Posts in Arts & Crafts

How to Make Dr. Seuss Photo Props That Will Create Big Smiles

February 27th, 2014

It all started while I was reading a book, the kids were too quiet so I stopped to go take a look. I reached the top of the stairs and began look around. There were crayons and papers strewn on the ground. Thing 1 and Thing 2 along with a mischievous black cat, had created silly photo props…

recipe to make blue goo

How to Make Blue Goo!

February 27th, 2014

  “We’ll find something new to do now. Here is lots of new blue goo now. New goo. Blue goo. Gooey. Gooey. Blue goo. New goo. Gluey. Gluey.”   While I am sure this is not a “something new” for many of you, re-reading Fox in Socks did remind my son of one of his…

Make a Bird Nest Craft to Celebrate Spring and Horton’s Faithfulness

February 27th, 2014

Horton, the lovable elephant, teaches us about loyalty and faithfulness in his first story, Horton Hatches An Egg. Horton agrees to sit on Mayzie, the Lazy Bird’s egg, so she can take a much-needed rest- But then she never comes back! He sits through a terrible storm, then the changing seasons, until he stands up…

Thing 1 and Thing 2, Dr. Seuss

How To Create Your Own Dr. Seuss T-shirt

February 27th, 2014

Inspired by Read Across America week, we created Thing 1 and Thing 2 shirts to wear to school. Here we tell you how to create your own Dr. Seuss T-shirt.

How to Make a Wocket in My Pocket Craft

February 27th, 2014

      What’s in your pocket? Is it a locket, a socket, or could it even be a Wocket? One of our favorite Dr. Seuss stories is There’s A Wocket in My Pocket. In true Seuss form the story combines real words with made up words in fun rhymes. We love to look through…

boy wearing cat in the hat hat craft

How to Make Your Own Dr. Seuss Cat in the Hat Hat

February 27th, 2014

  “Cat, hat. In French chat, chapeau. In Spanish it’s el gato in a sombrero.”   Whenever I think of The Cat in the Hat this song from the animated movie always jumps in my head. Crazy, I know. And of course, whenever I think of The Cat in the Hat I always picture his…