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Groundhog Day Lesson - Page 2

Groundhog Sees Its Shadow
Groundhog Sees Its Shadow

What is the folklore of Groundhog Day?

If the groundhog sees his shadow, there will be six more weeks of winter weather. If he does not see his shadow, there will be an early spring.

The groundhog in this photo sees its shadow, so there will be six more weeks of winter weather.



Groundhogs Live In Tunnels
Groundhogs Live In Tunnels

Where do groundhogs live?

They live in tunnels in the ground.

They use their sharp claws to dig the tunnels.

The tunnels are called burrows.



Groundhog Eating Grass
Groundhog Eating Grass

What do groundhogs eat?

They eat grass, berries, and other vegetation.



Groundhog Day Lesson Activities

Groundhog Vocabulary Match  Answer Key

Hidden Picture - Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day Tracing Worksheet

Groundhog Day PowerPoint