Happy Bday Dr. Seuss – Read Across America Day in Lake County

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One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish!

Apparently Dr. Seuss was born March 2, 1904, so on Monday March 3, 2014, I started to see posts on Facebook and other sites about activities to do to celebrate (all be it a day late). Little Lake County (a local blog site filled with all sorts of local activities) gave some ideas of what to do to celebrate the day. Since Hubby is not arts and crafts inclined and I was home early, I had Monkey do a Dr. Seuss themed art project that I found here.

White cardstock (or cardboard with white paper glued to it – it’s what I had on hand.)
Blue food coloring
Corn syrup
Colored construction paper fish

Mix the blue food coloring and corn syrup (a little goes a long way with both) and put it in a bowl or a recycled meat tray. Give to your toddler to paint.

We use an old sweater done up at the back for a painting shirt.

We use an old sweater done up at the back for a painting shirt.

Then hand over the fish and let them stick. The corn syrup acts as a glue and drys shiny so it looks like water!

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No day would be completed without a story – Monkey and Hubby reading The Lorax.

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She loves to listen to Hubby read her stories.


About Emma BL

In the begining, there was just the two of us, then there were furbabies, and then a baby! We started trying to conceive in Nov 2010, but experienced complications and a miscarriage. Finally in April 2012 we welcomed Monkey and Bear joined in 2015. While preggo and trying to become preggo with Monkey, I often hit the web search for information about what is happening to me and I hope that through sharing my experiences, others gain some knowledge. I am not a doctor, nor do I play one on the internet. So take all my experiences and advice with a grain of salt! Now that Monkey and Bear are around and we have made the transition to parents... we try to answer the question "is there life after the baby bump?"
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One Response to Happy Bday Dr. Seuss – Read Across America Day in Lake County

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