Read Across America and Dr. Seuss Day

Read Across America Day is the perfect time to get my kids excited about reading!

Dr. Seuss’s birthday is just a few days away! We wanted to prepare classrooms all over the world by sharing our favorite resources. Dr. Seuss is an iconic author in the elementary education world, and celebrating him is fun for all! Use our resources to make this day more fun, and check out Seussville for more fun ways to celebrate Read Across America Day.


Dr. Seuss Reading Comprehension Resources

The Sneetches  Read The Sneetches, and have your students read and answer questions about the story.

Horton Hatches the Egg  Following the reading of Horton Hatches the Egg, students will think about and answer questions about the story.

Horton Hears a Who One of America’s favorite stories, this reading comprehension worksheet will be fun for children in all grades.


Word Search This Dr. Seuss word search provides students with a list of fun words found in many of the author’s books.

Crossword Puzzle Fill in the blank of these popular book titles using this fun puzzle.

The Lorax Maze Help the Lorax find his way to the Truffala Tree!

Math/Reading Resources

One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish Math Worksheet Read “fishy” math problems and solve them using characters of this beloved book.

Horton Hatches the Egg Word Family Worksheet Horton needs help finding the eggs he needs to hatch. Read the words on page 2. Cut out the eggs that end with the same sound as in the word HATCH. Glue them onto Horton’s nest.

ABC Order Worksheet Put the titles of Dr. Seuss’s books in alphabetical order.

Honoring Dr. Seuss is a fun event every year in the classrooms across America. Take this week to remind students how fun and important it is to read on a daily basis. We hope these resources assist with that and are fun for your students. Continue to read to and with your students, and don’t forget to Have Fun Teaching!


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