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10 Fun Websites to Celebrate Dr. Seuss

10 Fun Websites to Celebrate Dr. Seuss

By Whooo’s Reading Blog Team

The world of Dr. Seuss has expanded far beyond his books and into the online world. Give your students a chance to discover more about their favorite characters, get to know Dr. Seuss better and much more with these fun seuss-inspired websites.

1. Seussville.com

The world of Dr. Seuss comes alive with Random House’s seusstastic website. Students will feel silly as they play games, explore his collection of books and discover more about their favorite characters.

2. Cat in the Hat (PBS Kids)

Students are greeted by the Cat in the Hat when they arrive at the website and are encouraged to find a fun game to play. There are more than 15 games to choose from that make learning fun and seuss-like. Students can also browse videos and teachers can print activities, coloring pages and more.

3. Scholastic.com Dr. Seuss Author Study

Use the resources on this website—articles, activities, and lesson and unit plans—to celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday without having to spend too much extra time planning the activities and preparing the resources.

4. Catinthehat.org

This website, hosted by the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden, is less exciting than some of the others that come to life with talking and animation, but it provides students with a valuable lesson about Dr. Seuss. Go to the All About Dr. Seuss section to teach students about the author behind their favorite books.

5. DrSeussArt.com

Students will see Dr. Seuss in a whole new light when you explore this website—Dr. Seuss as the artist behind all the crazy illustrations students have come to know so well. The website sums it up best:

“His artistic vision emerged as the golden thread that linked every facet of his varied career, and his artwork became the platform from which he delivered forty-four children’s books, more than 400 World War II political cartoons, hundreds of advertisements, and countless editorials filled with wonderfully inventive animals, characters, and humor.”

6. Bright Drops Dr. Seuss Quotes

Remind students that of the wise words of Dr. Seuss provide important life lessons. Talk about these quotes as a class and then break students out into groups to discuss what the quotes mean to them, where they’re applicable in life and more.

7. Dr. Seuss Band

This iOS app, for $.99, has been the number one app a variety of times and will provide your students with an exciting way to celebrate Dr. Seuss. With the app, they’ll use crazy seuss-inspired instruments to jam to pre-loaded songs or make their own.

Find the rest of Ocean House Media’s Dr. Seuss apps here.

8. Early Moments Life and Times of Dr. Seuss

This Dr. Seuss biography will give students a look at the life he led when he wasn’t writing books. With a few great photos and short, segmented sections, students can tackle this short biography in groups or together as a class.

9. History.com: 9 Things You May Not Know About Dr. Seuss

Your students know Dr. Seuss for his fun books and exciting imagery. Give them an insider look into the person that he was. Read through it first however, as not all content is suited for young students. 

10. One Fish, Two Fish, Places That Look Dr. Seuss-ish

Much of Dr. Seuss’s art was inspired by the places he loved most, like Joshua Tree National Park. This blog post brings his work into real-life as the author compares popular Dr. Seuss illustrations to real life locations. Students will love to see that they can find Dr. Seuss in the world around them.

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