February 2nd is Groundhog Day. Pennsylvania's official celebration of Groundhog Day began on February 2nd, 1886. If the groundhog emerges and sees his shadow on this day, there will be 6 more weeks of winter.
Try these fun Groundhog Day Activities:
- Ask your family and friends if they think the groundhog will see his shadow or not.
~ Make a chart with the guesses.
~ Check and see if he saw his shadow or not.
~ Who was right?
- Start a weather chart.
- Play shadow tag - you only need a dark room and flashlights. You can also make shadow puppets on the wall. Can your shadow puppets play tag?