Dr. Seuss was a master storyteller and artist, and beloved by all ages. As an ode to one of my favorite authors AND my homeschooling heart, I’ve compiled the ultimate resource for all things Seussical. Find a new favorite book, and let the learning begin!
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The Sneetches and Other Stories shows us how silly it can be to get caught up in looks, as the star-bellied and plain-bellied Sneetches compete over who is best.
Use the Sneetches to help teach segregation to upper elementary students with this lesson from Teachers Pay Teachers.
Make cute and easy Sneetch costumes like these from Organized 31.
I love this writing craftivity from Clip Art By Carrie.
Fall asleep with all the creatures in Dr. Seuss’s Sleep Book, a fun, rhyming tribute to sleep.
Make a paper plate craft with Raising Little Superheroes.
Get creative and write about one of your dreams (or make one up!) with this writing prompt.
Create your own sleepy creature with this free download from Teachers Pay Teachers.
Dr. Seuss’s ABC is one of the most fun ways to learn the alphabet out there. You’ll never forget what a Z sounds like after the “zizzer-zazzer-zuzz.”
Make your own Seuss-inspired ABCs with this activity from Little Miss Glamour.
Practice the alphabet with this fun activity from I Can Teach My Child.
Play a fun sensory game from The Educators Spin On It (*technically* this is Cat in the Hat themed, but it’s still Seussy and alphabet-related, and really cool, so I’m going with it).
Hop on Pop is the first book I learned to read. “The Simplest Seuss for Youngest Use” is full of short, rhyming words and simple illustrations to help little ones learn to read.
Practice prepositions with this cute worksheet from Vanessa Dewey.
Play a fun balloon game with The Frugal Navy Wife.
And OF COURSE you need to make some Hop On Pop-corn, like this from Inner Child Fun.
Fox in Socks is one of the most entertaining read-alouds in the Dr. Seuss collection. This book is full of silly tongue twisters you and your children will have fun reading together.
Design your own socks with this free printable from Teachers Pay Teachers.
Do a fox craft with Glued to My Crafts.
I love this lesson on alliteration from Fun in First!
In I Had Trouble in Getting to Solla Sollew, a bad day leads the main character to leave his home and head to Solla Sollew, where troubles are few. But getting there may be a little more work than he expected.
Practice fine motor skills by making these fun flowers with Mom’s Tot School.
Map your way to Solla Sollew, or to your kitchen, with a mapping activity similar to this from The Primary Pack.
The Foot Book is a book of opposites and an ode to feet. Big ones, little ones, wet ones, and dry ones.
Practice nonstandard measurement by measuring your feet like this from Mrs. T’s First Grade Class.
Practice opposites with The Art of Teaching.
Enjoy some science and lots of fun with fizzy footprints from Toddler Approved!
I Can Lick 30 Tigers Today! and Other Stories tells three stories of the Cat in the Hat’s family in his usual fun, rhyming way.
I love this tiger thumbprint activity from There’s Just One Mommy.
Practice subtraction skills with this lesson plan from Halcyon.
Learn even more about tigers with this unit study and lap book from Homeschool Share.
Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You?: Dr. Seuss’s Book of Wonderful Noises! is such a fun way to share the world of noise with your child. There is nothing better than a room full of children mooing and buzzing along with Mr. Brown.
I love these fun sound activities from No Time for Flashcards.
I love these printables from Busy Boys Brigade. She also has some ideas for teaching older kids with this book.
Go on a sound hunt, like this one from Inspiration Laboratories.
What can YOU do while balancing Ten Apples Up On Top? That’s what our three main characters are competing to find out in this cute book (originally published under the name Theo LeSieg).
Little Bins for Little Hands has a whole list of great real apple STEM activities to go along with this story.
Do a counting craftivity like this one from Little Family Fun.
I love this cute name activity from Fun-A-Day.