These creative and fun Dr. Seuss craft ideas and activities are fantastic ways to enjoy these popular books and characters with your kids.
You'll find a variety of DIY crafts for kids plus print-and-go activities to make it easy to have some Dr. Seuss fun whenever you like.
Get out your craft supplies and get ready for some hands-on fun with Dr. Seuss and friends!
Take Your Dr. Seuss Fun with Kids to the Next Level!
My boys and I have had so much fun with Dr. Seuss and his books over the years. We've always love to find new ways to enjoy these stories and characters.
And some of the best ways that we've had a blast with these books is through crafts and activities!
I've found that whenever you can add a hands-on component to a lesson, story, or other educational activity that it really boosts engagement and excitement.
Plus, crafts are fantastic ways to really experience the stories, as well as create lasting memories with your kids.
If you want to boost your Read Across America (Dr. Seuss Day - March 2) celebration or just looking for simple activities for kids, you'll love these resources, tips, and inspiration.
Dr. Seuss + crafts = FUN 🎉
Recommended Craft Supplies for Kids
Before you get started on any type of fun craft project with kids, I suggest that you gather the proper supplies for the activity. This step makes it easier to begin and enjoy success with your creative work.
Here are the craft materials that I always have on hand when doing a project with my boys:
Crayons, 64 Crayons Per Box, Classic Colors, Built In Sharpener, Crayons For Kids, School Crayons, Assorted Colors - 1 BoxCrayola Colored Pencils (36ct), Kids Pencils Set, Art Supplies, Great for Coloring Books, Classroom Pencils, Nontoxic, 3+Crayola Ultra Clean Fine Line Washable Markers (40 Count), Colored Markers for Kids, Art Markers, Kids Craft Supplies, 3+Crayola Construction Paper - 480ct (2 Pack), Bulk School Supplies for Kids, Classroom Supplies for Preschool, Elementary, Great for Arts & CraftsConcession Essentials 9 Inch Paper Plate Uncoated Plates White, 200ctPerfect Stix - Brown Bag 2-100 count, 2lb Brown Paper Bags - Brown Bags - 100 count (Pack of 1)Paper Lunch Bags 50 Count Large White Lunch Bags Kraft White Paper Bags 8LB White Lunch Sacks Strong for Small BusinessElmer's All Purpose Glue Sticks, Washable, 22 Grams, 3 CountWestcott 13168 Right- and Left-Handed Scissors, Kids' Scissors, Ages 4-8, 5-Inch Blunt Tip, Assorted, 2 PackCrayola Washable Kids Paint Set (12ct), Classic and Glitter Paint for Kids, Arts & Crafts Supplies, Toddler Paint, Ages 3+ [Amazon Exclusive]TOAOB 100pcs Wiggle Googly Eyes Self Adhesive for Craft Sticker Eyes 6mm to 35mm Assorted Sizes and Colors Round Plastic Crafts Eyes for DIY Arts Crafts ScrapbookingIooleem Multi-Color Pom Poms, 1200pcs Assorted Size & Color, Pom Poms for Arts and Crafts, Pom Pom Balls with Wiggle Eyes in jar, Glitter Pom Poms, Craft Supplies.400 Sheets Tissue Paper for Gift Bags, 40 Colored Tissue Paper Bulk for Crafts, 11.5 x 8 inches Craft Tissue Paper for Art Projects, Festival Decorations, DIY Paper Flower Pom Pom
Delightful Dr. Seuss Craft Ideas for Kids
I've rounded up some of the best Dr. Seuss craft ideas for kids. These creative activities are awesome ways to extend the learning fun with these books.
You'll also find hands-on activities for print-and-go fun. Plus, there are some wonderful DIY playdough recipes, too!
Get Dr. Seuss craft ideas and activities for these books:
- The Lorax
- The Cat in the Hat
- One Fish Two Fish red fish blue fish
- Put Me in the Zoo
- Oh The Places You'll Go!
- Horton Hears a Who
- The Grinch Who Stole Christmas
- Ten Apples Up on Top
- Green Eggs and Ham
Lorax Paper Plate Craft
This super cute and easy to make Lorax paper plate craft is a fun way to extend the learning with this book.
Use as a decoration or transform into a mask!
by Our Crazy Adventures in Autismland
DIY Truffula Trees
With just a few supplies, you can make these vibrant Truffula Trees with your kids.
These DIY crafts are fantastic for party decor and more.
Dr. Seuss Hat Craft
This hands-on craft is an awesome way to extend the learning fun with The Cat in the Hat.
And you only need a few materials to make and enjoy!
by Homeschool Preschool
Red Fish Blue Fish Paper Quilling Craft
These 3D paper crafts are creative ways to make your own fish for the popular book One Fish Two Fish red fish blue fish.
Get tips and step-by-step instructions on how to create!
by Only Passionate Curiosity
Put Me In The Zoo Slime
You only need 3 types of supplies to make this colorful slime to go with Pun Me in the Zoo by Dr. Seuss.
So much hands-on fun for kids!
by My Joy-Filled Life
Oh The Places You'll Go Craft
Here's another 3D craft featuring a hot air balloon to go with this sweet book.
Get free printable template and instructions on how to make this craft.
by Leap of Faith Crafting
Paper Plate Horton Craft
Make your very own Horton out of paper plates, paint, and these free printable templates.
So much fun for your kids!
by Simple Everyday Mom
Thing 1 and Thing 2 Pencil Toppers
These easy crafts for kids are also super cute!
Get recommended supplies and step-by-step instructions to make these Dr. Seuss crafts featuring Thing 1 and Thing 2.
by Rediscovered Families
Truffula Tree Craft
With only a few supplies, you and your kids can make these simple Truffula Tree crafts.
Find step-by-step instructions and pictures to guide you through making these DIY crafts for kids.
by The Gingerbread House
Handprint Red Fish Blue Fish Craft
This colorful craft has you transforming paper handprints into adorable fish.
Learn how to make these adorable crafts with your kids!
by Our Kids Things
Printable Dr. Seuss Jokes
Share some giggles with your kids using these funny and free printable Dr. Seuss jokes. Fantastic ways to take a break from hands-on activities and keep the fun going!
by Artsy Fartsy Mama
Thing 1 And Thing 2 Handprint Craft
This Dr. Seuss craft idea for kids makes it so easy to enjoy a hands-on activity. You simply print the templates, make a handprint with blue paint, and put the craft together!
Get the free set and instructions for Dr. Seuss fun today!
by A Little Pinch of Perfect
Growing a Grinch Heart Science Experiment
With a few supplies, you can enjoy a great Dr. Seuss science experiment with your kids.
Watch The Grinch heart grow for a fun activity!
by Fun with Mama
The Lorax Pencil Holder
Turn a claypot into an adorable pencil holder featuring The Lorax.
Ooh! And you can add Truffula Tree pencils to make it even more fun.
by Modern Mom Life
Dr. Seuss-Inspired Cootie Catchers
Get our free printable cootie catchers for tons of fun with Dr. Seuss friends.
Includes prompts to get up and move, too!
by Rock Your Homeschool
DIY Cat in the Hat Photo Prop
Make a DIY Cat in the Hat photo prop with your kids.
Such a fun way to celebrate! It's perfect for parties, rainy day fun, or just because.
Get step-by-step instructions on how to make.
by Design Dazzle
Dr. Seuss Cat in the Hat Craft
This cute craft includes free templates to help you make and enjoy The Cat in the Hat.
Your kids will have a blast creating and playing with this DIY craft.
by Mom Brite
Fizzy Green Eggs and Ham Experiment
Your kids will be delighted with this super cool activity for making fizzy green eggs and ham.
Get the supplies list and step-by-step instructions on how to enjoy!
by Little Bins for Little Hands
One Fish Two Fish Edible Playdough Recipe
Enjoy a fantastic hands-on and yummy activity with edible playdough featuring One Fish Two Fish.
You only need a few ingredients to make this tasty craft.
by Natural Beach Living
Kids Love These Dr. Seuss Craft Ideas and Activities
WooHoo! These 20 Dr. Seuss craft ideas and activities are sensational ways to have hands-on and interactive fun with your students.
With just a bit of prep work and gathering of materials, you'll be all set to make the most of these special moments with your kids.
Which of these Dr. Seuss craft ideas and activities will you be using with your kids? Please share your thoughts in the comments area at the bottom of this post!
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