This week we had so much fun with Groundhogs Day! We made crafts using
green and brown paint on our hands and feet and we got to color in some masks
so we could pretend to be groundhogs! I think they had the most fun playing
with the masks then any of the other crafts we did.
After the masks were made we built our very own little burrow with
blankets and pillows from the living room so that we could pop in and out to
see our shadows and have a place to stock pile all our favorite toys. The kids
made the absolute best impersonations of what they thought a groundhog would
sound like and according to them it went a little something like ‘MEOW’. If
you’ve ever looked up the sounds a groundhog makes you would probably stick
with ‘meow’ too!
Later on we got into talking about shadows and exploring the different
way we could create our own shadows using different toys and props. One of
those props was a groundhog cut out that I got from ‘EnchantedHomeschoolingMom.org’ (they have lots of
great stuff to check out!) and since the sun was shining in through our window
that’s what we used for a truly authentic groundhog shadow sighting, of course
any light would do the trick just as well.
MEOW away my friends because this year an early spring has been
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