What... (i.e. camp, dance class, birthday party)
        
 
Pick a NYMetroParents Region: All Regions   Manhattan    Brooklyn    Queens    Westchester    Rockland   Fairfield    Nassau    Suffolk  

Resources

   

DR. SEUSS CELEBREATES 108 YEARS

     Home  >  Articles  > BLOGS
by NYMetroParents Staff

Related: popular dr. seuss books, dr. seuss's birthday celebration, fun dr. seuss facts, dr. seuss turns 108,


In honor of Dr. Seuss's 108th birthday March 2, 2012, the Brooke Jackman Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to increasing literacy in the New York area, compiled the top five Dr. Seuss books that all teach kids a larger life lesson.

top dr. seuss booksFor generations, Dr. Seuss's bright illustrations and quirky, fun rhymes have entertained readers young and old. The Brooke Jackman Foundation, a nonprofit that has donated more than 100,000 books to children and families in need in the New York area, selects the top five Dr. Seuss books that also teach kids a larger life lesson.

"Dr. Seuss stories are the perfect way to intorduce children to themes that they will be encountering throughout their lives," says Erin Jackman, director of the Brooke Jackman Foundation.

dr. seuss birthday celebration


1. "The Lorax": Kids learn about the environment and how to live sustainably.

2. "Oh, The Plaecs You'll Go": Dr. Seuss encourages kids to be positive when faced with adversity.

3. "I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!": Emphasizes that reading is a useful tool to acquire a wealth of knowledge.

4. "The Cat in the Hat": Highlights the importances of honesty and shows kids how to be responsible.

5. "And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street": Lets kids explore their imagination (Also Dr. Seuss's very first book!)

To learn more about the Brooke Jackman Foundation, visit www.brookejackmanfoundation.org.

 


Get Your FREE Indoor Activity eGuide!

More BLOGS Articles

The Best of the Rest of the Web: Kids Are Weird, Multitasking, and Work-Flex Benefits

The Best of the Rest of the Web: Max Gamer, an Accessible Icon, and Celebrating Small Milestones
The Best of the Rest of the Web: Sunny Days, Family Vacations, and The Good Mother Myth
The Best of the Rest of the Web: Avoiding Meltdowns, Embracing Broccoli, and Just Enjoying a Hot Cup of Tea
The Best of the Rest of the Web: Falling for FitBit, a Birthday Surprise, and Judging Mothers

Be a good fellow parent and share this with a friend who would be interested
Email Friend

Local BLOGS Sponsors

Mommy, Music, & Me, Inc.®
Offering Music Together® classes in Astoria, Bayside, Forest Hills, Glendale, Little Neck, and Whitestone
Queens, NY
718-229-0033
For hundreds of thousands of families worldwide, (...

One L Designs
Hilary Bressler - Designer /Owner
516-459-3983
Looking for a special occasion keepsake? Then let ...

dirtyblinds.com
25 Rockmere Avenue
Old Greenwich, CT
800-661-4771
DirtyBlinds of Fairfield and Westchester Counties,...

Spa-Tacular Party's @The Candy Shop
5918 Ave. N.
Mill Basin, NY
718-513-3121
Spa-Tacular Party's@The Candy Shop is a new venue ...

Camp Gan Israel of Rockland
315 N. Main Street
New City, New York
845-634-0951
An action packed Jewish Day Camp offering a full d...
See Our BLOGS Directory

local zones

Nassau

Nassau cont.

Suffolk

Suffolk cont.

Westchester

Westchester cont.

Fairfield

Rockland

Rockland cont.

Queens

Queens cont.

Brooklyn

Brooklyn cont.

Manhattan

Copyright 2014 NY Metro Parents Magazine Site Design: THE VOICE