Coming up this Saturday March 2nd is the birthday of the beloved children’s author, Dr. Seuss and a very special holiday known as Read Across America! This special day is a great way to celebrate and discuss the importance of reading. This day was created to get kids of all ages excited about reading. In honor of the initiative, this weeks homemade Monday is dedicated to Dr. Seuss’s birthday! Included in this article are activities from the past two years compiled into one article.


ACTIVITIES


CUP STACK LINK

ONE FISH, TWO FISH COUNTING GAME LINK

GREEN EGGS AND SLIME LINK

CAT IN THE HAT PIZZA LINK

RED FISH, BLUE FISH JELLO BOWL LINK

SIGHT WORD ACTIVITIES

READING READINESS


TOP TEN DR SEUSS BOOKS


  1. Oh, The Places You’ll Go!
  2. Green Eggs and Ham
  3. There’s A Wocket In My Pocket
  4. The Lorax
  5. Horton Hears A Who
  6. Hop On Pop
  7. The Cat In The Hat
  8. The Sneetches
  9. One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish
  10. Fox In Socks

EVENTS AROUND TOWN


DR SEUSS TARGET EVENT

Date: March 2, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM -11:30 AM

Location: Target Stores

Details: Come celebrate read across America at Target. There will be a reading every 30 minutes. As well as activities, giveaways and more!

Event Type: Educational/Fun

Age Group: All Ages

Cost: FREE

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READY TO EXCEL: READING EXTRAVAGANZA

Date: Sat, March 2, 2019

Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Location: Dr. Samuel A. Mudd Elementary School- 3155 John Hanson Dr. Waldorf, MD 20601

Detail: Calling All Elementary and Middle School Students! Tri-County (MD) Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. presents a Reading Extravaganza and Book Fair through interactive music, movement and storytelling. The event will feature Culture Queen and Lexi P. There will also be snacks and free gift bags for the children in attendance.

Event Type: Educational

Age Group: 5 – 12

Cost: FREE

Registration: Recommended – Link

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SATURDAY STORY TIME 

Date: March 2, 2019

Time: 10:30 AM -11:30 AM

Location: St. Mary’s County Library – Charlotte Hall Branch

Details: Stories, rhymes, songs, and activities planned with ages 1-5 in mind; all ages welcome with their adult caregivers.

Event Type: Library

Age Group: 3-5

Cost: FREE

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DR SEUSS BIRTHDAY BASH

***Base Access Only***

Date: March 2, 2019

Time: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Location: Dahlgren General Library

Details: “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose.” – Dr. Seuss. Steer yourself to the Dahlgren Library on Saturday, March 2 for a Dr. Seuss party wtih games, refreshments and storytime!

Open to all with base access. For more information call the Dahlgren Library at 540-653-7474.

Event Type: Library

Age Group: All Ages

Cost: FREE

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SEUSS BIRTHDAY STORY TIME

Date: March 2, 2019

Time: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Location: Books A Million (Waldorf Location)

Details: Join BAM for a special storytime event in celebration of Dr. Seuss’s birthday!

Event Type: Educational/Fun

Age Group: All Ages

Cost: FREE

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CANCELED – DR SEUSS BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

Date: Saturday, March 02, 2019
Time: Canceled
Location: Charles County Public Library – Waldorf West Branch

Details: Join us for Dr. Seuss’s 115th Birthday Celebration. There will be story time, crafts, singing, dancing, and lots of fun.

Event Type: Library

Age Group: All Ages

Cost: FREE

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DR SEUSS T PARTY

***Base Access Only***

Date: March 7, 2019

Time: 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Location: Indian Head Library

Details: Celebrate Read Across America and Dr. Seuss’s birthday with Thing One and Thing Two’s terrific ‘T’ party! Enjoy ‘T’asty cakes, ‘T’errific ‘T’reats and an editable ‘T’hingamajigger! Open to all with base access. For more information call 301-744-4850.

Event Type: Library

Age Group: All

Cost: FREE

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Date: March 2, 2019

Time: All day

Location: Once Upon A Child, Waldorf MD

Details: FREE book with purchase.

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