If you are looking for a way to have fun and a planned Read Across America week then here are some creative, clever, and unique Dr. Seuss preschool activities that introduce you to the wacky world of Theodor Seuss while also reinforcing concepts of math, literacy, art, and more.
Celebrate his birthday on March 2nd with this collection of fun Dr. Seuss-themed activities.
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Dr. Seuss Preschool Activities
Games, puzzles, and other fun activities to help kids practice letters, numbers, and more! All of these games and activities are designed to help kids learn math, reading, science, and so much more.
Dr. Seuss Games to Play!
Dr. Seuss Green Eggs and Ham Game
Who doesn’t love the story Green Eggs and Ham? ...This Green Eggs and Ham Game is so easy to play, inexpensive to make, and even more fun to enjoy. Take a peek over at The Frugal Navy Wife to see how to enjoy this game with your children or classroom.
Dr. Seuss Thing Two Thing One Whirly Fun Game
With Mother out of the house for the day, The Cat in the Hat has brought Thing One and Thing Two to play! Oh, but these Things run about with bumps, thumps, and kicks. Work together to clean up their mess before Mother comes home. It’s cooperative fun for everyone.
Cat In A Hat Cup Stacking Challenge
"Hooray for Dr. Seuss! With Read Across America coming up soon, we took the opportunity to try out this fun and easy Dr. Seuss STEM challenge. Inspired by The Cat In The Hat, I put together a simple STEM activity to stack the cat’s hat. Join the challenge and find out how tall you can stack your hat!" - Little Bins for Little Hands
Free Dr. Seuss Themed BINGO Printable
With this set, you get eighteen different Dr. Seuss Bingo cards. Since some of the younger fans may not be completely familiar with some of the crazy Dr. Seuss characters we’ve all grown to love. As They Grow Up has included not only words for the caller of the BINGO game to use, but also pictures.
Cat in The Hat I Can Do That! Kids Activity Game
The Cat in the Hat has come to play and everything in the house is a plaything. Jump into the fun and discover all the new things you can do! You’ll flip over three cards to create a new challenge. What will it be? There are hundreds of hilarious possibilities, and every game is belly-laughing fun! Flip over the cards 1-2-3! Can you do it? Let’s see!
Homemade Dr. Seuss Party Games
Yertle the Turtle Stacking Game
"Looking for a fun Dr. Seuss game to play for your Read Across America celebration? This one involves the book, Yertle the Turtle, one of our favorite Dr. Seuss stories. It's a fun stacking game for any age!" - The Jersey Momma
Dr. Seuss Stack with The Cat Game
It’s a cold, cold, wet day and the Cat in the Hat has come to play! Stack the playthings one by one. But watch out—the Cat is up on a wobbly ball, so don’t let all the playthings fall! Draw a card. Choose a plaything to stack on the Cat in the Hat. Be careful— don’t make the Cat drop it all!
Dr. Seuss Activities to Enjoy!
STEAM Storytime with The Lorax
"Use your favorite read-aloud books to create fun and hands-on ways to challenge children’s thinking and problem-solving skills in preschoolers. For this STEAM activity, we were inspired by the book, The Lorax written by Dr. Seuss." - Preschool Steam
Thing One And Thing Two Blow Painting
"Thing One and Thing Two are a few of my favorite Dr. Seuss characters. I mean seriously, can that kooky blue hair get any more awesome? I think not! That’s why today we are sharing how to make this super-duper fun Thing 1 and 2 Blow Painting Dr. Seuss Craft." - I Heart Crafty Things
The Dr. Seuss Coloring Book
Red Fish Blue Fish Dot Painting Activity
"We introduced our kids to Dr. Seuss books at a very early age and fun activities like this Red Fish Blue Fish Activity soon followed." - The Resourceful Mama
Dr. Seuss Matching Rhyming Hat Printable
"This free printable makes a great extension activity after reading the book Cat in the Hat, or any other Dr. Seuss classic. Includes 7 pairs of rhyming pictures that children can match and place in the correct pairs on the hat." - Tot Schooling
Dr. Seuss Workbook
Learn and play with Dr. Seuss in this ultimate Preschool workbook, with over 300 curriculum-based activities ranging from letters, numbers, social-emotional learning, to science!
Free Dr. Seuss Color By Number Printables
"If your family or students also love these books, then they’ll love using these free printable Dr. Seuss color by number printables! Download them and print them out for an instant zero prep activity. We think these coloring pages would be great for preschoolers, pre k, and kindergarten-aged children." - Simple Everyday Mom
Horton Hears A Who Egg Drop STEM Activity!
"The egg drop challenge is a favorite when it comes to STEM activities for kids. The idea behind it is to design a container that can hold a raw egg and keep it from breaking when dropped from a high place. It’s simple enough that younger children can participate, but it can easily be modified and made more challenging for older kids." - There's Just One Mommy
Dr. Seuss Wipe-Clean Workbook: Activity Workbook for Ages 3-5
Children ages 3-5 will have fun learning and playing with all their favorite Dr. Seuss characters in this wipe-clean workbook! Filled with teacher-developed, kid-friendly activities that build important foundational learning skills. Includes a dry-erase marker!
Dr. Seuss Inspired Counting Worksheets
"This is a perfect activity to accompany your lesson plans during Read Across America week. Children will practice counting to 10 and color pictures from their favorite Dr. Seuss books." - Planes and Balloons
How To Make Oobleck
"One of my favorite Dr. Seuss Activities for Kids is to make Oobleck (a.k.a Goop.) This hands-on book activity is inspired by the book Bartholomew and the Oobleck." - ABCs of Literacy
Dr. Seuss Themed Busy Box
Dr. Seuss themed Arts & Craft Imagination box. Great birthday gift idea if your kiddo loves Dr. Seuss. 10+ hours of fun!
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