44 Fun Ways to Celebrate Doctor Seuss Day!


Happy Birthday Doctor Seuss!  Join in the fun and celebrate Dr. Seuss Birthday which this year is Thursday, March 2nd.  You can celebrate at home or school by dressing up or making one of these Dr. Seuss crafts or activities together.  {so fun!}

Join in the obSEUSSion with these Dr. Seuss Crafts, free printables, party decorations, games, dress ups, printable quotes, food ideas, and desserts.

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1.  Dr. Seuss on the Loose Party {Beth Kruse} ~ An adorable back drop is created by covering foam core with Dr. Seuss fabric.  Some other amazing party details includes a book cover banner, truffula trees, mustache straws and book inspired party games.

2.  Dr. Seuss Party Ideas {Crissy’s Crafts} ~ A colorful Dr. Seuss dessert table decorated with wrapping paper, polka dot balloons, paper fans and book cover cut outs.

3.  The Lorax Birthday {Atkinson Drive} ~ In Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax, he speaks for the trees. The truffula trees that is. It’s only fitting that a party have lots of them. This amazing party has many of them including tissue pom pom trees, truffula tree cupcakes and a truffula tree mantel.

4.  The Lorax Party {Newly Nesting}“A Thneed’s a Fine-Something-That-All-People-Need!”  You will “need” to re-create this party when you see how amazing it is.  It’s fun, full of color, Truffula trees, Bar-ba-Loots, and of course, the Lorax.

5.  One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish Party {Tiny Oranges} ~ A fun and colorful Dr. Seuss party that incorporates all of the classical favorites.  To make it easier on you to recreate, Jen has provided all of her sources.

6.  Dr. Seuss Ice Cream Party {Mom on Timeout} ~ Everybody screams for ice cream!  Right?!  Well at least kids do.  Having an ice cream bar is a fun theme for a Dr. Seuss party.  Some fun toppings include, One Fish Two Fish (Swedish Fish), truffula trees (Red Vine’s and cotton candy) and Ten Apples up on Top (maraschino cherries).

Dr Seuss Birthday

Dr Seuss Birthday

7.  Dr. Seuss Costumes {Made Everyday} ~ “Say! I like Green Eggs and Ham! I do! I like them Sam I Am!” How adorable are these Dr. Seuss costumes?!  They are made from mostly felt.

8. Green Eggs & Ham Costume {It’s Always Autumn} ~ Here is a fun costume, perfect to help celebrate Dr. Seuss day! Since most of us have grown up with Dr. Seuss, this is an awesome way to celebrate the fabulous author and all his works that have made story time so fun! This costume focuses on the classic book Green Eggs and Ham!

9.  Dr. Seuss Bingo {Circus Berry} ~ Two free printable games that include bingo and matching.  Use red and blue m&m’s for markers.

10.  Dr. Seuss Activity Blocks {Sugar Bee Crafts} ~ These activity blocks are fun for all ages.  There are 6 activities including a word search, puzzle, look alike, color naming, counting fish and body part mix-up.

11.  Lorax Felt Storyboard {Mod Podge Rocks} ~ Make a fun storyboard for children using an embroidery hoop and felt.  Kids love changing the storyboard around.

12.   “I’m Clark” Party Favor {Bolling with 5} ~ Send party guests home with a “Clark” fish from the book The Cat in the Hat.

Dr Seuss

Dr Seuss

13.  Dr. Seuss Cootie Catcher {Country Chic Cottage} ~ A Dr. Seuss inspired printable fortune teller, a cootie catcher.

14.  Dr. Seuss Fish Alphabet Banner Pack {HaleGrafx} ~ Free alphabet party banner to download, print and decorate your party with.

15.  Dr. Seuss Bingo Printable {Balancing Home} ~ Twenty four printable bingo cards, perfect for large groups or classrooms. Use red and blue m&m’s for markers.

16.  Dr. Seuss Day Bookmark  {Bombshell Bling} ~ Commemorate Dr. Seuss’ birthday with a bookmark.  You can laminate them for better durability.

17.  Dr. Seuss Welcome Sign {Sunshine Parties Blog} ~ Welcome party guests with this fun sign that features individual arrows pointing in different directions.

18. Read Across America Printables {Pure Costumes} ~ We hope you enjoy these free Dr. Seuss-themed printables to help you celebrate Read Across America Day. This set includes a party banner, food notecards, and a printable activity sheet. This set of party printables will add a festive touch to your party whether you’re celebrating at school, at a library, or at home.

Dr Seuss Crafts

Dr Seuss Crafts

19.  Horton Hears a Who Cotton Ball Painting {Growing Up Gabel} ~ Cotton balls and paint are perfect for making these colorful truffula trees.

20.  How to Make Truffula Tree Pencils {Under a Cherry Tree} ~ So you’’ve watched Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax and fell in love with the Truffula trees. You can’’t bring one home from the movie theater but you can get some Truffula pencils. They are just like the Truffula trees, only better because you can make them yourself. Check out this tutorial to learn how.

21.  I Can Read With My Eyes Shut Glasses {I Can Teach My Child} ~ Make reading glasses with pipe cleaner to wear while reading along to the book, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!

22.  Dr. Seuss City {Charisa Darling}~ Raid your recycle bin and items you already have around the house to make this AWESOME Dr. Seuss-inspired City!

23.  One Fish Centerpieces {Make it Cozee} ~ A simple centerpiece idea for any Dr. Seuss inspired party.  Aren’t they adorable how the fish line up?!

24.  Lorax Finger Puppet {Lalymom} ~ Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday with this fun foam kids crafts.  This craft is great for children of all ages, including teenagers.

25.  Dr Seuss Inspired Leopard {Glued to My Crafts} ~ A fun paper plate craft inspired by Put Me in the Zoo.  Children will enjoy adding all the colorful spots to the leopard.

26.  Horton Flower Pots {Suburble} ~ Inspired by Horton Hears a Who, these adorable flower pots can be made in just 15 minutes.  Seriously!

Dr Seuss Quotes

Dr Seuss Quotes

27.  The Lorax Printable {Mod Podge Rocks} ~ Download, print and frame this festive Lorax printable.  It would be a fun decoration for celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday or as an inspirational quote for everyday.

28.  Dr. Seuss Printable Art {Country Chic Cottage} ~  This “Oh, the places you’ll go” printable is perfect for celebrating Dr. Seuss’s birthday or even as a theme for a graduation party.  All you have to do is download, print and frame it.

Cat in the Hat

Cat in the Hat

29.  Dr. Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat Birthday Party  {The Brewer & The Baker} ~ This party has it all with Cat in the Hat coloring books for the crayon-aged guests, blue cream soda, ham and cheese sliders, and my favorite a framed button monogram as decor.

30.  Cat in the Hat Handprint Art {Detail-Oriented Diva} ~ Using your children’s handprints you can make a fun Cat in the Hat Artwork using a white and black handprint for the face.

31.  Cat in the Hat Party Hat {A Night Owl} ~ Make a simple Cat in the Hat party hat using a red solo cup and white paint.  Easy peasy!

32.  The Cat in the Hat Slime {Little Bins for Little Hands} ~ A fun hands-on activity for kids using Elmer’s glue, liquid starch, water and food coloring.  After all, what child doesn’t like to get their hands icky?!

33.  Thing 1 & Thing 2 Costumes {It’s Overflowing} ~ Here is a fun costume, perfect to help celebrate Dr. Seuss day! Since most of us have grown up with Dr. Seuss, this is an awesome way to celebrate the fabulous author and all his works that have made story time so fun!

34.  DIY Photo Booth Props {Simply Kelly Designs} ~ Photo booth props are always a hit at any party! These free files include A bowtie, lorax mustache, and the hat from Cat in the Hat.

35.  Cat in the Hat Pop-Up Puppet {Stuff By Ash} ~ If you love toilet paper roll projects then you are in luck with this fabulous Dr. Seuss puppet tutorial.  Download and print the free puppet template and transform your tp roll into this fun puppet.

36. Playful Cat in the Hat First Birthday {Hostess with the Mostess} ~ Stacked pots and pinwheels make an adorable centerpiece for any type of Dr. Seuss party.

Party Food Ideas

Party Food Ideas

37.  Dr Seuss Snacks {Crazy for Crust} ~ How fun are these Green Eggs & Ham and the Cat in the Hat Smoothie?!  Mini nutter butters were used for the Green Eggs and a strawberries and apple juice for the Cat in the Hat smoothie.

38.  Cat in the Hat Cookies {Cupcake Diaries} ~ No baking required for these adorable cookies!  An oreo cookie is used for the base and red gummy lifesavers for the hat.

39.  Dr Seuss Snacks {Inner Child Fun} ~ How fun are these Dr Seuss Snacks?  String cheese dressed up as the Cat in the Hat using markers and One Fish, Two Fish goldfish crackers.

40. Lorax Party Food {Cute Foods for Kids} ~ This is a great round-up of lots of fun ways to theme a dinner party around the new Lorax movie.  Fun to host with the kids before heading to the theater, or serve up any of these yummy treats for a themed birthday party.  Includes ideas for snack, cakes, cookies and more.

41.  Dr. Seuss’ Sneetches Cupcakes {Sweet Rose Studio} ~ Yellow cupcakes are decorated with yellow star tipped frosting and topped with a green fruit roll up star.

42.  Green Eggs and Ham Donuts {Crazy for Crust} ~ Throwing a Dr. Seuss party for your little guy or gal? Then this post is perfect! These green eggs and ham donuts are adorable and look really difficult to create, but with the help of this great tutorial it’’s easy!

43.  Truffula Tree Cookies {Ellie’s Bites Decorated Cookies} ~ Make your own truffula tree cookies with this fabulous tutorial.  A scalloped circle cookie cutter was used for the base.

44.  Dr. Seuss Cookies {Deliciously Declassified} ~ Colorful cookies with sprinkles that are sure to bring a smile to anyone’s face.  Use the Lofthouse recipe provided or you can buy the premade sugar cookie dough.

44 Fun Ways to Celebrate Doctor Seuss Day!

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