Every March, Read Across America inspires us to try our favorite Dr. Seuss science activities and STEM projects. It’s always so much fun to pair a great book with a fun science experiment or STEM challenge. Combining literacy and science is perfect for hands-on learning that your kids will love to try again and again.
DR. SEUSS SCIENCE ACTIVITIES AND STEM PROJECTS FOR KIDS
PAIR LITERACY AND SCIENCE WITH SEUSS ACTIVITIES
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You can get really creative with simple science experiments and super fun books! Dr. Seuss brings reading alive to young kids and so can easy science activities and STEM ideas. Make learning special.
Read Across America, held every March, is a great opportunity to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Seuss books and to enjoy classic stories that have been passed down through the years. It’s hard to find someone who hasn’t read a classic Dr. Seuss book.
We are fortunate to live near the Springfield Museums in Massachusetts that boast the amazing Dr. Seuss memorial sculpture garden and the birthplace of Seuss himself. Visit with the Lorax, Yertle, Horton, and many more. Kids love the larger than life sculptures including my son.
SEUSS SCIENCE ACTIVITIES AND BOOKS
Click on the blue links below to try out each Seuss science activity or project!
Cat in The Hat Seuss Science and STEM
Cat In The Hat slime! We love making slime and this red and white slime activity is a fun way to pair science with a classic book!
Our Cat In The Hat engineering activity is super simple to set up and the kids will have a great time testing their design and engineering skills.
Build your own Cat In The Hat themed patterns with LEGO. Fun math activity for young kids!
Explore oil and water while creating an abstract cat’s hat!
The Lorax Seuss Science Activities
This Lorax inspired STEAM activity is all about soluble science and makes a fun art project too. Hang them up in the windows for a simple sun catcher idea.
The Lorax is also the perfect book to share around Earth Day for simple Earth Day science activities too.
How The Grinch Stole Christmas Seuss Science Activities
Grinch Slime is another fun themed slime that goes along nicely with the Grinch’s heart.
Bartholomew And The Oobleck Seuss Science Activity
Have you ever made oobleck? It’s super easy and the perfect kitchen science activity to try at home or in the classroom. Such a fun book and with this Seuss science experiment you can also explore Non-newtonian fluids.
The Butter Battle Book Seuss Science Activity
Make butter! Homemade butter is really easy to make. How do you like your toast? Butter side up or butter side down?
Green Eggs and Ham Seuss Science Activity
Fizzing green eggs baking soda science is always a hit with the kids. Who doesn’t love a fun chemical reaction you can do in the kitchen while you make the real green eggs!
One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish Seuss Science Activity
This is a fun and simple preschool science “fish” activity to go along with a classic Dr. Seuss book!
Horton Hears A Who Observation Seuss Science Activity
Seuss Science Idea: Hand your kid a magnifying glass and have them go investigating in the backyard! You can set up a one square foot project using string to mark off an area. What tiny things can you find? Make sure to learn about what you find. You can use our Backyard Jungle Journal pages too!
Ten Apples Up On Top Seuss Science and STEM Activities
We really enjoyed exploring this Dr. Seuss book this fall with all the fresh apples around! Check out our whole collection of apple science activities and STEM projects we created to go along with another classic Seuss title.
Seuss Structures and Engineering
I love this Dr. Seuss City idea! What an awesome way to incorporate the design process with engineering skills and problem solving.
MORE WAYS TO EXPLORE SEUSS SCIENCE WITH KIDS
There is also a whole collection of awesome books featuring the Cat In The Hat that explore specific areas of science. Check out all the titles below. Your kids will love how much fun they are while still providing great information.
We have awesome SCIENCE EXPERIMENTS and STEM ACTIVITIES all year round. Make sure to join us this year.