Tip Your Hat, Cat In The Hat! Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ Birthday With DIY Craft Activities!

Schools across the world pay homage to the famous author in fun ways – some dress up in pyjamas and sit back for good reading sessions while others like me get inspired by his books to spend time with my kids and make a few simple and easy Dr. Seuss inspired crafts of our own! Through his unique writing style, Dr. Seuss makes sure that children of different ages and abilities are able to read and enjoy the story on their own. Fox In The Socks PuppetFox in Socks is a children’s book by Dr. Seuss that features two main characters, Fox and Knox, who speak almost entirely in densely rhyming tongue-twisters. Image Source: www.vanessadewey.comRed Fish Blue Fish Crafts’One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish is a simple rhyming book for early readers with a freewheeling plot about a boy and a girl named Jay and Kay and the many amazing creatures they have for friends and pets. Reading Dr. Suess Bartholomew and the Oobleck for the first time, will inspire surely inspire the kids to make their very own DIY version of GAK, which is the perfect Oobleck type substance and bring the story to life!
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Dr Seuss was one of the greatest story-tellers of his times and 2nd March marks his birthday. Schools across the world pay homage to the famous author in fun ways – some dress up in pyjamas and sit back for good reading sessions while others like me get inspired by his books to spend time with my kids and make a few simple and easy Dr. Seuss inspired crafts of our own!

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The Lorax Paper Plate Craft

The Lorax Paper Plate Craft is an easy-to-make craft for kids based on the children’s book The Lorax by Dr. Seuss.  The Lorax is a whimsical story with an important message about the dangers of cutting down trees, the effects of pollution on the environment and what happens when we don’t take care of things around us. Read more here.

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Cat In The Hat Pencil Holder

The Cat In The Hat is a humorous book meant for children. Through his unique writing style,  Dr. Seuss makes sure that children of different ages and abilities are able to read and enjoy the story on their own. Our activity for this story is how to create the iconic Dr. Seuss hat pattern using wrapped yarn technique to turn a recycled aluminium can into a cute Dr. Seuss hat pencil Cup. Read more here.

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Truffula Tree Activity

The Truffula Tree is a kind of tree featured in the book The Lorax. It has a yellow or white-and-black striped bark and a large tuft at the top which can be knitted into a Thneed. Create these Truffula Trees by simply attaching a pompom at the top of a pipe cleaner and turn it into a fun sorting math activity. Read more here.

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Fox In The Socks Puppet

Fox in Socks is a children’s book by Dr. Seuss that features two main characters, Fox and Knox, who speak almost entirely in densely rhyming tongue-twisters. Turn a brown paper bag into a Fox puppet to create your own version of this classic. Read more here.

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Red Fish Blue Fish Crafts

‘One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish is a simple rhyming book for early readers with a freewheeling plot about a boy and a girl named Jay and Kay and the many amazing creatures they have for friends and pets. Create this lovely card inspired from another Dr. Seuss classic using a few simple supplies. Read more here.

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Hot Air Balloon Craft

Oh, the Places You’ll Go! is my ultimate favourite with whimsical rhymes and lovely life lessons for children and adults of all ages. Pair this classic with this lovely hot air balloon craft with your child’s picture inside to inspire them to soar high up in the sky. Read more here.

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Green Eggs & Ham Game

Green Eggs and Ham is a best-selling and critically acclaimed book by Dr. Seuss. With unmistakable characters and signature rhymes, Dr. Seuss’s beloved favourite has cemented its place as a children’s classic. If you love the book, why not turn it into a game which is easy to play, inexpensive to make, and even more fun to enjoy. Read more here.

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Oobleck Story Time Activity

If you haven’t read Bartholomew and the Oobleck with your kids yet, you should.  It’s silly and has some tongue twisting fun, but in the end it really has a great message too! Reading Dr. Suess’ Bartholomew and the Oobleck for the first time, will inspire surely inspire the kids to make their very own DIY version of GAK, which is the perfect Oobleck type substance and bring the story to life! Read more here.

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Opposite Foot Book

A fun literacy activity to enjoy that compliments The Foot Book. You will need 14-foot cut-outs using various colours of construction paper.  Label each foot with the opposite pairs from the book. For pre-schooler use picture clues. Create a trail of words by stepping on the opposite words. A great activity to develop gross motor skills along with word building skills. Read more here.

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Cup Horton

Splashing in the water in the Jungle of Nool, Horton the elephant hears a faint noise on a passing clover. He realises that there are very small persons that need help and he tries to place the clover in a safe spot. Horton the elephant is a very endearing and determined elephant who teaches young readers to be kind and perseverant. Transform a styrofoam cup into Horton from Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears A Who for the perfect craft to pair along with the book! Read more here.

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