Creative Child February 2020 | Page 37

In the extra bowl, mix blue food coloring with water. Squirt a fluffy shaving cream cloud on top of the water in your mason jar. Use the eyedropper to squeeze the colored water into the shaving cream cloud. Keep adding rainwater until it begins “raining” inside the jar! This is a great activity for toddlers and preschoolers. Finally, curl up together and read some children’s books about Groundhog Day. Here’s a short list: • Gregory’s Shadow by Don Freeman • Substitute Groundhog by Pat Miller • Go to Sleep, Groundhog by Judy Cox • The Groundhog Day Book of Facts and Fun by Paige Billin-Frye and Wendie Old • Groundhog Weather School by Joan Holub • Groundhog’s Day off by Robb Pearlman • Grumpy Groundhog by Maureen Wright • Groundhog Gets a Say by Pamela Swallow • Wake Up Groundhog by Susanna Leonard Hill • Who Will See Their Shadow This Year by David Biedrzycki and Jerry Pallotta • 36