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Free Printable Dr Seuss Hats For Kids

Looking for a fun way to celebrate Read Across America Day? Then you’ll love these free printable Dr Seuss hats that featuring The Lorax, Thing 1 & Thing 2, and Horton from Horton Hears A Who.

On March 2nd, kids across the United States will celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday and National Read Across America Day.

love how schools get young kids excited about reading by doing fun activities and having a party for Dr. Seuss. It brings the same excitement for birthday parties and merges it with literacy and learning.

To go along with that spirit, I created these free printable Dr. Seuss headbands to go along with the celebration! They’re another addition to our headband crafts for kids.

Dr. Seuss Hats Printable

The Lorax headband image and Thing 1 headband image with the words “dr. Seuss headbands” in the middle

Related: Dr. Seuss Crafts For Kids

The goal when I created these Dr. Seuss character headbands was simply to bring a smile to kids’ faces and have them become passionate about reading (or being read to!).

My son began learning how to read just a short while ago, and it’s amazing seeing the transformation that it brings to his life.

He reads books all the time, he can’t wait to go to the library and now we can’t spell d-e-s-s-e-r-t in our house because he knows what we’re talking about!

I hope these hats also bring excitement for reading into your home or classroom.

And come on, just look at how cute the Lorax is. What kid wouldn’t want to wear that headband?!

Colored in Lorax headband with Thing 1 and Horton headband in the background

Dr. Seuss Template Notes

Inside the free printable template, we’ve included two options.

Originally, we only had the full-color versions available. We imagined parents and teachers would simply print them out, cut and assemble so the kids could wear them on Dr. Seuss Day.

Thing 1 and The Lorax headbands
Black and white horton headband

But, as time went on we received more and more requests to have them in black and white. That wasn’t something we thought of, but it was a great idea!

Now, we have a black and white version as well so kids can color in the headbands and you can save your ink.

Whichever way you decide to print them out, we’re sure the kids will love them. Don’t forget to enter your email in the form at the end of this page to get your free copy!

thing 1 or thing 2 headband

More Dr. Seuss Resources

We can’t talk about Dr. Seuss without mentioning reading! Whether you have no Dr. Seuss books or just a few, here are some of the best Dr. Seuss books for kids.

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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Monday 24th of May 2021



Thursday 22nd of April 2021

The Lorax, please.

Sam T

Thursday 22nd of April 2021

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

Jennifer Merrill

Tuesday 6th of April 2021

Super Cute!

Sam T

Tuesday 6th of April 2021

Thank you!


Monday 29th of March 2021

Please send me the link for cat in the hat thanks

Sam T

Monday 29th of March 2021

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


Friday 5th of March 2021


Sam T

Friday 5th of March 2021


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