Most people think of Christmas as the most wonderful time of the year, but Dr. Seuss week is a very close second! Every year, we celebrate the birthday of Dr. Seuss and all his Seussical magic. Here are a few activities that you can do with your child to celebrate Theodore Geisel also known as Dr. Seuss.
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10 Ways to Celebrate Dr. Seuss Week
Here are 10 fun things to do with kids to celebrate Dr. Seuss Week.
Green Eggs and Ham
Hungry? In Seuss world, Green Eggs and Ham is the staple of every home. This is a quick snack to make the family is sure to enjoy. The project is great for elementary aged students; younger kiddos will need adult supervision.
Hop on Pop Rhyming Game
A fun game all while your child is learning about rhyming? Bubble wrap, some painter’s tape, and a little imagination and your very own Hop on Pop Rhyming Game will get your child on the way to fun learning!
Make a Six Hump Wump
In One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish Mr. Gump rides a seven hump wump. Now, your child can his or her very own Six Hump Wump! Just a few supplies will kickstart this fun activity that the whole family will enjoy creating together.
Make “Cat in the Hat” Hats
Be formally dressed to celebrate Dr. Seuss week with a “Cat in the Hat” Hat. Using white paper, red paint, and a little imagination, you can start Seuss week off well dressed!
Ooblek equals fun! It is simple and easy to make. With a little cornstarch, food coloring, and water, ooblek will only take a few minutes to create and will give your kiddos hours of fun!
“Oh, The Places You’ll Go” Suitcase
Travel into Seussworld! If you do, make sure that you travel in style with your very own Oh, The Places You’ll Go Suitcase. It’s a simple craft to make and couple it with reading the story with your child, and your child’s imagination will be off the great places!
Pin the Heart on the Grinch
The Grinch may have tried to steal Christmas, but this game will steal the show at your house! Some adult supervision will be needed to create the Grinch pin up and to cut the hearts out of red construction paper. Once done, the Pin the Heart on the Grinch game will become a favorite at every party.
Thing Pencil DIY Toppers
Fun and fancy, what could be better? These Thing Pencil DIY Toppers are fun and with some adult supervision pretty easy to make. They can be used by your kiddos or given as fun party favors.
Spruce up any party by making your very own Truffula Trees. You can use PVC piping or just a pool noddle and with a few other supplies, transform any Dr. Seuss party into a fancy wonderland. This project can be done with preschoolers and elementary schoolers with adult supervision.
They say, “when in Rome, do as the Romans.” Well, the same applies if you visit Whosville! Get wild, get crazy, and use your imagination when it comes to creating Who Hair. This is not exclusively for girls either – boys can go crazy with sparkles, spikes, and every color of the rainbow.