Groundhog Family (Marmota monax) - photo by W. Perry Conway;  Groundhogs are also called woodchucks.  They  are a type of rodent known as a marmot, and marmots are closely related to squirrels.  They are found over all of North America. They are "true hibernators" – going into a dormant state where their body temperature and heart rate fall dramatically from late fall until late winter or early spring.

Groundhog Family (Marmota monax) - photo by W. Perry Conway; Groundhogs are also called woodchucks. They are a type of rodent known as a marmot, and marmots are closely related to squirrels. They are found over all of North America. They are "true hibernators" – going into a dormant state where their body temperature and heart rate fall dramatically from late fall until late winter or early spring.

Groundhog Day Crafts - Things to Make and Do, Crafts and Activities for Kids - The Crafty Crow

Groundhog Day Crafts - Things to Make and Do, Crafts and Activities for Kids - The Crafty Crow

Groundhog Day -- A weatherman (Bill Murray) is trapped in a personal time warp on the worst day of his life. Co-stars Andie MacDowell.♥♥♥

Groundhog Day (1993)

Groundhog Day -- A weatherman (Bill Murray) is trapped in a personal time warp on the worst day of his life. Co-stars Andie MacDowell.♥♥♥

If you haven’t heard the news then you might want to sit down for this one… Yes, today is Groundhog Day, which means it’s been determined that there WILL indeed be 6 more weeks of winter. Some of us are ironically warmed by the notion of an extended winter and others of us are über disappointed. Either way, we are all going to have to pump the brakes on our bikinis, bikes and barbecues. In order to get through the next six weeks with smiles and happy days, we suggest investing in this stuff.

If you haven’t heard the news then you might want to sit down for this one… Yes, today is Groundhog Day, which means it’s been determined that there WILL indeed be 6 more weeks of winter. Some of us are ironically warmed by the notion of an extended winter and others of us are über disappointed. Either way, we are all going to have to pump the brakes on our bikinis, bikes and barbecues. In order to get through the next six weeks with smiles and happy days, we suggest investing in this stuff.

Happy Groundhog Day!!! I know it’s late in the game to make these little guys, but I had a last...

Groundhog Day Cupcakes (Bakerella)

Happy Groundhog Day!!! I know it’s late in the game to make these little guys, but I had a last...

Punxsutawney Phil & Friends:  A Groundhog Day Unit

Punxsutawney Phil & Friends: A Groundhog Day Unit

Children will enjoy reading these Groundhog Day Books in celebration of Groundhog’s Day and learning about the weather, shadows, hibernation, and more. Groundhog Day Books for Kids | Groundhog Day Picture Books | Groundhog Day Read Aloud Books

20 Groundhog Day Books Your Kids Will Dig

Children will enjoy reading these Groundhog Day Books in celebration of Groundhog’s Day and learning about the weather, shadows, hibernation, and more. Groundhog Day Books for Kids | Groundhog Day Picture Books | Groundhog Day Read Aloud Books

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