Dr Seuss Crafts For Kids: 75+ Fun and Easy Activities Inspired By Dr. Seuss

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There’s no better way to Celebrate Dr. Seuss Day than with these adorable Dr Seuss crafts for kids and young children!

Dr Seuss crafts for kids

If you love Dr. Seuss and clever kid craft ideas then you are going to love these Dr Seuss Crafts for kids!

Dr. Seuss was a man who loved to make kids laugh and enjoy themselves, and his books are still doing that today. This post collects the best fun Dr Seuss crafts for kids centered on celebrating renowned world favorite Dr. Seuss books like Green Eggs and Ham and How The Grinch Stole Christmas.

These Dr Seuss crafts for kids are great for crafting at home or even in the classroom. These adorable Dr. Seuss crafts are especially fun for celebrating Dr. Seuss’s birthday on March 2nd of this year!

From The Cat in The Hat to One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish, Dr. Seuss books have inspired a wide variety of really neat Dr Seuss crafts for kids over the years.

These primary school and preschool Dr Seuss crafts for kids are a mom approved fun activity that are both low budget and low mess. Plus, most of these craft tutorials are 30 minute craft projects that children really enjoy making. This makes these Dr Seuss crafts for kids a great choice for kids wanting to celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday and National Read Across America Day.

Besides being a great screen free activity, these Dr Seuss crafts for kids and art projects work on the good stuff like fine motor skills and creativity making them the perfect activity for children of all ages.

So, read on to find out how you can join in on the fun by making a few of these Dr Seuss crafts for kids in anticipation of Dr. Seuss Day!

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75+ Dr Seuss Crafts For Kids

All the Dr Seuss crafts for kids listed below are generally low mess and inexpensive. However, we do recommend that you keep the following basic materials on hand to ensure that your children’s activities go as planned: glue, safety scissors, markers, construction paper, Tempera paint and a craft smock.

Cat In The Hat Craft Ideas

The Cat in the Hat we all know is a classic Dr. Seuss book that is a great way to start off any Dr. Seuss craft list. Children will have lots of fun making their own version of this classic character from one of Dr. Seuss’ most famous books. From Cat in The Hat paper plate crafts to popsicle stick cat’s in the hats, there’s fun ideas inspired by The Cat In The Hat for anyone interested in celebrating Dr. Seuss day.

Dr Seuss Crafts For Kids
Cat In The Hat Dr Seuss crafts for kids

This Thing 1 and Thing 2 cardboard tube craft is a fun craft that children can make on their own making it a great idea for younger kids. This simple craft inspired by The Cat In The Hat is a fun way to tie reading The Cat In The Hat with some fine motor skills and a little creativity.

You’ll need: A copy of The Cat in The Hat by Dr Seuss (if you don’t already own one you can try to borrow a copy from your local library) 2 toilet paper rolls, cardstock, paint, scissors and glue. (Tutorial available from Frugal Momeh)

dr seuss crafts for kids
low mess Dr Seuss crafts for kids

#2 Adorable Cat In The Hat craft from I Heart Arts n Crafts
#3 Fun Cat In The Hat paper plate craft from The Resourceful Mama
#4 Tissue paper Cat In The Hat Craft from Our Crafts N Things
#5 Sensory play Cat In The Hat slime from Little Bins For Little Hands

Dr Seuss Crafts For kids

This cute Cat In The Hat craft for kids is made with cupcake liners and is the perfect craft to make after reading The Cat In The Cat. This is a great craft idea to make in anticipation of celebrating Dr. Suess day and National Read Across America Day. It’s also a great option for preschool crafts since it works well as a creative activity after reading the classic book with young kids. (Tutorial available from I Heart Crafty Things)

Dr Seuss Crafts For Kids
cute Dr Seuss crafts for kids

#7 Paint stamping Cat in The Hat craft (Tutorial available from Messy Little Monster)
#8 Paper bag Cat in The Hat puppets (Free printable template from Kids Craft Room)
#9 Cat In The Hat Hats (Tutorial available from Red Ted Art)
#10 Pipe cleaner pencil topper Cat in The Hat craft (Tutorial from Mom Endeavors)

Dr Seuss crafts for kids

#11 Cat In The Hat cereal box craft (tutorial from The Inspiration Edit)
#12 Cat In The Hat popsicle stick craft (tutorial from The Resourceful Mama)
#13 Easy Cat In The Hat Things Dr. Seuss puppets (tutorial from I Dig Pinterest)
#14 Release your inner thing craft (tutorial from Crack Of Dawn Crafts)

Dr Seuss crafts for kids

Handprint painting Dr Seuss crafts for kids are one of those Dr Seuss activities that is perfect for kids of all ages. So, pull out your favorite washable paint and let the kids get lost in their creativity with this easy Cat in the Hat craft idea! (Tutorial available from Must Have Mom)

Dr Seuss crafts for kids
fun Dr Seuss crafts for kids

#16 Thing 1 and Thing 2 glove puppet craft (Tutorial from Repeat Crafter Me)
#17 Construction paper Cat in the Hat craft (Tutorial from Wild and Fun in Pre-K
#18 Dr Seuss Paper Bag Cat in the Hat Puppet (Tutorial from Glued To My Crafts Blog)
#19 Paper roll Cat in the Hat craft (Tutorial from Non Toy Gifts)

dr seuss crafts for kids

Dr Seuss day is the perfect time to make this Cat in the Hat printable craft. Kids will love bringing the character of their favorite Dr. Seuss story to life in this simple craft that takes little time to set up! This is one of our favorite Dr Seuss crafts for especially young children because it’s not messy and is loads of fun to make! (tutorial from Crafting Jeannie)

Green Eggs and Ham Crafts For Kids

Green Eggs and Ham is another famous book that has inspired a ton of simple Dr. Seuss craft ideas that are perfect for little hands. From sweet hand print craft ideas to carboard tube crafts, these fun Dr Seuss crafts for kids are a great way to end or start a unit on Green Eggs and Ham with young children.

dr seuss crafts for kids

#21 Green Eggs and Ham wine cork painting (tutorial from Play Teach Repeat)
#22 Potato stamped Green Eggs and Ham craft (tutorial from Glued To My Crafts Blog)
#23 Creative Dr. Seuss crafts (tutorial from Nancy Nolan’s Kindergarten)
#24 Fizzy Green Eggs and Ham Science (tutorial from Little Bins For Little Hands)

crafts inspired by Dr Seuss

#25 Fun Dr. Seuss crafts using construction paper and paint (idea from My Catch A Star Classroom)
#26 Green Eggs and Ham paper plate craft (idea from an unknown source)
#27 Paper plate green eggs craft
(idea from Glued To My Crafts Blog)
#28 Green Eggs and Ham slime (idea from Kids Activities Blog)

The Lorax Crafts For Kids

The Lorax is about a creature that lives in the forest and protects creatures in his land called Thneedville. This favorite Dr. Seuss character has inspired a variety of different Lorax activities to celebrate the birthday of Dr. Seuss. From a Lorax paper plate craft to Truffula trees made from construction paper, there’s a ton of fun Lorax themed activities for kids to try making on Dr. Seuss day.

Dr Seuss Crafts For kids
adorable Dr Seuss crafts for kids and preschoolers

These easy Easy Truffula tree pencils are one of our favorite Dr Seuss crafts for kids because they are adorable and super quick to make. Plan to use them as a fun activity to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday when the holiday rolls around this March!

What you’ll need: a clean tin can, pencils, glue, pom poms and yarn to create your own Seuss inspired Truffula trees!

Dr Seuss crafts for kids

#30 Lorax toilet paper roll craft (tutorial from A Sparkle Of Genius)
#31 The Lorax hand print craft
(tutorial from Simplistically Living)
#32 Cupcake liner The Lorax craft (tutorial from I Heart Crafty Things)
#33 Easy puffy paint Truffula trees (tutorial from I Heart Arts n Crafts)

Dr Seuss crafts for kids

#34 The Lorax finger puppet craft (tutorial from Laly Mom)
#35 The Lorax paper bag puppet craft (tutorial from The Inspiration Edit)
#36 The Lorax headband (tutorial from Simple Everyday Mom)
#37 Tissue paper Truffula trees (tutorial from About A Mom)

Dr Seuss crafts for kids

#38 The Lorax paper plate craft (tutorial from Teaching Second Grade)
#39 Fork painted The Lorax crafts (tutorial from Our Kid Things)
#40 The Lorax painted plant pot (tutorial from See Vanessa Craft)
#41 Color mixing Truffula trees (tutorial from School Time Snippets)

Dr Seuss crafts for kids

#42 Yarn Truffula tree craft (tutorial from Laura’s Crafty Life)
#43 Microwave salt dough handprint Lorax craft (tutorial from Jinxy Kids)
#44 The Lorax hand print craft (tutorial from unknown source)
#45 DIY felt The Lorax story board (tutorial from Mod Podge Rocks)

How The Grinch Stole Christmas Crafts For Kids

Dr. Seuss is also famous for a classic holiday story that is loved by children all around the world, How The Grinch Stole Christmas! So, you can also celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday with these fun Grinch themed creative Dr Seuss crafts for kids on March 2nd. These simple and cute craft ideas are so much fun that the entire family will want to join in on the fun.

Dr Seuss crafts for kids

#46 Hand print Grinch craft (tutorial from Simple Everyday Mom)
#47 Easy paper plate Grinch craft (tutorial from Glued To My Crafts Blog)
#48 Simple Grinch plate craft (tutorial from Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails)
#49 Grinch Slime Recipe (tutorial from Growing A Jeweled Rose)

Dr Seuss crafts for kids

#50 Grinch Christmas ornament (tutorial from Fantastic Fun and Learning)
#51 Toilet paper roll Grinch craft
(tutorial from Crafts By Courtney)
#52 DIY Grinch ornament (tutorial from Ruffles and Rainboots)
#53 Grinch’s heart craft (tutorial from Non Toy Gifts)

Dr Seuss crafts for kids

#54 Grinch painted hand print craft (tutorial from Kids Soup)
#55 Popsicle stick Grinch craft (tutorial from Today’s Creative Ideas)
#56 DIY Grinch wood Christmas ornaments (tutorial from Ruffles and Rainboots)
#57 Grinch stuck in chimney craft (tutorial from Glued To My Crafts Blog)

Dr Seuss crafts for kids

#58 The Grinch Hand Print Keepsake Ornament (tutorial from ABCs to ACTs)
#59 Grinch Play-Doh (tutorial from Natural Beach Living)
#60 DIY Grinch pom pom ornament (tutorial from Buggy and Buddy)
#61 Easy Grinch clothespin wreath craft (tutorial from The Keeper of The Cheerios)

Other Dr. Seuss Crafts For

We also have a huge list of easy Dr. Seuss craft ideas that are inspired by other popular books written by Dr. Seuss including Oh The Places You’ll Go, One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish, Horton Hears a Who! and Fox in Socks. We hope you find the perfect Dr. Seuss craft for your young crafters while browsing through the list of creative ideas below.

Dr Seuss crafts for kids

#62 DIY Dr. Seuss Magnets (tutorial from Love Teaching Kids)
#63 Dr Seuss One Fish Two Fish wine cork painting (tutorial from Must Have Mom)
#64 Dr. Seuss Oh the Places You’ll Go craftivity (tutorial from Lessons 4 Little Ones)
#65 Horton Hears a Who paper bag puppet (tutorial from Mom Brite)

Dr Seuss crafts for kids

#66 One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish craft (tutorial from Mrs Thompson’s Treasures)
#67 Dr. Seuss Oh The Places You’ll Go craft for Kids (tutorial from Surviving a Teacher’s Salary)
#68 Egg carton Horton Hears A Who craft (tutorial from Our Kid Things)
#69 Tweedle beetle bottle craft (tutorial from 30 Minute Crafts)

Dr Seuss crafts for kids

#70 Styrofoam cup Dr. Seuss Horton Hears A Who craft for kids (tutorial from I Heart Arts n Crafts)
#71 One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish Dr. Seuss Craft (tutorial from I Heart Crafty Things)
#72 Fox in Socks paper bag puppets (tutorial from an unknown source)
#73 Dot stamper Put Me In The Zoo craft (tutorial from unknown source)

Dr Seuss crafts for kids

#74 There’s a Wocket In My Pocket clothespin craft (tutorial from Play Teach Repeat)
#75 There’s a Wocket in My Pocket Lacing Activity (tutorial from Parenting Chaos)
#76 Fox In Socks hand print art (tutorial from Kids Craft Room)
#77 Dr Seuss Paper Quilled hot air balloon craft (tutorial from Artsy Craftsy Mom)

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Final Words

We hope you loved these creative Dr. Seuss activities as much as we do because we had so much fun putting this huge list of Dr Seuss crafts for kids together.

So, the next time you pull out your favorite Dr Seuss book make sure to come back to this post to find the perfect Dr Seuss craft to make with your child!

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