Groundhog Day is just around the corner. So here are some Groundhog Day Videos you can show with your class that are quick and meaningful!
These groundhog day videos have been watched and are kindergarten approved!
I’m A Little Groundhog Day Song – This is a quick song / rhyme you can do with your students about what happens if the groundhog sees his shadow.
Groundhogs – This video is loaded with facts. So many things, your students will each walk away with something they did not know!
Groundhog Day (2016) – This video is of different groundhogs in their natural environments. Your students will love because it’s a close up view! The video is set to music and contains no words.
Punxsutawney Phil Predicts Longer Winter (Associated Press) – Let your kids get a peek into the actual ceremony of this famous groundhog. This video is a quick peek at what happens that will excite your kiddos.
Peep and the Big Wide World: Bringing Spring – Just going to be honest, this video is a little slow to watch but it does have educational value and so it is worth showing to your kids. But, it talks about shadows and the transition from winter to spring and so it does have value to show your kids.
Do you have any Groundhog Day videos you love to watch?
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And if you are looking for great Groundhog activities for your kids be sure to check these out too!
Groundhog Day Writing Activity – Students plan a story and then write it. And then instead of drawing a picture they get a cut-and-glue activity to glue onto the page. Kids will love writing the stories and teachers will appreciate the support the writers get (as well as the fact that it’s low-prep.)
Groundhog Nonfiction Reading and Writing Unit – This nonfiction unit contains book that is available in full page (to use as a read aloud book) and half page (to use as student copies.) Each are also in color and black and white. All of the photos used in the book are then used again for different writing activities. Your students will enjoy learning facts about these animals and seeing the real pictures of the groundhogs.