Dr. Seuss craft: Thing 1 & Thing 2

This is another very simple Dr. Seuss’ Thing 1 & Thing 2 craft that the boy made with me yesterday night.

Dr Seuss : Thing 1 Thing 2 craft

Materials used:
Construction papers
Markers
Glue
Scissors

The crazy hair of Thing 1 and Thing 2 are made using his hand prints, while the bodies are made using his foot prints. I think it is really cute that Thing 1 & Thing 2 are holding hands. So very loving! Very unlike the actual characters in the “Cat in the Hat” story. LOL

Dr. Seuss : One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish craft

This evening, while the girl was working on her homework with DH, I read one of Dr. Seuss popular book – “One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish” to the boy. We love this book because it is fun, rhythmic, colorful and goofy. I highly recommend you to read it with your child if you haven’t checked this book out yet.

Dr Seuss craft : One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish craft

After the story, we proceeded to make this simple hand prints craft based on this book.

Boy at work.

Boy at work.

By the way, I didn’t come up with this craft idea. I saw a similar craft on google search, but i couldn’t get the link to it because that site seems to be attacked by malicious virus.

Dr Seuss' One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish craft

What i love about this craft is that, it is easy enough for a preschooler to make mostly by himself. I could have let my boy cut the hand prints out himself, but because it was almost his bedtime and he was already running on low on “battery”, I decided to just cut them out myself.Β πŸ™‚

Art & Craft for Dr. Seuss’ Birthday

It is the kids holidays week so we had friends over for a play date.

After playing for some time, the kids began to show signs of restlessness. Since Dr. Seuss’ birthday is approaching (he was born on 2 Mar 1904), I took out a stack of his books for the kids to read and then asked them to pick their favorite to use as an inspiration for their Dr. Seuss art & craft projects. πŸ™‚

The book that the boy picked was “The Cat in the Hat”.

His artwork is of Thing 1 & Thing 2 flying kites. He particularly loved the “Thing 1” & “Thing 2” characters in the book. According to him, they had the “funniest hair”! LOL.

Dr. Seuss craft : Thing 1 and Thing 2

Don’t you just love how he drew their hair? They look so crazily cute!!


For D, he picked the book “Ten Apples Up on Top”.

He wanted to make a picture of a dog carrying 2 apples on its top. So, I helped him to trace his foot and finger prints and drew the apple shapes on the construction papers. Then he cut them out and assembled them by himself. πŸ™‚

Dr. Seuss craft: Ten apples up on top
(Dog’s face was created using D’s foot print, Dog’s ears were created using D’s finger prints.)

Look at his dog! It even had teeth!! So cute, isn’t it?

The girls chose the title “The Tooth Book”.

Both wanted to do so something about tooth, but they needed some ideas. So, I showed them my favorite “Tooth” site – “My Milk Toof” for some inspirations.

These are what they came out with – their own “Milk Toof” illustrations!

The girl’s illustration is about the “toofs” going to a carnival. Can you spot a popcorn vendor station and a Ferris wheel in the picture? πŸ˜‰

Dr. Seuss craft The tooth book

E’s illustration also about the “toofs” going to a park. On the last segment, she even made the blue balloon popped! HAHA!!

Dr. Seuss craft The tooth book

I love that both girls made their “toofs” wear the Dr. Seuss’ signature “White & Red” hats so that their illustrations are in line with the “Dr. Seuss” theme. πŸ™‚