Preschool Dr. Seuss Arts and Crafts



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"The Shape of Me and Other Stuff" Shadow image
Submitted by April
What You Need:
  • Paper
  • Markers/Crayons
  • Scissors
  • Glue
What You Do:
  • Have your children draw themselves or another image on a piece of white paper. Then have them put a piece of black paper behind it and cut out their drawing. Then have them paste the white piece on a separate piece of paper and dray a sun. Finally, they can use the black piece to make a shadow on the paper. These are really cute art projects and teach your children about the shape of them
Dr. Seuss Hat
Submitted by April
What You Need
  • Newspaper
  • Paint
  • Various other art supplies
What You Do:
  • Make a hat out of newspaper (make these for your class, or walk them through how to make them) and then let your children paint the hat like a Dr. Seuss Hat. Once they dry your children will love to wear their new Seuss Hat.
"Oh, the Places You'll Go!" Scene
Submitted by Lori
What You Need:
  • Paint
  • Paper
What You Do:
  • After reading the story: "Oh, the Places You'll Go!" have your children paint a place they would like to go.
Bag Dr. Seuss Hat
Submitted by Tonnie
What You Need
  • Paper Bag
  • Paint
What You Do:
  • Use a paper bag for a hat. Roll it up to fit your child's head. Next let them paint the hat just like a Dr. Seuss Hat.
"Gertrude McFuzz" Bird
Submitted by Lisa
What You Need:
  • Paper
  • Paint
  • Glue
  • Feathers
What You Do:
  • After reading the book "Gertrude McFuzz" Have your children create a bird on a piece of paper. Then ask them how many feathers their bird should have and let them glue those on.
"The Cat and The Hat" Hat
Submitted by Catira
What You Need:
  • Paper
  • Paint
What You Do:
  • Give each of your children a cat cutout. Have them cut out a unique hat and decorate it anyway that they want. Have them attach this to their cat to make a cute cat in a hat.
"Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now" Picture
Submitted by Kim
What You Need:
  • Paint
  • Paper
What You Do:
  • Read the story: "Marvin K. Mooney Will You Please Go Now" and then have your children illustrate a fun way to "GO!"
Dr. Seuss Tie
Submitted by Tina
What You Need:
  • Paper
  • Paint
What You Do:
  • Give your children a dress tie cutout design (or have them make their own) then have them paint their favorite Dr. Seuss characters or scenes on the tie.
"The Shape of Me" Collage
Submitted by Sallie
What You Need:
  • Large Paper
  • Magazines
  • Glue
What You Do:
  • Trace and cut out your children from the paper. Let them go through magazines and cut out things that they like. They can then paste them on the cut out and you have a collage of the child
Idea:
Use old shoes to make shoe prints on a piece of butcher paper after reading "The Foot Book"
"The Shape of Me and Other Stuff" Silhouette Collage
Submitted by Jen
What You Need:
  • Paper
  • Magazines
  • Scissors
  • Glue
What You Do:
  • Create a silhouette of your children by turning out the lights and having each child sit in front of a projector. Trace their face on a piece of white paper. Then have your children use magazines to find items that match their personalities. Have them cut these out and paste these on their paper and create a shape of them collage.
"The Cat and The Hat" Hat
Submitted by an Unknown Friend
What You Need:
  • Paper
  • Paint
What You Do:
  • Give each of your children a cat cutout. Have them cut out a unique hat and decorate it anyway that they want.
"My Book About Me, By Me Myself " The Me Puppet
Submitted by India
What You Need:
  • Paper Bags
  • Crayons
  • Fabrics
  • Yarn
What You Do:
  • Let your children make a puppet of themselves. They can create the facial features on the bag and yarn for hair. Additionally they can use your fabrics to make clothes for their puppet. Note this also works with "Shape of Me and Other Stuff "
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