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Horton Hears A Who Handprint Craft [Free Template]

Searching for a fun and easy Dr. Seuss Day craft for the kids? Well, you’re in luck because we’ve got the perfect one!

This Horton Hears A Who handprint craft is simple, fun, and only requires a few supplies. It’s a great Dr. Seuss craft for making at home or in the classroom.

And, to make it even easier, we’ve included a free printable template too!

Watch our quick video tutorial below or read the step by step directions and then you’ll be ready to create this craft with your kids or students.

Horton Handprint Craft

handprint Horton craft image collage with the words handprint horton in the middle

Supplies

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Pencil
  • Black marker
  • Horton template (enter your email in the form at the end of this post to have the link sent to you)

Directions

Download the Horton template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.

Take the eyes and glue them just below the eyelashes.

hand gluing eyes to handprint Horton craft

Trace your child’s left and right hand onto either blue or gray paper and cut both handprints out. Glue one handprint to each side of the head to look like ears.

hand gluing handprint ears to Horton craft

Use the black marker to draw marks on the ears that look like ear hair and the top ridge of the ear.

hand drawing details on handprint Horton craft

That’s it! Kids will love creating this Horton craft with their handprints!

hand holding handprint Horton craft

More Dr. Seuss Ideas 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 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.

two handprint Horton crafts

If your kids love Dr. Seuss characters they’ll also enjoy these crafts:

handprint Horton craft

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.

Get Our Favorite Handprint Crafts!

hand holding handprint Horton craft

Horton Hears A Who Handprint Craft

Prep Time: 7 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 17 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

This Horton Hears a Who Handprint craft is the perfect idea for Dr. Seuss Day!

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Pencil
  • Black marker
  • Horton template

Instructions

  1. Download the Horton template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Take the eyes and glue them just below the eyelashes.
  3. Trace your child's left and right hand onto either blue or gray paper and cut both handprints out. Glue one handprint to each side of the head to look like ears.
  4. Use the black marker to draw marks on the ears that look like ear hair and the top ridge of the ear.

Did you make this craft?

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Free Horton Template

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Chloe

Tuesday 1st of March 2022

These are so cute can’t wait for my kids to wear these!

Sam

Wednesday 2nd of March 2022

Yay! So glad to hear that!

Anna

Thursday 24th of February 2022

May I please have the Horton Template

Sam

Friday 25th of February 2022

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

Denise Issert

Wednesday 23rd of February 2022

We are anxious to use this for our special education kids party celebrating Dr. Suess.

Sam

Friday 25th of February 2022

Oh, good! Have fun!

Elyssa

Wednesday 23rd of February 2022

Work with toddlers and thought this was cute to let them do!!

Sam

Friday 25th of February 2022

Oh, great! I hope they have fun doing it!

Paula Michelle Waldrop

Monday 21st of February 2022

I love the Horton Hears a who activity. So cute

Sam

Wednesday 23rd of February 2022

Thanks, Paula!

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