To make these puppies you need nothing more than a cube of post-it notes and a felt-tip pen. You can use the rest in several colorful projects.  Here are 2 examples:

1. Ask the child to connect each puppy to its house, which is of the same color. (You can draw the first line together to illustrate what you mean).

2. The goal here is to find which puppy does not have a house (to teach the child to follow a line, a path or a role, it’s best to start with simple paths and then move to more tangled ones).

The same post-it notes can be used to make a crown: