Dr. Seuss Fun Holidays Kids Activities

30 Dr. Seuss Activities

Dr. Seuss’ birthday is March 2nd, and we have a huge treat for you! This post is a round-up of all the incredible Dr. Seuss activities for Dr. Seuss’ birthday. Just take a peek at all the printables, games, activities, and other educational resources we have to offer you to celebrate the holiday.

30 Dr. Seuss Activities perfect for helping toddler, preschool, prek, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th grade kids to celebrate Dr. Seuss' Birthday. These fun, educational activities are perfect for schools.

30 Dr. Seuss Activities

If you enjoy celebrating educational holidays throughout the year, then you’re surely not going to forget about Dr. Seuss’ birthday. This holiday is celebrated every year on March 2nd, in classrooms everywhere. You can celebrate his birthday in your homeschool too!
Dr. Seuss is a well-loved author, and his books are timeless favorites by children of all ages. Look no further for fun Dr. Seuss activities for Dr. Seuss’ birthday to do with your children!


Dr. Seuss Printables

  1. Find lots of preschool fun in this Dr. Seuss inspired learning pack.
  2. One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish printables will help your child recognize and write their numbers.
  3. Print out these word sort cards to make word family hats.
  4. Practice rhyming pairs with Dr. Seuss hat-shaped printables.
  5. Preschoolers can learn basic skills with this preschool learning pack.

Dr. Seuss Games & Pretend Play

  1. Practice sight words with a Hop on Pop printable game.
  2. The kids might enjoy dressing up as Thing 1 and Thing 2 from Cat in the Hat.
  3. Play a Lorax cause and effect card game to review story details.
  4. Letter recognition is fun with this Cat-in-the-Hat alphabet game.
  5. Read Would you Rather be a Bullfrog, and then play a “Would you rather?” game.
Dr. Seuss Activities

Dr. Seuss Arts and Crafts

  1. Make fish out of handprints to go along with the One Fish, Two Fish book.
  2. An abundance of craft ideas – 25 in fact! – can be found here.
  3. Make oobleck, handprint Thing 1 and Thing 2’s, and more inspired ideas here.
  4. Handprints make cute Thing 1, Thing 2 (and Thing 3, 4, 5…) art for framing!
  5. If The Grinch is a favorite character, here are some Grinch crafts that are sure to be a hit!
  6. Blow paint the hair of Thing 1 and Thing 2!
  7. An easy craft to do is to make Lorax masks out of paper plates and craft paper.
  8. Cupcake liners make a great Lorax craft for little hands.
  9. Use cupcake liners for a One Fish, Two Fish craft too!
  10. Cut and fold paper to make a corner bookmark for your favorite Dr. Seuss book.

Dr. Seuss STEM Activities

  1. Kids practice their engineering skills with this Stack the Cat’s Hat challenge.
  2. Make some Cat-in-the-Hat slime!
  3. Lorax fans will enjoy tie-die coffee filter art that also makes a fun Science experiment.
  4. So many oobleck recipes, how about this one to go along with a reading of Bartholomew and the Oobleck?
  5. Practice Math skills with legos and a Dr. Seuss patterning activity.

Dr. Seuss Snacks

  1. 1 Fish, 2 Fish goldfish makes a great and easy educational snack!
  2. Bake up some Grinch Christmas cookies! Who cares that Christmas was over 2 months ago? The kids will still love these!
  3. Just look at the cute party snack ideas pictured here.
  4. Eat the sweet, colorful spots from Put me in the Zoo!
  5. Just like the Yink in  – drink a pink ink drink! This one’s healthy too!

You and your children will love all the educational activities you can do to accompany a celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday! The above Dr. Seuss Activities for Dr. Seuss’ birthday will fill up the whole day with loads of enjoyment.

About the author


Deana Hipwell is a homeschool mom of 3 from North Carolina. She's been The Frugal Homeschooling Mom for the past 8 years since quitting her job as a public school teacher to stay at home and teach her own. She is also the founder of the charitable organization, Homeschool Curriculum Free for Shipping which benefits over 13,000 families nationwide.

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