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

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


(Updated on 13/01/2014)




Tradition / Facts :

  • Groundhog Day 2019: Punxsutawney Phil's big day - in pictures - 2 February 2019
    "Thousands gather on Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania to witness the celebrated rodent’s weather prediction"


    "Groundhog Club co-handler Al Dereume holds Punxsutawney Phil, the weather-prognosticating groundhog.
    Phil’s handlers said the groundhog had forecast an early spring."

  • Seeing His Shadow - PHOTOS (
  • 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 :

  • Ground Hog Day - story and interactive questions (




Exercises TO PRINT :



Lesson plans :




  • Groundhog Day - sample lesson plan for teaching English with movies (teflchina)



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 :


Groundhog Day Cartoons



You'll see your shadow



Videos :



Cinema :