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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

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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 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.

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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Allyson Stewart

Sunday 25th of February 2024

I would like the Horton Hears a Who handprint template please.

Sam

Monday 26th of February 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 post and it’ll automatically redirect you to the download page ◡̈

Tonya Collier

Wednesday 21st of February 2024

I would like the Horton Hears a Who handprint template please.

Sam

Thursday 22nd of February 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 post and it’ll automatically redirect you to the download page ◡̈

Sarah

Wednesday 31st of January 2024

thanks for this template. I can't wait to use this with my students

Sam

Wednesday 31st of January 2024

Awesome, you're welcome! Glad you can try it out!

Jenny Bremner

Monday 5th of June 2023

Hello I'd like the Horton hears a Who template please

Sam

Wednesday 7th of June 2023

Of course! All you need to do is enter your email in the form at the end of this post 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.

Pamela

Monday 15th of May 2023

I need the template please. I don't see any other place to enter my email address except here.

Sam

Tuesday 16th of May 2023

It's above the comments section, under the heading titled “Free Horton Template". If you're not able to see it, it most likely means you have a firewall or adblocker blocking it from appearing. If you can allow the page or try from a personal device, you should be able to see it. Also, some readers say they're not able to see it on Chrome, but they can on other browsers. You may be able to try that as well ◡̈

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