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Groundhog Day Word Search: Free Printable Activity to Help You Celebrate

This Groundhog Day word search is a super fun activity to help you celebrate this special day with kids.

Your kids will have a blast with this print-and-go way to enjoy a simple activity for Groundhog Day.

Get creative ideas for using this word search with Groundhog Day themes to boost learning fun and your free set today!

This free printable Groundhog Day word search activity is a simple yet super fun way to celebrate with your kids.

Easily Boost Your Groundhog Day Celebration with Kids

Groundhog Day is such a fun holiday to celebrate with your kids!

It’s simple enough – on February 2nd, we wait in eager anticipation for the world famous groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, to emerge from his burrow. Will he see his shadow (and predict 6 more weeks of winter) or not (and predict an early spring)? So exciting!

The first Groundhog Day was in 1886 at Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, PA. My boys and I live a little over an hour away from this site. It’s on our homeschool bucket list to join the celebration some day.

Last year, to help us celebrate this special day, I added these free Groundhog Day color by number activities to our holiday fun collection. This year, I’m excited to share this Groundhog Day word search! It’s a great way to enjoy a cool holiday-themed challenge.

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Learn More About This Free Printable Groundhog Day Word Search

This free printable Groundhog Day word search puzzle includes 2 pages. One page is the word search activity and the other page is the answer sheet.

The list of 20 words that your kids will search for include:

  • underground
  • hibernate
  • woodchuck
  • groundhog
  • February
  • forecast
  • weather
  • predict
  • holiday
  • spring
  • shadow
  • winter
  • cloudy
  • burrow
  • sunny
  • hole
  • cold
  • sign
  • warm
  • den
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Creative Ways to Use This Word Search for Extra Learning Fun

Although this free printable word search looks simple, you can totally take it to the next level with a variety of learning fun activities.

  • Provide fun writing tools for your kids to use to complete this word search. Erasable pens, highlighters, and color pencils are super cool and can be lots of fun.
  • Use the list of words as spelling words for the week.
  • While you’re having spelling fun, your kids can use a dictionary and get in some fantastic vocabulary practice by jotting down the definitions, too.
  • Turn over the word search page and use the back to write sentences, doodle, and other DIY challenges (like crack the code, trivia, and more).

Add a few of our favorite books and videos for Groundhog Day, too! Awesome ways to learn more interesting facts about this holiday.

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Get Your Free Groundhog Day Word Search

High five! Get ready for some extra cool Groundhog Day fun with your kids. Such an easy way to enjoy educational activities on this special day!

This free printable Groundhog Day word search includes 2 pages (activity and answer key).

You may print as many of these activities as you need for your personal use, family, class, homeschool co-op, or community event. If you have a friend or co-worker who’d enjoy this type of Groundhog Day fun with kids, I ask that you please share this post with them. Thanks so much for your cooperation!

To get this free Groundhog Day word search, simply subscribe to Rock Your Homeschool with your email address.

You’ll receive an email with a PDF file, along with a password to open the Subscriber’s Library to all RYHS freebies.

Plus, you’ll get emails with ideas, resources, and encouragement to make life and learning fun 🙂

(If you’re a current RYHS member, you just need to access the Subscriber Freebies page and enter the password in your welcome email. If you have any problems or questions, please email Amy at [email protected])

Get your FREE Groundhog Day Word Search by tapping HERE or on the image below.

This free printable Groundhog Day word search is a simple and super fun way to celebrate with kids.

What are other Groundhog Day activities that you like to enjoy on this fun day? Share your ideas (including free printables) in the comments area at the bottom of this post.

Wishing you a very special Groundhog Day with your kids!

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