Groundhog’s Day is coming up. It is one of those holidays that is just kind of fun to teach. I love to play shadow tag with my class around Groundhog’s Day. It is also a great time to incorporate weather. Here are some fun books and other resources I enjoy sharing with my class.
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- Mr. Groundhog Want the Day Off
- Grumpy Groundhog
- Groundhog Day!
- It’s Groundhog Day!
- Go to Sleep, Groundhog!
- Punxsutawney Phyllis
- Who Will See Their Shadows This Year?
- Geoffrey Groundhog Predicts the Weather
- Substitute Groundhog
- Groundhog Day! (Rookie Read-About Holidays)
- Groundhog Weather School
Learning about groundhogs can be a lot of fun! I have found some informative short videos about these furry creatures that my students enjoy watching. They are attached to QR codes, so my students just scan and watch. Check them out here.
Another fun thing about this day is learning about shadows. One of the articles in this In the News pack is all about shadows. My students love these!
You can read more about this pack below.
Don’t forget to pick up my Groundhog’s Day Freebie. It is an open game board, meaning you can make it fit to your needs. Click below to grab your copy.
What’s your prediction? Will Punxsutawney Phil see his shadow or not?