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33+ Dr. Seuss Crafts and Activities + The Best Dr. Seuss Books to Read

Early literacy is so important, so we’re celebrating Dr. Seuss Day with these fun Dr. Seuss crafts and activities from some of the best Dr. Seuss books to read to your kids!

33+ Dr. Seuss Crafts and Activities + The Best Dr. Seuss Books to Read

Dr. Seuss Day falls on his birthday, March 2nd each year, and is celebrated as the National Read Across America Day. Early reading provides children with the building blocks of reading, speech, communication patterns, and language development, and boosts their learning potential through elementary, middle, high school, and adulthood. I think Dr. Seuss Day is a great way to get kids to fall in love with reading, which we know is proven to help kids to better succeed at school in a formal classroom environment.

Cat in the hat DIY Dr. Seuss Puzzle, Mom Endeavors

photo: Mom Endeavors

What I love about Dr. Seuss’ books is that they make it silly and fun for kids who are learning to read. The rhyming sounds, patterns, and quirky, eye-catching illustrations help early readers learn new words and gain confidence to read by themselves. This is a great way to get the whole family reading together while promoting literacy for your kiddos. Choose your favorite Dr. Seuss books and try some of these fun Dr. Seuss crafts and activities!

Christmas ornament inspired by The Grinchs growing heart, Fun A Day

photo: A-Fun-Day

30+ Dr. Seuss Crafts and Activities + The Best Dr. Seuss Books to Read

Below are our top 10 favorite Dr. Seuss books to read to our kids. I have organized this list book by book, with Dr. Seuss crafts and activities for each one. I hope you find something that you and your family will love creating!

1. Cat in the Hat

Dr. Seuss The Cat in The HatDIY Cat in the Hat puzzle – Mom Endeavors
Cat in the Hat kids craft – About A Mom
Cat in the Hat paper plate masks – PBS Crafts for Kids
Thing 1 and Thing 2 marshmallow pops – The Simple Parent



2. The Lorax

Dr. Seuss The LoraxThe Lorax planter pot – See Vanessa Craft
Truffula tree pencils craft – Zakka Life 
Salt dough handprint Lorax – Jinxy Kids



3. Green Eggs and Ham

Dr. Seuss Green Eggs and HamGreen Eggs math mats – A to Z Teacher Stuff
Green eggs and ham printable matching game
– Obseussed
Green eggs and ham leaning project – Katherine Marie



4. Oh, The Places You’ll Go

Dr. Seuss Oh The Places You'll GoOh The Places You’ll Go felt balloon craft – Surviving A Teachers Salary
Oh The Places You’ll Go road map – Elementary Shenanigans
Paper hot air balloons craft – Teaching In Stripes



5. One Fish, Two Fish

Dr. Seuss One fish Two fish Red Fish Blue FishRed fish blue fish matching game –  Growing Book by Book
One Fish, Two Fish handprint art – Vanessa Dewey
One fish, Two fish bowl craft – A Mom’s Impression



6. Horton Hears A Who!

Horton Hears a Who paper elephant craftDr. Seuss Horton hears A Who – Artsy Craftsy Mom
Horton elephant head piece
– PBS Crafts for Kids
Horton Hears a who flower craft – My Coupon Expert



7. Hop On Pop

Dr. Seuss Hop On PopHop on Pop Hopscotch – Coffee Cups and Crayons
Hop on Pop paper plate puppet – A Mom With A Lesson Plan
Hop On Pop printable coloring pages – Seussville



8. Mr. Brown Can Moo, Can You?

Dr. Seuss Mr Brown Can Moo, Can YouMr. Brown Can Moo outdoor sound hunt – Inspiration Labratories
Paper Plate Mr. Brown puppet craft – Glued to My Crafts
Mr. Brown Can Moo noise boxes – No Time For Flash Cards



9. The Sneetches

Dr. Seuss The Sneetches bookThe Sneetches Discrimintation Discussion – Jersey Family Fun
Dr. Seuss Sneetches footprint craft
– The Frugal Navy Wife
The Sneetches garland decotation – Two Little Cavaliers



10. How The Grinch Stole Christmas

Dr. Seuss How The Grinch Stole ChristmasThe Grinch’s heart Christmas ornament – Fun-A-Day
Paper plate Grinch craft
– I Heart Crafty Things
Toilet paper roll Grinch craft – Crafts by Courtney


Dr. Seuss Bingo cards – Balancing Home
Free printable Dr. Seuss word search – Jinxy Kids
Dr. Seuss magnets tutorial – Love Teaching Kids

1 Fish 2 Fish, Red Fish Blue Fish activities, A Moms Impression

photo: A Moms Impression

Which activities from these Dr. Seuss books are your favorite?

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