Tag Archives: Dr. Seuss

Fox In Socks

2 Mar

Fox in Socks by Dr. Seuss

Today is Dr. Seuss’ birthday and is celebrated with Read Across America. Do you have any Read Across America events in your neighborhood?

  • Matching, same and different, size, motor skill, spatial relationships, texture
  • Ages 2-8

Optional Activities

  • Cut out two sock shapes from 5 or more different pieces of patterned scrapbook paper.  Glue a strip of matching paper on a  clothes pin. Have your child match the socks and clip them together with the matching clothes pin. Store the activity in a Ziplock bag.
  • Count how many pairs of socks and individual socks in the laundry basket. Why are there more individual socks?
  • Talk about why tongue twisters are hard to read.
  • Draw a picture of crazy socks.
  • If we wear socks on or feet, what do we wear on our head, hands, etc.?
  • Use a ruler or Legos to measure who has the biggest socks in the house.

Download three free Dr. Seuss Activity Packs for children ages 2-7 from Living Life Intentionally.

Ten Apples Up On Top

1 Mar

Ten Apples Up on Top by Theo. LeSieg

  • Counting activity
  • Ages 2-7
Before watching video, download a set of number cards on white cardstock.

Optional Activities

  • Count from 0-10 forwards and backwards.
  • What number comes before or after…?
  • Read other counting books.
  • Count fingers and toes, arms and noses.
  • How many eyes are in your house?
  • Jump, touch your head, clap  ___ times.
  • Stack objects then count them.
  • Find a certain amount of objects outside.
  • Find the number 3; 21;16; 86; etc.
  • Have your child lay down on the ground and stack apples above their head. Take a picture
  • Sort apples by color.
  • Taste test apples.

Download a free Dr. Seuss Activity Pack for kids ages 2-7 from Living Life Intentionally.

Materials for March 1-2: Dr. Seuss

25 Feb

The first two days of March we are celebrating Dr. Seuss’s birthday. Start looking now for Read Across America events that may be occurring in your neighborhood on March 2 to celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday.

This is what you’ll need this week

Ten Apples Up on Top by Theo. LeSieg

  • Check this book out of the library.
  • White cardstock
  • Apple counting cards (Print the cards on the white cardstock. Click here for download.)
  • Clear Contact paper

Materials you’ll need for optional activities

  • Counting books
  • Stackable objects
  • Camera
  • 10 Apples

Fox in Socks by Dr. Seuss

  • Check this book out of the library
  • Socks
  • Laundry basket or other basket/box

Materials you’ll for optional activities

  • Clothespins
  • Patterned paper
  • Ruler or Legos


24 Feb

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