Groundhog’s Day 2016

Will the groundhog see their shadow tomorrow morning? That is the question we will be asking two groundhog’s here on Long Island, tomorrow.

I am talking about Malverne Mel and Holtsville Hal.

Holtsville-Hal malverne mal

Holtsville Hal is pictured to the right- photo courtesy of www.longislandpress.com
Malverne Mel pictured to the left is a photo taken by www.newsday.com

 

Would you like to see either groundhog in person?

You can see both groundhog’s at 7 am tomorrow morning (February 2nd, 2016)

At the Holtsville Ecology Site you can see Holtsville Hal’s prediction at 7:25 am. I hear hot chocolate will be served too!

or

Visit Malverne Mel at the gazebo on Church Street in Malverne at 7am.

 

The above picture is Sweetbriar Sam. Even though Sweetbriar Nature Center in Smithtown is not having Sam doing any public predictions tomorrow, you can still visit him at Sweetbriar during there regular business hours tomorrow.

Song, "I'm a Little Groundhog" - Re-pinned by @PediaStaff – Please Visit http://ht.ly/63sNt for all our pediatric therapy pins: Pin this poem: click here

 

 

As you know I love crafting with the little ones on any holiday and Groundhog’s Day is no exception.

Here are some fun Pinterest pins you can do with your kids:

Way cuter version of the same craft we did. next year. ALso a free book download. Also this blog has a ton of great ideas and freebies for centers:

This is an adorable craft where the child can pop the groundhog out of the cup.

Pin it –> here

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paper plate groundhog day craft

This paper plate Groundhog is adorable and easy to make —> see here

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I loved this idea as a favor at a school event. See the pin —> here

Cute idea for Groundhog day! - Re-pinned by @PediaStaff – Please Visit http://ht.ly/63sNt for all our pediatric therapy pins:

I am excited to see what the Groundhog says…

What is your prediction?

It is going to be a sunny day according to News 12 Long Island’s Meteorologist Rich Hoffman so I believe the groundhog will see his shadow. As that old saying goes, “when a groundhog sees his shadow that means six more weeks of winter!

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