The Grinch Craft And Reading Resource

Today on Craft Play Learn we have a fantastic craft based on the Dr Seuss book and movie, The Grinch who stole Christmas. This is a super easy and simple craft idea and it doesn’t matter what level of drawing skill you have. This Grinch craft is for all ages to enjoy!

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Gather up the supplies that you need, and ask your little one to help too, if you’re up for it.

Supplies Needed For This Dr Seuss Grinch Craft

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How To Make This Grinch Craft Wooden Slice Resource

Begin by choosing a set number of wooden slices. We have 5 for this Dr Seuss art project. Once you have your slices laid out find a pencil and begin drawing characters from the Grinch book.

Draw And Paint The Grinch Characters

Use your pencil to draw your Grinch characters and pictures. Once you have a good outline you can find paint, felts, or posca paint pens to color in your Dr Seuss images.

It’s that simple! If you need inspiration, you can create the same pictures shown below or you might want to flip through your Dr Seuss book to look for something you wish to draw.

Once the wooden slices are completed be sure to coat them with varnish or sealer to help these fun reading resources or decorations stand out!

Using These Reading Resources With Kids

As well as having fun drawing and painting The Grinch onto these wooden slices, you can use them as a reading resource. So how do you do this?

You could make a heap of different wooden slices with different characters, place them in a lucky dip bag and have a child choose one. Depending on the slice they choose, you can read the book that matches the character they have picked out.

You could also do a reenactment or drama activity with the little ones or use these wooden slices as a starting point to talk about Christmas, being kind to one another and the true meaning of Christmas.

There are lot’s of ways to use these lovely slices including making them as a gift for others!

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The Grinch Craft And Reading Resource

the grinch who stole christmas craft idea

This is a tutorial on how to make the grinch craft and reading resource.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Active Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Difficulty Easy

Materials

  • Wooden Slices
  • Graphite Pencil
  • Acrylic Paint
  • Paint Brushes
  • Posca Pens
  • Black Sharpie Pen
  • Varnish or Modge Podge

Instructions

    Begin by choosing a set number of wooden slices. We have 5 for this Dr Seuss art project. Once you have your slices laid out find a pencil and begin drawing characters from the Grinch book.

    DRAW AND PAINT THE GRINCH CHARACTERS

    Use your pencil to draw your Grinch characters and pictures. Once you have a good outline you can find paint, felts, or posca paint pens to color in your Dr Seuss images.

    It’s that simple! If you need inspiration, you can create the same pictures shown below or you might want to flip through your Dr Seuss book to look for something you wish to draw.

    Once the wooden slices are completed be sure to coat them with varnish or sealer to help these fun reading resources or decorations stand out!

If you’d like to see more Dr Seuss Craft ideas then check out the following:

Quick Cat in the Hat Preschool Craft

Green Eggs and Ham Dr Seuss Party Food

Dr Seuss Put Me in the Zoo Bark Treats

Quick Grinch Party Food Idea

Dr Seuss One Fish Two Fish Craft

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Angela Milnes is a Qualified Early Years Teacher who specialised in Preschool and Kindergarten teaching. She has a wealth of experience teaching young children and is passionate about kids crafts, preschool music and reading with kids. Don’t forget to follow our fun crafts and creative ideas over on Facebook.

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