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14 Groundhog Day Crafts for Kids


Groundhog Day is Thursday, 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 14 easy groundhog day crafts that include a goundhog shadow, groundhog puppet, groundhog treats, masks, paper plate crafts and even a matching game.

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Groundhog Day Pudding

1.  Groundhog Day Pudding ~ Whether the groundhog sees his shadow or not, this little chocolate treat is sure to be a hit with the kiddos. Green dyed coconut give the effect of grass.

Groundhog Day Cupcakes

2. Groundhog Day Cupcakes ~ Transform a chocolate cupcake into an adorable groundhog using Teddy Grahams and sprinkles.

 groundhog pop-up cookies

3. Groundhog Pop-up Cookies ~ How darling are these pop-up groundhog cookies?! Your kids are sure to get a kick out of them. Follow the easy step by step tutorial to make your own.

Groundhog Day Donuts

4.  Groundhog Day Donuts ~ 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.

5. Groundhog Pancakes ~ Start the day off right with a festive breakfast. Make pancakes in various sizes to create a fun groundhog pancake.

Groundhog Shadow

groundhog day toilet paper roll craft

6. Groundhogs Day Toilet Paper Craft ~ 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 an empty toilet paper roll tube, paper and scissors. Easy, fun and a great way to exercise their imagination!

7. Groundhog Puppet {free printable} ~ This little groundhog printable is fun and adorable at the same time. Will your groundhog see his shadow?


Groundhog Day Mask

8.  Groundhog Day Mask ~  This fun groundhog mask kids craft is cute and is sure to provide hours of fun! Makes a fun photo prop.

groundhog finger puppet

9. Groundhog Finger Puppet ~ Check out this adorable easy craft on how to make groundhog finger puppets. Use the free template to trace out your shapes to create your own puppet.

Groundhog Paper Plate

10. Groundhog Paper Plate ~ Kids will go crazy making these paper plate groundhogs complete with googly eyes.

Cupcake Liner Groundhog

11. Cupcake Liner Groundhog ~ A fun art activity using cupcake liners and craft paper.

groundhog day directed drawing

12. Groundhog Day Directed Drawing ~ A step by step tutorial to drawing a groundhog and then painting it with watercolors.

Groundhog Day Shadow Matching {free printable}

13.  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}

14.  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.

14 Groundhog Day Crafts for Kids


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  1. How cute is that !!!! HOWEVER, Ground hog day is THURSDAY February 2 NOT Tuesday!! Please don’t make February arrive faster!!! LOL!!!

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