Our elementary school started a Readathon today with a Dr. Seuss theme. The PTA knew I was obSEUSSed so they asked if the Cat in the Hat could come visit during lunch to remind all the kids to be reading and tracking their minutes. My husband was so great to jump in our Cat in the Hat costume and walk around the lunchroom juggling balls and talking to the kids. He was a great physical reminder for the kids to be reading this week.
To see how I made this Cat in the Hat costume click here.
The PTA did a great job decorating the doors and halls around school with hand-drawn Dr. Seuss graphics.
Here are some other places and ideas to celebrate Read Across America Day:
Seussville has great printable activities and online games. You can also make your own 'Who' character.
On Saturday, February 26
Target has Dr. Seuss story time and special Dr. Seuss books on sale for 2 for $10.
Lakeshore Learning will offer Dr. Seuss Craft time from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 pm at many locations on Saturday, February 26, 2011.
On Wednesday, March 2, PBS Kids is having a marathon showing 2 hours of "The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!", including new episodes. Check your local stations for times. See the TV spot for this on PBS Kids.
GRAB YOUR HAT and READ WITH THE CAT!