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Pete the Cat Name Craft (Free Template)

Pete the Cat, with his cool attitude and groovy shoes, has become a beloved character in children’s literature. His adventures are a fun way for kids to learn all sorts of valuable lessons.

Pete can help kids master spelling their names by making this Pete the Cat name craft. This is another lesson Pete can help kids learn as they spell their names out on the buttons of Pete’s iconic yellow shirt.

Explore more kids book crafts that complement their favorite stories! These activities provide creative, hands-on ways to reinforce the lessons and themes from the books.

Pete the Cat Preschool Craft

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This fun activity will have kids practicing letter recognition as they put the buttons in order to spell their names. Plus, as they cut and paste to create their own Pete, they’ll also work on scissor skills and fine motor skills.

We’ve provided a free template where you can spell out your child’s name in the editable pdf, so it’s perfectly personalized for each child’s unique name. You can also leave the buttons blank so children can write in their names themselves.

Supplies

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Pete the cat template (click the “click here to get this freebie” image at the end to open the form)
Pete the cat cut and paste printable craft mockup

Directions

Start by downloading the Pete the Cat template and printing it out. Once you have the template printed, gather the materials needed for this fun activity. Get those scissors ready, and let’s help the kids bring this character to life!

Hand holding Pete the Cat Name Craft template

First, guide your child to glue the eyes in the middle of Pete’s face.

Hand gluing eyes of Pete the Cat Name Craft

Next, encourage your child to glue the triangle nose in between and just below the eyes.

Hand gluing nose of Pete the Cat Name Craft

Position the yellow shirt on Pete’s body and glue it down.

Hand gluing shirt of Pete the Cat Name Craft

Now, help your child to glue the feet to the lower portion of the yellow shirt.

Hand gluing feet of Pete the Cat Name Craft

Next, glue the letters in the center of the shirt to spell out the child’s name.

Hand gluing name of Pete the Cat Name Craft

Glue the tail to the back and lower portion of his body.

Hand gluing tail of Pete the Cat Name Craft

Finally, glue the head to the top portion of the body.

Hand gluing head of Pete the Cat Name Craft

Be sure to check out our name crafts while you’re here! Your kids will love creating more fun DIYs like this one!

Hand holding finished example of Pete the Cat Name Craft

Fun Kids’ Book Ideas

Encouraging your child’s love for reading can be even more exciting with fun, hands-on activities that bring their favorite stories to life. Find fun DIY projects and educational activities inspired by beloved children’s books.

These engaging ideas enhance the storytelling experience and foster a love for learning through play. Read on below for a variety of creative projects and activities that will transform their favorite books into interactive adventures.

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Fun Children’s Books

If You Give A Mouse A Cookie – This classic children’s book is still a favorite of kids today! It’s a silly story that kids will love and parents will remember!

Can I Be Your Dog? – This is the cutest storybook about a dog named Arfy who’s a homeless dog. Follow his journey to finding the right family to adopt him!

The Kissing Hand -This sweet book will not only have kids captivated but may also help with separation anxiety. We definitely recommend adding this one to your collection!

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Easy Book Crafts For Kids

Grouchy Ladybug Craft – Feeling grouchy or friendly? Have kids create a ladybug inspired by Eric Carle’s beloved book. They can choose to make a grouchy or friendly ladybug, depending on their mood! It’s a fun way to explore emotions and creativity together.

Handprint Pigeon Craft – Get creative with this activity that complements Mo Willems’ Pigeon books. Kids will love making their own pigeons using their handprints to bring the character to life while enjoying a fun and memorable activity.

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Pete The Cat Headband Craft – Kids will love making a headband that looks like Pete the Cat!They can pretend to be their favorite character and add extra excitement to story time or imaginative play.

Clark the Shark Craft – Your energetic little ones will love making Clark the Shark! This activity, inspired by Bruce Hale’s outgoing character, keeps the fun of Clark’s adventures and the valuable lessons he learns going!

Kids Book Activities

We love reading books that celebrate nature like the story Because of an Acorn. If your child enjoys this book, you have to try our Because of an Acorn activities! Each worksheet is designed to complement the story and build essential skills like letter recognition, fine motor skills, and logical thinking.

The label the bird activity builds vocabulary while the line tracing worksheet improves handwriting and coordination. Lastly, the flashcards support memory and recall.

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Immerse your child in the magical world of Room on the Broom, where a friendly witch and her cat go on enchanting adventures.

Extend the fun with our Room on the Broom worksheets with activities that are designed to enhance fine motor skills through tracing and coloring, recognize patterns with engaging puzzles, and reinforce letter recognition with the letter D activities.

Plus, the ‘label the witch’ worksheet and character flashcards will expand their vocabulary. Get started on these educational activities that perfectly complement the book!

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To further enjoy the book, Pete the Cat Goes Camping, break out our engaging Pete the Cat Goes Camping worksheets! Whether you’re planning a camping trip or enjoying the book at home, these activities bring Pete’s adventures to life.

Each worksheet offers educational benefits, including fine motor skill development with line tracing, vocabulary enrichment by labeling Pete the Cat, pattern recognition in the camping pattern worksheet, and letter recognition with Tt is for tent do a dot.

Finished example of Pete the Cat Name Craft

Encourage your preschooler to learn while enjoying their favorite story with these There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Books printables! Activities like find the letter, same or different, and roll and graph will keep them engaged and learning.

These worksheets are free to download, making it easy to extend their enjoyment of the story with educational fun at home or in the classroom.

Share With Us

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For a chance to have your child’s project featured, simply snap a picture of the completed project and post it to our Facebook page, email it to us directly by clicking here, or use #simpleeverydaymom on your social media!

Hand holding finished example of Pete the Cat Name Craft

Pete the Cat Name Craft

Prep Time: 8 minutes
Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 18 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Pete can help kids master spelling their names by making this Pete the Cat name craft. This is another lesson Pete can help kids learn as they spell their names out on the buttons of Pete’s iconic yellow shirt.

Materials

  • Colored cardstock or construction paper
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Pete the cat template

Instructions

  1. Download the pete the cat template, print, and cut out the pieces you need.
  2. Begin by gluing the eyes in the middle of Pete’s face.
  3. Next, glue the triangle nose in between and just below the eyes.
  4. Position the yellow shirt on Pete’s body and glue it down.
  5. Now, glue the feet to the lower portion of the yellow shirt.
  6. Next, glue the letters in the center of the shirt to spell out the child’s name.
  7. Glue the tail to the back and lower portion of his body.
  8. Finish off by gluing the head to the top portion of the body.

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Wilma

Wednesday 3rd of July 2024

Love it

Sam

Friday 5th of July 2024

Thanks, Wilma!

Siri

Wednesday 3rd of July 2024

Looking forward to using this craft!

Sam

Wednesday 3rd of July 2024

Awesome! Hope it goes well!

Aline

Tuesday 2nd of July 2024

Free Template

Sam

Wednesday 3rd of July 2024

Since you’re a subscriber, you just need to click the “Click Here To Get Your Freebie” image at the end of the post and then enter your email in the form. After that, it’ll automatically redirect you to the download page ◡̈

Margie

Tuesday 2nd of July 2024

Yes please. Very cute

Sam

Wednesday 3rd of July 2024

Thanks! All you need to do is click the “Click Here To Get Your Freebie” image at the end of the post and then enter your email in the form Once you've been confirmed as an email subscriber (by clicking the link in the first email), you simply enter your email in any of the forms and it'll automatically redirect you to the download page.

cathy

Friday 28th of June 2024

this is nice

Sam

Friday 28th of June 2024

Thanks!

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