Ruff Draft: Green Eggs and Ham anyone? Free Printable Logos!

A little birdie reminded us that Dr. Seuss’ birthday is just around the corner…. March 2nd is his official birthday.  With St. Patty’s Day coming up as well, we thought it would be fun to put together some Dr. Seuss snacks that would be great for:  Dr. Seuss’ Birthday (March 2nd), St. Patty’s Day (March 17th), After-school snacks or even a Breakfast Birthday Celebration!

We also wanted to offer a FREE PRINTABLE  andersruff-try them try them in honor of Dr. Seuss’ Birthday!!!  It’s one of my favorite quotes from Green Eggs & Ham:

“You do not like them, so you say?  Try them! Try them! And you may.”   (I used to refer to that book, when I needed to convince my kids to eat something they thought they didn’t like)

Stick these party logos on any new food, and I bet your kids will try it!!! 🙂

snack table

Supplies needed:

Paper plates, napkins & cups

FREE PRINTABLE  try them try them

Striped Pattern Paper from our Birthday Collection

Craft Punch/Scissors/Tape


Ingredients for Snacks:

hard boiled eggs – shells removed

ham – cut into circles

small tomatoes – I used campari size tomatoes

fresh mozzarella cheese log – one large circle, several small circles to match size of small tomato

orange slices

apple slices

star fruit (it has an odd taste – you could always use a star cookie cutter and cut out some other fruit for the “starfish”)

swedish fish


snack table setting

So basically, I made three edible stacks from 3 of my favorite Dr. Seuss books!

First, I  lined my paper plate with the patterned paper from our Dr. Seuss Inspired Birthday Collection – such a simple touch that makes a bold statement!

Then, onto the Stacks!!!

Green Eggs & Ham Stack

green eggs & ham


Using a large bowl, mix green food coloring and water – I used the green gel in the baking section… I put about a 1/4 teaspoon of it in the water

Add the hard boiled eggs and mix them around in the colored water until you desired coloring

Cut your ham into various circles – I used  cookie cutters

Add your pieces of ham to green colored water and  remove once you have desired coloring

Place hard boiled egg on ham stacks, and use a wooden skewer to hold together

Add pre-cut & printed party logo


Cat in the Hat Tomato & Cheese Stack

cat in the hat stack


Cut one large piece of mozzarella cheese (width of cheese log)

Cut capari sized tomatoes

Cut (with circular cookie cutter) mozzarella cheese to match tomato size

Layer cheese and tomato to create the “hat”

Use wooden skewer to hold together

Add pre-cut & printed party logo

***For a caprese salad version, add balsamic vinegar with olive oil, fresh basil, salt & pepper and garlic salt to the tomatoes before assembling stack


One Fish Two Fish, RED FISH, Blue Fish Stack

one fish two fish


Slice orange, apple, and star fruit

Layer and add a Swedish fish to the top of “starfish”

Use wooden skewer to hold together

Add pre-cut & printed party logo


For the final embellishments, use the patterned paper as a napkin wrap and use the party logo for a cup detail!

napkin wrap and cup

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!!!


  1. adorable !… j’aime particulièrement le Dr Seuss et cet imprimable est parfait !!! je cherche des freebies sur le Net pour les partager, pour l’instant sur Pinterest (où j’ai déjà plus de 13000 liens vers des téléchargements gratuits), en attendant l’ouverture de mon propre site, et je vais vite poster le lien pour que tout le monde puisse télécharger et utiliser votre création !… merci pour le partage, Is… (si vous voulez voir ce que je fais, c’est là : )

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