The Cat in the Hat

The Cat in the Hat

Cat's Math Safari

Ages 3 - 5

Help the Cat in the Hat collect the missing pages of his Animal Safari Book. You’ll have to use shape recognition and spatial skills, counting, measurement, and deductive reasoning .

Games

  • Bee Hive and Seek

    The Cat in the Hat

    Bee Hive and Seek

    Ages: 3 - 5

    Skills:

    • Spatial Sense

    Devices:

    • Online Game ,
    • Mobile

    Description
    The Thinga-ma-jigger shrinks to bee-size for this honey of a hide-and-seek game. The game begins with a lost baby honeybee and a map of a garden sprinkled with lots of hives. Follow a series of directional clues to help the baby bee find its home.

    Learning Goals
    Use a map and follow directional clues to locate objects in the real world.

  • Deep Sea Follow Me

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    Deep Sea Follow Me

    Ages: 3 - 5

    Skills:

    • Spatial Sense

    Devices:

    • Online Game ,
    • Mobile

    Description
    Head to the bottom of the Swirly Whirly Ocean with Sally, Nick, and the Cat in the Hat to help Gari Garibaldi search a very unusual coral reef for a new place to live. The player follows directional clues to find just the right reef homes for Gari and his fish friends.

    Learning Goals
    Describe, name, and interpret relative positions in space using position words such as under, over, next to, and behind.

  • Do You see My Seahorse

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    Do You see My Seahorse

    Ages: 3 - 5

    Skills:

    • Addition,
    • Counting,
    • Numbers

    Devices:

    • Online Game ,
    • Mobile

    Description
    The baby seahorses have become separated from their fathers! Use the number clues to ensure a happy reunion for all. Count groups of babies to find the groups with the same number of babies as the numerals on each seahorse father.

    Learning Goals
    Recognize numbers and count and add groups of objects.

  • Hermit Shell Crab Game

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    Hermit Shell Crab Game

    Ages: 3 - 5

    Skills:

    • Measurement

    Devices:

    • Online Game ,
    • Mobile

    Description
    Sally and Nick are at the beach when they find that a hermit crab and his pals have grown too big for their shells. Help Sally and Nick fit the crabs into a shell that is just the right size.

    Learning Goals
    Measurement: size and shape correspondence

  • Huff-Puff-a-Tron

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    Huff-Puff-a-Tron

    Ages: 3 - 5

    Skills:

    • Patterns,
    • Shapes

    Devices:

    • Online Game

    Description
    Sally and Nick want to fly their kites, but where is the wind? Luckily, the Cat in the Hat has the Huff-Puff-A-Tron, which uses shapes to create wind. The bigger the kites get, the the machine must be fed faster and faster to create more wind.

    Learning Goals
    Two-dimensional shape recognition, patterns, color recognition

  • Meerkat Jubilee

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    Meerkat Jubilee

    Ages: 3 - 5

    Skills:

    • Spatial Sense

    Devices:

    • Online Game ,
    • Mobile

    Description
    Help the Cat in the Hat deliver invitations for the annual Meerkat Jubilee. You’ll have to go deep underground and connect the mixed-up tunnel sections to get to all the meerkats in their lairs.

    Learning Goals
    Describe the position, location, and direction of an object in space.

  • Sketch-a-mite

    The Cat in the Hat

    Sketch-a-mite

    Ages: 3 - 5

    Skills:

    • Shapes

    Devices:

    • Online Game ,
    • Interactive Whiteboard

    Description
    Face off against the world’s best builders – termites! Draw or select shapes to build a tower faster and taller than the termites!

    Learning Goals
    Two-dimensional shape recognition and drawing, simple physics

  • The Cat in the Hat Can Map This and That

    The Cat in the Hat

    The Cat in the Hat Can Map This and That

    Ages: 3 - 5

    Skills:

    • Deductive Reasoning,
    • Spatial Sense

    Devices:

    • Online Game

    Description
    This online mapping tool gives parents and caregivers an easy way to create customized layouts of a room or outdoor space. Print out the layouts and use them to help preschoolers learn to read a simple map.

    Learning Goals
    Position objects in correct relative positions to make a map of a room or outdoor space, and use the map to locate objects in the real world.

  • The Great Shape Race

    The Cat in the Hat

    The Great Shape Race

    Ages: 3 - 5

    Skills:

    • Shapes

    Devices:

    • Online Game

    Description
    Help Sally and Nick in the "Shape-a-thon" race and collect shapes throughout this fun obstacle course.

    Learning Goals
    Two-dimensional shapes, puzzle construction, tangrams (making complex shapes out of basic geometric shapes)

  • Welcome to Beaver City

    The Cat in the Hat

    Welcome to Beaver City

    Ages: 3 - 5

    Skills:

    • Measurement

    Devices:

    • Online Game ,
    • Interactive Whiteboard

    Description
    Why waste your time building dams when there are castles, clubhouses, and log rocket ships to create? The beavers have drawn up dozens of fantastical log blueprints, but they need your help estimating the length of each log that they’ll need to cut. Play individually or work as a team.

    Learning Goals
    Put objects in order from shortest to tallest; compare different lengths.

About the Show

The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! is designed to spark a love of learning and an interest in science in preschool-aged children. Based on Random House’s best-selling Beginner Book collection “The Cat in the Hat’s Learning Library™,” the TV series and online resources are designed to cultivate positive views about science and scientists among the next generation—the children who will become tomorrow’s citizens and innovators—and help families and teachers build communities of science explorers.

The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That! Logo and word mark ™ 2010 Dr. Seuss Enterprises, L.P. Collingwood O'Hare Productions Limited, and Portfolio Entertainment Inc. All Rights reserved.

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