Inside: Free, printable writing prompts for kids inspired by the books of Dr Seuss.
Get writing with these fun, Seussical writing prompts for kids. A great addition to your plans for celebrating Dr Seuss’ birthday on March 2nd, as part of a Seuss book study or anytime you want to get kids writing.
Need a Seuss book to kickstart your writing time? Check out our list of 25 Best Dr Seuss Books.
The printable also includes a simple, decorative writing page for children to write their responses on (download details below). The writing prompts are;
Inspired by Dr Seuss Writing Prompts for Kids
- The Lorax speaks for the trees. What or whom would you speak for? How would you spread your message?
- The Cat in the Hat has a trademark item of clothing. What would yours be, and why would you choose it?
- Did I ever tell you how lucky you are? No? Tell me in a poem or letter.
- Draw your own Wacky Wedneday scene with at least ten wacky things in it. Make a list of all the wacky things you’ve included.
- Make a list of ten animals you would include in your zoo. Draw one, name it and describe it.
- If you were Sally or her brother, what would you have done when the Cat in the Hat showed up at your house and invited himself in?
- Create a poster advertising one book by Dr Seuss. Include three compelling reasons why it’s such a great book to read.
- Write a letter to the Grinch to tell him all the reasons you think Christmas is awesome.
Printing Your Dr Seuss Writing Prompt Cards
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Dr Seuss Writing Ideas Cards. Save the 2 page PDF document to your computer. When printing, select “Fit to printable area” (or similar) to ensure the page fits with your printer type and local paper size (these have been created at A4 size). I suggest printing the prompt cards onto light card stock or matte photo paper and laminating for durability.
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