In honor of Read Across America and Dr. Seuss’s Birthday (March 2nd), here are 7 fun ways to celebrate reading with your kids. Some are tasty (using pureed broccoli to make green eggs), several are fashion statements (showing off your favorite colors to honor Dr. Seuss’s characters), and all are fun and silly. (It’s for Dr. Seuss? Would you expect anything less?)

Celebrate Dr. Seuss
1. Yikes Stripes!
Wear something striped like the Cat in the Hat.

Celebrate Dr. Seuss
2. Favorite Color Day

In honor of Dr. Seuss’s book My Many Colored Days, wear your favorite color.

Celebrate Dr. Seuss
3. Socks, Socks, Socks!
Roll up your pants and show off your socks like the Fox in Socks.

Celebrate Dr. Seuss
4. Red and White Day

Wear the Cat in the Hat’s favorite colors in honor of Dr. Seuss’s birthday.

Celebrate Dr. Seuss
5. Wacky Wednesday

Swimming flippers and a snow parka? It’s a perfectly acceptable outfit when celebrating Wacky Wednesday.

Celebrate Dr. Seuss
6. Try Green Eggs and Ham

Add pureed broccoli to make scrambled eggs green. You’ll be giving your kids a hidden vitamin boost!

Celebrate Dr. Seuss
7. Make a Truffula Tree

Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s classic The Lorax by making your own Truffula Tree. Click for directions.

Celebrate Dr. Seuss

Click here for 10 Dr. Seuss Quotes Everyone Should Know

Dr. Seuss and His Friends Club

Photo Credits: 1. Yikes Stripes! and 2. Favorite Color Day: © Gearhart; 3. Socks, Socks, Socks!: ©; 4. Red and White Day: © Negovelov; 5. Wacky Wednesday: © Salmela; 6. Try Green Eggs and Ham:
© Lundin.