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DIY Groundhog Day Felt Playset

Felt is a fun, inexpensive material to work and play with. This fun project uses only felt and scissors (googly eyes optional, but why would you not use googly eyes?!) to create a fun Groundhog Day playset.

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You can use leftover felt or purchase small pieces of felt at most craft stores for around $.30 a piece (not on sale).

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Using a sharp pair of scissors cut shapes out of the felt.

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You can use paper or objects such as a cup for a template if you wish.

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Kids can layer the shapes and pieces to create a unique scene every time!

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Use this playset to teach kids about the tradition of Groundhog Day. The Groundhog comes out…

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… and if he sees his shadow there will be 6 more weeks of winter weather.

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If he doesn’t see his shadow there will be an early spring.

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Have your kids create many different winter and spring characters for a fun way to make up their own changing of the season stories!

Allison Waken is a kids’ activity and craft guru always ready to try something new. See more on her blog, All for the Boys, where she features activities and crafts that inspire creativity, play and interaction.