Posts in Seuss-a-palooza

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…

The Sleep Book & Our Sleepy Heads at Jersey Family Fun

April 1st, 2012

  For the last day of Seuss-a-palooza, I thought I would appropriately “put the series to bed” with The Sleep Book.   I asked the staff here at Jersey Family Fun to help me out with this one by sending me some favorite pictures of their little sleepyheads.  So here’s our tribute to Dr. Seuss’…

One Fish, Two Fish Aquarium Treats Recipe

March 28th, 2012

  Another easy to make and fun to eat snack idea from the Jersey Family Fun team! I actually made these for my son’s birthday party when we had it at the aquarium. They were a huge hit. Something about the Jello’s jiggles always brings the giggles!!  I thought it was the prefect treat to go…

Horton Hears a Who Beezlenut Juice Recipe

March 26th, 2012

  “Because after all a person’s a person no matter how small.”   Horton Hears a Who is a wonderful book by Dr. Seuss about an elephant, Horton that tries to protect tiny creatures on a speck of dust.   Yertle the Turtle threatens to boil the clover in Beezlenut Oil, alas my recipe for Beezlenut Juice!…

It’s Not Easy Being a Bunny ~ Cat in the Hat Book Review

March 25th, 2012

  With all the  Easter stuff happening  around New Jersey I thought I would tell you about one of my sons FAVORITE books as a small child.   For Easter, in 2004, the Easter Bunny left Branden It’s Not Easy Being a Bunny in his Easter basket. It quickly became a favorite and a must read…