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Groundhog Goodie & Love Bug Bump

I have never really been one to "celebrate" Groundhog Day. It's kind of a strange holiday and it seemed like K and 1 pretty much had it covered. Well friends,  I think I've converted to Groundhogism! This year I have found some of the cutest stuff! Today was our monthly Tasty Tuesday and we made these yummy little cuties:
I found the inspiration for this on Pinterest. The groundhogs have seriously taken over there too! It's a pudding cup with a crushed up Oreo on top to make dirt. The groundhog is made from a Nila Wafer. Its ears are almond slices and he has mini-marshmallow teeth. We used these candy eyeballs and they really made all the difference! I mean seriously, don't they just bring that little groundhoggie to life? The kids actually liked the way they tasted too, they said it reminded them of a candy necklace. I'll be adding this to my Tasty Tuesday Teacher Guide on TpT (anyone who has purchased this will be able to download the updated version too)  I always have the kids pose with something seasonal for their picture. This is actually an otter Webkinz, but today he played the part of a groundhog. I think it works. The kids didn't seem to notice!
I also found a great free set of printables from Dawn at The Teaching Resource Resort. Click {HERE} to check it out. Her blog is super cute and I think the printables are perfect for second grade.

And finally, to celebrate the start of February, here is the monthly version of Bump! It's called Love Bug Bump, but I purposely tried not to make it to cutesy and girly. Click {HERE} for your copy.
I'm still trying to get my feet on the ground after being away for almost a week. I came back to a data meeting, finishing all of my running records and report cards in two days, oh and actually getting some teaching in there too. I *think* I'm back in the groove, but that is totally subject to change at a second's notice. At least tomorrow is pajama day. Love me some jammie time!
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12 comments:

  1. Today was my pajama day! And it was the bomb dot com.

    Thanks for Love Bug Bump, I know my kids will love it! And I just bought Valentine's erasers so they'll be put to use now! :)

    Marvelous Multiagers!

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  2. You're Groundhogs are adorable! Thanks for the link to the Teaching Resource Resort. There are a lot of great resources there!

    Second Grade Math Maniac

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  3. The groundhog snack is too cute!!

    Jodi
    Fun In First

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  4. Thanks so much for sharing! Love it!

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  5. I'm excited to add your newest Bump game to our classroom collection! Thanks so much for sharing!!

    A Chocoholic Teacher>

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  6. Oh my goodness! Those groundhog treats are too cute. The kids must have been sad when they ate their creations (probably not.) Groundhog Day has been more fun for us this year, too. I didn't know a groundhog and a woodchuck are the same!
    I hope Phil doesn't see his shadow. This winter has been brutal!
    ~Andi

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  7. Love the groudhog stuff...when I read the title, "love bump" I thought someone was pregnant! lol
    Jennifer
    First Grade Blue SKies

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  8. Precious groundhog treats! And thanks so much for the Bump games you share! My kids love them!

    Peace, Love and First Grade

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  9. I love the snack!!! I bet your kids love eating them!

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  10. Thank you for the adorable freebie!!!
    Your Tasty Tuesday snack is too cute!
    A Teeny Tiny Teacher

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  11. Love the groundhog treat! I will have to add that to my collection.

    http://secondgradelockerroom.blogspot.com

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