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Color and create with Zuma

Download, print out, and color these pages or use them in your own creations. Design your own mushing gear, like dog booties and harnesses. Color unique markings to make your own Alaskan Husky breed. Dogs and Gear   Sled Dog 1 – Zuma Coloring Page PDF Sled Dog 2 – Zuma in Black and White …

Students in Takotna Share about their School Year

We would like to thank the students at Takotna Community School and Principal/Teacher Susan Smith, for sharing their December newsletter with us. Enjoy the read.  How does what’s happening at this school along the Iditarod Trail compare with what’s happening in your school? Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4  

Iditarod Scavenger Hunt

Download this scavenger and print it out.  Use to find answers on the Idita Hunt.  Download the Iditarod Scavenger Hunt.  How many answers can you find?  On your mark!  Get set!  Go!  

Iditarod BINGO

“There was a musher, had a dog, and Bingo was his name-o…” Borrowed from the old English folk tune. Use this game to get familiar with the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race or to review what students know about the race by asking a question about the word you pull from the bag. Materials: BINGO …

Make Dog Houses and Gear

There’s nothing better than hands-on real-life experiences for learning. Thanks to musher and educator Tim Vandermeuelen, Symposium participants went to work making necklines and constructing a doghouse. Tim handed out pre-cut and marked lengths of braided nylon and the indispensible fid to everyone interested then the fun began – push the fid through the rope …