Dr. Seuss One Fish 2 Fish PDF Craft

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One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish. Dr. Seuss knew a thing or two about catchy opening lines! Do you remember reading One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish by Dr. Seuss? It’s a children’s book about a bunch of fish that live in the sea. In this blog post, we are going to talk about one fish two fish red fish blue fish and give you a step by step guide to making a Dr Seuss one fish two fish PDF craft for preschoolers.

dr Seuss craft for kids with free pdf fish template

This activity is perfect for toddlers and preschoolers who are working on their colors. It’s a simple activity that only requires a few materials, and it’s a great way to introduce your child to the world of Dr. Seuss!

Do you know the story of One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish? It’s a classic children’s story by Dr. Seuss that is perfect for preschoolers! This activity will help your child learn more about Dr. Seuss and his famous children’s book, One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish. Reading stories to your children is a great way to help them learn and grow, so be sure to read this one together!

dr Seuss 1 fish 2 fish fun craft for kids free fish template with body tail and fins

Dr. Seuss Inspired Craft for Kids

List of Supplies to make the Dr. Seuss One Fish Two Fish PDF Craft:

  1. Colored craft papers
  2. Sharpie
  3. Craft glue
  4. Pencil
  5. Scissors
  6. FREE Fish Template – you can download it here
Supplies needed to make the Dr Seuss One Fish Two Fish inspired craft for kids or preschoolers

How to make a Dr Seuss Inspired One Fish Two Fish Craft:

One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish is a story about two fish who are different colors. One day, they meet a fish who is a different color than they are. They learn that even though they are different, they can still be friends. This story teaches children about acceptance and friendship.

Blue craft papers cut out using a fish template that includes the body of the fish, tail and fins

Step one:

Select yellow, green, red and blue colored craft papers for fish crafts. Trace and cut out the 3 patterns from the same colored paper for each fish. The free printable PDF template includes, body base, tail fin and side fin for the fish.

Cut the fish body, tail, and fins out using the fish template

Step Two:

Attach the side fin on the top side of the body base cutout.

Take the tail-fin paper cutout made from  a fish template and fold it into half length-wise. 

Step Three:

Take the tail-fin paper cutout and fold it into half length-wise. 

Create a small and even accordion folds on the tail-fin blue paper cutout

Step – 4:

Create small and even accordion folds on the tail-fin paper cutout. 

fold the accordion folded tail fin in the middle

Step – 5: 

Fold the accordion folded tail-fin in the middle.

now the blue accordion folded paper resembles a fish tail

Step – 6:

Apply glue on the middle part of the folded tail-fin to slightly attach the parts in the middle.

attach the accordion folded tail to the fish shaped cut out using glue to make the one fish two fish craft free printable pdf with free template

Step – 7:

Attach the tail fin on the backside of the fish pattern. 

use a sharpie to draw the eyes and mouth on the paper fish dr Seuss craft one fish two fish

Step – 8:

Use a sharpie to draw the eye and mouth of the papercraft fish. Attach the papercraft fish on a popsicle stick to complete the craft. Similarly, craft the rest of the fishes. Craft 2 green fishes for this set.

You can use this story and this craft to help your child learn about colors. After you read the story together, ask your child what colors the fish were. Help them to identify all of the colors in the story. You can also ask your child to name some other things that are different colors. This will help them to understand that there are many different colors in the world around us!

Final Product – Super adorable Dr Seuss inspired One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish Craft for Preschoolers

dr Seuss one fish two fish red fish blue fish craft for kids

You can also use this story to teach your child about counting. After you read the story, ask your child to count how many fish there were altogether. You can also ask them to count how many different colors of fish there were. This will help your child to understand that even though things may be different, we can still put them into groups.

Dr. Seuss crafts for kids and for teachers to use in the classroom for preschoolers on Dr. Seuss Day March 2nd

Reading stories to your children is a great way to help them learn and grow. One Fish Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish is a classic story that teaches children about acceptance and friendship. Use this story to help your child learn about colors and counting. Other incredible and classic Dr. Suess books are Green Eggs and Ham, Oh, the Places you’ll Go!, and his most famous story of The Cat in the Hat. Your child will love spending time with you while they learn something new!

If you enjoyed this blog post and love Dr. Seuss, you will enjoy celebrating Dr. Seuss day on March 2nd every year with your kids. You can make a Dr. Seuss hat, read Dr. Seuss books, and make green eggs and ham together. We would love to hear from you in the comments below!