Gift Shop Museum

1. How was the first pottery made?

2. What happened because of the large drought in 1275 A.D.?

3. What caused the Cliff Dwellers’ teeth to decay and become weak?

4. Why did they knock holes in the bottoms of some of their pottery?

5. What were the Ancestral Puebloan paint brushes made from? How were they made?

6. What were some of the toys the children played with?


Pueblo Museum

1. What are the three parts of an Atlatl?

2. What did the Ancestral Puebloan women use to make their jewelry? Name two of the materials used in making of their jewelry.

3. Name some of the methods used in hunting jack rabbits and other small animals?

4. How did the Cliff Dwellers’ cradle board differ from the Basket Makers’ cradle board?

5. How did the Basket Maker people cook in a basket? How did they store water in a basket?

6. What are the tools needed to build a Basket Maker pithouse?

7. What kind of corn was grown by the Basket Makers?