Set Sail with Dr. Seuss and Carnival Cruise Lines

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    Set Sail with Beloved Dr. Seuss Characters

    ••• "Seuss at Sea" on Carnival Cruise Lines. Carnival Cruise Lines

    Carnival Cruise Lines' newest offering for young kids is “Seuss at Sea," whose programming incorporates beloved Dr. Seuss characters such as the Cat in the Hat, the Lorax, and Thing One and Thing Two. It's aimed at the preschool set but younger school-age kids will also surely find a lot to like about the Seuss theme and activities.

    Carnival is rolling out "Seuss at Sea" on 10 ships in 2014 and to the rest of the fleet by mid-2015. If it's important to you to sail on a ship offering "Seuss at Sea," be sure to choose a ship that's receiving the roll-out.

    The first ship to receive "Seuss at Sea" was the Carnival Splendor. Other ships getting “Seuss at Sea” in 2014 include: Carnival BreezeCarnival Sunshine, Carnival Freedom, Carnival MagicCarnival LegendCarnival ImaginationCarnival DreamCarnival Ecstasy and Carnival Inspiration.

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    Seuss-Style Activities and Dive-In Movies

    ••• "Seuss at Sea" on Carnival Cruise Lines. Carnival Cruise Lines

    Every ship in the Carnival fleet offers a selection of classic Dr. Seuss books, toys and themed activities for children to enjoy. Special showings of beloved Seuss films such as “The Cat in the Hat” are shown outdoors on the giant screen on Lido Deck as part of the cruise line’s dive-In movies program.  

    During the voyage, children and families also have the chance to meet favorite Dr. Seuss characters and participate in special photo opportunities featuring colorful and zany Dr. Seuss-inspired artwork, as well as through events and activities such as the Seuss-a-palooza Character Parade where guests can join Dr. Seuss characters in a conga line along the Promenade.  

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    A Rhyming Good Time

    ••• Story Time in Bookville, "Seuss at Sea" on Carnival Cruise Lines. Carnival Cruise Lines

    Carnival ships also offer "Seuss-a-palooza Story Time, A Rhyming Good Time," an interactive reading event hosted on a sea day each voyage and featuring some of the most beloved Dr. Seuss characters. 

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    Bookville, A Seuss-ified Space

    ••• Bookville kid space, "Seuss at Sea" on Carnival Cruise Lines. Carnival Cruise Lines

    On Carnival Freedom, which underwent a major refurbishment in 2014, and Carnival Vista, which debuts in early 2016, there will be a Dr. Seuss Bookville play space featuring Seuss-themed décor, colors, shapes and funky furniture inspired by the whimsical world of Dr. Seuss. Families can come here to read Dr. Seuss books or take part in other family-fun activities including arts and crafts, toys, and Dr. Seuss-inspired games. 

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    Green Eggs and Ham Breakfast

    ••• Green Eggs and Ham Breakfast, "Seuss at Sea," Carnival Cruise Lines. Carnival Cruise Lines

    On the first sea day of each cruise, families can attend The Green Eggs and Ham Breakfast with the Cat in the Hat & Friends. While Carnival’s wait staff set the tone with Dr. Seuss-inspired uniforms, popular Dr. Seuss characters such as the Cat in the Hat, Thing One and Thing Two, and Sam join guests at their tables for fun interactions and photo opportunities. This special breakfast is available for $5 per guest.  

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    Seussified Waffles and More

    ••• Green Eggs and Ham Breakfast, "Seuss at Sea". Carnival Cruise Lines

    Seussified waffles are just one item on the menu at the Green Eggs and Ham Breakfast. The dishes are playful foods straight from Dr. Seuss’s imagination: green eggs and ham, moose juice and goose juice, along with colorful fruit and pancake stacks, funky French toast and traditional breakfast favorites.

    Every cruise line has its own personality and signature features. Is Carnival Cruise Lines the right fit for your family? Read about the best kid-friendly cruise lines to find out which is the best match for your family's vacation style.