47 Dr. Seuss Birthday Activities for March


Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!  Join in the fun and celebrate Dr. Seuss Birthday which this year is Monday, March 3rd.   You can celebrate at home or school by dressing up or making one of these Dr. Seuss crafts or activities together.  {so fun!}

Dr. Seuss Birthday Activities for March

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

Dr. Seuss Day

Dr. Seuss Day is celebrated on {or around} Dr. Seuss’s birthday which is March Second.   It’s also the nation’s largest reading party, NEA’s Read Across America Day which this year is on March 3.  Across the country, students are busy decorating classroom doors, planning green eggs and ham breakfasts, and organizing reading pep rallies and flash mobs.

Dr. Seuss Birthday

Dr. Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat Birthday Party

1.  Cat In The Hat ~ Dr. Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat Birthday Party ~ This partyhas it all withCat 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.

The Cat in the Hat Party

2.  The Cat in the Hat Party ~ Adorable party favors, invitations, decor from this fabulous party by Annie’s Eats.

Dr. Seuss Printables

Dr. Seuss Day Bookmark {printable bookmark}

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

Thing 1 Thing 2 Cupcake Wrappers

4.   Thing 1 Thing 2 Cupcake Wrappers ~ Not only are these adorable Thing 1 and Thing 2 cupcake wrappers free, but there are other patterns available as well as toppers and a banner.

Dr. Seuss Props {photo booth}

5.  Dr. Seuss Props {photo booth}  ~ Photo booth props are always a hit at any party!  These free files include speech bubbles, thing 1, thing 2, bowtie, lorax mustache, and blank bubbles.

Dr. Seuss Cupcake Toppers & Banner

6.  Dr. Seuss Cupcake Toppers & Banner ~ Free cupcake toppers and party banner to download, print and decorate your party with.

Dr. Seuss Invitations

7.  Dr. Seuss Invitations ~ These adorable Dr. Seuss party invitations are available in two options, with or without the Cat in the Hat.

Dr. Seuss Lollipop and Cupcake Toppers {free printable}

8.  Dr. Seuss Lollipop and Cupcake Toppers {free printable} ~ Decorate lollipops or cupcakes with these fabulous Dr. Seuss printables.

Dr. Seuss Juice Box Cover

9.  Dr. Seuss Juice Box Cover ~ Turn a juice box into a festive one for Dr. Seuss Day with these free juice box wrappers.

Dr. Seuss Quotes Printable

Dr. Seuss Quotes10.  Dr. Seuss Quotes ~ My favorite is, “Don’t cry because it’s over.  Smile because it happened”.  What’s yours?

Dr Seuss Art Print

11.  The Lorax Printable ~ 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. 

Dr. Seuss Art12.  Dr. Seuss Eye Chart ~ This adorable 8 x 10 Dr. Seuss Eye Chart printable is available in four colors, pink, orange, blue and green.

Dr. Seuss Clip Art

The Lorax Dr. Seuss Clip Art

13.  The Lorax Dr. Seuss Clip Art ~ These cute Dr. Seuss clip art images would be so cute for a birthday party banner, cards and/or decor.  Or you could make them into cards or coloring pages for the kiddos.  There is a small fee of $4 for these images.

Birthday Party

The Lorax Party {Birthday Themes}

14.  The Lorax Party {Birthday Themes} ~ “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.

Dr. Seuss Party on a Budget

15.  Dr. Seuss Party on a Budget  ~ Such a great Dr. Seuss party with lots of great tips to throwing a party on a budget!  Your local craft store and teacher supply store will have most of the items.

Birthday Signs

Dr. Seuss Welcome Sign

16.  Dr. Seuss Welcome Sign ~ Welcome party guests with this fun sign that features individual arrows pointing in different directions.

Cat in the Hat Birthday Balloons

17.  Cat in the Hat Birthday Balloons ~ This Cat In The Hat balloon dart board would be perfect for a Dr. Seuss themed party.

Birthday Decorations

Playful Cat in the Hat First Birthday {centerpiece ideas}

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

One Fish Centerpieces

19.  One Fish Centerpieces ~ A simple centerpiece idea for any Dr. Seuss inspired party.  Aren’t they adorable how the fish line up?!

The Lorax Birthday {birthday decorations}

20.  The Lorax Birthday {birthday decorations} ~ 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.

Lorax Mustache Straws

21.  Lorax Mustache Straws ~ How fun are these mustache straws?!  Trace and cut out a mustache on yellow foam and tape it to a straw.  Easy peasy!

Dr. Seuss Birthday Activities

Dr. Seuss Birthday Activity22.  The Lorax Party Mask {activities for preschool} ~ These Lorax masks are perfect for party favors or as a mask for celebrating Dr. Seuss’  birthday.  A wooden frog base from Joann’s was transformed with yellow foam sheets.  You would never know it started out as a frog.  {{wink}}

Bartholomew and the Oobleck Activity

23.  Bartholomew and the Oobleck Activity ~ A fun hands-on activity for kids using cornstarch, water and food coloring.  After all, what child doesn’t like to get their hands sticky?!

Dr. Seuss Snack & Printable

24.  Dr. Seuss Snack & Printable {activities worksheets} ~ Although you can purchase this book to fill in with your own kiddos information, this post also has a free printable option – as well as a fun Cat in the Hat treat the kids will like to make as much as they like to eat.

Seussical Learning Pack {math activities}

25.  Seussical Learning Pack {math activities} ~  There are three learning packs to download and print.  That’s 30 pages of activities.  {{score}}  Some of the activity pages include addition, tracing, addition readiness, graphing, alphabetizing, colors, shapes, rhyming, patterns, making & reading words, onomatopoeia, types of homes, right/left, sizes and which one is different.

Dr Seuss Printable

26.  Dr. Seuss Reading Certificate ~ After a fun filled day at school reward your students/child with this Dr. Seuss certificate.  Every child loves a certificate of accomplishment!

Dr Seuss Printable

27.  1 Fish 2 Fish Placemat {math activities} ~ Not only does this adorable 1 Fish 2 Fish game keep kids entertained, but it also teaches them basic math concepts.  After their done playing they get a snack too.  {{wink}}

Dr. Seuss Birthday Craft

28.  Dr. Seuss City {dr seuss family fun night} ~ Raid your recycle bin and items you already have around the house to make this AWESOME Dr. Seuss-inspired City! 

Dr. Seuss Crafts

Dr. Seuss Cat in the Hat Craft {puppet crafts}

29.  Dr. Seuss Cat in the Hat Craft {puppet crafts} ~ Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday with this fun pipe cleaner kids crafts.  This craft is great for children of all ages, including teenagers.

Cat in the Hat Pop-Up Puppet

30.  Cat in the Hat Pop-Up Puppet {puppet template} ~ 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.

Dr. Seuss Birthday Craft

31.  Thing 1 & Thing 2 ~ I just adore these Thing 1 and Thing 2 characters with their blue pom pom hair!  They’re definitely a creative way to transform wooden clothespins.

Dress Up Ideas

Dr. Seuss Day Costume {Hat Template}

32.  Dr. Seuss Day Costume {Hat Template} ~ 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!

Dr. Seuss Costumes

33.  Dr. Seuss Costumes {hat craft} ~ “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.

 The Lorax Costume

34.  The Lorax Costume ~ Anyone can pull together this fantastic Lorax costume.  You don’t even have to sew.  If you already have a bright orange sweatshirt or hat you’re set.  If you don’t try a sporting goods store, hunting section.

Thing 1 & Thing 1 Costumes {shirts}

35.  Thing 1 & Thing 1 Costumes {shirts} ~ A great Halloween and birthday costume for the kids–especially if you have twins! This Thing 1 & Thing 2 costume literally cost me a little over $2 for the two shirts. (I had the pants on hand and made the wig for $2 each in another project tutorial.) This costume is super cute, super cheap, and easy…and when the party is over, you can re-use the shirts!

DIY Dr. Seuss Hair Clips & Shirts

36.  DIY Dr. Seuss Hair Clips & Shirts ~ Your child will be dressed to the nines with these adorable Dr. Seuss’ birthday t-shirts!  Quick fuse fabric was used to print and iron on the images.  If you have girls you can accessorize with these cute Cat in the Hat hair clips.

No-Sew Tutu

37.  No-Sew Tutu ~ This is a simple 4th of July tutu tutorial that can be used any time!  Great for birthday parties or dress up, this easy how-to requires no sewing.

I Can Read With My Eyes Shut Glasses

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

Party Food Ideas

Dr Seuss Snacks {birthday snacks}

39.  Dr Seuss Snacks {birthday snacks} ~ 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.

Dr. Seuss Green Eggs and Ham Cupcakes {birthday treats}

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

The Cat in the Hat Cakes

41.  Cat in the Hat Cake {tutorial} ~ Dr. Seuss is an all time favorite book collection for both adults and children.  Whether your favorite is The Cat in the Hat or One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish this cake would give the party a definite WOW factor.  Follow this amazing step by step tutorial to make your own Cat in the Hat cake.

Dr Seuss Birthday Activity42.  Dr. Seuss Marshmallow Hats {birthday treats} ~ Cat in the Hat treats that are easy to make and fun to eat.  A great way to celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday or just to enjoy while reading your favorite Cat in the Hat book.

Happy Birthday Dr Seuss

43.  Dr. Seuss Ice Cream Party {ice cream bar} ~ 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 Menu Ideas {birthday menu}

44.  Dr. Seuss Menu Ideas {birthday menu} ~  It’s only fitting that a Dr. Seuss inspired party would have some classics, green eggs and ham.  Other food ideas include The Cat in the Hat Parfaits and Red Fish, Blue Fish Tuna Sandwiches.

Birthday Favors

Dr Seuss Crafts

45.  How to Make Truffula Tree Pencils {favors} ~ 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.

Dr. Seuss Snacks

46.  Truffula Tree Cookies ~ Make your own truffula tree cookies with this fabulous tutorial.  A scalloped circle cookie cutter was used for the base.

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss

47.  Horton Hatches the Egg Marshmallow Pops! ~ Here is a fun way to celebrate the birthday of Dr. Seuss.  Wrapped up in cellophane baggies, these would make darling party favors!


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