NEW Pete the Cat Freebie: Matching Numbers & Shoes Counting Activity! Posted on 15 Jan 10:07 , 0 comments

Do you LOVE Pete the Cat?  Me, too!  So here’s a fun NEW Pete the Cat freebie to start the new year off right!  It’s our Pete the Cat Matching Numbers and Shoes Counting Activity!  In this activity, kids will find the correct number of shoes to put in Pete’s closet and attach them with Velcro.  So, they will count out four shoes for the closet with the number four, and six shoes for the closet with number six!  It’s as easy as that.

 

 

In my Kindergarten (and TK!) classroom, I love to provide lots of different ways to match numerals to sets, and this is my newest one!  The kids sure do love Pete the Cat, so I decided I would create something new to go along with our Pete the Cat I Love My White Shoes book!

  

 

If you have been following our blog for more than a year, then you are probably aware of the various Pete the Cat freebies that we already have on this blog. So at the end of this post, we’ll link to a few! Meanwhile, be sure to check out or great songs and other resources for math, sight words, phonics, learning the alphabet, learning to sound out CVC words, and so much more!

  

 

Our videos are available on DVD on our website, or for STREAMING through Vimeo! Okay, now onto the new activity!! :)

pete the cat match sets

 

Purpose:

The purpose of this activity is to give children practice in matching numerals to the correct number of shoes. Therefore, this activity is to increase proficiency in counting, numeral recognition, and the development of number concepts.

 

 

Preparation:

Duplicate the pages provided on white cardstock and laminate. Then cut the shoes apart. Add sticky back velcro to the back of the shoes and the “closet” pages. I suggest that you put long strips of velcro on the closet pages rather than individual velcro circles. Putting the correct number of circles on the closet shelves would give away the answer by indicating to the children exactly how many shoes to put in the closet. I always prepare several extra shoes than I will need to account for a few that may get lost.

 

pete the cat match sets

 

 

To Use:

Spread the shoes out and give the children one of the closet sheets. Tell them to look at the number on the closet and count out the correct number of shoes and place them on the Velcro in the “closet shelves.” You may wish to have the children do this as a small group, or individually in centers, etc.

 

  

Here's the link again to download this freebie!! Have fun!

 

- Heidi :)

 

 

P.S. Here are some links to some other Pete the Cat freebies:  

 

 

 

pete the cat buttons

 

 

pete the cat saves christmas

 

 

pete the cat guided drawing

 

 

pete week

 

pete the cat match sets

 

 

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