Let’s Learn About Groundhog Day

Sunday, Feb 2, 2020

11:00am – 1:00pm

Groundhog Day at Pretend City

Celebrate with Punxsutawney Phil and learn about Groundhog Day at Pretend City! Together we will find out if we have a long winter or an early spring. We will also be learning why Americans celebrate this unique holiday.

Purpose Behind the Play: Concept Development, healthy habits, number concepts, language development,  

  • Smart Art (in the Art Studio)Groundhog Puppet > Time to make your very own textured woodchuck at the art studio. Join us in the Art Studio today as we create a Punxsutawney Phil puppet using brown paper bags. Use your new pet to help decide whether we will have a long winter or early spring.
  • Simple Science (11:30a): Why is the Weather Changing?> Time to explore the weather and seasons! Local weather researchers will join to explain why there are weather changes and create seasons
  • Simple Science (3:00 pm): Animal Shadows> What animal is it? Let’s explore animal shadows using light and creating hand puppets.

The groundhog plays an important role in Groundhog Day.

Event Location

Pretend City Children’s Museum
29 Hubble
Irvine, CA92618

Event Fees