Monday, January 28, 2013

Groundhog Day is Coming!

With February fast approaching we thought it would be a great time to spend this week learning all about Groundhog's Day. Today we read "It's Groundhog Day", a story about an eager groundhog who is preparing for his long winter nap. We learned what the legend suggests if a groundhog were to see his shadow on February 2nd. We even took a vote on who wanted 6 more weeks of winter and who was hoping spring would come early. The class was pretty divided as we are still waiting on some much needed snow days before we give up on winter ;).

After we read "It's Groundhog Day" we made our own groundhogs and attached his shadow. Check back later in the week to see what else we have planned for Groundhog Day!

Two of our other favorite groundhog books are;

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