Want to Easily Make a Fun Groundhog Craft with Gusto?

Are you looking for an adorable Groundhog Day craft to make with your little ones?

groundhog craft

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Well, look no further!  Lucky you, to have stumbled upon this adorable groundhog craft.  It will be the perfect addition to your Groundhog Day festivities, and your kiddos will have a ton of fun making their groundhog.

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Scroll to find the instructions to make this craft without the template.

IMPORTANT:  Funny groundhog jokes are at the bottom of the post, you won’t want to miss them!!

Groundhog Facts

  • The First Groundhog celebration was on February 2, 1887.
  • German settlers adapted the tradition of using a hedgehog to predict the weather since groundhogs were more plentiful.
  • Groundhogs only live on average six to eight years.
  • They whistle when scared or looking for a mate.

If you want to learn more about groundhogs, you should look at National Geographic Kids.

If you want to learn more about Groundhog Day, you should look at History.com.

Groundhog Craft Options

There are countless benefits to making crafts with your kids, it helps with hand-eye coordination, fine motor skills, creativity, etc. 

This groundhog craft will help with all of the above.

The instructions to make this craft have been written out into seven steps, but if you want a prep-free craft, you should get our Groundbreaking Groundhog craft template

Groundhog craft picture

The Groundbreaking Groundhog Craft Template includes…

  • Black and white template just Print, Color, Cut, Glue, and Enjoy.
  • Template (Already Colored) just Print, Cut, Glue, and Enjoy.
  • A Groundhog Coloring sheet
  • 8.5 by 11 Groundbreaking Groundhog craft poster

Supplies For Your Groundhog

construction paper, scissors, glue

How to Make your Groundhog Craft

groundhog craft instructions

Step 1


  • Cut a teardrop shape out of Dark brown paper (Body)
    • The pointy side of the teardrop is the top (Where the head goes)
  • Cut a circle out of Light brown paper

Step 2


  • Cut out an oval, Dark brown paper (Head)
  • Cut a half circle, Dark brown paper (Head)
  • Glue the oval to the half circle (Head)
  • Glue the head to the Body

Step 3


  • Cut out two Dark brown ovals for the feet

Step 4


  • Cut two skinny rectangles out of Dark brown paper
  • Round the edges of the rectangles
  • Glue to the body

Step 5


  • Cut out two white half ovals (Eyes)
  • Cut out two smaller black half ovals (Inner eyes)
  • Cut a pink half circle (Mouth)
  • Cut out two white rectangles (Teeth)
  • Cut out a black oval (Nose)

Step 6


  • Cut a long Dark brown skinny oval

Step 7


  • Cut two Dark brown half circles
  • Cut two smaller Pink half circles

Groundhog Jokes

  1. What did the groundhog say when the wolf grabbed his tail?
    • That’s the end of me!
  2. What do you call a groundhog that hogs the road?
    • Road hog
  3. What did the groundhog’s trainer tell him before the Olympics?
    • Gopher gold

Happy Groundhog Day!

I hope you enjoy your groundhog paper craft made fun and easy!

Looking for more fun animal paper crafts check these out adorable templates.

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