Celebrate the Birthday of Children's Author and Illustrator Dr. Seuss with Slaybaugh Primary School!
Coming March 2, 2014 -- Dr. Seuss's birthday! Initially created as a one-day event to celebrate reading on Dr. Seuss' birthday, NEA's Read Across America has grown into a nationwide initiative that promotes reading every day of the year. Here at Slaybaugh Primary School we will have a reading celebration during the week of March 3 - 7, 2013. Visit the official NEA Read Across America Website and stay tuned for announcements, activities, and ideas for joining the biggest birthday bash of 2013.
We have many activities planned, including:
- Monday - March 3- Pajama Day!
Wear your favorite pajamas to school - If you have reading themed ones - even better!!!
- Tuesday - March 4 - Dress like a and Ready, Set, Read Night
Our theme for Ready, Set, Read Night this year is, , which is also our Spring Book Fair theme. Kids can come to school during the day like! Ready, Set, Read Night will be held at Slaybaugh Primary School at 6:30 pm.
- Wednesday - March 5- Wacky Wednesday and Guest Reader Day
Wear your clothes inside out and backwards on Wacky Wednesday! Today, will have guest readers from Fernwood Avenue Middle School National Junior Honor Society visit all of our classrooms. It is important to connect a love and joy for reading to the need for it in your everyday life.
- Thursday - March 6- Crazy Hat Day (wear your Dr. Seuss shirt's too, if you have one!) and Author Visit. Tish Rabe will come present to the children at Slaybaugh Primary School. Her books will be available at a nice discount, and of course Mrs. Rabe will autograph them. All book orders are due to the school by Friday, February 7.
Tish Rabe (pronounced "Robby") is a best-selling children’s book author who has written over 125 children’s books including The Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library, a series of non-fiction Dr. Seuss science books, which have sold over 4 million copies. A new television series based on these books, “The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot about That” airs daily on PBS Kids (http://www.pbskids.org/catinthehat).
Ms. Rabe also created her own original character “The I Believe Bunny” for Thomas Nelson (www.ibelievebunny.com) a series of gentle, inspirational stories featuring beautiful watercolor illustrations, which won the Mom’s Choice Gold Award for Best Picture Book in 2010. Go to "Professional Background" for a more complete bio.
Visit Lisa's website at http://www.tishrabe.com/or by clicking on the picture above!
- Friday - March 7- Red, White and Black Day
Student's can wear their best "Cat in the Hat" like red, white, and black clothes to school on Friday!
Seussville is a fun website that includes a biography of Dr. Seuss and fun games for kids to play!
The Dr. Seuss web page is another good site with plenty of links to find out more about the life and works of Dr. Seuss!
Principal Giardina poses with a special visitor during Read Across America Week.