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A party can be made into a fun learning environment. Kids that arrive early to school or a party can do the Groundhog Day Word Find to get started in the mood of a Groundhog Day event.  Adults will enjoy teaming with the kids I spying the letters and words. At a loss for words?  Read the Groundhog Day party conversation ideas.

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There is a never ending confusion about whether or not a groundhog sees his shadow on Groundhog Day, and this is a great conversation starter for the occasion. He might see his shadow, he might not. If he sees it, some people think that there will be six more weeks of winter. Some people believe just the opposite. Why he is looking for his shadow to begin with is also fodder for the conversation.

When this tradition began, people must have had nothing much to do, so they made up this story. Maybe you can make up your own story while attending a Groundhog Day party. Or start a joke, like, “Why did the groundhog look for his shadow?” The answers are really endless.

The origin of Groundhog Day is rather an interesting one and should be shared for this special day. Although it is recognized and celebrated on February 2nd every year, the original date goes back to February 4, 1841, in Berks County, Pennsylvania. Candelmas Day is what German people call Groundhog Day, and they believe that if the groundhog sees his shadow, he burrows back into his home underground for a six-week nap. And there is a famous statue in Wiarton, Ontario, in Canada. It is a statue of Wiarton Willy, the groundhog. The grandest celebration of this special day takes place in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. The crowds reach over 40,000, and they have celebrated together there since 1886.

So, keep the conversation about the origin of Groundhog Day, and all of the guests at your particular Groundhog Day gathering will learn a little bit of history.

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The Party Supplies Hut has more free elementary educational teacher resources for Groundhog Day to use for parties or in the classroom for active learning to create lesson plans with trivia questions, games and fun activities.  Try playing the free Groundhog Day Party Games with the kids.  This is a free game that goes with the theme of Groundhog Day.  Many restaurants have placemats with activities that kids loves.  You can use our free resources to create a themed environment. To keep the children's minds active the Groundhog Day Word Find is a fun challenge.  Some of these words appear in the Groundhog Day History.  Create your own lesson plans using the information found on the Groundhog Day history page.  Trivia game questions is an interesting way to have the Kids learn about Groundhog Day.  Older children can create their own trivia questions and then ask each other the questions.  As a time filler, the Groundhog Day Word Search is a good activity to use while the children wait for food to be serviced or as they wait for other children to finish their assignments.
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