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?)
1. Yikes Stripes!
Wear something striped like the Cat in the Hat.
2. Favorite Color Day
In honor of Dr. Seuss’s book My Many Colored Days, wear your favorite color.
3. Socks, Socks, Socks!
Roll up your pants and show off your socks like the Fox in Socks.
4. Red and White Day
Wear the Cat in the Hat’s favorite colors in honor of Dr. Seuss’s birthday.
5. Wacky Wednesday
Swimming flippers and a snow parka? It’s a perfectly acceptable outfit when celebrating Wacky Wednesday.
6. Try Green Eggs and Ham
Add pureed broccoli to make scrambled eggs green. You’ll be giving your kids a hidden vitamin boost!
7. Make a Truffula Tree
Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s classic The Lorax by making your own Truffula Tree. Click for directions.
Photo Credits: 1. Yikes Stripes! and 2. Favorite Color Day: © iStockphoto.com/Shawn Gearhart; 3. Socks, Socks, Socks!: © iStockphoto.com/Monia33; 4. Red and White Day: © iStockphoto.com/Igor Negovelov; 5. Wacky Wednesday: © iStockphoto.com/Sarah Salmela; 6. Try Green Eggs and Ham:
© iStockphoto.com/Diana Lundin.