Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday, Read Across America Day, and World Book Day with The Lorax activities including crafts and treats.

A girl wearing a tee with the lorax quote there is no one alive who is youer than you and holding a yellow mustache lollipop
A fun homemade tee and candy lollipop inspired by The Lorax.

Note: This project was originally created for Hewlett Packard’s MyPrintly website however that site has been taken offline. You can still find some of the MyPrintly projects on the HP YouTube channel. 

Days to celebrate The Lorax

There are several days that are perfect for making crafts, fun treats, and doing The Lorax activities with the kids. Here are the main ones:

  • March 2nd: Dr. Seuss’s Birthday
  • March 2nd: Read Across America Day
  • April 22nd: Earth Day
  • April 23rd: World Book Day

The Lorax activities

You can celebrate all and get kids into the spirit of reading, with their favorite Dr. Seuss books and these fun candy treats and DIY shirts inspired by The Lorax.


  • The Lorax quote t-shirt transfer (download the printable)
  • HP Printer
  • HP Iron-On Transfer paper
  • Yellow candies for melting
  • Mustache lollipop mold
  • Lollipop sticks
  • Plain white t-shirt

This is going to be in two parts; the first for the t-shirt, and the second for the lollipops.

How to make The Lorax t-shirt

Download the free printable quote from The Lorax, onto t-shirt transfer paper. No need to do anything but print, I’ve already created the PDF in a mirror image so that when it’s ironed on it’s the correct way around.

there is no one alive who is youer than you free printable mirror image tshirt quote
Free printable quote by The Lorax.
HP printer printing a tshirt transfer

Follow the directions on the HP Iron-On Transfer paper packet for correct ironing times.

Peel back the transfer paper once ironing time is complete, and there you have it, a fun new shirt to wear to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday

a white tshirt that has the quote there is no one alive who is youer than you
There is no one alive who is your than you t-shirt quote.

How to make The Lorax mustache candy lollipops

Place your candies into a microwave-safe bowl, microwave on 50% power (or the defrost setting) for 30 seconds at a time, stirring after each until completely melted.

yellow candy melts being melted into a mustache candy mold to make a Lorax mustache.
yellow candy melts that have been melted in a glass bowl.

Add a lollipop stick into the mustache mold, and then spoon the melted candy into the mustache section of the mold, ensuring it covers the end of the lollipop stick too. Put the mold into the refrigerator until set, and then pop out the candy lollipops.

a yellow candy lollipop inspired by The Lorax
A yellow candy lollipop mustache inspired by The Lorax.

There you have it! A fun candy mustache and shirt inspired by The Lorax, and perfect for celebrating Dr. Seuss’s birthday.

A tshirt transfer and yellow candy mustache inspired by The Lorax

More fun inspired by The Lorax

Are you looking for more fun activities inspired by The Lorax? Take a look at these:

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