Dr. Seuss Kindergarten Activities
Every year on March 2nd, we celebrate the life and works of one of the most beloved children’s authors of all time – Dr. Seuss! And it’s the perfect time to try out some cool Dr. Seuss Kindergarten Activities to celebrate this special day!
I believe that Dr. Seuss Day is an opportunity to get your little one engaged in some fun activities while homeschooling so let’s take a look at some exciting ways to incorporate this event into your homeschool lessons!
For more activities to do during the winter months, check out my bigger list of Fun Winter Activities for Kids!
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What to do for Dr. Seuss Day?
If you are looking for ideas on what fun things are perfect for Dr. Seuss Day, here are my recommendations followed by the list of activities with easy-to-follow instructions (and great pictures!) that will make this day extra special for your kindergartener!
No Dr. Seuss Day celebration would be complete without reading one of his classic stories with your kindergartner! Choose a favorite title and sit down for a cozy story time together, or if you’re up for it, have everyone in class take turns with different books throughout the day.
Not only will this help familiarize your students with the unique writing style of Dr. Seuss, but it will also give them an appreciation for literature and storytelling as well!
Arts & Crafts
Unleash your kindergartners’ creativity with some fun arts and crafts inspired by the works of Dr. Seuss! You could make Cat in the Hat masks using paper plates, paint a popsicle sticks Lorax with handprint mustaches, or even create a handprint art inspired by One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish!
Recommended Dr. Seuss Books
There’s no doubt that kids love Dr. Seuss Books. And if you still haven’t got the books below, I suggest you grab them now and add them to your kid’s book collection.
Dr. Seuss’s Book of Colors (Bright & Early Books(R))Happy Birthday to You! (Classic Seuss)One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue FishDr. Seuss’s 1 2 3 (Beginner Books(R))Fox in Socks (Beginner Books(R))The Sneetches and Other Stories
Recommended Dr. Seuss Inspired Activity Kits
Your little one will definitely love the sensory toys that they can play with inside this cat in the hat-inspired sensory jar.
Don’t miss the fun with this Dr. Seuss Sensory bin. Perfect for your child’s sensory play.
Recommended Dr. Seuss Day Costumes for Kids
Kids will have a memorable Dr. Seuss Day with these adorable costumes! They can dress up like their favorite characters from Dr. Seuss’ books! Who doesn’t want that?
elope Thing 1 & Thing 2 Kids Costume – SAmscan Dr. Seuss Things 1 and 2 Costume Accessory Kit for Children, Small, Includes Headband and TutuDr. Seuss Grinch Cindy Lou Who Deluxe Costume Headband Standard RedDr. Seuss Cat in the Hat Costume Accessory Kit for Kids StandardDr. Seuss Green Eggs and Ham Sam I Am Costume for Kids MediumDr. Seuss Horton Kids Costume Medium
Games & Activities
There are lots of great activities you can do to bring to life some iconic moments from beloved Dr. Seuss titles like The Cat in The Hat or One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.
For example, you could set up an obstacle course similar to what Thing One and Thing Two did during their mischievous visit to Sally’s house in The Cat in The Hat, or organize a fun game of hide-and-seek based on what Sam-I-Am does with Green Eggs and Ham!
Get creative with these games; not only will they keep your kids entertained but they’ll also help them develop fundamental motor skills as well as problem solving abilities (all while having fun!).
Dr. Seuss Day is such a wonderful way to celebrate the life and works of an incredibly talented author while teaching your kindergarteners valuable lessons along the way!
Dr. Seuss Kindergarten Activities
Incorporate some Dr. Seuss-inspired ideas into your homeschool day from this list of fun and engaging Dr. Seuss Kindergarten Activities. Perfect for Dr. Seuss Day or any time of the year.
Cat in the Hat Felt Activity
I made this cute Cat in the Hat Felt Activity for my daughter to play with and she loved it. She enjoyed building her own Cat in the Hat.
One Fish Two Fish Felt Craft
I also created a One Fish Two Fish Felt Fish Craft so that she could go fishing herself.
Dr. Seuss Craft
Pretend to be the famous Cat in the Hat with this easy craft using paper plates and other craft supplies!
Popsicle Stick Lorax w/Handprint Beard
If you love Lorax, you'll love how adorable and easy this craft is!
Dr. Seuss Activities: Red Fish Blue Fish ABC Game
Kids will learn their ABCs in a fun way with this matching game!
Cat In A Hat Cup Stacking Challenge
Practice concentration and fine motor skills with this Cat in a Hat-inspired STEM activity.
Make Awesome Dr Seuss Slime
Let your kids have hands-on activity while playing with this Dr. Seuss slime!
Dr Seuss Week: Cat in the Hat Contact Paper Craft
A good sensory activity for kids where they can feel different textures of the contact paper and the red and white tissue paper.
Cat in the Hat Sticks Craft
This very cute craft will make kids more engaged in reading the book. Plus, making them is so much fun! Kids can also play with them afterwards.
Thing 1 and Thing 2 Puppets
Time for some crafts! These puppets are perfect for your little one who likes Dr. Seuss' books.
Ten Apples Up On Top Counting and Stacking
Gear up for a fun stacking challenge with these cute apples inspired by the Ten Apples Up On Top book.
Yertle the Turtle Activity
Another fun stacking and math game to do with your kindergartener. This stacking activity is inspired by the book, Yertle the Turtle.
Dr. Seuss Print Crafts
Make a handprint and a footprint craft with your child after reading the One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish and The Foot Book. I am sure they will love them!
The Sleep Book Paper Plate Craft
If you are planning to read Dr. Seuss' Sleep Book, you need to try this super easy craft, too!
Horton Hears a Who Dr Seuss Craft
Your little crafter will enjoy making this cute elephant craft inspired by the book Horton Hears A Who!
Whether you decide to read through some books together, create arts & crafts projects inspired by his stories, or play games based on some of his most iconic characters – there are plenty of ways to make sure that this special day is both educational and enjoyable for everyone involved!
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