Get ready to add a bit of extra fun to Groundhog’s Day celebrations this year with these super fun Groundhog Day dot to dot printables!
Kids will love having the chance to complete the adorable pictures of these furry creatures.
It’s a great way for them to work on their fine motor skills, not to mention have lots of laughs along the way.
Don’t forget to download these free printables and make your kids’ Groundhog Day lively and entertaining – after all, who wouldn’t have a blast coloring some cute groundhogs?!
For even more fun on this wintry holiday, check out our other Groundhog Day activities!
Groundhog Connect The Dots
Connect-the-dots worksheets are a wonderful way for kids to develop their problem-solving skills. Not only does connecting the dots help to improve coordination and hand-eye coordination, but it also encourages kids to focus for longer periods of time as they work on identifying patterns and completing each task.
Further benefits include developing key life skills like counting and basic math concepts, such as identifying numbers in order. Connecting the dots is an enjoyable activity that can keep children engaged while teaching them valuable skills at the same time!
Winter Ideas For Kids
With winter weather comes a lot of extra time indoors, and that can leave our little ones feeling restless and bored.
To break away from the seemingly never-ending cycle of tv watching, why not get creative with some fun activities geared toward young minds?
From cozy book reading sessions to a plethora of craft projects, we’ve got plenty of ideas up our sleeves to keep your kids occupied this winter.
Don’t hesitate to try out a few fresh activities guaranteed to make those chilly days seem just a bit brighter.
Winter Books For Kids
Wintertime is a magical time of year, and what better way to capture the magic than by reading books with your kids this season?
Reading books has countless developmental benefits for children such as sparking their imagination, expanding their vocabulary, and increasing concentration.
Try adding in some of these fun Groundhog’s Day books:
The Night Before Groundhog Day – Help kids understand what Groundhog’s Day is all about with this fun, rhyming book!
Grumpy Groundhog – This is a humorous book about a groundhog who just doesn’t want to wake up for everyone to see on Groundhog’s Day. What will happen? Will he make it to the surface for everyone to see???
Groundhog Gets A Say – This funny book looks at all the other things groundhogs can do outside of Groundhog’s Day!
Winter Crafts For Kids
Crafting with the kids this winter is a great idea and should never be underestimated! Your kids get to dust off their imagination, spice up their creativity, and make something with their hands.
See below for some of our favorite winter crafts for kids.
Groundhog Paper Bag Puppet Craft – It’s almost here – Groundhog’s Day! How exciting! And what better way to get the kids excited than by creating a cute and easy paper bag puppet? You can keep the energy levels high by filling them in on the traditions– depending on if Punxsutawney Phil sees his shadow or not, it will be either six more cold weeks of winter or an early hint of spring. They’ll love this activity as they learn about Groundhog’s Day.
Penguin Name Craft – This penguin name craft is the perfect combination of fun and learning. Not only will it help to keep kids occupied and entertained, but it’ll also help them develop those fine motor skills and learn how to follow directions. And of course, it’s great practice for them to learn to spell their names.
Sneezy The Snowman Craft – If you’re looking for something fun and seasonal for your little ones, Sneezy the snowman craft is definitely the way to go! This adorable snowman craft is sure to provide lots of entertainment while also helping your kiddos work on their fine motor dexterity, coordination, concentration, and more!
Groundhog Headband Craft – Get your little ones in the Groundhog’s Day spirit with this fun and simple groundhog headband! It’s an easy project to make together and we’re guessing you have all the supplies needed. With our free printable template, it will take no time at all for you and the kiddos to whip up these adorable groundhog headpieces — perfect for playing pretend or passing out to all your little groundhogs this Groundhog’s Day!
Winter Activities For Kids
When the weather outside is frightful, look no further for a delightful winter activity than these snowman dot to dots! Not only does it present your child with an age appropriate challenge, but once complete, they’ll be treated to the sight of a lovely little snowman!
Is your child finding it hard to master the art of scissors skills? We feel you! Scissor skills are important for kids of all ages to learn how to accurately use their fingers and hands in coordination with their eyes – but that doesn’t mean it’s easy. We have just the thing; our penguin cutting activity printables which help kids stay focused and entertained as they practice.
Hands-on activities don’t have to be complicated in order to be educational; sometimes the simplest activities can bring on the most engaging learning experiences! With these polar bear worksheets, kids can be excited about learning. They’re perfect for preschool and kindergarten children.
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