Fun Groundhog Day activities to celebrate this February holiday.
WHEN IS GROUNDHOG DAY?
Groundhog Day is February 2nd each year.
WHAT IS GROUNDHOG DAY?
Per tradition, a groundhog in Punxutawney, Pennsylvania will come out of the ground. If he sees it’s shadow, there will be 6 more weeks of winter. If he doesn’t see his shadow, an early Spring is coming.
GROUNDHOG DAY ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS
1| WILL THE GROUNDHOG SEE HIS SHADOW?
Get everyone excited for Groundhog Day by having everyone cast their vote as to whether or not the Groundhog will see his shadow.
Just print off this free Groundhog Day printable (available at the end of the post) a day or two before February 2nd. Then wait to see who guessed right!
Tip: Make it a big deal by having a special prize for the winners.
2| GROUNDHOG DAY ACTIVITY- BREAKFAST
One of our favorite Groundhog Day activities is to make a festive breakfast! These cute pancakes are easier than you think.
All you need is:
To make them, simply pour out large and small circles of batter onto a hot griddle to make the face, ears, and mouth. Use thin slices of bananas for the eyes and chocolate chips for the eyeballs and nose.
3 | GROUNDHOG DAY CRAFTS FOR KIDS- CUPCAKES
GROUNDHOG DAY ACTIVITIES FOR ADULTS
1| WATCH GROUNDHOG DAY
Have you ever seen the movie Groundhog Day? It’s pretty funny. Rent or buy it here.
*This movie is rated PG, however, there are a few parts that might make you uncomfortable. So, I recommend that you use this as a groundhog day activities for adults or older children.
GROUNDHOG DAY GIFTS
Looking for some great Groundhog Day gifts? Here’s tons of funny and cute Groundhog themed gifts to choose from!
THE OFFICIAL GROUNDHOG WEBSITE
For more information about the legend and events in Punxatawney, visit the official website here.
DOWNLOAD THE PRINTABLES
Ready to celebrate? Download the free “Groundhog Day Voting Sheet” below. And don’t forget to tag @sofestive on Instagram so we can feature your celebrations!