Dr. Seuss Crafts & Activities

We’re having so much fun celebrating Dr. Seuss–reading lots of fun Seuss books, coloring some pictures, watching some “Cat in the Hat”, and making a few fun crafts:

 and Thing 1 and Thing 2 handprints (inspired by this Stuff by Ash post)!
Aren’t they SO cute?! I love them! :)
In the post about “Reading Week“, I shared quite a few Seuss-tastic sites from which to get fun Dr. Seuss activity ideas. But, I also wanted to highlight some of the great things floating around the “blogosphere”. Here are some of my favorites:

 Adorable Horton clovers from First Born Insanity.
A Lorax Truffula Forest from Frugal Family Fun!
A “Ten Apples Up on Top” early preschool counting activity from I Can Teach My Child.
Simply adorable Seuss blocks from Sugar Bee Craft Edition.
 Make an easy Cat in the Hat headband from Roots and Wings.
Or, if you are looking for a fancier Cat Hat, try this one from Mama Lusco!
And, if you’re looking for a whole unit’s worth of activities, 2 Teaching Mommies and What the Teacher Wants have developed great ones, complete with free printables for you!! Fantastic!
**POST UPDATE: If you’re looking for even more crafts & activities ideas, I’ve rounded up “the ultimate Dr. Seuss ideas list” with over 75 crafts, activities, and fun foods included. Click here ——> Dr. Seuss list

If you’ve made any Seuss-tastic things, please leave a comment & share!!


  1. Deb Chitwood says:

    Great post! I love the Family Foot Book – what a wonderful project and keepsake! And the Thing 1 and Thing 2 Handprints are a fantastic handprint craft! I shared your post both at the Living Montessori Now Facebook page and in the Living Montessori Now Community at http://livingmontessorinow.com/community/#/1378313/forum/82423/how-are-you-celebrating-dr-seuss’s-birthday-with-your-children-and-or-students.html

  2. Stuff by Ash says:

    Your Thing 1 & Thing 2 are adorable! Love them.

  3. Thanks for linking this roundup to the Dr. Seuss Link Collection. These are great ideas! http://www.obseussed.com/2011/03/happy-birthday-dr-seuss-celebration.html

  4. radn@HouseonAshwelllane says:

    love the thing1 and thin2 t-shirt and the blocks !


  5. Zen Mama says:

    I made thing 1 and thing 2 with my preschool class today! Great ideas! Found you through Deb Chitwood…

  6. By the Bluegrass says:

    Terrific ideas! Love the thing one and thing two hand prints!

  7. Love these ideas. Wish I would have seen them sooner. I am a new follower. Loving your blog.

  8. Rachel at Sun Scholars says:

    I love all of these ideas!

    I'd love to have you link your kid-inspired ideas at my For the Kids Fridays link party. http://sunscholars.blogspot.com


  9. My fav is the Thing 1 and Thing 2 with hand print hair- that is so creative!!!

  10. Rachel at Sun Scholars says:

    Thanks so much for linking up to For the Kids Fridays! I can't wait to see what you have next week!

    :)rachel at SunScholars.blogspot.com

  11. Emily {WhipperBerry} says:

    This stuff is SO cute! Thanks for sharing!

  12. Love the truffela forest!!

  13. I LOVE this post, Sara! I actually consulted your ideas as I made my “S is for Seuss” unit! You always do such fun things with your family–you are the cutest mom! So many things here I want to try! Thanks for sharing at oopsey daisy!

  14. Thanks for sharing these ideas! I’m working on planning a Literacy Night for Read Across America and I appreciate the suggestions!

  15. Thanks for all the ideas! I’m so happy we’re all about sharing! Here are some of mine!


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