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Who doesn’t love a good tongue twister, especially a Dr. Seuss tongue twister! For years Dr. Seuss has created a fun and entertaining way for kids to learn reading and fluency through their tongue twisters. 

We are sharing our most loved Dr. Seuss tongue twisters with you so that you can help inspire your child’s love for reading as they practice their fluency and reading in a fun new way! 


Dr. Seuss Tongue Twisters

“I suggest that you chew a few chips and a chop at Skipper Zipp’s Clipper Ship Chip Chop Shop.”

— Oh Say Can You Say?

“Through three cheese trees three free fleas flew.”

— Fox in Socks

“Of the world’s finest, fanciest Breezy Trapeezing!My Zoom-a-Zoop Troupe from West Upper Ben-Deezing”

— If I Ran theCircus

“If your daddy’s name is Jimand if Jim swims and if Jim’s slim,the perfect Christmas gift for himis a set of Slim Jim Swim Fins.”

— Oh Say Can You Say?

“When beetlesfight these battlesin a bottlewith their paddlesand the bottle’son a poodleand the poodle’seating noodles……they call thisa muddle puddletweetle poodlebeetle noodlebottle paddle battle.”

— Fox in Socks

“The storm startswhen the drops start dropping.When the drops stop droppingthen the storm starts stopping.”

— Oh say can youSay?

“Mr Brown is smart as smart as they come! He can do a hippopotamus chewing scrum! SCRUM SCRUM CRUM SCRUM SCRUM”

— Mr. Brown Can MOO! Can You? : Dr. Seuss’s Book of WonderfulNoises

Flupp!…the sharp wind whisked off Bartholomew’s hat. Flupp

Flupp…two more flew off. Flupp Flupp Flupp flew another…and

another. ‘…4…5…6…7…’ Bartholomew kept counting as

the hats came faster and faster.”

— The 500 Hats of BartholomewCubbins

“Or worse than all that…Why, you might be a WASN’T!A Wasn’t has no fun at all. No, he doesn’t.A Wasn’t just isn’t. He just isn’t present.But you…You ARE YOU! And, now isn’t that pleasant!”

— Happy Birthday ToYou!

“I love to draw whiskers,and Mr. McGrewdidn’t have even one.So I drew him a few.

— I Can Draw It Myself by Me, Myself: With a Little Help from My Friend Dr. Seuss

“That Sneetches are SneetchesAnd no kind of Sneetch is the best on the beaches.”

— The Sneetches and OtherStories

IT’S AN ELEPHANT BIRD!!And it should be, it should be, it SHOULD be like that!Because Horton was faithful! He sat and he sat!He meant what he saidAnd he said what he meant…..’…. And they sent him homeHappy,One hundred per cent!”

— Horton Hatches theEgg




Now we

see three.”

— Hop on Pop

“BIG Jlittle j

What begins with j?

Jerry Jordan’sjelly jarand jambegin that way.”

— Dr. Seuss’s ABC

“Ninety-nine zillion,Nine trillion and twoCreatures are sleepling!So…How about you?”

— Dr. Seuss’s SLEEPBOOK

“I’ll bag a big bug Who is very surprising A feller who has A propeller for rising”

— If I Ran theZoo

“Bump!Bump!Bump!Did you ever ride a Wump?We have a Wumpwith just one hump.But we know a mancalled Mr. Gump.Mr. Gump has a seven hump WumpSo…if you like to go Bump! Bump!just jump on the hump of a Wump of Gump.”

— One fish two fish red fish bluefish

Scrambled eggs Super-dee-Dooper-dee-Booper Special de luxe a-la-Peter T. Hooper!

— Scarmbled Eggs Super!

You can stop, if you want, with the ZBecause most people stop with the ZBut not me!

— On Beyond Zebra

“Slow feet, Quick feet.Trick feet, Sick feet.Up feet, Down feet.Here come clown feet.Small feet, Big feet.Here come pig feet.His feet, Her feet.Fuzzy fur feet.”


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