30+ Fun Dr. Seuss Crafts for Toddlers and Preschoolers

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Inspired by our favorite books, these Dr. Seuss Crafts are sure to be a hit with young kids, especially toddlers and preschoolers.

Dr. Seuss Crafts

With Dr. Seuss’s birthday and National Read Across America Day coming up in March, having children do some fun crafts is a great way to celebrate the special day.

These Dr. Seuss crafts are perfect for young children and include a variety of different crafts to go along with some of the most beloved Dr. Seuss books. Creating these Dr. Seuss crafts with your kids will help bring the stories and their imagination to life.

We love reading Dr. Seuss books because of the quirky characters and the fun rhymes. These Dr. Seuss crafts and art projects for kids include paper crafts, paper bag crafts, handprint crafts, and much more! The paper plate crafts are simple to make and great for toddlers, while your preschoolers can work on scissor and fine motor skills with the other crafts.

Fun and easy to make, your kids are going to love creating their favorite Dr. Seuss characters from these timeless books.

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Dr. Seuss Crafts for Kids 

Fox on Socks Crafts

Fox Puppet from ABCs of Literacy

This fun fox puppet is inspired by the Dr. Seuss book and will have preschoolers working on developmental skills as they create their puppet.

Fox Puppet

Fox Paper Bag Puppet from JDaniel4’s Mom

Another fun puppet craft for toddlers or preschoolers, this fox puppet is made out of a paper bag and includes the template for the fox.

Fox Paper Bag Puppet

Fox Socks Handprint Canvas from The Inspiration Edit

Celebrate the Dr. Seuss book with this fun handprint craft for kids. They will love using their hands to create their own colorful fox.

Dr Seuss Crafts

The Lorax Crafts 

The Lorax Dr. Seuss Craft from Mombrite

A simple craft to celebrate your favorite Dr. Seuss character, this Lorax craft is made with a free template and some creativity.

The Lorax Dr. Seuss Craft

Lorax Inspired Puppet from ABCs of Literacy

Inspired by The Lorax, this easy to make craft is a fun puppet craft that only takes a few supplies to create.

Lorax Inspired Puppet

Handprint Lorax Craft from Jinxy Kids

Kids will love creating this fun handprint Lorax craft with microwave salt dough. This is another fun craft that only takes a few supplies that you probably already have at home.

Lorax Handprint Craft

Lorax Truffula Tree Seed Craft from Jinxy Kids

This easy tree seed craft will have children creating special gifts to give to friends and family as they help promote planting trees.

Lorax Truffula Tree Seed Craft

The Lorax Cupcake Liner Craft from I Heart Crafty Things

Using colorful cupcake liners is a great way to create a craft inspired by The Lorax. This is a great craft for kids that is fun and creative.

The Lorax Cupcake Liner Craft

Printable Lorax Bookmark Craft from Artsy Fartsy Mama

The perfect craft activity for celebrating Dr. Seuss and all his creativity, this Lorax bookmark craft will allow children to keep their place as they read their favorite book.

Printable Lorax Bookmark

Handprint Lorax Craft from Simplistically Living

Another fun handprint craft to celebrate Dr. Seuss, this craft will have kids creating The Lorax with their handprints out of construction paper.

Handprint Lorax Craft

Lorax Windsocks from Non Toy Gifts

Super cute and easy to make, these Lorax windsocks will make the perfect Dr. Seuss craft for kids to put together.

The Lorax Windsocks Craft

The Cat in the Hat Crafts

The Cat in the Hat Printable Bookmarks from Mombrite

Your kids will love coloring this free printable The Cat in the Hat bookmark. You can just print out the template and cut out the bookmark and use it as is, or you can make a tassel for the bookmark.

Cat in the Hat Bookmark Featured Image

Thing 1 and Thing 2 Bookmarks from Mombrite

These adorable Thing 1 and Thing 2 booksmarks are the perfect companions to your Dr. Seuss books and will help keep your place in the book.

Thing 1 Thing 2 Dr. Seuss Bookmarks

Thing 1 and Thing 2 Painting from I Heart Crafty Things

Inspired by The Cat in the Hat, this painting craft will have kids creating their favorite characters, Thing 1 and Thing 2.

Thing 1 and Thing 2 Painting

Thing 1 and Thing 2 Shape Craft from JDaniel4’s Mom

A great craft that will also help children learn their shapes, this Thing 1 and Thing 2 craft is both fun and creative.

Thing 1 and Thing 2 Shape

Cat in the Hat Photo Prop from Design Dazzle

Using a paper plate along with the free pattern provided, this Cat in the Hat photo prop is a fun craft to make and the kids can use it for pictures afterwards.

Cat in the Hat Photo Prop

Handprint Thing 1 Printable Craft from Simple Everyday Mom

A simple and quick paper plate craft to celebrate Dr. Seuss, this printable handprint craft is a fun paper craft for kids.

Handprint Thing 1 Printable Craft

Dr. Seuss Paper Plate Fish Craft from Simple Everyday Mom

Another fun Dr. Seuss inspired paper plate craft, this easy craft will have kids creating a fish in a plate of water.

Dr. Seuss Paper Plate Fish Craft

Thing 1 and Thing 2 Handprint Craft from My Joy Filled Life

Creative and fun, this handprint craft will be a blast for kids to make as they read their favorite book, The Cat in the Hat.

Thing 1 and Thing 2 Handprint Craft

Thing 1 and Thing 2 Puppets from My Joy Filled Life

Cute and fun to make, this Thing 1 and Thing 2 puppet craft is a great way to celebrate the Dr. Suess holiday.

Thing 1 and Thing 2 Puppets

Cat in the Hat Bookmark from Red Ted Art

Kids will love creating these fun these super cute Thing 1 and Thing 2 bookmarks to use so they can keep track of their place as they read The Cat in the Hat.

Cat in the Hat Bookmark

Horton Hears A Who! Crafts

Horton Hears A Who! Craft from Artsy Craftsy Mom

This craft is made out of toilet paper rolls and will be a fun way for kids to celebrate reading Horton Hears A Who! by Dr. Seuss.

Horton Hears A Who Craft

Horton Paper Craft from Artsy Craftsy Mom

Toddlers will love creating their own version of Horton with this easy and fun papercraft. Included is a printable template to make it a little easier.

Horton Paper Craft

Horton Elephant Painting Craft from A Little Pinch of Perfect

This fun painting craft will allow children to use their hands and work on their fine motor skills as they create the beloved Horton character.

Horton Elephant Painting Craft

Horton Craft Puppet from Simple Everyday Mom

Another fun printable puppet craft to celebrate Dr. Seuss, this puppet craft is all about Horton the elephant.

Horton Craft Puppet

One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish Crafts

Paper Plate One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish Craft from Mombrite

Preschoolers and kindergartners will have a blast creating this One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish craft out of a paper plate and some craft paper.

One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish Dr. Seuss Craft

One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish Origami Craft from Artsy Craftsy Mom

This is such a fun and creative Origami craft for kids to make as they celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday or to make as they read this beloved book.

One Fish Two Fish Origami Craft

Fish Puppets from ABCs of Literacy

These fun fish puppets will have kids creating fun red and blue colored fish to go along with the One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish book.

One Fish Two Fish Origami Craft

Fishbowl Craft from I Can Teach My Child

Cute and colorful, kids will love using their crafty skills to create this fun fishbowl craft as they read One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish.

Fishbowl Craft

Paper One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish Craft from Only Passionate Curiosity

Kids will love creating these paper quilled fish as they make their own colorful fish characters.

Paper One Fish Two Fish Craft

Green Eggs and Ham Crafts

Sam I Am Craft from Non Toy Gifts

Easy and fun, this is a great craft that you can use to go along with reading Green Eggs and Ham.

Sam I Am Craft

Green Eggs and Ham Slime from Kids Activities Blog

Slime is always a fun craft and this tutorial will show you how kids can create their own green eggs and ham with slime.

Green Eggs and Ham Slime

Other Dr. Seuss Crafts

The Sleep Book Paper Plate Craft from ABCs of Literacy

Inspired by the main character from The Sleep Book, this creative craft is fun to make. It only requires a few supplies and kids will have a blast making it.

The Sleep Book Paper Plate

Put Me in the Zoo Craft from Natural Beach Living

This is such a fun craft for young kids to make as they read the Put Me in the Zoo Dr. Seuss book. It’s easy and creative.

Put Me in the Zoo Craft

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