Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes

Suggested Activities

  • The publisher’s website for this book has a wealth of resources–including a recording of the original song that accompanied this StoryWalk book. It’s also got videos and a wide array of printable activities, from “How to draw Pete the Cat” to “Rhyming with Pete the Cat”–and more! (link:
  • Here’s a simple color mixing sensory art activity from Little Learners that shows how to help kids paint their hands to explore primary color mixing. (link:
  • Here’s a water based color-mixing activity from Little Rabbit Play using food coloring, water, and plastic cups.

For Parents and Caregivers

Initially published in 1999, Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes has become a modern classic. In this original book, Pete finds out what happens to his white shoes when he steps in strawberries, blueberries, and mud. He also discovers what happens when he steps into a bucket of water–and all along, he keeps walking along and singing his song. Go for a walk with Pete, in true StoryWalk style!

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