11 Whimsical Dr. Seuss Activities for Kids

Fun Ways to Celebrate Dr. Seuss and His Books

A picture of the Dr. Seuss character The Grinch.
Don't be a grinch. These Dr. Seuss activities are a cinch. Photo © Getty Images

The best Dr. Seuss activities for school and at-home fun make great use of the tongue-tripping lines and curious characters that have entertained us for more than 70 years. Whether you're celebrating Dr. Seuss's birthday in your living room, participating in Read Across America or looking to add quirky fun to any old day, kids of all ages will enjoy this ultimate list of Dr. Seuss activities that add a dash of uncommonly commonness to your abnormally normal day.

Here we go. It's time to dig in.

Hold on tight. Let the rhyming begin!

Go Green

The Lorax would like you to plant a tree. He's very environmentally conscious, you see.

His friends the Truffula Trees can no longer be seen. Honor their plight by going green.

Choose the Best Dr. Seuss Quotes

Pick out your favorite quotes, if you dare. Dr. Seuss's whimsical words are what make his fans care.

Write down your quotes. Now let's take a look.

Oh, those are good. You should make a book.

Host a Dr. Seuss Party

If I threw a party, would you come too? What if I invited Thing One but not Thing Two?

Throw your own party. I won't mind. A Dr. Seuss party is a guaranteed good time.

Sing Dr. Seuss Songs

The songs you will sing if you sing the right song. Just pick one of these and you can't go wrong.

Create Your Own Story

Write like Seuss. He shares his tips. See if the kids can write Seussian quips.

Make Dr. Seuss Crafts

So many Dr. Seuss crafts to craft.

Where will you start?

Will it be the Dr. Seuss printables or the Grinch's too-small heart?

Read Dr. Seuss Books

Count them up. You'll find it's true. Dr. Seuss wrote over 40 children's books for you and your kids too.

Here's a beginner's list. Will you look at that? Sitting at number one is The Cat in the Hat.

Watch Dr. Seuss Movies

Turn on the TV for the family to see. Curl up on the couch to watch a Dr. Seuss movie.

Which one will be first -- How the Grinch Stole Christmas, The Cat in the Hat or Horton Hears a Who! Go ahead. Make your choice. Any one will do.

Serve Up Green Eggs and Ham

Cook green eggs and ham. Even if your name is not Sam.

Try a green eggs and ham recipe with pesto. Presto!

Bake Cat in the Hat Cookies

A cookie with a hat. How can it be?

A sweet recipe to try. Save some for me!

Study Dr. Seuss, the Author

Just who was Dr. Seuss? Did you know his name was Ted? Or which one of his books children first read?

Kids, learn what you can. Put it to good use. Maybe you'll become the next Dr. Seuss.