Creative Dr Seuss Art Activities For Preschoolers

If your little one loves Dr. Seuss books and you are looking for fun ideas to complement their reading activities, we’ve got them! We are so excited to share with you 24 Dr. Seuss art activities for preschoolers that are so much fun.

Image shows a compilation of dr seuss art activities for preschoolers from different sources.
Enjoy these art projects!

Favorite Dr. Seuss Book Art Activities For Young Kids

We love Dr Seuss crafts! Especially ones that are perfect for little hands and can be done with simple materials and help children enhance their fine motor skills. No matter what their favorite book or favorite characters are, we have the perfect craft for young children.

Although these are preschool activities, a lot of them are great for kids of all ages, including older kids. Everyone is guaranteed to have a great time!

Image shows a cat in the hat coloring page. From Kids Activitie Blog
We love a fun cat in the hat craft!

1. Fun & Free Cat in the Hat Coloring Pages

These Cat in the Hat coloring pages work well at home or in the classroom as entertainment, quiet time activity, part of a Dr. Suess Day celebration!

Image shows a Dr. Seuss handprint art. From Kids activities blog
Handprint art is so much fun!

2. Dr Seuss Handprint Art for Kids

Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday, Read Across America Day, and World Book Day with this fun Dr Seuss handprint art for kids to make.

Image shows Dr. seuss green egg slime from Kids activities blog
Perfect activity for sensory play!

3. I Do So Like Green Eggs Slime – Fun Dr. Seuss Craft for Kids

Let’s celebrate by making this fun Green Eggs and Ham craft for kids of all ages. You will have some ooey, gooey green eggs that are totally fun to play with!

Image shows a truffula tree paper plate craft. Idea from Kids Activities Blog
This Lorax paper plate craft is great for preschoolers.

4. Truffula Tree Paper Plate Craft

We have the perfect paper plate crafts! Our Truffula tree paper plate craft would be perfect for a Dr. Seuss party!

Image shows letters on the floor. From paper and glue.
Let’s practice our ABCs.

5. Gross Motor Learning with Hop on Pop

This simple craft is also a fun gross motor activity and ABC practice — all in one. The best part is that you can adapt it for anything that your child may be learning. From Paper and Glue.

Image shows wooden squares stacked on top of each other for a counting activity. Idea from Paper and glue.
Let’s practice counting skills.

6. Ten Apples Up On Top Counting and Stacking

This activity is a great way to encourage children to count with bright red apples stacked up on the Ten Apples Up On Top’s characters heads. From Paper and Glue.

Image shows red play dough balls with numbers on top of them for a counting activity. Idea from Buggy and Buddy
Here’s a simple way to practice counting.

7. Ten Apples Up On Top! Playdough Activity for Kids

Use this apple scented playdough recipe and some wooden numbers to create this inviting counting and sensory activity for kids! From Buggy and Buddy.

Image shows a red and white slime based on The Cat in the Hat book. Idea from Little Bins for Little Hands
We love crafts based on a great book.

8. Cat in the Hat Activity: Dr. Seuss Slime

This slime recipe is one of our favorite Dr Seuss STEM activities and it’s based on the classic book “The Cat in the Hat”. This would also make an awesome Dr Seuss party idea! From Little Bins for Little Hands.

Image shows a Lorax slime. Idea from Little Bins for Little hands.
Great activity for older kids!

9. Lorax Earth Day Slime Activity

Learn how to make slime with kids with this easy Lorax theme activity for Earth day. It’s the perfect time to learn about the scientific side of slime-making. From Little Bins For Little Hands.

Image shows a set of blocks for a dr. seuss inspired math activity. Idea from Little Bins for little Hands
Here’s a fun activity to practice math!

10. Dr Seuss Math Activities

Celebrate National Read Across America Day and Dr. Seuss with simple hands-on Math activities to go with your favorite Dr. Seuss books. From Little Bins for Little Hands.

Image shows a green eggs and ham art craft from Play teach repeat.
We love a craft that is easy to set up.

11. Green Eggs and Ham Art

Grab your preschool planner and pencil, your Green Eggs and Ham book and do this easy painting activity. From Play Teach Repeat.

Image shows a Dr. Seuss inspired sensory bag. Idea from  Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dogtail
We love sensory bags!

12. Ten Apples Up on Top Apple Sensory Bag

Explore Ten Apples Up On Top by creating an apple sensory bag. You just need apple scented rice, apple erasers, and a pencil bag. From Frogs Snails and Puppy Dog Tails.

Image shows a handprint inspired by Fox in Socks. Idea from kids craft room
Try these creative dr. seuss crafts.

13. Fabulous Fox in Socks Handprint Craft

Make this Fox In Socks handprint craft and a Knox handprint craft too so you and the kids can enjoy making and acting out both of the book characters. From Kids Craftroom.

Image shows a Wocket in my Pocket activity made with paper and lace. Idea from Parenting Chaos.
Make your own Seuss
craft with lace and googly eyes.

14. There’s a Wocket in My Pocket Lacing Activity

This A Wocket in my Pocket craft is so much fun, and the best thing is that there’s no wrong way to do it. From Parenting Chaos.

Image shows a Thing 1 handprint craft. Idea from Must Have Mom.
This is my favorite Dr. Seuss character.

15. Dr Seuss Crafts: Thing 1 and Thing 2 Handprint Painting

This fun Dr Seuss crafts idea takes two of our favorite characters, Thing 1 and Thing 2 and turns them into adorable handprint art that doubles as a keepsake. From Must Have Mom.

Image shows a set of dIY turtles for a counting activity. Idea from Inspirational Laboratories
Instead of making a green egg carton turtle, try this instead!

16. Counting with Yertle the Turtle by Dr. Seuss

Yertle the Turtle by Dr. Seuss inspired Inspiration Laboratories to create their own turtles to count and stack. How high can you stack yours?

Image shows There's a Wocket In My Pocket craft from Confidence Meets Parenting
What color will you use in your pocket?

17. Dr. Seuss Activity: There’s a Wocket In My Pocket!

Make your own cute pocket! This activity is great for practicing fine motor skills and even squeezed in a little creative art. From Confidence Meets Parenting.

Image shows a dr seuss shape recognition activity. Idea from Mom Endeavors
Practice shape recognition.

18. Dr. Seuss Shape Recognition Activity

Learning about shapes with Dr. Seuss and blending colors with water is an activity you can do at home with little prep. From Mom Endeavors.

Image shows a dr. seuss Oh the Places you'll go craft. From Ginatepper
Make this decoration to celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday or your own!

19. Create an Oh, The Places You’ll Go Decoration (Step-by-Step Tutorial)

Learn how to make a Dr. Seuss, Oh the Places You’ll Go decoration using things you may already have around your house like tissue paper, a paper towel roll, and other simple things. From Gina Tepper.

Image shows a dr. seuss inspired sensory bin. Idea from Little Bins for Little Hands.
Sensory activities are great!

20. Dr. Seuss Sensory Bin

Sensory bins is a wonderful way to combine literacy with play for a truly joyful early childhood learning experience. This one is Dr. Seuss-themed! From Little Bins For Little Hands.

Image shows a kid playing
Let’s have some reading practice.

21. Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You? Book Activity and Printable

After reading the book, go outside and hear all the noises. This will be an important part of our Mr. Brown Can Moo Can You activities. Read the rest of the instructions at There’s Just One Mommy.

Image shows a red and white cup with colored pom poms. Idea from Simple Play Ideas
Get your red and white pom poms!

22. Cat In The Hat Fine Motor Activity

This Cat in the Hat activity is so much fun and great for little hands. Grab your red plastic cups, white tape, and pom poms. From Simple Play Ideas.

Image shows a kid making slime inspired on Oobleck. Idea from I can Teach my child.
Here’s a great way to learn about science.

23. Oobleck Recipe: Liquid or Solid?

Is cornstarch slime liquid or solid? If you move slowly or hold it still, it behaves like a liquid. But if you quickly agitate it or attempt to roll it up, it behaves like a solid! Make your own and play with it following this recipe by I Can Teach My Child.

Image shows a craft inspired by The Foot Book by Dr. Seuss. Idea from Toddler Approved
Doesn’t this look so much fun?

24. Fizzy Footprints

Go on a hunt for feet with this fizzy footprints recipe! Grab your baking soda, vinegar, and food coloring. Enjoy! From Toddler Approved.


Did you try these Dr Seuss art activities for preschoolers? Which one did your kiddo like best?

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