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Dr. Seuss is one of our absolute favorite authors (Hop on Pop was the first book that Gibbs wanted to read repeatedly), and March 2 just happens to be his birthday. Many communities across the country also celebrate “Read Across America Day” on March 2 (no coincidence there). Even as a college student, I joined in the fun by volunteering at local elementary schools where I read to the students and participated in book-related activities. This week, in anticipation of the upcoming “holiday,” I am continuing the celebrations in my own house!
As I mentioned, we love Dr. Seuss, and The Lorax is definitely one of our favorite books (and movies). As a result, it was only natural to begin our week-long celebration of Dr. Seuss by creating our own Truffula Trees!
This was one of the easiest crafts that we’ve done yet. You will only need:
(1) Some green playdough (see this post for my easy homemade recipe, although store bought would work great too)
(2) Pipe cleaners
(3) Large pom-poms
I picked up these “sparkle pom-poms” at Michaels, and Gibbs helped pull out the largest pom-poms from each bag.
Once we had our supplies spread out on our table, we just poked a pipe cleaner into each pom-pom – no glue required!
Then we stuck our “trees” into the green playdough.
And within a few minutes, we had an entire Truffula Tree forest!
Our celebration continues all week, so stay tuned for more Dr. Seuss fun!
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Nobody should NEED to be TOLD that one SHOULD HATE ALL SIN, YET
LOVE ALL SINNERS, BUT ESPECIALLY RATHER THAN EXCLUSIVELY THE
BRETHREN; INDEED, IN THE VERY WAY ONLY THE TRUE BRETHREN THEMSELVES
CAN POSSIBLY BE LOVED, WITH THE KIND OF MUTUALLY MEANINGFUL SELF-ACTUALIZATION ORIGINALLY AND DIVINELY INTENDED, RATHER THAN THE KIND OF PITY ONE CAN ALONE FEEL FOR A SUBJECT WHO IS NEVERTHELESS
CAPABLE, FREELY OR OTHERWISE, OF BEING NOTHING BUT THE VERY KIND OF MERE OBJECT HE IS CORRESPONDINGLY
ALONE CAPABLE, FREELY OR OTHERWISE, OF SEEING OTHERS AS BEING.