Special Activity: A Green Birthday Cake Read the story “Green Eggs and Ham” to the children.
Then provide the children with some green play dough, rolling pins, small toy pans, small baking sheets, and small sturdy spatulas, pretend candles (wooden craft sticks or old fashioned clothespins - no springs.
Have the children pretend to make a green birthday cake, stick in pretend candles and sing happy birthday to Dr. Seuss.
They can also pretend to make green eggs by using a yogurt cup to make circles in the play dough after the roll out the dough.
Print out each child one birthday cake print out onto copy paper, have them color the cake and then teacher can cut out some rectangles (candles) from different colors of construction paper and give each of the children a few of the different colored rectangles to glue onto their birthday cakes.
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