Every March schools around the U.S. celebrate a favorite picture book author, known for his zany stories, silly rhymes, and crazy characters.
If you guessed it was Dr. Seuss, you are right!
Teachers and librarians will read some of his most-loved books, known for inspiring young students to love reading. They will follow up with lots of fun Dr. Seuss crafts and activities.
These Dr. Seuss math activities, inspired by his colorful books, would be perfect to do in the classroom or at home with your own Seuss fan.
Think his books are just for preschool and kindergarten kids?
Think again! Check out these fun Dr. Seuss Activities for Older Kids and find creative ideas that kids 8 and up will enjoy.
Dr. Seuss Math Activities
Yertle the Turtle Math Game — How high can your child stack the turtles? Find out when you make your own DIY math game inspired by Dr. Seuss’s classic book. Your child will have fun counting, adding, and recreating the story.
Making 10 with Green Eggs & Ham — This DIY Dr. Seuss math game is perfect for kindergartners who are learning what numbers add together to make 10.
Wacky 100 Chart — This printable 100 chart activity would pair perfectly with the book Wacky Wednesday. Cut it into pieces and challenge your child to put the numbers back in order. Or use it for any other counting activities.
Measuring Activities with The Foot Book — Kids love measuring things. After reading the book have them measure their feet and learn how to use their feet for a non-standard measurement activity.
printable activity for Ten Apples up on Top! — Perfect for preschoolers to work on counting skills and early addition.
Cat in the Hat Math Mat — Use this printable to work on patterning or counting skills with your preschooler.
Skip Counting with The Cat in the Hat — The stripes on the cat’s hat are perfect for working on skip counting! Use this idea to make your own activity to work on counting by 10’s. You could easily modify it to work on skip counting by 5’s and other numbers as well.
Truffula Tree Math Activities — Kids will have fun creating their own colorful truffula trees to work on counting, adding, and subtracting.
One Fish, Two Fish printable — Young learners will love this colorful printable and using fish crackers to work on counting and one-to-one correspondence skills.
Lorax File Folder Game — The friendly face of the Lorax is the perfect background for this Dr. Seuss week activity. Use the file folder game to work on addition or subtracting.
Whether you teach in the classroom, or you are looking for ideas to do at home, these Dr. Seuss math activities are perfect to do this March.
You may also enjoy:
- Sight Word Game Inspired by Cat in the Hat
- STEM Activity for Horton Hatches the Egg
- Dr. Seuss Sensory Play