Tag: Groundhog Day

  • February Play-of-the-Day Activities for Fun and Learning

    Ya know how sports programs show the play-of-the-day?–well this is a play-of-the-day calendar for fun and learning for the whole month of February! And why you may ask? Because play is a winner since it’s the brain’s favorite way to develop and grow. 90% of the brain develops by the age of 5 and the…

  • February Play & Learn Activities for Kids

    Even though it’s a shorter month, with so many February play and learn activities it’s a very exciting one. It starts with International Ice Cream for Breakfast Day and then, we watch to see if the Groundhog sees his shadow or not. The Super Bowl inspires lots of fun with throwing, catching, and kicking a…

  • Do Like Groundhogs – Go Outside For Groundhog Day

    Need something to do today? Kids and grownups can make like the creatures themselves and go outside for groundhog day. No matter the weather or prediction. We know kids need more outdoor and nature time. Need some ideas? Here are some we can do any day: Check out the sky. Any sun? Clouds can be…

  • Groundhog Day: Outside Nature Time for Kids

    While nature may not dictate our activities as completely as for the ground hog, we can follow his example and include some outside nature time for kids.During the cooler months of the year, we often don’t encourage kids to be outside. With warm clothes and either snow or rain gear, kids can still enjoy being…

  • Shadow Play for Groundhog Day

    Groundhog day is a day all about shadows, one way or another, and a perfect time to have some fun with light and shadow. We’ve all watched videos about very young children discovering their shadow for the first time. Their reactions vary from fear to delight. Older kids take great delight as they play with…