7 Fun Ways to Celebrate Dr. Suess’s Birthday

Dr. Suess’s birthday is March 2, so why not celebrate ?   Need some ideas?DSC_0778Make Oobleck –  Mix equal parts cornstarch and water with a few drops of food coloring.  Make additions as needed until you have a non-Newtonian fluid ( it behaves like a liquid until you apply pressure, then it acts like a solid).   Read Bartholomew and the Oobleck.

Menagerie of Polymer Clay Animals

Design your own menagerie of Suess worthy animals – You could draw them, make masks, or sculpt them with clay.  Let your imagination soar.  Read or If I Ran the ZooHappy Birthday to You! or McElligot’s Pool. 


The Adventures of Super Pig

The Adventures of Super Pig

Write and illustrate your own whimsical stories or poems.  

Painted Turtles Sunning 3/20

Read Yertle the Turtle  then take a hike to your favorite turtle pond.


Lay in the grass and see what you find in the clouds.

Chromatic Pool


Find pictures of exotic landscapes and imagine what might live there, then find out what really does.

Read books like 101 Freaky Animals or watch documentaries about the deep ocean to discover strange creatures that really do exist.


End the day by reading Dr Seuss’s Sleep Book




What will you be doing to celebrate?

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3 thoughts on “7 Fun Ways to Celebrate Dr. Suess’s Birthday

  1. Super fun ideas! I think the one that appeals to me the most would be to write and illustrate a story. My 9 year old would enjoy that as well. I can totally see my 7 year old LOVING the first idea though. The more ooey gooey the better. 🙂

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