This Saturday would have been Dr. Seuss' 109th birthday (Theodor Seuss
Geisel). Known for classics like How the Grinch Stole
Christmas and other beloved books, Dr. Seuss's birthday not
only marks a day to advance reading initiatives across the country,
but to also engage your children in more reading and bringing some
of his books to life. I've scoured Pinterest and brought together
some pretty fun ideas to make this year's March 2 extra
Seussical for the littles in your life!
So grab a book, get ready to pin, and away we go!
Need something that can double as cute decor for a playroom?
Check out this felt storyboard
about The Lorax - one of my personal favorites by the way. In
keeping with that orange-fellowed theme, what about your own Truffula
trees or even a fun math game
to stretch their minds. You might even consider this fun snack for
Another favorite of mine has to be The Cat in the
Hat. Consider this site with fun activities,
including one where you can do a photoshoot with your children and
interchange different accessories. Need a Cat in the Hat Clock? You
might even consider letting the kids do their own stacking to
create these Cat hats on
An easy hand craft helps
bring One Fish, Two Fish to life while this site might
just be your own stop shop for all things red, white, and Seuss! In
keeping with the Seuss theme, I just picked up the book Oh
the Places You'll Go at Target since they are on sale this
week and plan to have my son's teachers sign it at the end of each
year - all the way until he turns 18 as a sweet reminder of
his school-aged years (thank you, Pinterest!) If you're feeling
especially ambitious, why not whip up a Dr. Seuss cake to
Have you pinned some great ideas to celebrate the big birthday?
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