Need a quick costume for a pair of siblings or friends? DIY Thing 1 and Thing 2 shirts, featuring the lovable duo from the Dr. Seuss classic The Cat in the Hat, are the perfect choice! These costumes are inexpensive and easy to make, immediately recognizable, and lots of fun to wear.
Thing 1 and Thing 2 Shirts
No sewing skills needed for these simple costumes! Make the shirts, then just add a bit of blue hair paint or fun blue wigs and you’re all set for Dr. Seuss Day, Halloween, or another dress-up occasion!
Try one of these tutorials for a quick costume inspired by the beloved classic, The Cat in the Hat. Is there anyone who doesn’t love Dr. Seuss? Some of these are easy enough for the kids to make for themselves.
No-Sew Thing 1 and Thing 2 Shirts
These shirts, made with a printable, iron-on transfer, are so quick and easy. Your kids will look just like the Dr. Seuss twosome in no time at all!
Thing 1 and Thing 2 Shirts, Skirts, and Accessories
From It’s Overflowing
Dress up as Thing 1 and Thing 2 from head to toe with this helpful tutorial. Make your own shirts, skirts, and hair accessories with materials you can easily find at the craft store. They’re almost as fun to make as they are to wear!
Fabric Paint Thing 1 and Thing 2 Costumes
With some fabric paint and a pen, you can put together costumes for your own pair of Thing 1 and Thing 2. Add blue wigs and black underneath, and you’re all set for a day of fun.
Last Minute Thing 1 and Thing 2 Costumes
From PTA Social
If your children wait until the last minute to tell you they need to dress for Dr. Seuss Day, don’t despair! You can put together these Thing 1 and Thing 2 costumes and still make it out the door to school on time. Because the Thing 1 and Thing 2 logos are temporary, the red shirts will look as good as new after dress-up is over.
We have plenty more Dr. Seuss ideas that your kids will love, including Cat in the Hat crafts, Lorax edible ideas, fun with Horton Hears a Who and Green Eggs and Ham, and tons of other fun activities!