Using the rhyme found in Dr. Seuss books, Dr. Seuss literature-based activities can be a fun and effective way to extend phonics instruction. Note: If you’d like to know more about Montessori phonics, check out my DIY Beginning Montessori Phonics for Preschoolers post.
Here are some fun Dr. Seuss inspired ideas for reinforcing phonics:
Hop on Pop Phonics Activities
Dr. Seuss with a Touch of Montessori (my post)
Hop on Pop Rhyming Words Activity and Movement Game from There’s Just One Mommy
Hop on Pop Sight Word Game (Using phonetic words instead of sight words) from The Chaos and the Clutter
Dr. Seuss’s ABC Phonics Activities
Dr. Seuss’s ABCs – Gross Motor (for phonics, use the phonetic sound for each letter rather than the letter name) from 3 Dinosaurs
Make Your Own Alphabet Book (focusing on phonetic sounds rather than letter names for each letter) from Ready-Set-Read!
Dr. Seuss’s ABC – Prewriting Practice and Sensory Play (again, focusing on phonetic sounds rather than letter names) from Learn Play Imagine
Dr. Seuss’ ABC Book: Writing Letters in Shaving Cream (again, focusing on phonetic sounds rather than letter names) from I Can Teach My Child
Cat in the Hat Phonics Activities
Cat in the Hat Rhyming Game from Mom’s Tot School
Learning the Basics with Dr. Seuss from The Work Plan
Word Family Games with The Cat in the Hat from The Pleasantest Thing
“At” Word Family Hat from A to Z Teacher Stuff
Rhyming Fun with _at Words from Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas
Cat in the Hat Beginning Letter Sounds from The Preschool Toolbox
Making Cat in the Hat Words with Magnetic Letters from Little Illuminations
Dr. Seuss Phonics Printables from Seussical Learning Pack at 123 Homeschool 4 Me
The Cat in the Hat Unit Ideas and Printables from Homeschool Share
Green Eggs and Ham Phonics Activities
Short Vowel Sound Green Eggs from School Time Snippets
Green Eggs and Ham Rhyming Matching Game from Getting Messy with Ms. Jessi
Green Eggs and Ham Activities and Free Printable from obSEUSSed
Fox in Sox Phonics Activities
Fox in Sox Unit Ideas and Printables from Homeschool Share
The Foot Book Phonics Activities
Footprints with The Foot Book (using phonetic words) from Preschool Powol Packets
Mr. Brown Can MOO! Can You? Phonics Activities
Dr. Seuss’s Sound Words: Playing with Phonics and Spelling from ReadWriteThink
There’s a Wocket in my Pocket Phonics Activities
There’s a Wocket in My Pocket Environmental Print & Phonemic Awareness from I Can Teach My Child
There’s a Wocket in My Pocket Activities Rhyming Word Activities from Spell Outloud
All My Dr. Seuss Resources
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