Preschool Fun for Groundhog Day

The further we get into winter, the deeper I long for spring. So, I am one of those crazy people who pays attention to Punxsutawney Phil. I'm always hoping he won't see his shadow so we'll see an early spring.

FREE printable Groundhog Day fun pack for preschoolers. Pre-writing sheet, letter G recognition, graphing, labeling and shadow matching. Kids will love these groundhog themed activities!

Preschool Fun for Groundhog Day

These no-prep activities are perfect for your homeschool preschool activities. All you need to do is print the pages out. Then, your preschoolers are ready for some groundhog themed activities.

How to Use the Pages

Graphing FunLittle ones will cut out the groundhog images on the bottom of the graphing page. Then, they'll glue them in the correct column on the graph. Next, count the groundhogs in each column, and write the number on the lines.

Letter Identification: This activity features the letter Gg for groundhog. Using crayons or dot markers, little ones will search for and color the box containing "G" and "g".

Shadow Matching: One big aspect of Groundhog Day is whether or not Punxsutawney Phil will see his shadow or not. This activity features several groundhogs and their shadows. Preschoolers will draw a line matching each groundhog with his shadow.

Pencil Control: Each of the three pencil control activities on this page is designed to help preschoolers work on pencil control and fine motor skills. They will trace a curvy line with a pencil. This is a great pre-writing or beginner handwriting activity.

One more tip:

You could laminate the pencil control, letter identification, and shadow matching pages. If your preschoolers use a dry erase marker to complete these activity pages, they can be wiped clean and used again and again.

This post was contributed by:

Tara from Homeschool Preschool

Tara is wife to Matt and homeschool momma of three. She has successfully homeschooled her oldest two, and is currently homeschooling her youngest. Though her children are older, she is always looking for an opportunity to create educational activities and content for young learners. She blogs about homeschooling, preschool activities, and other educational topics at Homeschool Preschool.

For another Groundhog Day activity, see our Groundhog Day Shadow Matching here:


Viviana is a blogging mom to a toddler, a preschooler, and a kindergartner, sharing ideas and resources for early education. She specializes in unique, hands-on printable activities that are educational, fun and inspire creativity in young minds.


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