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12 Easy Dr. Seuss Crafts For Kids [With Free Templates]

We just cannot get enough of Dr. Seuss! His classic books are so enjoyable to read to kids and kids just love all the silliness!

That’s why we’re sharing our favorite Dr. Seuss crafts and activities for kids.

We’ve got ideas from The Cat in the Hat, The Lorax, Horton Hears A Who, Fox in Socks and more!

Each one of these crafts is simple so you can make it with your children or with your students in the classroom.

They also come with a free printable template so there’s no worry about drawing the characters freehand.

We hope you’ll find and save your favorite ideas for Dr. Seuss’s birthday or for any time of year!

Fun Dr. Seuss Crafts

hand holding paper plate horton craft

Grab a paper plate and turn it into that beloved elephant, Horton, with this Horton Hears A Who paper plate craft!

Hand holding Thing 1 handprint craft

If you’re looking for a super simple Dr. Seuss craft even the youngest of kids can make, this handprint Thing 1 printable craft is perfect! 

Make it at home, the library or at school. It also comes with a free printable template. 

fox in socks puppet

Remember the tongue-twisting Fox in Socks book by Dr. Seuss? 

Well, now your child can have their very own fox puppet! Make this simple Fox in Socks paper bag puppet craft with them, then let them rehearse the book on their own. 

It’s colorful, bright, and fun! 

two cat in the hat crafts

This Cat in the Hat craft combines simple painting and crafting to make this bright final project!

two handprint Horton crafts

We can’t get enough of this Horton Hears A Who handprint craft! It’s so simple to create and makes a fun keepsake too. Display it on the fridge or the bulletin board!

cat in the hat fish paper plate craft

Remember that very concerned fish from Dr. Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat? 

Now your kids can make him and his fishbowl with this easy Dr. Suess paper plate fish craft. All you need is some paint, a paper plate, and our free printable template.

It’s a fun activity that’s perfect for toddlers and preschoolers who love Dr. Seuss! 

green eggs and ham puppet

Have you seen the new Green Eggs and Ham cartoon on Netflix? 

This Sam I Am printable puppet craft is based on the new, slightly more modern Sam. 

They come with a free printable template so they’re super simple to recreate at home or in the classroom. 

hand holding paper bag put me in the zoo craft

Kids love the book Put Me In The Zoo? Then they’ll have to make this paper bag Put Me In The Zoo craft! It only has a few simple steps so it’s great even for the youngest of kids!

thing 1 and lorax headband on counter

Wondering how to celebrate Read Across America Week with the kids? 

These free printable Dr. Seuss hats are perfect! They come in full color or black and white for kids to color. 

And, on top of that, your child gets to pick from Thing 1, The Lorax or lovable Horton! 

dr seuss paper bag puppet

Who can resist Horton’s kind heart and determination to help anyone he can?!

Make this Horton hears a Who printable puppet craft with some simple supplies like color paper, glue, and scissors. 

We’re giving you a free printable template so it’s simple to recreate at home! 

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In the crazy world of Dr. Seuss, there’s never a dull moment! This simple Dr. Seuss truffula tree craft uses string and a popsicle stick to recreate these fun trees! 

Four Dr. Seuss books with Dr. Seuss character bookmarsk

Little ones love coloring so why not mix that love with Dr. Seuss?! These Dr. Seuss printable bookmarks feature some of kids’ favorite Seussian characters including The Cat in the Hat, The Lorax, Horton, and Thing 1/Thing! 

Download them today! They’re a fun quiet time activity for the classroom. 

More Dr. Suess Activities For Kids

We can’t talk about Dr. Seuss without mentioning the best Dr. Seuss books! These are some of the top rated ones. Grab them from your local library or add them to your home collection.

Are You My Mother? is a cute book about a little bird who’s trying to find his mom in a big world!

Oh, The Places You’ll Go! – This book is a classic Dr. Seuss book about the ups and downs of life. It’s such a great read!

Dr. Seuss Second Book Collection– This boxed set of of five Beginner Books by Dr. Seuss—The Cat in the Hat Comes Back, Dr. Seuss’s ABC, Oh Say Can You Say?, Oh the Thinks You Can Think!, and I Can Read with My Eyes Shut! is a great addition to your home library.

Kids will actually want to take a bath when they use these Lorax bath bombs. Get ready for Dr. Seuss dress up day with this Dr. Seuss dress or these Thing 1 & Thing 2 shirts.

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Thursday 25th of February 2021

We love the crafts

Sam T

Friday 26th of February 2021

Aw, thanks!


Tuesday 9th of February 2021

Your paper bag puppets have become a favorite in my teletherapy kits! Great OT activities!

Sam T

Tuesday 9th of February 2021

Oh, yay! I'm so glad they're helpful!


Monday 11th of January 2021

Love your ideas! Thank you for sharing.

Sam T

Tuesday 12th of January 2021

You're welcome!


Sunday 3rd of January 2021

I would love to have a set of Dr. Seuss activities for my classroom. Blessings Sharon

Sam T

Monday 4th of January 2021

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of this post and the link will be sent to you ?


Friday 20th of November 2020

I love these activities and you are so creative.

Sam T

Friday 20th of November 2020

Thanks so much!

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