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Dr. Seuss The Lorax

Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax hits theaters this Friday, March 2nd! The movie follows the journey of a twelve-year-old boy as he searches for the one thing that could win him the affection of the girl of his dreams. In trying to do so he discovers the story of the Lorax, who is a grumpy yet charming creature fighting to protect his world.

I was lucky enough to screen this much-anticipated movie a couple of weeks ago with my girl. Watching The Lorax with my 4 year old daughter was such a treat because we got into so many conversations about trees, the environment and clean air. Loved how the book comes to life and makes an even greater impact at driving home a much-needed environmental message, while engaging kids with amazing colors, fun songs and quirky moments.

I actually left the movie in a very reflective and contemplative mode. I can´t remember any other family movie that had such an impact on me.

As many of us know, what’s beautiful about this story is that it’s been teaching kids to be environmentally conscious since the book first came out. One of the best parts of being green is how creative and innovative your and your niños can get. So, in honor of that we want to share with you a couple of fun ways to “speak for the trees,” as the Lorax does. Get crafty and check out three of our favorite projects for you and your kids below:

You can find these crafts and more on Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax Speak for the Trees Pinterest board. Also, check out The Lorax trailer, then scroll down for the giveaway! (P.S.: We also have a The-Cat-in-the-Hat-A-Thon prize pack with a DVD (with Spanish language option, book and more going on here!)

The Giveaway!

This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to the winner: Perla ! 

We’re giving away a gift bundle with: The Lorax book in Spanish, a t-shirt, water bottle, lunch bag, seedling, activity sheet , and truffle tree pencils for one lucky winner.

To enter all you have to do is tell us about one “green” thing you do in your home, or want to start doing.

That’s all you have to do to enter this giveaway. If you want to up your chances at winning, then this is how you can get additional entries (only after you’ve completed the step above):

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This giveaway ends Wednesday, March 7th at midnight PST and is open to everyone over 18 years of age in the continental U.S. Void where prohibited. No purchase necessary. Check out the Giveaway Rules.

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