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Cats in Hats and a Parade of Things

The boys enjoyed creating their handprint apple orchard so much that we did something similar with Dr. Seuss's "Things".

Once again the boys painted their hands.

it tickles

Then made prints.

While Mini Man was napping Buddy added bodies, numbers, eyes, & mouths.

We then decided you can't have Things with out Cats in Hats so we made some of those too.

Big Buddy and I worked together to cut parts out of red and white paper.

We then glued the pieces together and finished it off with googly eyes and markers.

glue sticks work better when you make motor sounds :)

I love making these fun projects with my boys and watching them beam with pride when daddy or a visitor comments on their work. 

pinned in our dinning room


  1. Oh I love them!
    Good job, boys :)

  2. Oh my! I LOVE LOVE LOVE your Things! They turned out so gorgeous! And I LOVE how your kids worked together on this. How adorable are they!?

    Thank you for sharing on Kids Get Crafty!


  3. Fabulous!! I love these!!!

    Thanks for linking to Hey Mom, Look What I Did at Adventures In Mommy Land..Hope to see you again soon!

  4. These are super cute! I love how the hand make the hair.

  5. Cute little handprint Things! Very neat.

    Love those little puckered lips and the motor sounds! =)

    Visiting from Preschool Corner!

  6. Now those are some adorable Things!

  7. Love their things! I have to pin these!!!

  8. Love the hand print art! Very clever! :)


  9. Very Cute! Visiting from Preschool Corner.

  10. LOVE the hand art of thing 1 and 1 and more! So clever! I would love for you to link up at my TGIF LInky Party -
    Beth =-)

  11. Very cute - love the incorporation of their handprints. Thanks for sharing on Monday Madness.

  12. I love this!! I also would love for you to share it at my sharing party at Thank you!

  13. So cute. I love art with handprints. Very fun. I will have to remember this in March when it is Dr. Seuss's birthday.

    Thanks for sharing on Monday Madness.

  14. Thank you for sharing at Crafty Moms Share!

  15. Visiting from TGIF! These are so very, very cute! So glad I popped over. I have your page bookmarked to come read again!

  16. ah, these are adorable & I will be pinning this idea!

    Thanks for sharing this on the sunday showcase. I look forward to seeing what you'll share this week.


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  18. These are adorable! I love the way you take photos!

    Come over to my blog and look at the Lorax Mustaches we made!

    Apples and ABC's

  19. I did this with my 4 K class this week. They had a blast painting their hands and ordering their things. Thanks for the great idea!

  20. Just stopping by with congratulations! This post was in the top 5 most popular posts for February on Fun Family Crafts! Thanks for sharing your creativity! If you would like to see the post and grab a TOP 5 button, you can get one here Thanks!

  21. How fun, this made it into the top 5 again, this time for June!

  22. Thank you again for sharing your wonderful ideas with us! You are so creative. We just completed the Cat in the Hat - glue stick project that you presented above. The kids had a great time with it and my daughter even asked to do it again! Thank you so much


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