Then, W made his own groundhog
After that, we sang some new Groundhog's Day songs (or, as I like to call it, Whistle-pig Warblings)
(to the tune of Frere Jacques)
Where is groundhog? Where is groundhog? (Thumb behind back)Here I am! Here I am! (Bring thumb forward)Shadows on this sunny day, (wiggle thumb)Frighten groundhogs all away. (Thumb behind back)Winter will stay! Winter will stay!
Where is groundhog? Where is groundhog? (Thumb behind back)Here I am! Here I am! (Bring thumb forward)My, oh my, a cloudy day. (Wiggle thumb)I will stay outside to play. (Move thumb around)Spring is near! Spring is near!
(to the tune of "Ten Little Indians")
One little, two little,Three little groundhogs,Four little, five little,Six little groundhogs,Seven little, eight little,Nine little groundhogs,Sleeping down under the ground.
I'm a little groundhog short and stout,February second I will come out.If I see my shadow they will shout,"Six weeks more winter without doubt!"
(to the tune of "London Bridges")
Mr. Groundhog down below,Pop up through the fluffy snow,See his shadow watch him go,Winter's here to stay.
Mr. Groundhog down below,Pops up through the fluffy snow,Wide awake he wants to play,Spring is on it's way.
After lunch, nap, and a rousing game of Whack-a-groundhog, ( "rousing" meaning "B tried to eat the mallet while W played".)
W made his own dirt pudding for snack. I made the cookie groundhogs (another idea from gourmet mom on the go!) and crushed the oreos the night before.
Right after snack, our Scholastic book order from E's aunt came in with our Groundhog's Day books!!!! (When W actually goes to school and we get those papers monthly, I'm going to be BROKE!)
Next year, I want to get some more books, a stuffed groundhog and figure out something neat to serve for lunch....Maybe sausage.