Check out these awesome Dr. Seuss party ideas and you will know how to celebrate
Whimsical, Seussical (is that a word?) cakes and decorations are just what the doctor might order.
You’ll discover entire dessert table designs as well as ideas for themed snacks, punch and cookies. When you’re through, tell us what you’re going to do for your Dr. Seuss birthday party.
- Get inspired with these fun Dr. Seuss Ideas including crafts and recipes.
- Your book lover will also love the ideas in this Go, Dog, Go! book themed party.
1. The Cat in the Hat Party
From Partylicious via Spaceships and Laser Beams
There are so many great The Cat in the Hat party ideas inspired by the book by Dr. Seuss! You’ll love how balloons were used to create Thing 1 and Thing 2, the Cat in the Hat, and goldfish bowl centerpieces, as well as the backdrop for the dessert table.
Plus, get inspiration for an amazing cake, Thing 1 & 2 cupcakes (the frosting looks like their hair!) and so many other details that will help you plan your own Dr. Seuss party.
2. Truffula Tree
From Design Dazzle
Lorax fans will delight in this truffula tree made from a dollar store toilet plunger, rubber ball and duct tape, plus a few additional items like tissue paper, bobby pins, plastic shopping bags and feather boa. What a fun Dr. Seuss inspired party decoration.
3. Lorax Punch
Now you can excite guests by including the Lorax himself at your Dr. Seuss party. You’ll need a clear glass punch dispenser filled with an orange drink (soda, juice or punch)! Add some large googly eyes and a paper mustache and eyebrows.
4. Seuss Character Cookies
From Sweet Song Bird via Spaceships and Laser Beams
Put on your red and white striped hat and summon your cookie decorating skills (or find the phone number of someone who has the skills). These Seuss character cookies would make for a fun Dr. Seuss party dessert.
5. Dr. Seuss Cake
From Hub Pages
One fish, two fish, red fish, new fish! This incredible two tiered cake mimics the images of the popular Dr. Seuss book, but features sweet details like a mom and baby fish and new baby clothes on a clothes line. This is an adorable cake idea for a Dr. Seuss baby shower.
6. Fruit Cat Hat Snack
This fruit Cat in the Hat snack is mostly healthy and easy enough to assemble that even kids could help! It features alternating layered slices of banana and strawberry housed on a lollipop stick that is inserted into the bottom cookie and cream layer of an Oreo cookie.
7. Green Eggs and Ham Snack
From Random Recycling
If you want to host a fun Dr. Seuss party, why not serve up a dessert version of green eggs and ham? This clever recipe features waffles pretzels, white chocolate melting discs, and green chocolate Sixlets. Only 1-2 minutes of oven cook time means prep is quick and easy.
8. Seuss Direction Signs
From Sunshine Prints Co. via Kara’s Party Ideas
Add a touch of whimsy to your Dr. Seuss-themed party by making fun Seussville-inspired directional signs. You can design these on your computer (or purchase ready-made via Etsy sellers), print, cut out and attach to a dowel rod.
9. Dr. Seuss Themed Dessert Table
Design a Dr. Seuss themed dessert table with décor and desserts that look like they’ve jumped from the pages of a Dr. Seuss book. Primary shades of red, yellow, and blue and pops of creative whimsy can be incorporated into a DIY paper bunting, polka dotted popcorn cones, and striped paper straws.
From Hank and Hunt
You can create these clever truffula tree toppers for cupcakes from your own kitchen in a matter of minutes! Just frost your cupcakes with green icing and attach cotton candy to a black and white striped paper straw.
11. Cat-in-the-Hat Inspired Pudding Pops
Frozen desserts are a popular party treat, and these Cat in the Hat inspired pudding pops would be the perfect frozen treat at a Dr. Seuss party. This is an easy make-at-home dessert which requires layering vanilla pudding and red colored vanilla pudding in popsicle molds.
12. Seuss Lorax Birthday
From Banner Events via Hostess With the Mostess
If throwing a Dr. Seuss party is on your to-do list this year, and your child is a fan of the Lorax, check out this party for inspiration. You’ll love all of the sweet TREEt ideas, including an incredible Lorax cake, truffula tree cake pops, BarbaLOOT favor bags and a fun planting activity.
13. Thing 1 and Thing 1 Cupcakes
From Kitchen Dough Dough
What’s not to love about Dr. Seuss’ Thing 1 and Thing 2? These cupcakes, inspired by these beloved Dr. Seuss characters feature wild blue cotton candy “hair” as toppers. Genius!
14. Green Eggs and Ham How-to
From So Wonderful and Marvelous
Watch party guests’ eyes grow wide when you bring out real green eggs! This simple twist on deviled eggs just requires a little green food coloring.
15. Cat-in-the-Hat Cake
If you want inspiration for a party-stopping Dr. Seuss party cake, this Cat in the Hat Cake is amazing!
Not only is it 3 layers tall and covered in fondant with artwork reminiscent from the book, but one of the layers is actually a mini cake featured on top of a ball cake featured on top of a bottom tier cake. Impressive!
16. Cake and Cupcake Tower
From Let’s Have a Ball Parties via Hostess With the Mostess
Dazzle party guests with an impressive cake and cupcake tower! You can recreate the look by stacking tiered white cake stands.
Cupcakes dressed up in Thing 1 and Thing 2 wrappers with blue frosting “hair” definitely scream Dr. Seuss, as does a whimsical cake like the one featured.
17. Guest Table Décor
From VJM, via Catch My Party
One fun Dr. Seuss party idea is to decorate guest tables each with a unique Dr. Seuss book theme. Placemats can be created out of paper with phrases and pictures from the book, or various props can be used to represent different book elements.
18. Places You’ll Go Cake
From Andrea via Catch My Party
When trying to incorporate a favorite Dr. Seuss book into a party theme, don’t limit yourself to just printables and party decorations.
This Oh! The Places You’ll Go cake is incredible and shows a creative idea of how to tie in desserts, such as a cake with your Dr. Seuss party theme!
19. Fox in Socks Craft
From Vanessa’s Blog
Invite some fox in socks to your Dr. Seuss party via this cute craft idea! These cuties are made from standard brown lunch bags and paper. Guests can decorate their fox’ socks any way they choose.
20. Horton Flower Pot Craft
Add this Horton flower pot craft to your Dr. Seuss party plans! You’ll need flower pots, metallic silver paint, glue dots and pics of Horton printed on gray card stock.
Plan a Dr. Seuss birthday with these party supplies:
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- Dr. Seuss’s Beginner Book Collection
- Cat in the Hat’s Hat
- Dr. Seuss T-shirt for Thing 1 or Thing 2
- Thing 1 and Thing 2 Wearable Hair
- Cat in the Hat Name Tags
- Red & White Stripes Tablecover
- Cat in the Hat Mini Hat Headband
- Dr Seuss Cat in The Hat Lanyard