16 Fun Dr. Seuss’ Birthday Ideas (Crafts, Food, & Fun!)

by Melissa

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Tons of fun ideas to help you celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday, also known as Read Across America Day! 

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DR. SEUSS’ BIRTHDAY 

Dr. Seuss’ birthday is just one of the fun March holidays you can celebrate with your family. 

IN THIS POST: 

  • When Is Dr. Seuss’ Birthday?
  • Dr. Seuss Craft Ideas
  • Healthy Dr. Seuss Food Ideas 
  • Dr. Seuss Birthday Cake Ideas 
  • Dr. Seuss Party Decorations 
  • Dr. Seuss Movies 

WHEN IS DR. SEUSS’ BIRTHDAY? 

Dr. Seuss was born on March 2, 1904. Dr. Seuss’ birthday is celebrated nationwide by gathering together to read popular Dr. Seuss books. 

Here’s some fun and simple ways you can celebrate Dr. Seuss day, too! 

DR. SEUSS CRAFT IDEAS 

Get ready for Read Across America day by creating some fantastical Dr. Seuss crafts! 

HANDPRINT LORAX CRAFT 

Salt dough ornaments are not just for Christmas. Make cute Lorax craft handprint crafts with microwaveable salt dough from jinkxykids. 

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CAT IN THE HAT BATH BOMBS

Kids LOVE bath time and bath bombs, so help them make these cute Cat in the Hat Bath Bombs from Happiness is Homemade. 

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DR. SEUSS CAT HAT CRAFT 

This fun Dr. Seuss craft for toddlers only requires pom poms and popsicle sticks! This is a great craft to help them work on fine motor skills. Get the tutorial here. 

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DR. SEUSS BOOKMARK- TRUFFULA TREE

Ok, how cute and simple are these Truffula Tree Dr. Seuss bookmarks? Get the tutorial here. This is a great art project for older kids. 

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SIMPLE DR. SEUSS SNACK IDEAS 

There are so many fun Dr. Seuss party food ideas that go along with many of the Seuss books. Here are the best simple ideas that won’t take you hours in the kitchen. Plus, many of these easy recipes for kids are perfect for little ones to help in the kitchen! 

HEALTHY DR. SEUSS SNACKS 

How cute are these Cat In the Hat string cheese sticks? All you need is a Sharpie to create a healthy Seuss-inspired snack! Check out Serving Pink Lemonade for these cute Hop On Pop-corn bag printables as well! 

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GREEN EGGS & HAM

Ever wondered how to make green eggs and ham? Craft Play Learn shows you how to make this food for Dr. Seuss’ birthday celebrations. 

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GREEN EGGS & HAM PRETZEL BITES

If you love the Green Eggs & Ham book but don’t love green eggs and ham, these pretzel bites from Practically Funtional are so cute and only take 10 minutes to make. All you need is pretzels, white candy melts and green M&Ms. 

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CAT IN THE HAT COOKIES 

Kids will go crazy for these Cat in the Hat Cookies inspired by the popular Cat in the Hat book

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PINK INK DRINK 

For a healthy Seuss party drink, try out these Pink Ink Drinks.  All you need is greek yogurt, milk, strawberries and raspberries. 

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DR. SEUSS BIRTHDAY CAKE IDEAS 

Every birthday needs cake, right? Bake a batch of Dr. Seuss’ cupcakes. 

DR. SEUSS CUPCAKES 

One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish is one of our favorite Dr. Seuss books. So how cute are these simple cupcakes from Mom Does Reviews? All you need is to dye the cupcake batter blue before baking, add yellow frosting and giant colored Swedish fish to make Seuss cupcake toppers! 

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DR. SEUSS CUPCAKES PUT ME IN THE ZOO 

Another favorite Dr. Seuss book is Put Me In The Zoo. So why not make these easy cupcakes for your Seuss celebration? Kids can even help make them.  Easy Family Recipe Ideas shares how easy these are to make using yellow frosting and bright-colored candy. 

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THE LORAX CUPCAKES 

For all you The Lorax fans, how about these adorable Seuss cupcakes for your Read Across America celebration? Get the easy tutorial at Craft Play Learn using suckers and colored coconut for the truffula trees Seuss cupcake toppers. 

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DR. SEUSS MOVIES 

Many of the popular Dr. Seuss books have been made into kid’s movies!  After you read all your favorite Seuss books, watch one of these movies together! 

1. HORTON HEARS A WHO 

 

2. HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS

3. THE LORAX 

4. CAT IN THE HAT 

 


What will do you do celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday? 

 

 

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