Looking for Groundhog Day? Here are a few places to get you started!
See a shadow? Six more weeks of winter! No shadow?
Groundhog Day was originally a German tradition, later carried on in Pennsylvania. The first official Groundhog Day was celebrated on February 2, 1886 in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania in the newspaper. The faithful began gathering in Gobbler’s Knob the next year for the annual prognostication by Punxsutawney Phil.
Here are some great links to more information as well as activities and coloring pages regarding Groundhog Day.
www.Groundhog.org is the official site of Punxsutawney Groundhog Club. Get all of the information you need about festivities at Gobbler’s Knob.
www.punxsutawney.com is the official site of the Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania.
Looking for fun ideas for Groundhog Day for preschoolers?
Kids Domain has a terrific site full of other links and activities.
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Watch Groundhog Day the movie instantly on Amazon