Horton Hears a Who released in 2008, is a Dr. Seuss classic that everyone loves. It’s no wonder that it was an immediate favorite. Do you have a Horton Hears a Who fan in your house? Or are you one? Then you’ll love this grouping of online resources and activity ideas. These activities would also work well for preschool or elementary school classes and many of the ideas can be used for party games, activities or goodie bags.
Free Printable Coloring Pages
Four coloring and activity pages based on Horton Hears a Who.
Nine coloring pages of scenes from the book that this movie is based on.
Free Online Games
This is the official site of the movie. Here you can play games, explore Whoville, download wallpapers, adopt a who, learn more about the characters and much more.
Horton Hears a Who Storybook Maker Game
In this game you get to create a story using backgrounds, characters and music from Horton Hears a Who. You then add text for the characters. You can create three different scenes and save the story.
This site encourages kids to save energy. There are a variety of things on this link, they are not done on the site itself, but are all in adobe format and can be printed. The first item is a ‘Horton’s Recipe’ the recipe is for candied yams. The second item is an activity brochure, it is titled “Be an energy star” and then it says “Join Horton and the mayor fight against global warming”. The brochure has a lot of different activities such as word search, mazes , connect the numbers, learning how to draw Horton, cross-word puzzles, and jokes. The third item is a “Horton tip sheet” it has tips for how to save energy. The fourth item is ‘Horton’s coloring pages’ just has one picture of Horton for the child to color. Then there is ‘Horton’s Costume’ it gives you instructions on how to make a Horton costume. Lastly, there is ‘Horton’s Pumpkin’ this is a pattern for Horton that could be carved onto a pumpkin.
This is a puzzle where you help the Mayor save Who-ville. You have to put the puzzle together in 99 seconds or less.
Learn About Elephants
This National Geographic kids site has videos, fun facts, pictures and other fun ways to learn about elephants.