March 2nd is Dr. Seuss' birthday and also Read Across America Day. You can explore a variety of crafts and activities to help you celebrate this day.
Crafts to Make:
- Check out this collection of Dr. Seuss Book Crafts and Activities.
- You can celebrate by making your own coloring book using some of these pictures and worksheets.
- Give the children a variety of craft supplies and recycling items (for example, glue, toilet paper rolls, egg cartons, pipe cleaners, felt, yarn, pom-poms, wiggle eyes, etc.) and challenge them to create their own unique creature like those in many of Dr. Seuss' books. Encourage them to write a story about their creature.
- Practice being an author like by writing your own homemade books.
- Make birthday cards for Dr. Seuss and hang them around the room.
- Create your own Cat-in-The-Hat story sack.
- Create your own Horton Hears a Who story sack.
- Make some of these Grinch Crafts.
Other Things To Do:
- Read as many Dr. Seuss books as you can!
- Have green eggs and ham for lunch.
- Make this fun Cat-in-The-Hat snack or these Cat-In-The-Hat cookies.
- Play a silly rhyming game. Someone say a word and see how many words everyone can think of to rhyme with it.
- Have birthday cake for a snack!
- Check out this Cat-in-The-Hat pumpkin.
- Learn more about Dr. Seuss (Theodor Geisel).
- Take a virtual tour of the The Dr. Seuss National Memorial which is located in Springfield, Massachusetts.
- Check out this listing of Top Dr. Seuss Books.
- Visit Seussville and play games online and print off fun activities at Seussville University.
- Create a Cat-in-the-Hat Story Sack.