Cake shop

"Cake Shop" serves up sweet lessons in counting and sharing as Studycat's group learns about numbers and friendship over delicious cakes


About the Cake shop story

Kitty, Tom, Ali, Bob, and Studycat’s trip to a cake shop turns into a delightful lesson on counting, sharing, and the irresistible allure of cakes. This sweet story is perfect for young learners to practice numbers, expressions of desire, and reactions to unexpected situations.

Let’s begin!

Cake shop

Narrator: Kitty, Tom, Ali, Bob, and Studycat go to a cake shop.

Bob: I’m hungry.

Narrator: They see cakes.

Narrator: Studycat wants three.

Studycat: Three cakes, please.

Narrator: There are three cakes.

Narrator: Kitty wants one.

Kitty: One cake, please.

Narrator: There are four cakes.

Narrator: Tom wants four.

Tom: Four cakes, please.

Narrator: There are eight cakes.

Narrator: Ali wants two.

Ali: Two cakes, please.

Tom, Kitty, Studycat: Where are the cakes?

Narrator: There are no cakes.

Narrator: Bob is eating the cakes.

Bob: Sorry!

Everyone: Bob!

Narrator: Everyone laughs.

English practice exercises

Vocabulary match-up

Match the numbers with the actions: a. three b. one c. four d. two e. no

  1. The quantity of cakes Bob ends up eating
  2. The quantity Kitty initially wants
  3. The quantity Ali requests
  4. The number of cakes that result in no cakes left
  5. The quantity Studycat asks for first

Comprehension questions

  1. Who eats all the cakes?
    • a) Bob
    • b) Studycat
    • c) Tom
  2. How many cakes does Tom want?
    • a) Two
    • b) Three
    • c) Four
  3. What is everyone’s reaction to finding out the cakes are gone?
    • a) They are angry.
    • b) They are surprised.
    • c) They laugh.


Vocabulary Match-Up: a. 5, b. 2, c. 3, d. 3, e. 4 Comprehension Questions: 1. a, 2. c, 3. c

A quick visit to the cake shop teaches a lesson in laughter and the joy of sharing, even when things don’t go as planned.

Cake shop