Peeping Groundhog Puppet

This Peeping Groundhog Puppet activity & project also includes:

Using paper and a pencil, produce a pop-up puppet of a groundhog that peers out and over it's burrow to tell us when Spring is coming. 

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Instructional Ideas
  • Gather an assortment of books about Groundhog Day and groundhogs for learners to browse when time permits 
  • Share a history of Groundhog Day before or after the activity is complete 
  • Role play the puppet popping up to to forecast the weather, make predictions of what the actual groundhog will do 
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires copies and craft supplies 
  • Groundhog Day is celebrated every year on February second 
  • Younger participants may need adult assistance  
Pros
  • Templates come in both black and white and color 
  • Provides detailed, easy-to-read directions 
Cons
  • None