Students often enjoy hunting for specific objects in pictures and displays. In this activity, students are asked to read a simple rhyme that encourages them to explore the museum to find various objects. While completing the search, students discover the many unusual tools used by the Ancestral Puebloan people, and become familiar with the skills needed to survive in a somewhat difficult environment. They also learn about the developmental changes that took place while the Ancestral Puebloan people lived in Mesa Verde.
As you read the rhyme below, search for the many objects in the museum exhibit rooms. (Note: Adults may want to accompany younger children to help them with the rhyme and, explain the function of some of the tools and materials.)
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