The Cat in the Hat

Is the Cat in the Hat everyone's favourite Dr Seuss character? He is certainly mine - and I loved the Cat in the Hat books as a child. The Cat in the Hat is one of the most recognisable and loved characters from children's literature. We have a range of activities to help you celebrate this playful cat and his mischievous Thing One and Thing Two.

“It is fun to have fun
But you have to know how.”
Dr Seuss, The Cat in the Hat.

Cat In The Hat Character Study Worksheet

Cat In The Hat Character Study Worksheet

How would you describe the Cat in the Hat?  Playful?  Naughty?  Children have to think about this and more to complete our Cat in the Hat character study worksheet.

Cat in the Hat Colouring Page

Cat in the Hat Colouring Page

Perhaps the most recognisable character of Dr Seuss.  Get out your black and red pens to colour in the Cat in the Hat.

Cat In The Hat Poster

Cat In The Hat Poster

Here's a bold and bright Cat in the Hat poster for a classroom display or a lapbook cover.  It would also look lovely framed in a child's bedroom.

Learn to Draw the Cat in the Hat

Learn to Draw the Cat in the Hat

Learn to draw the Cat in the Hat! Print out our tutorial and the kids can follow our simple step by step instructions to draw their own mischievous character, and colour him in too.

Learn to Draw Thing 1 and Thing 2

Learn to Draw Thing 1 and Thing 2

Kids can follow our step by step instructions and quickly learn how to draw Thing 1 and Thing 2, those funny twins from The Cat in the Hat by Dr Seuss.

Red Stripe Scrapbook Paper

Red Stripe Scrapbook Paper

This bold red stripe scrapbook paper is designed to combine with our seaside scrapbook papers, but of course it could be used for all sorts of themes - the circus and Dr Seuss spring to mind!

The Cat In The Hat Book Report

The Cat In The Hat Book Report

What happened in The Cat in the Hat?  Did you like the character of the Cat?  Children are asked these questions and more on our printable Cat in the Hat book report.

The Cat in the Hat Maze

The Cat in the Hat Maze

Can the kids help the Cat in the Hat find Thing 1 and Thing 2 in the centre of the maze? We've included a solution if you get stuck.

The Cat in the Hat Rhyming Words

The Cat in the Hat Rhyming Words

Can the kids make rhyming words using the letters on the brim of the hat with the letters on the stripes? Dr Seuss made great use of three letter CVC words in his rhymes...

Thing 1 and Thing 2 Colouring Page

Thing 1 and Thing 2 Colouring Page

Red and blue are the colours you'll need for our colouring page of the mischievous Thing 1 and Thing 2 from Dr Seuss's Cat in the Hat.

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