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Groundhog day is February 2nd of each year! Get the Groundhog Day free printable and give your prediction on if the groundhog will see his shadow or not. Will there be 6 more weeks of winter? Will Punxsutawney Phil tell us if we’ll be seeing an early spring or is snow in our forecast?

Groundhog Day activities for preschoolers and kindergarteners

This is a fun activity to add to a lesson plan whether you’re homeschooling or in the classroom. If you’re looking for prep activities that can be inserted before or after lesson plans, this worksheet is a great warm-up (or cool-down) classroom activity.

Preschool and kindergartner students can use this printable to learn about Groundhog Day (what it is, what it means) and to practice coloring.  This Groundhog Day free printable would also be perfect for first grade or second grade students. Practice color recognition, combinations and improve writing sentences with the writing prompts provided on the bottom of the printable.

If your kiddos or students can’t write yet, have them answer the questions by  pictures or simply have a discussion around the prompts.

Trace the Groundhog shadow

On Groundhog Day ask the children if they thing Groundhog Phil saw his shadow. If the answer is yes, trace the dotted line and color the shadow. Practice your fine motor skills by staying along the line as you trace.

Groundhog Day writing prompts

On the bottom of the groundhog worksheet is 3 writing prompts for your kids or students. Create some discussion around these prompts and help the children finish the listed thoughts and statements.

  1. If the groundhog see its shadow,
  2. If the groundhog does not see its shadow,
  3. I think the groundhog

Groundhog Day free printable coloring pages

Included in this printable is a coloring page of the cute Groundhog himself! Color him and the “Happy Groundhog Day!” message and give to a friend or family member.

The worksheet including the writing prompts can also be used as a coloring page.

Grab some crayons, markers or colored pencils and get coloring with these free printables!

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Whats included in the fun Groundhog Day activity?

Format: PDF file, 300 resolution (no grainy printables here!)

The printable download includes 2 sheets that print perfectly on 8.5″ x 11″ letter-size paper.

1. Groundhog Day Worksheet

Features a groundhog to color, shadow tracing and writing prompts.

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2. Groundhog Coloring Sheet + Happy Groundhog Day Message

happy groundhog day coloring page

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Learn about the history of Groundhog Day

This is a favorite book of mine. I discovered it last year and has been a family favorite.

Celebrating Groundhog Day: History, Traditions, and Activities

Grab some Valentine’s Day printables

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Print out some Valentines printables – color, cut and create and show your friends or family they are loved.

“We Go Together Like” Valentines Cards

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Valentine’s Day Color By Number

valentine's day color by number free printable

Practice tracing with our 5 Valentine’s Day tracing worksheets. Great for preschool, kindergarden and 1st great students.

tracing worksheets for valentines day preschoolers

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