Will the groundhog see its shadow this year? The LIVE video is UPDATED for 2024 (previewed and teacher-approved) for your viewing! Check out all of the Groundhog Day videos below!
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!
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2024 Groundhog Day Video:
2024 Groundhog Day Ceremony (21:19)
This is the 2024 ceremony. Will Punxsutawney Phil see his shadow or not? Will it be cold still or is summer coming? Watch to find out. Here’s the video broken down (because it’s over 20 minutes long) if you want to just watch a certain part (it’s all fun to watch though and we previewed it so it’s good to go).
Groundhog Board Introductions (fun names) (8:05)
Chanting “Phil” (11:20)
Presentation of “Phil” (12:00)
Ceremony with Phil (12:30)
Phil goes in & Prediction (12:40)
Prediction Announcement (13:05)
Closing and Thank You (15:00)
Invitation to explore the town (16:00)
Other Groundhog Day Video:
I’m A Little Groundhog Day Song (1:04)
This is a quick song/rhyme you can do with your students about what happens if the groundhog sees his shadow.
This video is loaded with facts. So many things, your students will each walk away with something they did not know!
Fun Facts About Groundhogs! (3:44)
WOW! This video is FULL of useful facts and great photos and videos! You will learn about how your teeth are like groundhogs, what they eat, and how they go to the bathroom. Kids will love this.
-This video is of different groundhogs in their natural environments. Your students will love it because it’s a close-up view! The video is set to music and contains no words.
Punxsutawney Phil Predicts Longer Winter (1:33)
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.
It’s Groundhog Day (2:19)
This is a great video from Jack Hartman that will teach your students about the groundhog. They will definitely learn how to say Punxsutawney during this song.
Peep and the Big Wide World: Bringing Spring (8:50)
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.
The Groundhog Day Song (2:28)
This is just a fun little song about the sun being out and wanting the groundhog to come out and play.
Do you have any Groundhog Day videos you love to watch?
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