We just came across this post, Switch Witch ? The Solution to TOO MUCH Halloween Candy, from our friends over at MomMeMatch (the site that has put together by far the best collection of family matching Christmas pajamas we have seen to date). They tracked down the Switch Witch, featured on Shark Tank a few years back, and although the proprietors did not get a deal, they remind us that the Switch Witch is still a fun solution to TOO MUCH Halloween Candy. Best yet, we just checked and the Switch Witch is available with the Amazon Prime One Day Shipping option so you can still get it delivered to your doorstep in time for Halloween! Continue Reading →
A Dr Seuss theme party is not just limited to children's birthday celebrations. Be creative – think baby showers, graduation parties (Oh, the Places You'll Go), Halloween (Green Eggs and Ham) and Christmas parties (How the Grinch Stole Christmas) , and elementary school fundraisers and teacher appreciation days. We love Dr. Seuss and concoct any excuse to create a party theme using works as inspiration.
Who is Ted Geisel (aka Dr. Seuss)?
Theodor Seuss Geisel, best known to the world as Dr. Seuss, was born on March 2, 1904 in Springfield, Massachusetts. During his distinguished career Geisel wrote and illustrated 44 children's books, including such all-time favorites as The Cat in the Hat, One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish, Green Eggs and Ham, Oh, the Places You'll Go, Fox in Socks, and How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Dr. Seuss books have been translated into more than 15 languages with over 200 million copies finding their way into homes and hearts around the world. In addition to the books, Geisel's works have inspired a Broadway musical, and innumerable children's television specials and films , with the latest Seuss motion picture, The Lorax Movie, released on March 2, 2012. Other honors include two Academy awards, two Emmy awards, a Peabody award and the Pulitzer Prize. Read More Continue Reading →
Best Baby Shower Gifts! Childrens Classic Book Baby Gifts
Once again we must send kudos to our wonderful visitors – you really do have the best ideas! How adorable are these Children's Classic Books Onesies. Wrap them together with the actual book, and the matching plush doll to create a practical and memorable baby shower gift. Some of the books even have a matching t-shirt for the new mom! #toocute
These childrens classic book baby gifts work well as stand alone shower gifts as well as centerpiece / gifts at themed showers. Think Dr. Seuss Theme Party, The Little Prince or Royal Baby Shower, or Good Night Moon Shower or 1st Birthday Party. Continue Reading →
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…Where the Wild Things Are – A Tribute to Maurice Sendak
“The wild things roared their terrible roars and gnashed their terrible teeth and rolled their terrible eyes and showed their terrible claws but Max stepped into his private boat and waved good-bye and sailed back over a year and in and out of weeks and through a day and into the night of his very own room where he found his supper waiting for him and it was still hot.” Where the Wild Things Are
As many of you already know, we are huge fans of Maurice Sendak. For more than forty years, the books Maurice Sendak has written and illustrated have nurtured children and adults alike and have challenged established ideas about what children's literature is and should be. The New York Times has recognized that Sendak's work “has brought a new dimension to the American children's book and has helped to change how people visualize childhood.” Parenting recently described Sendak as “indisputably, the most revolutionary force in children's books.”
To honor Mr. Sendak's memory we think the most appropriate tribute is making sure you have at least one Sendak book in your personal library. Here are a few of our favorites! Just scroll over the book cover for the title and click on the picture for a summary of each book.
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Check out our Dr. Seuss Theme Party Planning, Ideas, and Supplies if you are planning a child’s birthday party, a baby shower, a graduation party, an elementary school classroom party, teacher appreciation celebration, or school fundraising gala – think Dr. Seuss and think playful. joyful, jubilant, colorful, festive and just plain fun!