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 New NOTE the NEW CROSSWORD and WORD FIND activities that have just been added (3 Nov 2019).
Mazes
Join the dots

Other puzzles
Crosswords - print out   New Horse Racing Animal Welfare Printable Crossword (ausclassroom.com) ADDED 2 Nov 2019
Our 40-clue printable crossword on horse racing animal welfare. (It is a printable version of the interactive version below.) Suggested background information and the solution are provided.

Problem Gambling Printable Crossword (ausclassroom.com)
Our 16-clue printable crossword on problem gambling. (It is a printable version of the interactive version below.) Suggested background information and the solution are provided.

Horse Racing Crossword (ausclassroom.com)
Our 14-clue printable crossword on horse racing. Produced mainly with retirement home residents in mind. There are two versions:
- crossword with cryptic clues
- crossword with cryptic clues plus hints (added 3 Nov 2015).


Melbourne Cup Crossword Puzzle (whenwecrosswords.com)
A 23-clue printable crossword requiring some knowledge of past Melbourne Cup winners.

Melbourne Cup Crossword Puzzle (armoredpenguin.com)
Can be printed or solved online. Answers are provided.

 
Crosswords - online   New Horse Racing Animal Welfare Interactive Crossword (ausclassroom.com) ADDED 2 Nov 2019
Our 40-clue crossword on horse racing animal welfare issues to play online. (It is the same crossword as the print version above.) For teacher information see the print version page.

Problem Gambling Interactive Crossword (ausclassroom.com)
Our 16-clue crossword on problem gambling to play online. (It is the same crossword as the print version above.) For teacher information see the print version page.

Melbourne Cup Crossword Puzzle (armoredpenguin.com)
Same puzzle as the "Melbourne Cup Crossword Puzzle" above. Can be printed or solved online. Answers are provided.

 
Word searches (word finds) - print out  
The following two 39-word word finds are for the SAME PUZZLE but with the words presented in different ways...

New Horse Racing Animal Welfare Word Find - word list only (ausclassroom.com) ADDED 3 Nov 2019
The 39 horse racing animal welfare words are presented in a simnple list, as is usualy the case with word search puzzles.

New Horse Racing Animal Welfare Word Find - words in context (ausclassroom.com) ADDED 3 Nov 2019

The 39 words are highlighted in information about animal welfare issues in the horse racing industry. The information in fact is a summary of part of the following RSPCA web page:

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What are the animal welfare issues with thoroughbred horse racing? (kb.rspca.org.au) - or see Archived: Animal welfare issues [pdf]

Teachers click here.


Melbourne Cup Word Search (wordsearchfun.com)
24-word word search puzzle to print out. Uses general Melbourne Cup and racing terms.

 
Word searches - online   There no longer appear to be any online Melbourne Cup word searches on the Internet.
For an alternative you could consider:
- online crosswords, or
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printable word searches

 
Mazes   Horse head maze (breyerhorses.com)
Start at the top of the horse's left ear and emerge behind the right ear.

 
Join the dots   Horse connect dots (0to5.com.au)
Join from 1 to 104.

 
Spot the difference   Melbourne Cup Spot the Difference [pdf] (ausclassroom.com)
Spot five changes to each of three images: a winning jockey and horse, the Melbourne Cup race in progress and the Cup fashions. The images are fairly small but all fit on a single page pdf file. (Teachers click here.) If you want larger images using three separate pages, you can use the following versions:

- Melbourne Cup Spot the Difference: The Winner [pdf] (ausclassroom.com)
Spot five changes to an image of the winning jockey and horse.

- Melbourne Cup Spot the Difference: The Race [pdf] (ausclassroom.com)
Spot five changes to an image of then Melbourne Cup race in progress.

- Melbourne Cup Spot the Difference: The Fashions [pdf] (ausclassroom.com)
Spot five changes to an image of Cup fashions.


Other puzzles   Melbourne Cup Jumbled Numbers (auspacmedia.com.au)
A word connected with racing is coded as a number in this jumble of numbers. The answer is provided immediately below the instructions.

Melbourne Cup Letter Spotter (auspacmedia.com.au)
Compare two images to find missing letters. The solution is not provided.

 
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Last updated 2 Nov 2019.

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