Preschool Learning

with The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!

Seussational Activities

My Very Own Dr. Seuss Activity Book

Inspired by the wonderful work of Dr. Seuss, this 20-page activity booklet is full of reading, math, and most importantly, fun!

Make a Horton-Inspired Elephant Nose and Ears

Jump into the world of Dr. Seuss: craft an elephant costume inspired by Horton from "Horton Hears a Who!"!

Hop on Pop Hopscotch

Celebrate Seuss and help build your child's reading and vocabulary skills with this happily hop-filled game! Play Hop on Pop Hopscotch!

Connect the Dots to Horton!

Practice counting with this fun connect-the-dots, inspired by Dr. Seuss's classic children's book Horton Hears a Who.

Play an ABC Balloon Game

Looking for a fun and active way to celebrate Read Across America Day? Try this crazy balloon game inspired by "The Cat in the Hat Comes Back" by Dr. Seuss!

Try a Cat in the Hat-Inspired Balancing Act

How many objects can she balance? Challenge your kindergartener to complete a balancing act inspired by "The Cat in the Hat," just like the mischievous star of the Dr. Seuss ...

Games, Crafts & Fun Hands-On Activities

Fairy Tale Dice

Create Fairy Tale Dice and inspire your child to weave fantastic fairy tales! Not only will this help your child learn about story sequencing, but he'll also get practice ...

Make a Pom Pom Caterpillar!

In this whimsical activity, you and your child can connect a little closer with the beloved Hungry Caterpillar by making your very own pom pom caterpillar!

Illustrate a Famous Book!

What if your child couldn't see the pictures in her favorite illustrated books? In this activity, she'll listen to a story without looking at it, and create her own images.

Dress Up Box

Teachers call dress up stuff "realia," and they often use it to help students imagine and explore roles. At home, you can use "realia" to help kids enter the world of books.

Craft a Royal Reading Crown

There's something about crowns that don't go out of style. Here's an easy way to make one, and build in some phonics practice!

Make a Patterned Story

Try this patterned story activity with your kindergartener to help her build up her reading and writing skills using some of her favorite books from preschool.

Inspiring Preschoolers to Love Learning

It's Not What You Read, But How You Read It!

Research increasingly suggests that how we read with kids is as important as what we read. Here are expert tips on how parents can ramp up their reading skills.

5 Ways to Support an Emerging Reader

Find out what you really need to support your emerging reader.

Easy Ways to Increase Your Child's Reading Fluency

Help your child along towards reading fluency with these easy and enjoyable activities.

What Makes a Children's Book a Classic?

Why is it that some books become timeless favorites, destined to be read and re-read, while others get set aside after the first cursory glance? And how can parents predict ...

5 Ways to Make the Most of Your Library

Here's how to access everything your library has to offer.