Hooray For Diffendoofer Day!

Eleven engaging activities make up a story guide that accompanies Dr. Seuss' Hooray For Diffendoofer Day! Scholars design a fictional classroom setting including scary face tests, writing job descriptions, adapting the book into a play, and more.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Choose a few activities to complete on Dr. Seuss Day, or implement several over the course of the week 
  • Display finished products in the school library to encourage schoolmates to read stories by Dr. Seuss 
  • Gather a collection of Dr. Seuss books that learenrs can browse when time permits 
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires a variety of crafting and art supplies
  • The activity sheet is the second of a series of four Dr. Seuss-themed resources 
  • Dr. Seuss' birthday, also known as Read Across America Day, is March 2nd 
  • Take food allergies into consideration prior to bring in anything edible 
Pros

  • Activities encourage imagination and originality
  • A variety of activity types speak to numerous learning styles and preferences 
  • Offers clear and detailed activity descriptions 
Cons

  • None