Groundhog Day is held on February 2, in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania every year, and you might be wondering how a groundhog landed the job of predicting the weather. If you’re unfamiliar with the tradition, it goes like this: If the groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, sees his shadow, we’re stuck with six more weeks of winter.
Have you ever read a book and guessed the ending? Have you ever watched a movie and have known what was going to happen next? If you did, you were making predictions. You can use clues from a story together with what you know from your own experiences, to figure out what will happen next. Practice making prediction by clicking here.
Explore and play “Shadow Tag”. You can find the directions for “Shadow Tag” here.
Listen to “Shadow Puppet” stories like this one titled, the Three Little Piggies, then create your own “Shadow Puppet” Story.
Watch this “Hand Shadows” video and then
try to create your own “Hand Shadows”!
“Hand Shadow” tutorial.