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Visit PBS KIDS to extend the learning with Peg + Cat educational games and parent-child activities.

The Peg + Cat on-air series and online resources provide many opportunities for educators to introduce or reinforce early math concepts.

In each 11-minute on-air episode of this animated, math-based series for 3-8 year olds, Peg and Cat find themselves thrust into the middle of a wacky word problem. This problem isn’t just an academic exercise for them—it’s a messy, funny, real-life crisis they have to solve to get out of trouble.

Peg and Cat grapple with all kinds of loopy obstacles under intense time pressure. They write out diagrams and charts on the graph paper that comprises their background. They interact with one another in their own quirky, comical way. And somehow, they always find a way to solve the math problem and save the day.

The resources in this collection help you explore the concepts introduced in Peg + Cat with activity ideas, video clips, and online games. Use these resources to help your students explore real-life situations involving math that they’ll be thrilled and entertained by.

Picking Up Chickens | Peg + Cat


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Picking Up Chickens | Peg + Cat

Peg and Cat have a really big problem: they have to get the chickens back in the coop before the farmer notices.

  • Grades: PreK-2
  • Views: 3584
  • Favorites: 85
Problem Solved | Peg + Cat


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Problem Solved | Peg + Cat

Peg and Cat solved the problem so... it's time to sing!

  • Grades: PreK-2
  • Views: 1359
  • Favorites: 49
Counting by 10's | Peg + Cat


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Counting by 10's | Peg + Cat

Romane shows Peg, Cat, Richard and Pig how to count by 10's to 100 while collecting space rocks for NASA.

  • Grades: PreK-2
  • Views: 1925
  • Favorites: 117
100 Chickens on the Purple Planet | Peg + Cat


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100 Chickens on the Purple Planet | Peg + Cat

Ramone and Peg sing a song about counting by 10's while they save the chickens from Big Mouth.

  • Grades: PreK-2
  • Views: 1230
  • Favorites: 88
Hungry Pirates Game


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Hungry Pirates Game

In this game based on the series Peg + Cat, the Pirates are on the hunt for the buried treasure chest full of delicious snacks! Just follow the maps and some clues to where X marks the spot.

  • Grades: PreK-2
  • Views: 1151
  • Favorites: 79
Peg's Pizza Place


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Peg's Pizza Place

In this game based on the series Peg + Cat, it’s a busy day at Peg’s Pizza Place you’ll have to make pizzas that have the right number of toppings.

  • Grades: PreK-2
  • Views: 2008
  • Favorites: 101
Star Swiper


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Star Swiper

In this game based on the series Peg + Cat, Big Mouth is taking all the stars on Purple Planet. When you see him peek out, clap your hands! He’ll drop one star he’s holding. Keep clapping and counting until the sky is filled with stars again!

  • Grades: PreK-2
  • Views: 864
  • Favorites: 68
Counting Chickens | Peg + Cat


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Counting Chickens | Peg + Cat

The Pirates count 20 chickens to fall asleep.

  • Grades: PreK-1
  • Views: 67
  • Favorites: 10
Counting to Twenty | Peg + Cat


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Counting to Twenty | Peg + Cat

The pirates are awake again and can't get back to sleep. Peg asks the chickens for help putting them back to sleep and shows the pirates how to count to twenty.

  • Grades: PreK-1
  • Views: 52
  • Favorites: 9
Ramone Shakes It Plenty…All The Way Up To Twenty | Peg + Cat


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Ramone Shakes It Plenty…All The Way Up To Twenty | Peg + Cat

Peg and Cat aren't tired, so they have a dance party and watch Ramone and Pig's totally cool music video about the number twenty.

  • Grades: PreK-1
  • Views: 65
  • Favorites: 9
Fair Sharing | Peg + Cat


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Fair Sharing | Peg + Cat

Peg and Friends sing a song about how helpful fair sharing can be.

  • Grades: PreK-1
  • Views: 20
  • Favorites: 2
The Great Banana Has Landed | Peg + Cat


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The Great Banana Has Landed | Peg + Cat

Those pirates are fighting again. This time over something even better than peaches… The Great Banana. Peg and Cat know how to solve a problem like cranky pirates, by dividing fairly.

  • Grades: PreK-1
  • Views: 19
  • Favorites: 4
Hungry Pirates | Peg + Cat


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Hungry Pirates | Peg + Cat

Ramone helps Peg and Cat divide peaches among four hungry, cranky pirates so that everyone gets their fair share.

  • Grades: PreK-1
  • Views: 35
  • Favorites: 4
Chickens in Space! | Peg + Cat


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Chickens in Space! | Peg + Cat

A strange space ship visits Peg, Cat and Richard on The Purple Planet. It’s the chickens!

  • Grades: PreK-2
  • Views: 8
  • Favorites: 0
100 is 1-0-0 | Peg + Cat


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100 is 1-0-0 | Peg + Cat

To get home to Earth, Peg and Cat fly their spaceship.

  • Grades: PreK-2
  • Views: 15
  • Favorites: 5
Four + One = Five Sleeping Pirates | Peg + Cat


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Four + One = Five Sleeping Pirates | Peg + Cat

The Pirates are sleeping over at Peg's house.

  • Grades: PreK-2
  • Views: 34
  • Favorites: 8
Math in the Bath - Fair Sharing | Peg + Cat


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Math in the Bath - Fair Sharing | Peg + Cat

Peg and Cat share rocks to build their spaceship.

  • Grades: PreK-2
  • Views: 124
  • Favorites: 7
10 Friends Escape the Giants | Peg + Cat


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10 Friends Escape the Giants | Peg + Cat

Peg, Cat, and eight friends try to escape the Giant's house.

  • Grades: PreK-2
  • Views: 22
  • Favorites: 4
10 Friends | Peg + Cat


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10 Friends | Peg + Cat

10 friends sing about sticking together.

  • Grades: PreK-2
  • Views: 14
  • Favorites: 5
Add 1 | Peg + Cat


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Add 1 | Peg + Cat

The Electric 11 sings their hit song Add 1!

  • Grades: PreK-2
  • Views: 22
  • Favorites: 6