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Groundhog Day Puzzles for Kids

Crosswords, Jigsaw Puzzles and Other Games For Young Puzzlers


Groundhog Day, a custom introduced by German immigrants in Pennsylvania, is celebrated every February 2nd in the United States and Canada. According to this tradition, the groundhog emerges from his burrow on the 2nd of February. If the day is a clear and sunny one, the groundhog will see his shadow and scurry back into his den, which is supposed to predict cold and snowy weather for the rest of the winter season. Should the day be cloudy and/or rainy, then the groundhog will supposedly leave his burrow, in which case one should prepare for an early spring.

Groundhog Day is an enjoyable holiday for children, whose imaginations are sparked by the idea of furry creatures with the ability to predict future weather. For entertaining kids' puzzles and games with themes related to this amusing holiday, check out the links below.

Groundhog Day Word Search Puzzles

Solving word search puzzles is a fun activity in which children can practice their spelling as well as learn new vocabulary words. In our section of Groundhog Day Word Search Puzzles for Kids, we have both interactive and print-friendly word search games with themes related to weather-prognosticating rodents.

Groundhog Day Crossword Puzzles

Solving crossword puzzles is another educational activity that's fun for all ages. Parents and teachers can print out the themed puzzles found at Groundhog Day Crossword Puzzles for Kids for a fun classroom activity. The puzzles are listed in order of difficulty, from the easiest to the most challenging.

Groundhog Day Jigsaw Puzzles

For easy to challenging jigsaw games with a Groundhog Day theme, see what's on offer at Groundhog Day Jigsaw Puzzles for Kids, where you'll find online jigsaw games as well as an easy jigsaw printable suitable for children of primary school age.

Groundhog Day Maze Puzzles and Quiz Games

Tour puzzles such as mazes are a good way for children to develop strategic planning and problem solving skills. And quiz games are a fun but effective way for them to learn new and interesting facts about a particular topic. At Groundhog Day Mazes and Quiz Games for Kids, you'll find easy to challenging maze puzzles as well as online and print-friendly quizzes that focus on woodchuck wisdom.

Groundhog Day Connect-the-Dots, Word Scrambles, Cryptograms and More

Kids at the kindergarten or primary school level will enjoy solving the free dot-to-dot activities and the easy maze puzzles found at Groundhog Day Cryptograms, Word Scrambles and Connect-the-Dot Games. Older children and adults can have a go at deciphering the cryptograms and unscrambling the jumbled letters in the word and letter games featured here.

You can find more kids' puzzles and games spotlighting various February holidays in our directory of February Holiday Puzzles. Happy puzzling!

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