already see it happening:) 

 

 

What IS Groundhog Day?

Groundhog Day is the day we watch for the groundhog to come out of his burrow.

All about Groundhog Day – Groundhog.org

Groundhog Day Fun Facts

 

 

Why And How Do We Celebrate it?

PJ: “To celebrate the Mama haven babies” eeee ” so Cute!!”

To watch the groundhog.  If the groundhog sees his shadow and returns to his burrow, we will have 6 more weeks of winter.  If the groundhog doesn’t see his shadow, then we will have an early spring.

Groundhog coming out..shadow – You Tube

The history behind Groundhog Day – Why We Celebrate Groundhog Day

 

 

What is a groundhog?

Groundhogs are in the squirrel family – National Geographic

Groundhogs are also called Woodchucks – Tennessee Aquarium

Books….

 

 

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Crafts

Foot And Hand Print craft – Play With Me Mommy

Cupcake liner art – I Heart Crafty Things

Hearts Groundhog – Kids Soup Blog

 

Habitat

All About Burrows – Highlights Magazine

 

Science

Exploring Shadows – Share It! With Science

Simple Groundhog Day Science – Enchanted Homeschooling

 

Groundhog Day Packets

3 Dinosaurs

Enchanted Homeschooling Mom

 

Videos

Punxsutawney Phil – You Tube

 

Emergent Reader

Teach With Me

 

This should keep us busy just in case….But I will add more if needed!

Thank you for reading!

Crystal:)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Theafterschoolhouse

Hi! My name is Crystal. I am a mom of two. My daughter is 18. My son ,who attends public school, also needs a little extra help afterschool. This blog is all about how we keep learning fun at home as an extension of his school day and during school breaks.

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