Scavenger Hunt

Legendary Scavenger Hunt
Looking to add a little more fun to your exploration of Kansas legends? Try our Legendary Scavenger Hunt. Simply divide your group into two teams and use the map to hunt for the answers. Feel free to bring a camera and take pictures of your discoveries!

Below are two versions — an elementary version for 4th grade and below, and an advanced version for 5th grade and above (including adults). You can review the two options below and then click the title to print a PDF with and without the answers. The answers can be found on site by touring the legends or by using a list of Kansas legends featured at Legends Outlets (click here).

A Legendary Scavenger Hunt of Kansas Legends
Elementary Version (Recommended for 4th Grade & Below).

Click here to print a PDF version of the scavenger hunt.
Click here to print a PDF version of the scavenger hunt with answers.

1. Find the tower that is taller than Dave and Busters.
2. How many sculptures are running through the Legends?
3. Find the fountain where wishes come true.
4. What did astronomer Clyde Tombaugh discover? Search for his telescope where you will find your answer.
5. What is the number on Amelia Earhart’s plane?
6. What is Wyatt Earp holding?
7. What is the Osage Indian at the Legends carrying on his back?
9. What do the letters facing the Ornate Turtle spell out?
10. Name one actor or actress following the Yellow Brick Road?
11. What is Dwight Eisenhower doing at the Legends?
12. What store wall is the mural of Elizabeth "Grandma" Layton on?
13. What is Gordon Parks holding in his hand?

A Legendary Scavenger Hunt of Kansas Legends
Elementary Version (Recommended for 5th Grade & Above).

Click here to print a PDF version of the scavenger hunt.
Click here to print a PDF version of the scavenger hunt with answers.

1. What astronomer studied the night sky from his boyhood home in Burdett, Kan.?
2. Who was known as the "Father of the Jazz Sax?”
3. What did Earl McLeod and Jim Cummings build in Morrowville, Kan. in 1923?
4. Who political cartoonist from Osage City, Kan. won a Pulitzer Prize?
5. Who is a four-time All-American basketball player from K.U.?
6. Where can you find information about the ratio defined as the number Phi (1.618)?
7. Who was the first female honorary member of the Kansas All Sport Hall of Fame?
8. Who won the Nobel Prize in 2000 and was named 2003 Kansan of the year? What did he invent?
9. Who was the female dean of black music and the first internationally recognized black female choral group director?
10. What world boxing champion was nicknamed the "Pottawatomie Giant?”
11. What famous news anchor was knows for saying "Takes a Licking and Keeps on Ticking?”
12. Who "laid down the law" in Dodge City, Kan.?
13. Who was the circus maestro for the Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Circus?
14. What first national hamburger chain was founded in Wichita, Kan.?
15. What artist created Smokey the Bear?
16. Who was the first Native American Vice President?
17. What sports writer and columnist wrote the story for "Guys and Dolls?"
18. What famous artist earned the nickname "Grandma" as she began creating art at the age of 68?
19. Who was the Governor of Kansas 1933-1937 and ran unsuccessfully for President?
20. What NFL quarterback was named by AP as the greatest quarterback in the history of Big Eight Championships in 1996?
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