Preschoolers through kindergarteners will love these Seuss-themed coloring pages. The pack includes Horton Hears a Who, Fox in Socks, The Cat in the Hat, and the Fish from The Cat in the Hat. With simple pictures and bold lines, they’re perfect for young children.
Use craft sticks, paint, and embroidery thread to make a sweet Truffula Tree from Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax. It’s a great way to encourage artistic expression, while also getting your kids excited about reading one of their favorite books! They’ll make cute bookmarks, too.
Up, up and away you go in a hot-air balloon. At least—kids can pretend they’re in one by adding their pictures to this colorful, beautiful balloon craft. This is such an encouraging book and a fitting craft to go with it.
Here’s a fun game for kids to play with family and friends. Kids get the chance to track down some of their favorite Seuss characters in the colorful bingo cards. Have them search for characters in Green Eggs and Ham, The Cat in the Hat, or One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish!
Here’s a project that combines the fun of a toilet paper roll craft and a handprint craft. You’ll use both of those things to make Thing 1 and Thing 2 from The Cat in the Hat. The handprint is the perfect way to craft their wild blue hair, isn’t it?
Kids can make The Lorax, Horton, or Thing 1 and Thing 2 hats to wear while reading one of their favorite Dr. Seuss books. These headbands are terrific for a classroom Dr. Seuss party because all you need are simple materials like crayons, paper, scissors and tape.
Turn a paper plate into the tricky Fox in Socks with this adorable craft kids will love. This is one of our favorite Dr. Seuss stories because it’s full of tongue-twisters and is a little more challenging to read. This paper plate project just makes it all the more fun!
Kids will have a lot of fun reading these silly jokes about some of their favorite Seuss characters. You can print them out and put them in a bowl for kids to take turns reading each joke. Or, you could add them to their lunchboxes during the week.
Make a fun puppet inspired by Dr. Seuss’s Green Eggs and Ham using a paper bag, cardstock, and our printable Sam I Am template. It’s easy enough for preschoolers to put together with a bit of help, and most kindergarteners can do it on their own or with minimal help.
Read the book together after you’re finished while using your puppets to mimic the character’s lines in the story.
This simple slime is easy to make and is a fun way to work on sensory and fine motor skills. Add pom-poms to the clear slime to get beautiful pops of color, just like the colorful leopard spots children see in the book.
Kids can put together this fun and simple paper bag puppet of Fox in Socks using a paper bag, cardstock, and printable fox template.
For younger kids, it’s best to cut out the pieces if they’re not confident with scissors and then let them glue them onto the bag. However, most kindergarteners can follow along with our step-by-step instructions without too much trouble.
Help kids learn colors and fine motor skills with this colorful play dough based on the book One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish. It’s a wonderful way to get in some sensory fun while working on color identification.
Share your favorite Dr. Seuss books with your little ones using these color-in bookmarks of Horton, The Cat in the Hat, Thing 1, and The Lorax.
It’s a fun way for elementary school kids to show off their creativity while also getting into the story. Kids will love coloring them in and then using their new bookmarks to save their spot in their favorite Seussian books.
Make Green Eggs and Ham cookie balls that look like the real thing! Good thing they’re not, though. These goodies are filled with golden Oreos and coated with green, white, and black candy melts to look like eggs with green yolks. Kids will love waking up to these or helping you make them.
This fun scavenger hunt will make your kids love the story even more. Kids will read clues about The Cat in the Hat or Green Eggs and Ham, then they’ll search for words on their list to find the answers!
This is a great way to check for comprehension after you’ve finished reading one of these Seuss books together.
Make these adorable and delicious cupcakes to look like the Cat’s famous hat. Use this amazing blue buttercream frosting recipe to pile high on your favorite flavor cupcakes for a Seuss-tastic treat that everyone will love!
These are the perfect printables for your Dr. Seuss party. Kids can find Seussian objects hidden throughout the pages for lots of fun little surprises. This is a great way to keep kids entertained on Dr. Seuss Day or just on a rainy day!
This is an easy recipe kids can follow along with, or you can have them help! Kids will have a lot of fun getting their hands messy while they’re stirring and mixing. Don’t forget to read this Seuss favorite to the kids while they enjoy some sticky, messy sensory fun.
As you can see, there are so many fun ideas to choose from to celebrate Dr. Seuss Day! Which one is your favorite? Let us know in the comments below.