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1-2-3 Come Do Some Dr. Seuss Activities With Me

Do you read “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!”  by Dr. Seuss? It’s one of my all-time favorite Seuss stories.

Seuss writing prompts, Seuss crafts, Seuss bulletin board ideas, Read Across America activities, March is Reading Month activities, "Oh the places you'll go" activities, Seuss posters, Seuss quotes, who what why when where how activiies, the 5 Ws“Oh the Places You’ll Go” is not only perfect for March is Reading Month, Read Across America, or a Celebration of Seuss Week. but the story is also appropriate at the end of the year, when students are advancing into a new grade or graduating!

With that in mind, I decided to combine reading and writing with a bit of geography, with this super-fun “Oh, the Places I’LL Go!” craftivity.

Children think of a place they’d like to travel to. Money is no object, so the world is literally at their feet.

Older students can do a bit of research to find out about a fascinating place they’d like to travel to. (Thus the geography connection, as well as great research & technology practice!)

Seuss writing prompts, Seuss crafts, Seuss bulletin board ideas, Read Across America activities, March is Reading Month activities, "Oh the places you'll go" activities, Seuss posters, Seuss quotes, who what why when where how activiies, the 5 WsThe cover of this “flip-the-flap” hat, comes with the question words: Who? What? Why? When? Where & How? written on the stripes, which when flipped over, reveal the student’s answers.

For example, “Where would you like to travel to?”, "When would you like to go?", "Why do you want to go there?", "Who do you want to go with?", "What do you want to see?" and "How do you want to get there?"

The craftivity provides an interesting way to practice & reinforce the “5 Ws + 1 H” question words in a fun way.

Seuss writing prompts, Seuss crafts, Seuss bulletin board ideas, Read Across America activities, March is Reading Month activities, "Oh the places you'll go" activities, Seuss posters, Seuss quotes, who what why when where how activiies, the 5 WsI’ve included a poster, with the entire questions that you can use to introduce your lesson.

As always, patterns come in both black & white for students, as well as color, so that teachers can quickly & easily make an example to share.

There are also blank patterns, so that older students can write in their own words and title.

Completed projects make a terrific bulletin board or hallway display.

I’ve included a variety of posters that you can sprinkle among your students creations.

oh the places youll go quote postersI rewrote a few of the story's most popular quotations in first person to match the "Oh,the Places I'LL Go!" writing prompt title, and put them inside speech bubbles, as if your students are saying them.

Seuss writing prompts, Seuss crafts, Seuss bulletin board ideas, Read Across America activities, March is Reading Month activities, "Oh the places you'll go" activities, Seuss posters, Seuss quotes, who what why when where how activiies, the 5 WsBesides the quote posters, there are two others featuring students reading their way to wonderful places.

I had a lot of fun designing background papers using the color scheme from the cover of the "Oh, the Places You'll Go!" book.

Background paper that matches the colors of Oh the Places Youll GoI thought maybe teachers would like to use them for their own personal creations, so I've included those as well.

I also designed a set of letters which spell out the caption: “Oh, the Places We’ll Go!” to add some extra pizzazz.

Seuss writing prompts, Seuss crafts, Seuss bulletin board ideas, Read Across America activities, March is Reading Month activities, "Oh the places you'll go" activities, Seuss posters, Seuss quotes, who what why when where how activiies, the 5 WsSimply print, laminate & trim; then hang above your display. 

To add a bit of a "geography look", I created several globes, which can be substituted for the capital and lowercase letter O.

Seuss writing prompts, Seuss crafts, Seuss bulletin board ideas, Read Across America activities, March is Reading Month activities, "Oh the places you'll go" activities, Seuss posters, Seuss quotes, who what why when where how activiies, the 5 WsYou can leave the hat “as is” or have students glue their completed craftivity to the suitcase pattern.

A luggage tag for a student’s name, adds some 3D pop, when the top portion is glued to the handle of the suitcase, then bent up.

Today's featured FREEBIE also has a Seuss theme featuring the Grinch

grinch writing prompt, seuss crafts, seuss activities, read across america activitiesCelebrate Seuss with these two rhyming & writing, Grinch-themed "craftivities". One features two writing prompts. 

Students think of things that make them grin like the Grinch,  jotting these down on the left side.  On the right side, they list things that make them "grinchly and grumpy".  

grinch doorknobber craft, seuss crafts, seuss activities, grinch activities grinch crafts, seuss writing promptsThe other craft is a "doorknobber".  On the front, students glue their photo face over the Grinch's, after they color it.  On the back, they list all of the words that they can think of that rhyme with whatever word you assign.  I chose Grinch and Seuss

Samples of both are included, so you can easily show examples to your students to help explain what you want them to do.

 Seuss themed crafts, wiritng prompts and activities for the Grinch and Oh the Places you'll goWell that's it for today. Thanks for stopping by.

The sun is shining, which makes the cold and windy weather almost bearable. 

Wishing you a wonderful week.

"When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it." - Henry Ford

1-2-3 Come Do All Sorts Of Fun Activities With Elmer, Horton and Me!

elmer the elephant activities, horton activities, seuss activities, elmer the elephant crafts, seuss crafts, horton crafts, elmer writing prompts, seuss writing prompts, horton writing prompts, horton bulletin boards, elmer the elephant bulletin boards, seuss bulletin boards, march bulletin boards, march is reading month bulletin boards, spring bulletin boards, elephant bulletin boards, elephant mask, elephant crafts, elephant activities, common core state standards for kindergarten, common core state standards for 1st grade, seuss games, horton games, elmer the elephant games, end punctuation activities, capitalization activities, color games, color cards, character setting event cards, beggining middle and end anchor chartI am so excited to share this 42-page Horton and Elmer activity packet with you.  I've been working on it all week, and it's finally done! Woo Hoo!

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Since students have to compare and contrast, explain data etc.  I thought it would be fun for students to compare 2 of my favorite elephants: Horton and Elmer.

elmer the elephant activities, horton activities, seuss activities, elmer the elephant crafts, seuss crafts, horton crafts, elmer writing prompts, seuss writing prompts, horton writing prompts, horton bulletin boards, elmer the elephant bulletin boards, seuss bulletin boards, march bulletin boards, march is reading month bulletin boards, spring bulletin boards, elephant bulletin boards, elephant mask, elephant crafts, elephant activities, common core state standards for kindergarten, common core state standards for 1st grade, seuss games, horton games, elmer the elephant games, end punctuation activities, capitalization activities, color games, color cards, character setting event cards, beggining middle and end anchor chartThe packet includes:

  • Horton 3 character, setting, event cards
  • A Horton begginning, middle, and end graphic organizer or anchor chart
  • Horton retell the story bookmarks
  • Horton who, what, why, when, where, how anchor chart
  • Horton who, what, why, when, where writing prompt craftivity
  • 15 "Fix the sentence" (with capitalization and end punctuation) Horton cards.
  • Label the Horton bookcover anchor chart activity.
  • elmer the elephant activities, horton activities, seuss activities, elmer the elephant crafts, seuss crafts, horton crafts, elmer writing prompts, seuss writing prompts, horton writing prompts, horton bulletin boards, elmer the elephant bulletin boards, seuss bulletin boards, march bulletin boards, march is reading month bulletin boards, spring bulletin boards, elephant bulletin boards, elephant mask, elephant crafts, elephant activities, common core state standards for kindergarten, common core state standards for 1st grade, seuss games, horton games, elmer the elephant games, end punctuation activities, capitalization activities, color games, color cards, character setting event cards, beggining middle and end anchor chart2 Venn diagrams. 1 compares Horton Hears a Who with Elmer.  The other compares the character of Horton with that of Elmer.
  • 2 elmer the elephant activities, horton activities, seuss activities, elmer the elephant crafts, seuss crafts, horton crafts, elmer writing prompts, seuss writing prompts, horton writing prompts, horton bulletin boards, elmer the elephant bulletin boards, seuss bulletin boards, march bulletin boards, march is reading month bulletin boards, spring bulletin boards, elephant bulletin boards, elephant mask, elephant crafts, elephant activities, common core state standards for kindergarten, common core state standards for 1st grade, seuss games, horton games, elmer the elephant games, end punctuation activities, capitalization activities, color games, color cards, character setting event cards, beggining middle and end anchor chartHexagon adjective practice activities.
  • An Elmer Color Spin Game
  • Black & White, and Color Spinners
  • 4 graphing extensions
  • An elephant mask craftivity
  • A find the letters elephant craftivity
  • elmer the elephant activities, horton activities, seuss activities, elmer the elephant crafts, seuss crafts, horton crafts, elmer writing prompts, seuss writing prompts, horton writing prompts, horton bulletin boards, elmer the elephant bulletin boards, seuss bulletin boards, march bulletin boards, march is reading month bulletin boards, spring bulletin boards, elephant bulletin boards, elephant mask, elephant crafts, elephant activities, common core state standards for kindergarten, common core state standards for 1st grade, seuss games, horton games, elmer the elephant games, end punctuation activities, capitalization activities, color games, color cards, character setting event cards, beggining middle and end anchor chartTally mark activity
  • 30 elephant color cards + a cover so that you can make an Itty Bitty booklet. Great for playing all sorts of games.
  • Rhyming-alphabetical order worksheets with 47 words that rhyme with who and
  • A Horton-Elmer Lollipop certificate of praise.

elmer the elephant activities, horton activities, seuss activities, elmer the elephant crafts, seuss crafts, horton crafts, elmer writing prompts, seuss writing prompts, horton writing prompts, horton bulletin boards, elmer the elephant bulletin boards, seuss bulletin boards, march bulletin boards, march is reading month bulletin boards, spring bulletin boards, elephant bulletin boards, elephant mask, elephant crafts, elephant activities, common core state standards for kindergarten, common core state standards for 1st grade, seuss games, horton games, elmer the elephant games, end punctuation activities, capitalization activities, color games, color cards, character setting event cards, beggining middle and end anchor chartClick on the link to view/download the Horton and Elmer Activity Packet.

elmer the elephant activities, horton activities, seuss activities, elmer the elephant crafts, seuss crafts, horton crafts, elmer writing prompts, seuss writing prompts, horton writing prompts, horton bulletin boards, elmer the elephant bulletin boards, seuss bulletin boards, march bulletin boards, march is reading month bulletin boards, spring bulletin boards, elephant bulletin boards, elephant mask, elephant crafts, elephant activities, common core state standards for kindergarten, common core state standards for 1st grade, seuss games, horton games, elmer the elephant games, end punctuation activities, capitalization activities, color games, color cards, character setting event cards, beggining middle and end anchor chartThanks for visiting today.  Feel free to PIN away.  For more Horton FREEBIES scroll down to check out a sweet Horton writing prompt "craftivity."

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