Happy birthday, Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss. Geisel was born on March 2, 1904 in Springfield, Mass. Readers here and there and everywhere can celebrate his birthday with these apps. Check your local library, they may be having a special event.
Apps to celebrate all things Seuss
Dr. Seuss Camera (iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch) - FREE for now
Take silly pictures using the Dr. Seuss Camera app. You can save and send images of yourself wearing the Cat in the Hat's red and white striped hat, or alongside Thing 1 and Thing 2.
Dr. Seuss Bookshelf (all iOS devices, features vary by device)
A free app to organize all of your Dr. Seuss titles. The app includes special offers for free and discounted books.
Lorax Garden (iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 4.2 or later) - $.99 right now (discounted for this week)
Fans of "The Lorax" can grow their own flowers and Truffula trees. No, this isn't your mom's FarmVille. It's appropriate for ages 4 and up.
Dr. Seuss Band (iPhone, iPad) - $.99 right now
Kids ages four and up can make their own Seuss-inspired silly songs with Dr. Seuss Band.
Dr. Seuss books
This app is ideal for ages three and up. The app follows the original Dr. Seuss text. Preschoolers will love this one.
Dr. Seuss' ABC Lite - Free version of the above book.
Dr. Seuss Beginner Book Collection - A collection of classic for $8.99 (reduced price). This is much cheaper than buying the paper versions. Kids will read Seuss over and over, so it's worth it.
A good bedtime read for ages three to eight.
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