Cat In The Hat Party Ideas

Cat in the Hat Party
Your child will love a Cat In The Hat Party!

Dr. Seuss’s books, illustrations, movies, and Broadway musical have made him adored by children around the world. Dr. Seuss’s Birthday is on March the 2nd (1904). This Dr. Seuss Party will be colourful, imaginative and loads of silly fun! The kids will love every minute of their Cat In The Hat Birthday!



Cat In The Hat Party Supplies,
Costumes and Decorations

  • Use the colour theme of red, white and black
  • Hang lots of streamers and balloons! Go over the top just like Dr. Seuss would like it!
  • Use a black table cloth
  • Red plates, cups and cutlery
  • Large clear jars holding lots of colourful candy
  • On large paper or cardboard, paint the drawings of the unique vehicles, trees, houses, etc. and decorate your walls (if you are not the best at drawing rent a over head projector and trace the drawings that you want)


Dr. Seuss Books

Dr. Seuss’s Nursery Books
Cat In The Hat Party Themes

Circus McGurkus 1, 2, 3!; Do You Like Green Eggs and Ham?; Happy Birthday, Baby; Horton Hears a Who! Can You?; Oh, Baby! Go, Baby!; One Fish, Two Fish, Three, Four, Five Fish; Wet Pup, Dry Pup, Your Pet, My Pet.


Dr. Seuss’s Bright and Early Board Books
Cat In The Hat Party Themes

The Foot Book, Hop on Pop, Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?, Oh, The Things You Can Think, The Shape of Me and Other Stuff, Ten Apples Up on Top, There’s a Wocket in my Pocket, The Tooth Book, The Eye Book.


Dr. Seuss’s Bright and Early Books
Cat In The Hat Party Themes

A Great Day For Up!; Hooper Humperdink…? Not Him!; In a People House; Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now!; Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?; The Shape of Me and Other Stuff; There’s a Wocket in my Pocket; The Tooth Book; Would You Rather Be a Bullfrog?; The Eye Book.


Dr. Seuss’s Beginner Books
Cat In The Hat Party Themes

The Cat in the Hat; The Cat in the Hat Comes Back; The Cat’s Quizzer; Dr. Seuss’s ABC; Fox in Socks; Green Eggs and Ham; Hop on Pop; I am Not Going to Get Up Today!; I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!; I Wish That I Had Duck Feet; Oh, The Things You Can Think!; Oh, Say Can You Say?; One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish; Ten Apples Up on Top; Wacky Wednesday; The Cat in the Hat Beginning Book Dictionary; Please Try to Remember the First of Octember!


Dr. Seuss’s Learning Library
Cat In The Hat Party Themes

Clam-I-Am; Is a Camel a Mammal?; Miles and Miles of Reptiles; My, Oh My a Butterfly!; Oh Say Can You Say What’s the Weather Today; Oh, The Things You Can Do That Are Good For You!; On Beyond Bugs; There’s a Map on My Lap!; There’s No Space Like Space; Fine Feathered Friends!; Oh, The Pet’s You can Get!; A Whale of a Tale!; I Can Name 50 Trees Today!; Ice is Nice; If I Ran the Rain Forest; Oh Say Can You Seed?; Oh, Say Can You Di-no-saur?; One Cent, Two Cents, Old Cent, New Cent; Wish for a Fish; Would You Rather Be a Pollywog.


Dr. Seuss’s Hardcover Classic Books
Cat In The Hat Party Themes

The 500 Hats of Bartholomew Cubbins; And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street; Bartholomew and Oobleck; The Butter Battle Book; The Cat in the Hat Songbook; Daisy-Head Mayzie; Did I Ever Tell You How Lucky You Are?; Dr. Seuss’s Sleep Book; Gerald McBoing Boing; Happy Birthday To You!; Horton Hatches the Egg; Horton Hears a Who!; How the Grinch Stole Christmas!; Hunches in Bunches; I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! And Other Stories; I Had Trouble Getting to Solla Sollaw; If I Ran the Circus; If I Ran the Zoo; The King’s Stilts; The Lorax; McElligot’s Pool; The Book About Me; Oh, The Places You’ll Go! Deluxe Edition; On Beyond Zebra!; Scrambled Eggs Super!; Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose; What Was I Scared Of?; Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories Party Edition; You’re Only Old Once!.


Dr. Seuss’s Library Editions
Cat In The Hat Party Themes

The Bippalo Seed and Other Lost Stories; The Butter Battle Book; Fox in Socks; Great Day for Up!; McElligot’s Pool; Oh Say Can You Say; On Beyond Zebra; The Sneetches and Other Stories; Wacky Wednesday; The Boy on Fairfield Street; The Road to Oz; Hooray for Diffendoofer Day; The Red Lemon.


Dr. Seuss’s Other Books
Cat In The Hat Party Themes

Go Dog Go; Are You My Mother; Seuss-isms; The Pop-Up Mice of Mr. Brice; My Many Colored Days; A Hateful of Seuss.


Cat in the Hat Party Games and Activities

  • Horton Hears a Who Like charades. Have pictures of animals on cards. Each guest takes a turn to be it. They call out the animal sound and acts like the different animal.


  • One Fish Two Fish … Go fishing in a kid pool or sand box


  • Hop on Pop Jump on a trampoline or rent a large blow up jumper / slide combo (they are hours of fun!)


  • Ten Apples up on Top Bob for apples out of a tub of water or hang them from a tree. Try to catch them with your teeth (The Tooth Book).


  • I Wish That I Had Duck Feet Race with swimming flippers on your feet


  • Oh, Say Can You Di-no-saur? Search for dinosaur bones in a sandbox


  • One Cent, Two Cents, Old Cent, New Cent Have a jar with coins and guess how much money is inside (candy bar prize)


  • Oh, The Places You’ll Go Race on different vehicles (cars, tricycles, etc.)


  • My Many Colored Days Paint (love to do this outside) go to a craft store or dollar type store and get large white canvas like real paintings


  • On Beyond Bugs Decorate bug cookies (sugar cookies)


  • Cat in the Hat Make decorate a hat with odd objects that you can stick on


  • Pin the Hat on the Cat Like pin the tail on the donkey


  • Read "Happy Birthday To You!"


  • Fun Printable Birthday Games
  • More great Kids Party Games


Cat in the Hat Party Food

  • Green eggs and ham
  • Ham sandwiches
  • Juice with green (food colouring) ice cubes
  • Cat In The Hat cake. Make it look like the hat. Very simple take a large slab cake pan and cut it to make one large rectangle. With the small rectangle … turn it and attach it with icing to make the brim of the hat. Use white and red icing and ice the cake in stripes.
  • More Fun Cake Ideas


Cat in the Hat Favours

  • Take home your large canvas paintings
  • Jar of bug gummy candies
  • Dr. Seuss Book




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