Here are some additional ways to explore the story of The Lorax:
We love reading The Lorax book by Dr. Seuss at our house. I made this felt board for the kids to play with while I read to them. I cut out different colors of felt, glued on googley eyes, put an 8x10 piece of felt in a fun frame for the background and let them play.
I came across the Free App for the Lorax movie this past week. My 5 year old son has been loving it. You hold up your Apple device sideways and talk then the mouth and mustache move as you talk. It is pretty silly and makes my son laugh. The movement is pretty jumpy, even after we adjusted the microphone sensitivity, but my son doesn’t care (and hey, it’s FREE!). This is fun to use while reading the book, or just to talk to each other and pretend you’re the Lorax.
This video is only 5 seconds. See how it works. Get The Lorax Free App here.
“I am the Lorax, I Speak for the Trees.”
Check out The Lorax Garden, game app for kids created by Oceanhouse Media. This game is only 99 cents and is another great one to play while you explore the story.
I’ve always loved the original cartoon of The Lorax. You can find it on the Seuss Celebration DVD that has a great compilation of Dr. Seuss cartoons on it.
Do any of you remember what special word the Onceler said was most important? I’ll give you a clue, it starts with an ‘U’.
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