Fiesta Friday - Octopus Party Ideas + Read Across America/The Lorax Fiestas

It's Octopus Week at the Seattle Aquarium so I thought, what would be more fitting than to share a few themed party ideas over on Today's Mama - Seattle Mamas, like these super cute cupcakes from FamilyFun.

Speaking of family fun, next Friday is March 2 and Read Across America, a nationwide reading celebration that takes place annually  in honor of Dr. Seuss's birthday. Thousands of schools, libraries, and community centers participate by bringing together kids, teens, and books.

Check out the Seussville site for Read Across America activities happening all week long. And this year is extra special with the same day release of  The Lorax Movie so of course I had to share some fun parties and crafts from around the web.

The Lorax party table
A bright tabletop from Eyes Of cute are her Truffula Trees?

The Lorax party blog roll
Check out the Lorax Toolkit with lots of Lorax fun to check out like their blogroll, a fun blog hop with great posts by big names like Little Birdie Secrets and Today's Creative Blog.

The Lorax party table 2
Amandalynn Jones' fun party has my go-to party treats, dipped marshmallows!

The Lorax hand puppet craft
Make a truffula tree frame, Bar-ba-loot snacks and this adorable Lorax hand puppet with Make And Takes over at Babble.

The Lorax cake pops
The party wouldn't be complete without Bakerella's Lorax pops?

And just because everyone loves to win stuff, check out Mama Mary of San Diegos Mamas movie review and giveaway for a $50 Fandago card and movie merchandise.

Need more inspiration? Check out last year's Seuss-inspired post...

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