Wacky Day – Virtual Kids Book Club featuring Dr. Seuss

One of my kids’ favorite Dr. Seuss book (actually favorite of ANY books) is Wacky Wednesday.  We have read it a countless number of times.  My kids love to find all the wacky and misplaced things on each page.  Since the Virtual Book Club for Kids was featuring Dr. Seuss this month I thought I’d surprise them with a WACKY DAY!

a wacky day

“It all began with that shoe on the wall. A shoe on the wall …? Shouldn’t be there at all!”

After they were asleep I prepped the house for some VERY wacky things.  I decided to do this on a Saturday night, so that we would have a chance to enjoy finding all the wacky things … rather than on a Wednesday (aka school day) where we would be rushed!

That morning when my son got up, we came downstairs because he wanted some breakfast.  He slowly started to notice that some things in the kitchen were a bit off.  Like the blanket on the kitchen table, instead of a tablecloth.

Then I served him is cereal … in a glass with a bowl of milk and a fork.  He looked at me and said, “Mom, you must still be really sleepy!”  And I said, “I am.  But I think lots of things around here are wacky today.”

My daughter came down and automatically asked why there was a banana on the telephone.  And then the hunt was on to find all the things that were wacky that day!

banana phoneshoe on the doorknobupside down heart wreathupside-down photodisorganized penguinsock on the doorwacky princessesupside down chairupside down penguinunderpants on the fanboots hanging on door and painting upside-down

We had a great day being even more silly and wacky then we usually are!  It was so much fun to do this kind of day just out of the blue … instead of it being somewhat expected (like on April Fools Day).



Do you have a favorite Dr. Seuss book?  I’d love to have you join the blog hop!  All you have to do is…

  1. Pick a Dr. Seuss book to read with your child!
  2. Do any activity, craft, cooking project, or other book inspired activity that goes along with the book your chose.
  3. Share what you did with us starting Monday, February 18th. We will have a linky up for 3 weeks where you can share any blog posts (if you are a blogger) or you can post what you did at the end of the linky post in the comments or on our Facebook wall.

I can’t wait to see all of your fabulous ideas! Thanks for participating!

For more updates and to see loads of the posts by participating bloggers, head on over and “Like” our Virtual Book Club for Kids Facebook page.

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Laura Hutchison

Laura Hutchison (aka PlayDrMom) is a chubby kid turned competitive figure skater tween turned high school pom pon girl turned MSU Spartan turned grad student turned Mrs. HutcH turned Dr. turned Mom. She adores living in the Mitten, is addicted to Diet Coke, and firmly believes that ice cream is a main food group.

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  1. Erica @What Do We Do All Day?

    My sons would love Wacky Day. Thanks for sharing at The Children’ Bookshelf.

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