Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

On March 2nd, one of the most beloved children’s authors of all time,  is celebrated on his birthday. Not only does this day commemorate Dr. Seuss’s birthday, it also goes hand in hand with the National Education Association’s “Read Across America” Day. It is a wonderful opportunity to take some time out of our day and read to our children.dr. seuss books and activities

Taking time to read to your children  shows our kids that not only is reading important, but it’s fun too! Along with reading your favorite Dr. Seuss books, celebrate the day by going to a fun event or even doing some fun activities at home.

Check out some fun ideas below and enjoy the day celebrating all things Dr. Seuss!

“You’re off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So… get on your way!”~ Dr. Seuss (Oh the Places You’ll Go!)

 

Dr. Seuss Crafts and Activities

 “Look at me! Look at me! Look at me NOW! It is fun to have fun, but you have to know how!” ~Dr. Seuss (Cat in the Hat)

After reading some of Dr. Seuss’ funny books, check out some of these fun craft ideas!

Cat in the Hat Finger Puppet

Dr. Seuss Activities
Photo Credit Woo

Green Eggs Cookies

Dr. Seuss Activities
Photo Source: My Paper Crane

Other fun and simple snacks we found where:

One Fish Two Fish Jello Treats

Thing One and Thing Two Cupcakes

Dress like the cat with his iconic hat. This is an Easy Cat in the Hat Hats  tutorial:

Dr. Seuss Activities
Photo Credit: Joyfully Weary

A few more awesome Dr. Seuss crafts:

Lorax Trees Craft

One Fish, Two Fish Fishbowl Art

 

*Things to Watch and Play

“Don’t cry because it is over. Smile because it happened.” ~ Dr. Seuss

Cuddling on the couch with your kids? PBS Kids celebrates Dr. Seuss’ birthday with new episodes of “The Cat in the Hat Knows A lot About That“. Check local television listings for more information.

Does your child like computer games? Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday with some fun games, free printables, and lots of fun learning activities.

Seussville.com

PBSkids

Gamequarium

Kids Games Heroes

 

There are so many things to do and see, but even just snuggling on the couch, reading one of your favorite Dr. Seuss books to your child is more than enough. Spend the day laughing and enjoying his creative rhymes and funny stories and you will be teaching the importance of reading while enjoying quality time together.

“Today was good. Today was fun. Tomorrow is another one!” ~ Dr. Seuss

What is your favorite Dr. Seuss book?

 

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Heather is a busy mom of three who loves exploring Lake County with her kids. When she, her husband and kids are not embarking on new adventures, you will most likely find her cooking and posting some great family friendly recipes at Girl and Her Kitchen.

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