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Dr. Seuss – Horton Hears a Who Craft

Horton from Horton Hears a Who is on a green and white backround holding a clover.

Horton Hears a Who Craft

One of the most tender and heartwarming Dr. Seuss stories that I love is Horton Hears a Who. A tale about one of the largest mammals on land that cares so deeply about the smallest of creatures, the Whos.

Naturally, I wanted to give you guys a Horton Hears a Who craft to celebrate Dr. Seuss Day and Dr. Seuss’ Birthday!

If you are searching for more Dr. Seuss goodies, try these Thing 1 and Thing 2 sugar cookies recipe, Thing 1 and Thing 2 craft, Truffula Tree craft, Cat in the Hat craft, and One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish craft as well!

Read on to make your own Horton from Horton Hears a Who!

Supplies needed to make Horton Hears a Who paper craft.

Things You Will Need:

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Grey cut outs of Horton the elephant from Horton Hears a Who.

Step 1:

Select grey colored craft paper for the elephant (Horton) and trace the template patterns on it. Cut out the traced patterns using scissors.

Putting Horton together and attaching his head to his body.

Step 2:

Attach the head (medium circle) and the feet cut outs with the body cut out (big circle).

Adding the ears and trunk to Horton Hears a Who's head.

Step 3:

Attach the ears and the trunk on their places to complete the elephant paper craft.

Pink quills being prepared to make the home of the Whos.

Step 4:

Grab pink quilling strips and prepare quilled lens shapes with the strips.

Quilled lenses and a small circle to attach them to.

Step 5:

Cut out a small round paper from craft paper. This will be the base for the quilled flower.

Adding the quilled lenses onto small pink circle to make the petals of home of the Whos.

Step 6: 

One by one glue the quilled lens shapes on the small round cut out.

The quilled flower is formed now that all pieces are glued onto the small circle.

Step 7:

Continue to glue the quilled lens shapes on the small round base cut out until it is filled.

The finished product of Horton from Horton Hears a Who and his pink flower/clover.

Step 8:

Attach a paper strip at the back side of the quilled flower for the stem. Glue the stem part of the quilled flower on the trunk of the elephant. Use black sharpie or maker pen to trace the eyes, and other details of the paper elephant.

Horton now has a face, ears and is holding the pink flower. He's against a green and white background that looks like he's climbing a hill.

A Person’s a Person

No matter how small.

Isn’t that such an amazing sentiment? I absolutely love it and isn’t Horton just adorable? It’s a great story and lesson to teach our kids and students. It’s no surprise that among many children’s books, the Horton Hears a Who book is a library favourite!

Need More Dr. Seuss Goodies?
What is your favourite Dr. Seuss book?

Let me know, til then–cheers m’deres!

 

 

 

 

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Celebrate Dr. Seuss Day and Dr. Seuss' Birthday w/ one of the most tender & heartwarming stories. Make this Horton Hears a Who Craft, the kids will love it! #kidscrafts #schoolcrafts #DrSeuss

Celebrate Dr. Seuss Day and Dr. Seuss' Birthday w/ one of the most tender & heartwarming stories. Make this Horton Hears a Who Craft, the kids will love it! #kidscrafts #schoolcrafts #DrSeuss

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12 Comments

  1. That is just the cutest! I really love it.I’m going to share this with my niece. She’ll have fun creating one, for sure.

  2. That looks like a lot of fun. My family loved that movie when it came out, it was one of our favorites. We haven’t even thought about it in forever but now we need to watch it again, I remember loving that one!

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