Happy Groundhog Day! Make an Edible Groundhog!

Yippee! The Groundhog did NOT see his shadow today! Did you know that the origin of Groundhog Day goes back to Germany?  In that country, the badger was the one thought to predict whether there would be more winter or if spring was right around the corner. They celebrated it on February 2nd, 40 days after Christmas. When the immigrants came to America, the groundhog became the predictor. If the groundhog sees his shadow, it scares him and he scoots back into his borrow to sleep for 6 more weeks of winter. If he doesn’t see his shadow, he leaves his borrow to frolic around celebrating the coming of spring. In celebration of no shadow seeing today, here is a fast, cute, edible groundhog to make with your kids,  grandkids, or students. 15

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