Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss! | Stamford Moms

Happy birthday to Dr. Seuss! Did you know he would be 115 this year? While Dr. Seuss is no longer with us, his legacy lives on through the books that countless families read every day.

Every year on March 2, Read Across America Day honors Dr. Seuss with thousands of schools, libraries, and community centers hosting events to encourage reading! Below, you’ll find several local events and a few ideas for throwing your own little party!

EVENTS

Cat in The Hat Story Times
Stepping Stones Museum
9:30 a.m. (members only)
10:30 a.m.
12:30 p.m.

Dr. Seuss’s Birthday Celebration
Target Stamford
10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Dr. Seuss’s Birthday Storytime
Barnes & Noble
11 a.m.

CRAFTS

Dr. Seuss Hats

Check out these 3 FREE printable headbands from Simple Everyday Mom! Choose from the Lorax, Thing 1/2, and Horton the Elephant!

Paper Plate Cat In The Hat

Glued To My Crafts Blog has instructions for a fun craft in honor of one of Dr. Seuss’s most recognized books, The Cat In The Hat! See below for the necessary supplies:

  • Large Paper Plate
  • Black Tissue Paper
  • White Cardstock
  • School Glue
  • Craft Scissors
  • Stapler
  • Black/Red Marker

Find instructions here!

 
(Photo c/o GluedToMyCraftsBlog.com)

Thing 1 & Thing 2 Toilet Paper Tube Craft

Frugal Mom Eh has a fun way for your kids to make their very own Thing 1 & Thing 2! See below for the needed supplies:

  • Toilet Paper Tube
  • Red & Teal Paint
  • Paintbrush
  • White Cardstock
  • Glue
  • Scissors

Download a template here! Instructions are available here!

 
(Photo c/o FrugalMomEh.com)

 

SNACKS

Cat In The Hat Kabobs

Seussville Parents has a fun, healthy and easy recipe for fruit, dessert or veggie kabobs inspired by The Cat In The Hat! Find the recipe here and don’t forget to use your creativity!

The Cat’s Hat Parfait

This is another fun one from Seussville Parents! It’s tasty, simple and delicious! The recipe is here and can be as simple as using strawberries and yogurt!

Green Eggs & Ham M&M Pretzels

I LOVE this one from Your Modern Family! Make little pretzels into green eggs and ham! All you need are square pretzels, green M&M’s and a bag of white chocolate melting wafers! The recipe is available here!


(Photo c/o yourmodernfamily.com)

GAMES

Cup Stacking The Cat’s Hat

This is a fun and easy one that will allow you to use red solo cups as a fun activity! See instructions on Little Bins for Little Hands!

One Fish Two Fish Number Match

Teach your kids numbers and colors while allowing them to have fun! All you need is construction paper, scissors and marker! Instructions are available on Creative Family Fun!


(Photo c/o creativefamilyfun.net)

And at night… wrap up the fun with your favorite Dr. Seuss book when you were little!

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