An atlatl is a prehistoric spear or dart thrower which would have been used to hunt bison.
If you have all of the materials at home, you can make one to practice with! See the link below for instructions from Utah State History! (Please only practice with inanimate objects outdoors. No siblings or pets, please!!) Instructions
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American Bison lesson from Clark Creative Education
Is Your Buffalo Ready for Kindergarten? Your buffalo is growing up. He plays with friends. He shares his toys. He’s smart! But is he ready for kindergarten, and is kindergarten ready for him?
Though many of our kids are out of the classroom, there are a number of great lessons to be learned from this story, and the publishers created at teachers guide full of activities to accompany the book.
This delightful book is available in our online store.