Dr. Seuss is a cartoonist and children's book creator that famous for his art. The characters and the quotes from his book make the readers taken back to the time they were in childhood. Eventually, the characters from Dr. Seuss are well known until nowadays. Here are some characters from Dr. Seuss's books and movies.
Thing 1 and Thing 2 create by Dr. Seuss in the book The Cat in the Hat. The characters were quite iconic. The blue hairs with the red jumpsuit with the tags of Think 1 and Think 2 on the chest. Mooney is the main character from Marvin K. Mooney's Will You Please Go Now! The character represents stubbornness.
Gertrude McFuzz is also included in Dr. Seuss's book. The character is a girl bird with only a feather attached to her skin. Yertle the turtle is a character from a kids’ book named Yertle the Turtle and Other Stories. In this book, Yertle represents Adolf Hitler who takes over the surrounding area.
Dr. Seuss also creates other twins in his book. It was named by the two Foona-Lagoona Baboonas. They are baboons-monkey from Sleep Book.
In the Lorax book, Dr. Seuss creates the protagonist character named Once-ler, a man with a green hat which represents the greedy person who cut the Truffula trees.
Other characters you can find in Dr. Seuss's book are Grinch, Rudy, Uncle Ubb, Vlad Vladikoff, Sally Walden, and many more.
If you are planning to have kids crafting activity, you can go with the name tag. It is suitable for the first day of school activity to let each student memorize their classmate’s name.
Many kinds of themes you can choose for the crafting class. If you want to make the kids familiar with Dr. Seuss, you can go with the characters of Think 1 and Think 2 as the template. Here’s how you arrange for your students to create the name tag in the Dr. Seuss theme.
To make a name tag craft, you need to prepare the materials such as blank name tags, Thing 1 and Thing 2 templates, glue, scissor, and a coloring pencil. In this project, the kids need to cut the Thing 1 and Thing 2 templates.
Continue to make them color the name tag using the color that represents the characters, which is the blue, white, black, and red. You can also set the requirements for them to make the border using red and blue. After done with the embellishment, they can write their name on the name tags and stick the characters' cutouts into them.
If you teach a higher grade, you can let the kids draw the characters of Thing 1 and Thing 2. Provide the stencil of the characters to create a perfect shape. Continue to make them form their own blank template using white paper and stick the characters' cutouts into it.
You also allow them to pull off their creativity by embellishing their own nametags with the Thing 1 and Thing 2 colors. If you want to go to the next level, let the students draw their version of Thing 1 and Thing 2 name tags.
You might seek a decoration which uses your name on it. A wooden name sign could be one of the options. To fill your time on holiday, you might consider DIYing the wooden name sign. Here’s how you can do it.
All you need to prepare are the wooden board, stencil, paint, and embellishment you want to place on your wooden name sign. Make sure that your wooden sign is smooth, so it will be easier for you to paint it.
It’s up to you to keep the wooden color or layer it with another color for the background. If you choose to keep it, make sure you use the contrast color to make it clearly seen.
However, if you layer the background with other colors, you need to choose the one with a light color such as white or cream. For the stencil, you need to customize it to be your name. Use computer font to make it and create the stencil by removing the inside part.
Continue to attach the stencil to the wooden board. Then, you can start to paint the inside part of the stencil. Let the painting dry and you can start to place the embellishment. Flowers would be a great embellish to accompany your name tags.
After done with the making process, you can place it on your wall. This kind of wooden sign is also great to place outdoors and also door decoration. For the outdoor, you can just make it as a standing decoration. Meanwhile, for the door, place the handle and add it to your entrance.