Things, Wings, Dings, Zings: Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!!!

Dr. Seuss was one of the most Christian authors I can think of. The Grinch, Horton, the Sneetches: every one of them exemplifies Gospel kindness and caring.

So we are celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday this week with great joy.

Today, we made hats for Things with awesome blue hair. (Directions are below.)

We read Seuss books and watched Seuss videos. And we made our own Wocket in my Pocket book!

Wocket is a great book to learn the sound of rhymes … especially ridiculous rhymes. The kids giggled and hooted as we came up with crazy words along with real words to rhyme, for example, with hat: hat, cat, mat, sat, fat, pat, rat, bat, zat, lat, wat!

We wrote our book, illustrated it and displayed it in our classroom library, where it will stay for the rest of the year for the children to read and enjoy.

Want to make a Thing? Here are the directions!

2 in X 12in red paper
2in X 6 in red paper
1in X 12in blue paper strips
1 white circle
Black marker
Glue stick
1. Glue blue strips onto 2 in X 12in red strip of paper. Glue about 8 to 10 blue strips on. Set aside.
2. Write Thing 1 or 2 on the white circle and glue in the middle of the 2in X 6in red paper.
3. Staple both red strips of paper together to fit child’s head.
4. The children now become Things!!! 🙂

One thought on “Things, Wings, Dings, Zings: Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!!!

  1. […] also made Thing One and Thing Two hats. They are simple and the kids (and I) love […]


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