Thing 1 and Thing 2 Snack Cups – Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s Birthday

Thing 1 and Thing 2 Snack Cups - Celebrate Dr. Seuss's Birthday

Are ready to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday? If so, do it in ultimate Seuss style when you craft these easy and inexpensive Thing 1 and Thing 2 snack cups. You can make your own in minutes, and everything you need can be found at your local Dollar Tree store. Here is how you can get started making your own!

Supplies needed:
Red paper treat cups (sold 6 for $1 at Dollar Tree)
Blue tissue paper
White scrap paper
Pen
Scissors
Craft glue

As mentioned, all of the supplies we used here can be found at your local Dollar Tree store.

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Directions:
1. Begin by creating the hair of your Things. Do this by folding the tissue paper into wide strips. Place several of the strips on top of each other.
2. Take your scissors and fringe the edges by making close cuts into the tissue. Don’t cut all of the way to the bottom, just far enough to fringe the paper.
3. Add some glue to the base of your fringe and press it inside of your treat cup.
4. Cut out a small circle of white craft paper. Use your pen to write Thing 1 or Thing 2 on the paper. Add some glue and press to the front of your cup.

Once your glue is dry, your Thing 1 and Thing 2 snack cups are ready to be enjoyed! See how easy and inexpensive these are? Gather your supplies and give them a try!



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  • Robin (Masshole Mommy)

    That is such a cute idea. I will have to try these next month when it’s Dr. Seuss month!

  • This is a fun idea for me to remember – I like how you’ve shared with photos – so fun!

  • What a cute idea! My kids love Dr seuss! They’d have a real good time with these! We will have to make some!

  • what a sweet post. Its a very cute idea. thanx for sharing gonna try it

  • This brings back so many memories of reading “The Cat in The Hat.” This is a really cute idea for Dr. Seuss’ birthday!

  • This is so simple, yet really clever. So cute for a kids birthday or something, right?

  • Elizabeth O.

    Such a cute idea! I would love to do this for my next party! 🙂

  • Love this! I also love that it is easy enough for me to do!

  • Jacqueline

    I love a cute idea that takes 2 seconds to create 🙂 With young ones around anything made quickly is a big hit with us lol

  • How cute! It would be so great to use these to celebrate with your kids. It’s not only fun, but it gets them thinking about “authors” and ow books get to be books.

  • Wow, that is actually really simple and easy and cute! I might be able to pull that off. 🙂

  • That is such an easy, yet adorable ideas! This is the perfect way to celebrate the wonderful Dr. Seuss. 🙂

  • That is so cute. Didn’t know it was Dr. Seuss birthday. 🙂 Hope we’ll not forget it next time.

  • Ann Bacciaglia

    This is such a good idea. My kids love Dr Seuss and would love a themed party.

  • Thing 1 and Thing 2. I love it, that’s what the kids call each other when they’re being fresh. 😉

  • What a cute idea. I love Dr. Seuss, I do, I do… even all these years later!

  • Bonnie @ wemake7

    What a cute craft idea. Thanks so much for sharing how to make them. I bet my younger kiddos would love to make these.

  • lol This is what I call my boys- so forget them just being used for anything Seuss. I can use them for Thing 1 and Thing 2 during a weekend movie night. Gives us a nice idea for a craft beforehand. Thank you!! 🙂

  • This is such a cute craft idea or even for school day project. It is not only a fun way to eat your snacks but also an educational way.

  • These are cute and simple crafts! I love the idea of using them to celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday!

  • The color is perfect for a birthday theme! So easy and affordable to make. I’m sure the kid would love this.

  • I love Dr. Seuss. I will def have to try this out for the girls while we’re lounging around.

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