Today is the Birthday of Dr. Seuss. So it is time to pull out all of your favorite books, cook up some green eggs and ham and party with Dr. Seuss! Here are a few ideas to help you get into the spirit and have some seussical silliness! Visit www.Seussville.com for lots of great ideas and games as well!
Thing one and Thing Two relay race: choose what you would like to do in the race
Clean up the mess Relay: Before mom gets home you must clean up the mess the cat created. Give the kids a big garbage bag and let them clean up the mess
Balancing Act: have kids try to balance as many things as they can on their heads like the Cat in the Hat
Get Bubble Wrap, a larger piece, and "Hop on Pop"
Create a Fish pond, put in different fish with paper clips attached and then fish them out with a pole with a magnet on the end. Read "One fish, Two Fish Red Fish, Blue Fish" or "McElligot's Pool"
Using "Green Eggs and Ham" find props; such as box, fox, mouse, house and have each person participating hold up their item when it is said while reading the book.
Have a Foot Fest, Invite people to come with fancy, silly, or crazy socks/shoes. Take pictures of them and have them play find your feet later. Use with "The Foot Book"
Have an undecorate the tree race after reading "The Grinch Who Stole Christmas"
Have people match the quotes to the correct Dr. Seuss book.
Make cupcakes and sing Happy Birthday
Have a Sneetches race: See which team can run to the end put a star on their belly and run back the fastest.
Put Skittles in a Jar and have people guess the correct amount: Use with my many colored days
Make a "Daisy Head Maisy" headband: have paper headband, flowers, pipe cleaners and other craft supplies available to use.
Make Newspaper Hats to parade around in with Bartholomew and the 5000 hats
Make Oobleck: use 1 cup of corn startch and put into 1/4 to a 1/2 cup of water. Then add green food coloring to make oobleck.
Play Twister with the Foot Book
Make Stars for everyone to put on their bellies for Sneetches.
Now if that isn't enough ideas to get you ready for some Dr. Seuss fun I don't know what will! Have fun and spend some time sharing some Seuss this week!