March 05, 2013

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

a roundup of Dr. Seuss activities from my speech room this week

Saturday was Theodor Seuss Geisel's birthday! Who?? The amazing man the world came to know as...Dr. Seuss! He is one of my favorite authors and one of the most creative brains of literary history (in my opinion). Unfortunately, between three snow days last week and a 1:00 dismissal another day for parent-teacher conferences, there just wasn't much time for activities in my speech room. So, we are celebrating this week! Here's a look at what we had fun with today:

What's a Dr. Seuss celebration without something Cat in the Hat themed? An empty oatmeal container makes an excellent striped hat! This idea is courtesy of Motherhood and Other Adventures.

oatmeal container + construction paper + paper plate

Oh my word, the kiddos loved this! We'll definitely be bringing this out more than just once a year :)

Tossing our Webber Artic cards into the Dr. Seuss hat.

Continuing with the pocket-themed activities from a couple weeks ago, we did an activity based on There's a Wocket in my Pocket. I found this idea from A Place Called Kindergarten and I loved it!

I picked up some adhesive-backed library pockets from the local teacher supply store, and printed off a quick sheet to stick it to. My students cut apart pictures from Mommy Speech Therapy and we practiced putting their target words in the sentence. Fun! Made for great homework practice too :)

More to come tomorrow! Hint, think green, red, and blue.

Leave a Comment: What is your favorite Dr. Seuss book?
I love Mr. Brown Can Moo, Can You? and I'm pretty
sure I learned to read from Dr. Seuss' ABCs

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  1. Too cute! Thanks for the link! I will share this with our speech therapist.