Dr Seuss Crafts
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Are you on the hunt for Dr Seuss crafts to do with your preschoolers? You’re in luck! Check out 25 adorable ideas below.
There are a lot of fun ways to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday with preschoolers. In addition to reading one or more of his zany picture books, you can choose a Dr. Seuss craft to go with your favorite book.
Most of the crafts featured below, do not require any special supplies making them perfect for both home and classroom use.
Dr Seuss Crafts
Check out the crafts featured below. They’re broken into groups by book. At the bottom, you’ll find a few one-off and general Seuss-themed crafts.
Fox in Socks Crafts
Fox Puppet: Book-Inspired Puppet Crafts
This book-inspired Fox Puppet is a fun way for your preschoolers to learn shapes, practice cutting, develop fine motor skills, and much more! ABC’s of Literacy
Fox Paper Bag Puppet Template
Make this adorable fox paper bag puppet so your child can reenact out The Fox in Socks antics. JDaniel4’s Mom
Fox In Socks Handprint Art
Here’s a Fox In Socks handprint craft and a Knox handprint craft too so you and the kids can enjoy making and acting out both of the book characters. Kids Craft Room
Cat in the Hat Crafts
Thing 1 and Thing 2 Puppets
These Thing 1 and Thing 2 Popsicle stick puppets are super quick and easy to make and loads of fun to use as props when you read the Dr Seuss classic. Kids Craft Room
Thing One and Thing Two Blow Painting
Create a fun decoration with blow painting so you have your own Thing One and Thing Two. I Heart Crafty Things
Cat In The Hat Craft [Free Template]
Download the free Cat in the Hat printable template and make it with preschool, kindergarten, and elementary children any time of year! Simple Everyday Mom
Cat in the Hat Craft
This Cat in the Hat paper plate craft is perfect for toddlers through kindergarten-aged children. For toddlers I suggest having all the pieces cut out ahead of time for this kids craft. There’s Just One Mommy
Dr Seuss Shape Activity
This Dr. Seuss shape activity creates Thing One and Thing Two with ovals, circles, squares, and rectangles. Super fun for those kids who love to cut and glue! JDaniel4’s Mom
A Quick Cat in the Hat HAT!
This adorable Cat in the Hat craft, with free printable template is perfect for a Dr. Seuss themed birthday party, or for celebrating Dr. Seuss Day on March 2nd. Big Family Blessings
Paper Roll Cat In The Hat Craft For Kids
This paper roll Cat in the Hat makes a great addition to your Dr Seuss craft collection. Non-Toy Gifts
Lorax Windsocks - Paper Roll Dr Seuss Craft For Kids
This flowing lorax windsock is made from recycled paper rolls and tissue paper. Your child can help cut and glue this colorful craft. Non-Toy Gifts
Q-Tip Painted: Truffula Tree
You can make these simple q-tip tree paintings with a few easy steps and they are great for different ages. These trees look alot like truffula trees if you ask me! 3Dinosaurs
The Lorax Handprint
This super simple handprint craft is a fun way to celebrate Dr. Seuss Day while keeping your little one’s busy while it’s still cold outside. Simplistically Living
Dr. Seuss Art Project: Color Mixing Truffula Trees
Learn about primary and secondary colors while creating your own Truffula Trees inspired by Dr. Suess', The Lorax. Preschool and early elementary kids will love this Dr. Seuss Art Project! School Time Snippets
Lorax Truffula Tree Craft: Fun Fork Painting for Kids
This is a super easy Dr. Seuss craft to do with your toddlers or preschoolers and was inspired by the always popular Lorax book and movie. Darcy and Brian
Celebrate Dr Seuss Day: Truffula trees craft
Celebrate Dr. Seuss Day with these jumbo craft stick Truffula trees! Simple to make with common household supplies. The Gingerbread House
One Fish Two Fish Crafts
One Fish Two Fish Dr Seuss Craft - Origami Fish
A simple origami fish craft to go with Dr. Seuss’ book One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish is great for Dr. Seuss’ Birthday or Read Across America Day. Artsy Craftsy Mom
Dr Seuss Paper Plate Fish Craft [Free Template]
This paper plate fish craft is so cute and it’s fun to make too. All you’ll need are some basic art and craft supplies and about 15 minutes. Simple Everyday Mom
One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish Dr. Seuss Craft [Free Template]
Here is a cute One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue craft for preschoolers and kindergartners. This simple paper craft is a great opportunity to have your kids practice their scissor skills. Mombrite
More Dr Seuss Crafts
Put Me in the Zoo Craft for Preschoolers
Everyone will enjoy this Put Me in The Zoo craft, so if you are having a class party to celebrate Read Across America, a Dr. Seuss Birthday or your preschoolers love Dr. Seuss books I suggest adding this easy Dr. Seuss paper plate craft. Natural Beach Living
I WISH I HAD DUCK FEET
Create your own duck feet and have fun painting with these “new” feet. Then if your child enjoys the squish of paint on their feet then walk through the paint with their own feet. Emma Owl
DIY: Cat in the Hat Photo Prop
How fun would it be to set up a little Dr. Seuss photo shoot with your students or at a Dr. Seuss party? Your child can help create this cute photo prop. Design Dazzle
Horton Hears a Who Quilled Paper Craft
Bring alive the lovable elephant from Dr Seuss in this Horton Hears a Who quilled paper craft! With a free template, this is perfect for Dr Seuss Day! Artsy Craftsy Mom
How To Make The Sleep Book Paper Plate Craft For Dr. Seuss Day
This simple paper plate craft of the main character is an easy for kids to make and fun book-inspired activity to do after reading the silly story. ABC’s of Literacy
Put Me in the Zoo Handprint Craft
This Put Me in the Zoo handprint craft is both fun and colorful. Your child will love gluing bright pom-poms on to decorate their animal. Our Kids Things
Favorite Dr. Seuss Books
Below, I’ve featured just a handful of my favorite Dr. Seuss picture books that will help your preschoolers celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday.
You should be able to find them at your local library or bookstore. If you can’t find them locally, you can click each image cover to purchase them on Amazon.
Fox in Socks – This classic book features silly tongue twisters that will have young readers—and their parents—giggling with glee. When a fox in socks meets Knox in a box, hilarity ensues. Add chicks with bricks and blocks and clocks, and you’re sure to get your words twisted and lips locked!
Cat in the Hat – A dreary day turns into a wild romp when this beloved story introduces readers to the Cat in the Hat and his troublemaking friends, Thing 1 and Thing 2. A favorite among kids, parents and teachers, this story uses simple words and basic rhyme to encourage and delight beginning readers.
The Lorax – Dr. Seuss’s beloved story teaches kids to treat the planet with kindness and stand up and speak up for others. Experience the beauty of the Truffula Trees and the danger of taking our earth for granted in a story that is timely, playful, and hopeful.