If you are looking for some fun activities to add to your February lesson plan, this is a great one! These Groundhog Day Book Companion Printables are perfect to use as you read the well known book by Gail Gibbons.
When I incorporate book companion worksheets with a story we are reading it really helps my children comprehend the story better. This pack is perfect for preschoolers and young elementary students.
Free Groundhog Day Printable Activities
Groundhog Day is February 2nd. This educational pack is perfect for teaching kids the history of this holiday, but also the book is very informative on the subject of hibernation and how groundhogs live their life.
This pack includes three printables:
- Shadow Matching
- Letter Matching (uppercase and lowercase)
- Do a Dots
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This one page worksheet is great for practicing cutting skills. but also understand shadows.
Kids love to see their shadows.
They will cut out the images of the snowflake, groundhog, sun, tree, flower and hat and glue them shadow image to the color image.
How Are Shadows Formed
Does your young learner understand how shadows are made? This is a great video to let them watch.
Listen to Groundhog Day by Gail Gibbons
If you don’t have access to the book, here is a read aloud version of the story. The story will help them learn about groundhogs day but also the life of a groundhog and other animals that hibernate. Students will love this book.
My five year old loves to use scissors and a glue stick. This printable one he will love.
They will cut out the letter on the hats, following the cutting lines. All of the letters on the hats are lowercase letters.
Then they will use glue or a glue stick to match the lowercase letter to it’s uppercase letter. All of the uppercase letters are on the groundhogs.
This makes for a great literacy activity.
More Groundhog Day Educational Resources:
Groundhog Do a Dot Page
Do a dot activities are great for building muscles in kids’ hands and building dexterity. Do a dot activities also help with hand and eye coordination and builds motor skills.
Let your young learner pick their favorite color and use the do a dot marker to fill in the groundhog.
Add even more fun by having them count the number of dots they make.
More Book Companion Printables for Preschoolers
- The Snowy Day
- Caps for Sale
- There Was a Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bell
- I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie
- Room on the Broom
- Pete the Cat and HIs Four Groovy Buttons
- Rainbow Fish
- Eating the Alphabet
- Make Way for Ducklings
- The Very Hungry Caterpillar
- If you Give a Mouse a Cookie