"If Candlemas Day is bright and clear,
there'll be two winters in the year."

Cartoons Lesson plans
Cinema Listening
Cliparts Poems
Description of the Groundhog Songs
Exercises to print Stories
Games to print Tradition / Facts
Interactive exercises Videos
Interactive games Webquests

(Updated on 11/01/2017)




Tradition / Facts :

  • The history of Groundhog Day
    "Groundhog Day may be associated with the 1993 Bill Murray film, but its origins lie with German settlers in the 18th century."





Description of the Groundhog :

  • Groundhog Day: The Weather-Predicting Woodchuck!
    How Would You Describe a Groundhog?
    Where Do Groundhogs Live?
    What Do Groundhogs Eat?
    What is the Life Cycle of the Groundhog?
    Do Any Canadian Groundhogs Predict the Spring?
    Is the Groundhog an Endangered Species?




Cliparts :



Listening :

INTERACTIVE exercises :



Exercises TO PRINT :



Lesson plans :



Webquests :





  • Groundhogs (
    "It is the story of a family of groundhogs who learn that each member of the family is special and has something to contribute, regardless of size, strength, or age.
    Each member of Phil's family was named after something to do with the weather.
    On their own special pages they will tell you something about their names, play fun and educational games with you and teach you about weather."



Games TO PRINT :



Stories :

  • Groundhog Day (and Possum Night) - an animated story with audio (


  • Groundhog Day - a short story with audio - for beginners (



Poems :

  • 'My Shadow' by Robert Louis Stevenson (
    Listen to the poem. (



Songs :


Cartoons :




Videos :



Cinema :