Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ life and work with these Seussical celebrations!

  1. Start the day with green eggs and ham for breakfast (you can try this simple recipe). Next, vote. Are your kids “Team Sam-I-Am” or “Team Sam’s Grumpy Friend”? 

Bonus: Tie in some math by making a bar graph to keep track of each family member’s response. 

  1. Don’t stop with breakfast! Check out these five Seuss-inspired snacks to go along with some of his most beloved books. 

  1. Grab Seuss-themed activity bag from the Nixon Library

  1. Tune in to virtual Little Beginnings storytime at the Old State House. Every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. in March you and your preschooler can enjoy another Seuss-themed selection. 

  1. Fill in your Dr. Seuss collection by buying a new book! His work is often on sale during the first week in March, so be on the lookout for great prices. 

  1. Use one of your Dr. S faves to learn about rhyme, rhythm and alliteration — keys to early literacy. Play a rhyming game. Cat and hat is just the beginning.

Bonus: For older kids, break down the rhyme scheme and meter of a passage, and then challenge your poet to write their own rhyming creation.  

  1. Here’s a simple one: Read your favorite Dr. Seuss book or discover a new one. Search CALS to get started

  1. Learn more about Theodor Seuss Geisel. Check out a biography at your local library.  

  1. You can always get hands-on with a preschool-approved craft or activity. Check out this list of 40 ideas to get the creative juices flowing. 

  1. Play Dr. Seuss dress-up complete with crazy hair or a “Cat in the Hat” hat

  1. Dr. Seuss’ b-day on March 2 is just the beginning. Celebrate this iconic children’s author’s legacy by picking one (or more) of these National Reading Month selections from Read Across America.