Digging Deeper 1

” Dr. Seuss has introduced millions of children to the joys of reading and the magic of the wordplay.”

Dr.-Seuss-Collage

http://imaginationsoup.net/2012/02/happy-birthday-dr-seuss-book-event-and-sweepstakes-from-target/ “Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss – Book Event and Sweepstakes from Target.” Imagination Soup. N.p., 20 Feb. 2012. Web. 11 Jan. 2015.

How has Dr.Seuss influenced America, and the world you may ask? It is huge how Dr.Seuss influenced the culture of america in a good and positive way. To read more. Since Dr.Seuss was born on March the 2sd he decided to adopt this date as the annual date for the National Read Across America Day. Dr.Seuss’ books not only made reading fun for kids, but also elevated the act of learning itself.

Dr.Seuss’ books had a great impact on kids but what about his art and how that influenced the world? The unique art style of Dr.Seuss influenced the kids in their imaginations and motivation. Many of his books are used in school for younger kids. These books made memorising and learning so much easier for the kids due to the illustrations used since each of his books were illustrated in bright and fun colours. The illustrations in those books are not hard and fun to draw. From research made, it has been said that after a kid had read a Dr.Seuss book and seen the illustrations he enjoyed and was much more motivated in making drawings, paintings and anything related to colours and art. Since the art was not complex in Dr.Seuss’ books, the kids could easily copy and take ideas form the illustrations without having to be frustrated with the little art skills they have.

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http://www.motherflock.com/nursery-diy-dr-suess-wall-art/ “Nursery DIY: Dr. Suess Wall Art.” Mother Flock RSS. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Jan. 2015.

As you can see from the picture above the colours and the drawings used work so much better for the kids learn the alphabet than using black and white letter. Dr.Seuss’ art makes learning methods much more affective and attractive,

Dr-Seuss-art-project

http://www.deepspacesparkle.com/2010/02/12/dr-seuss-day-one-fish-two-fish-art/ “Dr. Seuss Day “One Fish Two Fish” Art Project.” Deep Space Sparkle. N.p., n.d. Web. 13 Jan. 2015.

The picture above proves that every kid with every art skills can draw or paint a Dr.Seuss’ illustration. The picture above is made by a 6 year old.

To conclude Dr.Seuss’ had a great impact on the world and was especially liked for reading and learning methods. He influenced society and people, and backwards society and people influenced and inspired him in his powerful work.

Bibliography:

“Dr. Seuss Analyzed for Political, Social Effects.” Pacific Standard. N.p., 02 Mar. 2011. Web. 11 Jan. 2015.

“Theodor Geisel, A.k.a. Dr. Seuss, Influenced Nearly Every Living American Who Ever Learned to Read.” – The Denver Post. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Jan. 2015.

“What Dr. Seuss Was Really Up To.” RELEVANT Magazine. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Jan. 2015.

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