March 2nd is Dr. Seuss’ Birthday! The NEA celebrates his birthday each year with Read Across America day, which is on Friday, March 1st this year. When I was teaching this was one of my favorite days at school, it was amazing to see how excited the kids got about reading and sharing their favorite books. We’ve gathered some resources to help you celebrate this fun day with your kids!
Cat in the Hat Toss from Motherhood and other Adventures.
One Fish Two Fish Color Sort from Celebrate Every Day With Me
Thing 1,Thing 2 Handprint , from Classroomfreebies.
Make a book mark from School in the Kitchen, you will find many other resources for celebrating Read Across America day at this site as well.
Seuss Cam-iphone App , found on The Techy Teacher. The app is $1.99, available on ipod, iphone or ipad and can be found by searching Cat Cam.
Learn how to Draw Dr. Seuss Characters at Activity Village. You will find directions for Cat in the Hat, The Lorax, Thing 1 and Thing 2, and the Grinch.
Many other Dr. Seuss Printables can be found at Seussville.com.
Sweet Dr. Seuss Snack, use green M&M’s and melted white chocolate to create these “green eggs” from Random Thoughts of a Supermom.
Create these Cat in the Hat Cupcake Toppers from So Domesticate, with gummy life savors and white frosting.
Cat in the Hat Jello Snack, from Bless this Mess.
Make these Rainbow cookies from Souders Cookery with Sugar Cookie mix and food coloring. Your child will feel like they are in Seussville!
What to Read…
Need a new book to read for Read Across America Day? Be sure to check out your local library!
Find it! Libraries in Saratoga County