Dr. Seuss Crafts and More
Before there was JK Rowling, Judy Blume, or Suzanne Collins to inspire us to read there was Dr. Seuss! I don’t know about you, but I have always had such a love for Dr. Seuss and his imaginative stories. Not only are his stories unique and exciting to read, but there is always a hidden, or not so hidden, message that anyone young or old can apply to their own lives. I don’t think I am alone in saying Dr. Seuss has inspired us for generations with his whimsical characters and rhymes! With that in mind we had to round up our favorite Dr. Seuss crafts, snacks, free printables, party ideas, and so much more!
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Are you ready for this?! We’ve put together the ULTIMATE list of Dr. Seuss ideas…JUST FOR YOU! We have even divided our Dr. Seuss ideas into categories for you including:
So many FUN and CREATIVE Dr. Seuss ideas!! The hardest part is going to be deciding which ones you can do this year and which you’re going to have to hold onto until next year. On the other hand, there’s always the possibility of celebrating Seuss all month long! 😉 Are you ready to get started?
Quick and Easy Dr. Seuss Craft Ideas
- Horton Hears a Who Flower Pots – How adorable is this Dr. Seuss craft from Tara at Suburble?! Let your kids add a little “character” to some terra cotta pots! Tara has even given complete instructions on how to create these fun Horton Hears a Who flower pots! And you can find the cute tin buckets, Here.
- Dr. Seuss Pencil Holder & Truffula Tree Pencils – Check out this simple Dr. Seuss craft from Chica Club Circle! All you need is some red & white yarn, felt, aluminum can, pom poms, and pencils to create this darling “Seuss” inspired craft with your kids!
- The Lorax Handprint – If you are looking for a quick and easy Dr. Seuss craft, be sure to check out this fun post from the Detail-Oriented Diva! Your kids will love creating their own “Lorax” work of art, and it’s so easy! First, get an orange piece of paper for the background. Yellow paint is next on your list in addition to black and white. That’s it!
- Ten Apples Up on Top Craft– This is the perfect craft to go along with the Dr. Seuss book, Ten Apples Up on Top! Read the fun book about counting apples and then create this darling craft from Little Family Fun!
- Dr. Seuss Pom Pom Bookmark– Has anyone else noticed how popular “pom pom” crafts are lately!? I see them all over my Pinterest feed in addition to the stores, and I am not going to lie…they’re adorable! This fun Dr. Seuss craft from One Krieger Chick is my favorite! She uses pom poms to create an adorable Seuss-inspired bookmark!
- Dr. Seuss Oobleck Slime – Let your kids get a little messy with some silly slime! This hands-on craft goes perfectly with the crazy and zany Dr. Seuss story, “Bartholomew and the Oobleck”! Kim from A Spotted Pony has provided the perfect recipe to create your very own green Oobleck slime with your family!
- Cat in the Hat Paper Plate Craft– Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday by creating one of these adorable Cat in the Hat paper plate hats! Kimberly from A Night Owl has shown us how with a few simple supplies, anyone can party in style!
- Lorax Toilet Paper Roll Craft– The Lorax is one of my all-time favorite Dr. Seuss characters so no wonder I LOVE this Lorax-inspired craft from Crafty Morning! In addition to great instructions it will help provide memories while creating this adorable character with your kids!
- The Lorax Felt Storyboard – Check out this original Dr. Seuss craft from Amy at Modge Podge Rocks! Your kids will love creating and changing out scenes from the Lorax with this felt storyboard! This package of colored felt will be perfect!
- Recycled T-Shirt Dr. Seuss Book Bag – If your kids are learning to sew, this is a great craft to try out! Jen explains just how to create this cute and simple Dr. Seuss book bag with … wait for it… JUST AN OLD T-SHIRT! You get a cute bag, but even more, you get to recycle old clothes! You’ve got to check it out!
- Truffula Forest– Talk about a quick and EASY craft! Valerie has come up with the perfect Dr. Seuss craft inspired by the Truffula forest in the Lorax! Your family will have a blast recreating these fun trees with some sticks, paint, and felt!
- Horton Hatches an Egg Craft– Another one of my all-time favorite Dr. Seuss books is, “Horton Hatches an Egg”! This STEM idea is the perfect learning activity to do with your kids after reading the classic story! Rather than just ending the story and moving on, take advantage of the chance to learn some science!
- Gertrude McFuzz Feathers Craft– This is such a simple craft any kid could create! Cut out some fun feathers from patterned paper and let your kids go to town! Linda from Little Family Fun shows how you can glue these fancy feathers to a child’s drawing to create Gertrude McFuzz!
- Dr. Seuss Pennant Banner – If you love Dr. Seuss and bright fun colors, you are seriously going to go ga-ga for this craft from Bombshell Bling! She has explained just how she created this adorable pennant banner with pages from Dr. Seuss books! Use this fun craft to spruce up Dr. Seuss Birthday celebration!
- The Lorax Paper Plate Craft – Here is another quick and easy Dr. Seuss craft from Stacey from Glued to My Crafts Blog! Your kids will have a blast creating their very own Lorax with tissue paper, a paper plate, and glue! Most noteworthy – they can do the majority of the craft on their own leading them towards independence!
- Painting with Apples – Looking for another great craft idea to go along with the Dr. Seuss book, Ten Apples Up on Top? Check out this original idea from Motherhood on a Dime! Simply cut some apples in half , apply some paint, and stamp them on some paper! The result? A fun Dr. Seuss craft your kids are going to love!
- Yertle the Turtle Egg Carton Craft– Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday by creating some cute little Yertle Turtles with egg cartons! This craft idea from Frugal Fun for Boys is a quick and easy and therefore the perfect way to get the kids involved in Dr. Seuss festivities!
- Dr. Seuss Fish Canvas Painting– This is the perfect Dr. Seuss craft for little hands! Stacey from Glued to My Crafts Blog explains how you can use your child’s hand prints to create Dr. Seuss masterful works of art! While you’ll have some messy hands, you’ll also have happy hearts.
- Dr. Seuss Activity Blocks Craft – The possibilities for these Dr. Seuss activity blocks are endless! We totally love this idea from Sugar Bee Crafts! You can create these multi-purpose blocks for Dr. Seuss’s birthday with your kids this year! Trust us, they are going to love them! Check out these blank blocks here!
Creative Dr. Seuss Activities
Make learning fun with these creative Dr. Seuss activities! They are the perfect way to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday with your kids for the reason that they are cute and creation helps bond us! Read the associated book and then after that, enjoy your Dr. Seuss crafts!
- Fox in Socks: Tweetle Beetle Battle Bottle – This is the perfect activity for all ages! Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday with this creative Tweetle Beetle Battle Bottle from Fox in Soxs by Jessica at Mad in Crafts! Your kids will love searching toy bugs hidden in their very own Battle Bottle!
- One Fish Two Fish Counting Game– Here is another great Dr. Seuss activity from Mamma Miss! Print out the adorable fish tank game board and let your kids practice their counting skills while celebrating Dr. Seuss’s birthday this year! And you can get your own One Fish Two Fish book, here.
- Roll a Dice Lorax Game– Check out this fun Dr. Seuss activity from Smashed Peas and Carrots! Your family will have a blast rolling the dice and building their very own Lorax!
- Cat in the Hat Practical Life Activity – This is such an easy and simple activity inspired by the great Dr. Seuss book, Cat in the Hat! Deb from Living Motessori Now has shown us how with a few simple supplies anyone can create a fun and practical learning activity for kids!
- Truffula Tree Fine Motor Skills Activity – Check out this fine motor Dr. Seuss activity from See Vanessa Craft! Simply have your kids strand beads on bright colored Truffula Trees!
- Dr. Seuss Bingo – SO cute! That’s the only way to describe this would be perfect for a Dr. Seuss party!
- There’s a Wocket in My Pocket Activity– This is such a GREAT idea from A Mom With a Lesson Plan to practice your child’s fine motor skills! With a little yarn and paper, let your kids lace up their own Dr. Seuss Wocket in a Pocket!
- Dr. Seuss Shape Recognition Activity– Pairing a fun learning activity with a Dr. Seuss book is the perfect way to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday! Check out this original idea from Mom Endeavors which teaches your children to recognize shapes!
- Hop on Pop Charades– Are you looking for a fun game to get the entire family involved in the Dr. Seuss celebration? Well be sure to check out this creative idea from Moms and Munchkins! Simply put charades game card into a balloon and blow it up! You family members will have to randomly select a balloon and pop it to reveal the Dr. Seuss character that they have to act out and have their team guess!
- Counting Apples Up on Top– Here is another great counting activity your kids will enjoy on Dr. Seuss’s birthday! Don’t forget to forget to first read the book, Ten Apples on Top and then check out this creative coordinating activity from See Vanessa Craft!
- Dr. Seuss Balloon Toss Game– This silly activity from Mad in Crafts was inspired by the Dr. Seuss books, Cat in the Hat and Hop on Pop! I love how easy and fun this activity— simply let your kids toss a balloon into the Cat in the Hat’s hat!
- Dr. Seuss Fitness Activities – Let your kids get their wiggles out with these fun Dr. Seuss inspired fitness activities from Fit Body Full Life!
- The Sneetches Activity– After reading the whimsical Dr. Seuss, The Sneetches, try out this fun activity with your kids! Jenae from I can Teach My Child has come up with this adorable Sneetches version of the game, “Simon Says”!
- Dr. Seuss Memory Game– Put your memory to the test with this creative Dr. Seuss matching game from Happy Go Lucky! You can even use Hershey Kisses as the game pieces to make this Dr. Seuss activity extra fun!
- Butter Battle Homemade Butter in a Jar– Create a little science magic with this easy Dr. Seuss inspired idea from E is For Explore! Shake up your own butter after reading the fun, Butter Battle book as a family!
- Dr. Seuss Charades– This fun activity idea from Sugar Bee Crafts is a great way to get your kids involved in the Dr. Seuss festivities this year! Simply take turns acting out various book titles written by the infamous Dr. Seuss!
Dr. Seuss Snacks
Your kids will LOVE these yummy and creative Dr. Seuss snack ideas in honor of Dr. Seuss’s Birthday! If we love a theme, you know that we also love themed foods! These brilliant ideas are making up want to whip our our hostess hats!
- Cat in the Hat Ice Cream – How cute is this idea from Kitchen Fun with My 3 Sons?! Use an ice cream cone, chocolate chips, and pretzels to create festive Dr. Seuss snacks!
- One Fish Two Fish Jello– Check out this Dr. Seuss snack inspired recipe from Simple Girl! Add some Swedish Fish to blue Jell-o for the perfect snack!
- One Fish Two Fish Marshmallow Pops– If you are looking for a quick and easy snack idea to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday, be sure to check out these fun marshmallow pops from Formula: Mom!
- The Sneetches Cupcakes– Your kids are definitely going to want to try these fun “Sneetches” cupcakes from Sweet Rose Studio! Use fruit roll-ups to create a fun star design for the top of your cupcakes!
- Cat in the Hat Pancakes– Here is a fun Dr. Seuss breakfast idea from Blue Skies ahead! Create these delicious works of art with strawberries and whipped cream!
- One Fish Two Fish Popcorn Munch – Mmmmm…don’t these Dr. Seuss snacks from Mom Endeavors look yummy?! Add a fun Dr. Seuss twist to popcorn by adding some Swedish fish, chocolate, and sprinkles! You’re kids are going to want to eat the entire bowl!
- Cat in the Hat Oreo Cookies with Gummies– I love this quick and easy snack idea! Create a fun Dr. Seuss surprise this year with these fun cookies from Fancy Frugal Life!
- The Lorax Nilla Wafers and Oranges– How cute are these little Lorax characters! Madeline used Nilla Wafers and Oranges to create this fun Dr. Seuss snack!
- Green Eggs and Ham Chocolates and Pretzels– Create these fun snacks inspired by the classic Dr. Seuss book, Green Eggs and Ham! The Girl Who Ate Everything used pretzel sticks, white candy melts, and M&M’s to make these original Dr. Seuss snacks!
- Green Eggs and Ham Deviled Eggs– Check out this fun rendition of Green Eggs and Ham from I can Teach my Child! Use hard-boiled eggs to create a fun Dr. Seuss snack for your family!
- Cereal Truffula Trees– This is another great snack idea to go along with the Dr. Seuss book, “The Lorax”! Check out the full recipe including Trix cereal from The Seasoned Mom!
- Nutter Butter Lorax – This is a such a quick and easy Dr. Seuss snack! Simply add some sugar candy eyes and a frosting mustache to some Nutter Butter cookies to create these fun Lorax characters!
- Barbaloot Snack– This is the PERFECT snack to much on while celebrating the great Dr. Seuss’s birthday! Crystal at Surviving a Teacher’s Salary has shown how with a few ingredients, you can create a snack your kids will LOVE!
- Cat in the Hat Muffin Tin– This is such a genius way to prepare a meal for your kids from Michelle at Muffin Tin mom! Simply use a muffin tin to create a fun Dr. Seuss lunch surprise!
- Truffula Tree Cake Pops– I don’t know about you, but I am a HUGE sucker for cake pops! Not only are they are adorable, but they are super tasty! No wonder I am totally obsessed with these creative Truffula tree cake pops!
- Hop on Pop Popcorn – Take movie night or reading time up a few notches with these cute bags of POPcorn.
- The Lorax Pasta Noodles– Looking for a fun way to spruce up lunch? Check out this fun-filled Lorax pasta recipe from Toni Spilsbury!
- Cat in the Hat Bananas and Strawberries – Here is another cute Dr. Seuss inspired snack from Katie at Made to Be Momma! This would be the perfect recipe to use after reading the popular Dr. Seuss story, “Cat in the Hat”!
- Green Eggs and Ham Doughnuts– I am ALL about quick, easy, and CUTE! That is why I am totally in love with this FUN Dr. Seuss snack idea from Crazy for Crust! Turn a simple doughnut into a whimsical Dr. Seuss treat!
- Cat in the Hat Strawberry Float Popsicles– My goodness, don’t these look refreshing! Check out this Dr. Seuss inspired recipe from Sarah at Bombshell Bling!
- Green Eggs Jello– Here is another great Green Eggs and Ham recipe using green Jello! Use this fun recipe from Roots and Wings Co. to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday this year with your family!
- Cat in the Hat Layered Jello– I can’t wait to make this Cat in the Hat Layered Jello for my family this year! It is such a fun and simple recipe from Melissa at Bless this Mess! Yuuuum!
- Lorax Pretzels – I love how cute this Dr. Seuss snack is! In addition to being CUTE they’re fast and easy to put together.
Educational Activities With Dr. Seuss
Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday this year with reading and learning activities! Dr. Seuss crafts and activities with educational benefits go hand in hand. Kiddos will have so much fun during these Dr. Seuss educational activities.
- Dr. Seuss Reading Glasses – Make reading fun with these adorable Dr. Seuss reading glasses from I Can Teach My Child!
- Dr. Seuss Reading Kit– Encourage your kids to read this year with this AWESOME Dr. Seuss reading kit from 100 Directions! Jen has also included some DARLING printables to motivate young readers!
- Dr. Seuss Rhyming Game– Practice reading and rhyming skills with your child with this fun-filled literacy game from Sweet Rose Studio! Your kids will have a blast trying to match words that rhyme!
- There’s a Wocket in My Pocket Rhyming Scavenger Hunt– Your kids are going to LOVE this Dr. Seuss reading activity from This Reading Mama!
- Dr. Seuss Moveable Alphabet – This is such a genius idea from A-Priori Mommy! I love how she encourages learning by letting her kids play with alphabet letters and word cards! This is the perfect activity to go along with your Dr. Seuss festivities this year!
- Dr. Seuss Rhyming Sensory Bin– Little Bins for Little Hands has come up with an awesome hands-on reading activity inspired by the Dr. Seuss! Hide fun Dr. Seuss words in a sensory for your kids to find and match!
- Dr. Seuss Writing Prompts– One thing we all know and love about Dr. Seuss was his imagination! Use these creative Dr. Seuss writing prompts from Minds in Bloom to encourage your kids to read and write using their own imaginations!
- ABC Letter Activity– After reading the “ABC Book” written by Dr. Seuss, try out this fun activity idea from I Can Teach My Child! Let your kids practice writing letters in shaving cream!
- Horton Hears a Who Math Activity -Amanda from Just Not Cute has shared some AWESOME math activity ideas inspired by the popular Dr. Seuss book, “Horton Hears a Who”! Sort, count, and make graphs with “clovers,” this certainly makes learning fun!
- Truffula Tree Math Games– Practice addition and subtraction problems with your kids using colorful Truffula trees! Inspiration Laboratories has given some great suggestions of how to make learning fun with these creative Dr. Seuss math games!
Free Dr. Seuss Printables
- Dr. Seuss Alphabet Banner Pack – Create your very own Dr. Seuss banner with this adorable printable pack from Halegraphx! In addition to being adorable in a playroom or kid’s room, this is one great Dr. Seuss party idea for decoration
- Dr. Seuss Printable Subway Art– Not only is this Dr. Seuss quote inspirational, it is DARLING! Annette from Tips From a Typical Mom has created this beautiful printable just for you!
- Dr. Seuss Cupcake Toppers– Take your Dr. Seuss Birthday festivities to the next level with these fun printable cupcake toppers from Make it Cozee!
- Dr. Seuss Coloring Pages– How cute are these Dr. Seuss printable coloring pages from The Country Chic Cottage? I can’t wait to get these printed off so I can color them and put them up in my house!
- Black and White Dr. Seuss Quotes– I am seriously flipping over these prints from Minted Strawberry! They are such a classic designs for the ever-so inspiring words of Dr. Seuss, consequently they are perfect for every household!
- Dr. Seuss Printable Cootie Catcher– How fun is this Dr. Seuss themed cootie catcher from The Country Chic Cottage? And the best part? You can print off your very own for FREE!
- Dr. Seuss Party Printables – Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday in style this year! Check out these adorable Dr. Seuss party ideas and printables from Ink Happi!
- Dr. Seuss Framed Printable– Check out this DARLING printable and frame idea from Bombshell Bling! In addition to being adorable, it’s the easiest piece of decor you can get ready under pressure.
- Lunchbox Notes– Rather than the same old, same old, send a fun little surprise with your kiddos in their lunchboxes for Dr. Seuss’s birthday!
- Kid You’ll Move Mountains Quote– I can’t wait to print off this adorable design from Design Create Inspire Make! Dr. Seuss crafts are so fun, but I’m not mad that this one is done for me!
- Free Ballon Centerpiece– Using this Dr. Seuss printable balloon centerpiece would add a whole new dimension to party decor. In addition to being the perfect touch, the prints are free and one of our fave Dr. Seuss party ideas!
To sum up, Dr. Seuss is amazing and Dr. Seuss crafts are always fun!
To celebrate more fun events with your kiddos check out our Last Day of School Activities or our Conversation Topics for Kids. Enjoy and remember, as Dr. Seuss himself said, “You will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.”
Go make some memories!