Monday, March 23, 2015

Seuss Celebration 2015

Every year we throw a party in March to celebrate Reading Month and Dr. Seuss (read about last year's event here). I didn't get a chance to take a picture of all of our stations this year, but I will tell you about them anyway. Most of them were adapted from ideas we found online. I tried to include the sources when I could find them again, apologies if your idea was not credited--let me know, please and I will fix it! Our program is a 90-minute drop in, station-based program.  Here we go:

  • Cat in the Hat Toss (used a store-bought Seussian hat and giant craft pom poms)
  • One Fish, Two Fish, You Fish fishing game (we did this one last year and it was a hit again!)
  • Reading corner where my co-worker treated us to some awesome read-alouds of Dr. Seuss books, which I was madly impressed by because I do not find his books easy to read aloud to groups at all.
  • Seuss Photo Booth We are loving photo booths at our programs because they are simple to put together and it provides a word-of-mouth advertising for us as parents post photos to Facebook and Instagram of their kids in costumes having fun at the library
  • 2 craft stations: Cat in the Hat nose craft and Thing One paper bag puppet (see below) We used treat bags from Dollar Tree so I had to adjust the size of the template for it to work. I skipped the arms because it was too much cutting for the audience size we were expecting (70-115 people have attended this event in the past 5 years).




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