13 Easy Kids Crafts for Groundhog Day


Groundhog Day is Tuesday, February the 2nd and a great way to “warm” up the winter and bond with the kiddos. This year give them a new tradition or memory for them to reminisce about! Here are 13 easy ground hogs day crafts that include a handprint and footprint groundhog, groundhog treats, masks, puppets, paper plate crafts and even a matching game.

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Groundhog Day Crafts

Groundhog Day Cupcakes

1.  Groundhog Day Cupcakes ~ Transform a chocolate cupcake into an adorable groundhog using peanut butter cups and m&m’s.

Groundhog Pudding Cups

2.  Groundhog Pudding Cups ~ Whether the groundhog sees his shadow or not, this little chocolate treat is sure to be a hit with the kiddos. Crumbled oreos give the effect of dirt.

Groundhog Day Push Pop

3.  Groundhog Day Push Pop ~ Mini cupcakes on the bottom and a mini snickers bar for the groundhog body make this adorably festive groundhog treat. 

Groundhog Day Donut Snack

4.  Groundhog Day Donut Snack ~ Here is a fun Groundhog Day donut snack for kids! Whether or not the groundhog sees his shadow, your kids would love to come home to this cute little treat.

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Felt Ground Hog Puppet

5.  Felt Ground Hog Puppet ~ Here is the perfect activity for preschool to elementary aged kids to make for Groundhog Day! Thanks to this great tutorial all you need is felt, googly eyes and a needle and thread. Easy, fun and a great way to exercise their imagination!

Groundhog Day Mask

6.  Groundhog Day Mask ~  This fun groundhog mask kids craft is cute and is sure to provide hours of fun! 

Paper Plate Groundhog Craft

7.  Paper Plate Groundhog Craft ~ Kids will go crazy making this groundhog complete with a moveable groundhog.  

How to Make a Ground Hog Puppet

8.  How to Make a Ground Hog Puppet ~ Check out this adorable easy craft on how to make ground hog puppets. Use a simple brown paper bag to create your own puppet, a cut out heart for the head and then kids can decorate it anyway they want. 

Handprint Groundhog Poem

9.  Handprint Groundhog Poem ~ Handwrite or type this adorable groundhog poem and stamp your child’s footprint and handprints to make the groundhog.  Makes a great keepsake too!

Groundhog Day Printable Craft

10.  Groundhog Day Printable Craft ~ This little groundhog printable is fun and hilarious at the same time. Will your groundhog see his shadow?

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Groundhog Day Shadow Matching {free printable}

11.  Groundhog Day Shadow Matching {free printable} ~ A free printable game of matching, a fun activity for groundhog day.

Free Groundhog Day Printable Pack {pre k-k}

12.  Free Groundhog Day Printable Pack {pre k-k} ~ Use this free printable set full of educational activities as well as pure fun for this Groundhog Day.  This pack includes skip counting puzzles, letter hunt, handwriting practice, I Spy, writing prompt, Spring/Winter sort and coloring pages.

Groundhog Day Printable

13.  Groundhog Day Printable ~ Use this fun little guy on Groundhog Day! Top treat bags, pencils, wraps or just hand out! 



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