Book: Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin, Illustrated by James Dean
Props: Cat ears, whiskers or equivalent; four big containers; four smaller containers; strawberries; blueberries; mud; water pitcher; squirt bottle; five pairs of identical shoes (two white, one red, one blue, one brown); big water jug or something else for percussion, slide whistle.
Blueberries and blue shoes follow the same pattern. Then we do mud, which is really fun, since the kids can see it’s the real thing and can even hear the plop as it lands in the bucket. The final surprise for Pete is water (pour pitcher of it into a bucket hidden within the tub). And when “Pete’s shoes were wet!" I come out from behind and squirt the audience (and Sheila and Terri).