Will Your Groundhog See its Shadow?

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Will you have an early spring or six more weeks of winter? Create your own groundhog and find out!

What You’ll Need:
*Groundhog template, see below (1 template makes 4 crafts)
*Paper plate
*Crayons, markers, etc.
*Scissors
*Glue
*Popsicle sticks (1 per craft)

Preparation:
*Print out a groundhog template – either the PDF OR MS Word versions below.
*Poke a hole in the center of the paper plate with the scissors.

Activity:
*Have your child color in their groundhog. Cut the groundhog out.
*Glue the popsicle stick vertically to the bottom half of the groundhog. Allow to dry.
*Color the bottom side of the paper plate to make it look like grass.
*Poke the popsicle stick through the hole in the plate.
*Go outside and hold the popsicle stick under the plate. Does your groundhog see its shadow?

Suggested Resources:
• Don’t forget to send us pictures of your groundhog! We’d love to see them and we may even post them on our site: info@mycalendarmaker.com
www.groundhog.org Official site of Punxsutawney Groundhog Club

This activity can be found in the Arts & Crafts & Holiday sections of our site.

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GroundhogDay.doc307 KB
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