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

We 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 including The Cat in the Hat, The Lorax, Horton Hears A Who, Fox in Socks, and even more Dr Seuss books!

Each 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 craft ideas for Dr. Seuss’s birthday or for any time of year!

Also, discover the joy of crafting and kids’ activities with us here at Simple Everyday Mom – click for easy-to-follow and fun ideas for kids!

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Fun Dr. Seuss Craft Ideas

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Grab a paper plate and turn it into that beloved elephant from your favorite book, Horton, with this Horton Hears A Who paper plate craft! This cute craft is the perfect way to make reading fun!

If you’re looking for a super simple Dr. Seuss craft that even young children can make, this handprint Thing 1 printable craft is perfect! Make this easy craft at home, the library, or at school. It also comes with a free printable template. 

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! 

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This Cat in the Hat craft combines simple painting and crafting to make this bright final project! It’s a fun craft to celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday on March 2nd or to go along with the classic book any time of year.

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

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! 

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Have you seen the 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. Kids will love playing with their new Sam I Am paper bag puppets!

Is your kids favorite Dr. Seuss 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 a great craft for even the youngest of kids!

Wondering how to celebrate National Read Across America Day with the kids? These free printable Dr. Seuss hats are the perfect art projects! 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! 

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Who can resist Horton’s kind heart and determination to help anyone he can?! Make this Horton hears a Who printable puppet craft with simple supplies like colored paper, glue, and scissors. 

We’re giving you a free template so this simple craft is easy to recreate at home! 

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 those fun truffula trees! 

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

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Dive your kids into the world of Dr. Seuss with this lively fox in socks paper plate craft! Using some simple materials, kids can bring the fox to life. Paper plate crafts like this are a great way to encourage artistic expression, fine motor skills, and reading comprehension while having so much fun!

Are you kids ready to dive into a world of fun and color with our new fork painted Thing 1 & Thing 2 craft? This super engaging activity lets them explore their artistic side. It also introduces them to the whimsical world of Dr. Seuss. So guide them grab those forks and get painting!

This horton hears a who paper cup craft is a cool activity for kids that brings the magic of Dr. Seuss into your home. By just using simple materials that can be found around the house they can create their cute horton the elephant character. It’s a fun, engaging activity that enhances their creativity and imagination.

Get your kids ready for a whirlwind of fun and creativity with our torn paper lorax craft! It’s the perfect way to get them excited about recycling, crafting, and the environment all at once. With each rip and tear, little hands bring to life Dr. Seuss’s beloved character.

Make this cat in the hat paper plate craft with your kids! It’s a great activity to go with Dr. Seuss’s timeless tales with a wonderful opportunity for them to engage in hands-on creativity and storytelling. With simple supplies and guided instructions, it lets your kid’s imagination run wild in a colorful and fun activity journey.

This is an easy craft to do with kids. It’s perfect for preschool or kindergarten. With just a dash of glue, a sprinkle of scissor magic, and a burst of colorful cardstock, your kids will bring this cat in the hat toilet paper roll craft into the world of fun.

Your kids will love these lorax paper cup craft. With just a splash of color and creativity, they can craft their very own Lorax, bringing the magic of Dr. Seuss’s world right into their hands!

Jump your kids into a world where paper isn’t just paper—it’s the ticket to a fabulous, Seuss-tastic adventure with torn paper thing 1 craft! With every rip, tear, and glue, they are not just making art. They are enhancing their fine motor skills and boosting their imaginations to magical places.

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 and will soon become your kid’s new favorite book!

Dr. Seuss Second Book Collection– This boxed set 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’ Dr. Seuss Activities

Looking for a fun and educational activity for your kids? Look no further than these Dr. Seuss color by number printables!

These printables are perfect for kids of all ages and will help them practice their fine motor skills while having a blast. Simply print out the pages, grab some crayons or markers, and your kids will be entertained.

Ready for some Seussical fun for preschoolers? These Dr. Seuss homeschool printables help kids practice letter recognition, counting, handwriting, and more.

They have cute characters and bright colors to make learning fun! These printables are a great way to add some whimsy to your homeschool day. Plus, they’re no-prep, which means more time for learning!

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Tuesday 5th of March 2024

I want these!


Tuesday 5th of March 2024

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of the individual posts to have the link sent to you. Once you've been confirmed as an email subscriber (by clicking the link in the first email), you simply enter your email in any of the forms and it'll automatically redirect you to the download page.


Wednesday 28th of February 2024

Love Dr. Suess!!


Thursday 29th of February 2024

Yes, so many fun books!

Amy Cruz

Tuesday 23rd of January 2024

Will use all for an open house with my different grades from Pre-k, Kinder to Special Ed


Tuesday 23rd of January 2024

Great! Glad you can try it out!


Monday 15th of January 2024

I want these


Monday 15th of January 2024

Since you’re already an email subscriber, all you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of any individual post and it’ll automatically redirect you to the download page ◡̈


Sunday 14th of January 2024

I love these.


Monday 15th of January 2024

Yay! I hope you can try them out for Dr. Seuss Day!

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