Written by: on March 2, 2011 @ 12:57 pm

Today celebrates the 107th birthday of Theodor Seuss Geisel, aka Dr. Seuss, and also Read Across America Day as proclaimed by the National Education Association.
If you are Dr. Seuss fans like we are, there are many ways that you can celebrate and “go go go on an adventure” in the Thinga-ma-jigger with Nick, Sally, and the Cat from The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That. This show is designed to get preschoolers interested in science and does a wonderful job establishing positive views about science and scientists in young learners.
If you aren’t familiar with The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That and want to know more about the show, get to know the characters first and watch a show with your children.  Also take a look at ways you can promote active television viewing.
Use the show to get your children interested in topics and then explore resources on the PBS Parents site.  PBS Parents has a fantastic list of activities related to each episode and books to accompany each episode that are designed to increase your child’s knowledge with their favorite characters from the show.
Additional activities can be found on PBSKids.com where there is an entire site dedicated to The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That. Printables, games and video clips ranging from 30 seconds to just over 2 minutes are perfect to spark the interest of a new generation of scientists and innovators.
Read the top Dr. Seuss Quotes here:
http://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/61105.Dr_Seuss
Find out more about The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That by checking out the link below:
http://pbskids.org/catinthehat/

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