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Dr. Seuss Crafts for Preschoolers

Dr. Seuss Crafts for Preschoolers

We all think of Dr. Seuss books as classics and staples of childhood. With over 40 children’s books and numerous fantastical elements, there’s no end to the Seuss-themed craft ideas. So, we’re here to list some fun Dr. Seuss crafts that your preschoolers will obsess over! Tag along to find out.

Seuss Hat Craft With Pom Poms and Popsicle Sticks

Seuss Hat Craft With Pom Poms and Popsicle Sticks

 

Let’s start with the classic: the “Cat in the Hat.” For this Dr. Seuss craft, your preschoolers can make the famous hat. They’ll love placing each red and white pom pom next to one another to create its stripes, and you can help glue the popsicle stick base.

Find the instructions for Dr. Seuss Hat Craft With Pom Poms and Popsicle Sticks from mommymadethat.com

Green Eggs and Ham Paper Plate Craft

Green Eggs and Ham Paper Plate Craft

Another one of Dr. Seuss crafts for kids is this “Green Eggs and Ham” paper plate craft. It’s unbelievably simple and perfect for preschoolers, requires basic craft supplies, and turns out super cute!

Understand how to make Green Eggs and Ham Paper Plate Craft from gluedtomycraftsblog.com

Create Oh Places You’ll Go Decoration

Create Oh Places You'll Go Decoration

Are you throwing a Seuss-themed party or want a cool décor piece for the kids’ craft room? Then, get your preschoolers to make the “Oh the Places You’ll Go” decoration.

To create this kids’ craft, they’ll need a paper plate, paper towel rolls, and other things you probably have lying around. You might have to help out with some cutting, but they’ll have tons of coloring to do and with so many colors!

Get the step-by-step guide for Create Oh Places You’ll Go Decoration for ginatepper.com

Counting With Yertle the Turtle by Dr. Seuss

Counting With Yertle the Turtle by Dr. Seuss

This is one of our favorite Dr. Seuss-inspired crafts. Who knew egg cartons could make such cute little turtles? And the best part is that this craft comes with two different egg variations. Also, kids can reenact the story and stack 10 turtles for Yertle!

Read more about Counting With Yertle the Turtle by Dr. Seuss on inspirationlaboratories.com

Handprint Lorax Craft With Microwave Salt Dough

Handprint Lorax Craft With Microwave Salt Dough

Who said handprint salt dough crafts were just for Christmas? Kids love such beautiful Seuss crafts. They’re so much fun and adorable; have you seen that mustache? Also, the dough dries fast, and you can even speed it up by putting it in the microwave.

Learn more about Handprint Lorax Craft With Microwave Salt Dough from jinxykids.com

1 Fish 2 Fish Red Fish Blue Fish Dr. Seuss Paper Craft for Toddlers

1 Fish 2 Fish Red Fish Blue Fish Dr. Seuss Paper Craft for Toddlers

This “One fish two fish red fish blue fish” Seuss book kids craft is excellent for preschool students, as it’s easy and quick. If you cut out the templates, they can take over and have fun painting the fish. You’ll appreciate the shortcuts that you can take here and the simplicity of the fish.

Get the instructions for 1 Fish 2 Fish Red Fish Blue Fish Dr. Seuss Paper Craft for Toddlers from amomimpression.com

Seuss Truffula Tree Craft

Seuss Truffula Tree Craft

Seuss fans will recognize these Truffula trees anywhere. The “Lorax” trees are really easy to make. So, you kids can help make the tops of the truffula trees, and they can color the popsicle sticks themselves. We can already tell their little hands will love the fluffy treetops!

Learn how to make the Dr. Seuss Truffula Tree Craft from simpleeverydaymom.com

Thing 1 and Thing 2 Hand-Painted Craft

Thing 1 and Thing 2 Hand-Painted Craft

Another cute “Cat in the Hat” idea is this handcraft of Thing 1 and Thing 2. Kids will love the creative “mess” they get to make, whether that’s covering their hands in paint or pressing them down on paper. Not to mention, the simplicity of such Seuss crafts is truly astounding!

Read about the Thing 1 and Thing 2 Hand-Painted Craft on parenting.firstcry.com

Horton Flower Pots

Horton Flower Pots

Do you want quick and easy Dr. Seuss crafts for kids? This flower pot craft only requires 15 minutes and comes with a printable. This way, your preschooler can do most or all of the work. Plus, this craft turns a boring terra cotta into a fabulous and lovable elephant.

Find the details for Horton Flower Pots on suburble.com

Make Your Own Foot Book

Make Your Own Foot Book

Are your kids fans of “The Foot Book”? Well, they should recreate the foot book with the family, which will probably be a cherished piece of memorabilia for years to come. All it takes is 3o minutes of feet pressing, and voila! Also, you can add your own words to this family foot book.

Learn how to Make Your Own Foot Book from momendeavors.com

Thing One and Thing Two Blow Painting

Thing One and Thing Two Blow Paintings

 

We love this Dr. Seuss craft because it’s ingenious. You just outline the drawing, and the little ones can do the rest. Just imagine how much they’ll enjoy blowing paint on paper and seeing the remarkable effects they can make.

Find the guide for Thing One and Thing Two Blow Painting on iheartcraftythings.com

Circus Treats

Circus Treats

Fans of “If I Ran a Circus” will love these two delicious circus snack crafts: popcorn and cotton candy. Preschool kids will love putting together the different parts to make the popcorn bags. As for the cotton candy, this can be an opportunity for them to experiment with puffy paint, and you bet it’ll look fantastic once the paint dries.

Read more about Circus Treats from tippytoecrafts.blogspot.com

Tweedle Beetle Bottle

Tweedle Beetle Bottle

Are you looking for super easy Seuss crafts? Well, this one is based on a free printable template. At the same time, the final result looks stunning with the cut-out printable in the clear bottle and the ‘water’ splashing out!

Get the details for Tweedle Beetle Bottle from 30minutecrafts.com

Printable Dr. Seuss Hats

If you want more printables, you’ll adore these Dr. Seuss crafts for kids. To elaborate, you can print out the free printable template for your preschool kid to color. Needless to say, these printables make the best hats so that your kid can live out their dream of being a Dr. Seuss character.

Learn more about Printable Dr. Seuss Hats on simpleeverydaymom.com

Seuss Shape Recognition Activity

This idea is somewhat different from other Dr. Seuss crafts on this list. That’s because we’re pulling out “The Shape of Me and Other Stuff” book. This activity isn’t only fun, but it’s also educational, allowing you to discuss shapes with the children.

Find out more about Dr. Seuss Shape Recognition Activity on momendeavors.com

Make the Cat in a Hat

We appreciate this “Cat in a Hat” DIY because you can adapt it to kids of all ages. And they’ll have so much fun with the paper plate craft, as they get to unleash their creativity.

Read about Make the Cat in a Hat on gluedtomycraftsblog.com

Thing 1 and Thing 2 Corner Bookmarks

Is there a more appropriate way of appreciating a Dr. Seuss book than making a “Cat in the Hat”-inspired bookmark? If you’re an origami lover, this craft is an excellent way of salvaging your skills. Afterward, your young kids get to decorate the bookmarks. Plus, this craft is a wonderful gift idea.

Make the Thing 1 and Thing 2 Corner Bookmarks from redtedart.com

Lorax Truffula Tree Craft

We can’t get enough of their Truffula trees, can we? This is a super easy fork painting project, which makes it suitable for preschool and kindergarten children. These Truffula trees are also a chance for them to enhance their hand-coordination skills.

Find the Lorax Truffula Tree Craft on darcyandbrian.com

Duck Feet Painting

This is arguably one of the most fun Dr. Seuss crafts for kids, inspired by “I Wish That I Had Duck Feet.” Funny enough, this craft makes that dream come true as your children get to wear ‘duck feet’ and stomp around. The final result is very cute with duck footsteps all over. Also, the kids can even use their actual feet and hands if they want (and if you don’t mind the mess).

Read more about Duck Feet Painting at emmaowl.com

Seuss Wooden Activity Blocks

This wooden block activity requires more time than some other Dr. Seuss crafts on this list, but it’s so worth it. Also, you can speed the process up by using pre-made wooden blocks. Either way, prepare the wooden blocks with characters from Dr. Seuss books.

Then, you have these fun activity blocks for your kids to play with and develop fine motor skills. And you’ll find six different activity ideas. The blocks also make great teacher gifts.

Get the Dr. Seuss Wooden Activity Blocks from sugarbeecrafts.com

Seuss “Wocket in Pocket” Inspired Craft

If your preschooler likes “There’s a Wocket in my Pocket,” this might become their favorite Dr. Seuss book craft. The little ones can make their own wockets for their pockets and carry them everywhere! Needless to say, they’re beyond simple. Also, we appreciate the use of feathers, as it invokes the little ones’ senses.

Find the detailed guide for Dr. Seuss “Wocket in Pocket” Inspired Craft on booknerdmommy.com

Celebrating Dr. Seuss’ Birthday With Fox in Socks Puppet

We’re here with a “Fox in Socks” craft, a sock puppet, to be exact. It’s a really simple craft with a free template. This is an excellent idea for those who want collaborative art projects involving moms, parents, or teachers and kids. Also, the fun doesn’t end there because they can wear the sock puppets and reenact the famous book!

Read more about Celebrating Dr. Seuss’ Birthday With Fox in Socks Puppet on jdaniel4smom.com

Seuss Inspired Leopard Kid Craft

This polka dot leopard tutorial is “Put Me in the Zoo” themed. It’s one of the most fun and simple Dr. Seuss crafts for kids. But it requires some help from you because some things might not be easy for kids to make. However, the result is this adorable Leopard that you’ll want on full display!

Find the Dr. Seuss Leopard Kid Craft on gluedtomycraftsblog.com

Put Me in the Zoo Handprint Craft

We’ve brought you this fun and bright one because you can never have enough “Put Me in the Zoo” Seuss crafts. Your kiddo will enjoy gluing each pom pom to make the animal. Also, this is a handprint project, which makes it simple and interactive.

Read about how to make Put Me in the Zoo Handprint Craft on ourkidthings.com

Oh the Places You’ll Go Hot Air Balloon Craft

We’re obsessed with Dr. Seuss crafts that feel very personal, so how would your child like to fly off in their hot air balloon? They can do that by creating this DIY and adding their photos. Thanks to the hot air balloon template, you’ll find this idea very easy to implement. And, of course, your child will find the craft’s 3D effect fascinating!

Get the details for Oh the Places You’ll Go Hot Air Balloon Craft on ourkidthings.com

Red Fish Blue Fish Paper Plate

This fish bowl is by far one of the most simplistic crafts for kids. Armed with a fish bowl printable, this DIY is here to make things easier. You can teach the kids how to make the colorful fish, which is super easy and looks fantastic. Our favorite part is that the fish are loose, so kids can play around with them and take them for a dip whenever they want.

Get your kids to make the Red Fish Blue Fish Paper Plate on ourkidthings.com

Paper Plate Horton Hears a Who Craft

This cute elephant from “Horton Hears a Who” might be what you’re looking for. Your kid can do all the coloring, and they can choose which colors to use. Also, the cherry on top is the clover the elephant is holding. It just looks so happy, and so will your kids!

Find out the details for Paper Plate Horton Hears a Who Craft from ourkidthings.com

Ultimately, we hope you’ll find our collection of Seuss crafts for kids fun and enjoyable. If you did, don’t wait till the next Read Across America Day or Dr. Seuss’s birthday to try them out!

Written by Joanne Gonzales

Joanne Gonzales has a passion for getting creative. Whether she is making personalized DIY gifts or taking part in larger arts and crafts projects, she puts her all into making new and beautiful things.

She lives with a group of close friends and believes in the natural way of life. Joanne has built an outdoor arts and crafts gallery that overlooks the countryside in her hometown, which is where all of her creations come to life.

Art started off as a hobby, but over time Joanne has mastered her skills and sold some of her favorite pieces. She works full time as a florist and has done for many years. It helps keep her creative juices flowing and she hopes to one day open her own florist shop with a twist.

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