Classroom Materials


Pre-Visit Activities for Kentucky Derby Museum


"Jockey Silks Math"
Grades K & 1

"Great Horses of the Kentucky Derby"
Grades 3-12

"You Can't Stop the Derby!"
Grades 4-12



This vocabulary list includes common words and terms used with horses and racing.


Suggested Reading

See this list of horse and horse-related books, compiled by the Children's Services staff at the Louisville Free Public Library where each is available to check out.


Color Our Foal! Coloring Sheet

Hot Foot Fred hangs out on the Museum's second floor and enjoys watching our visitors from all around the world. Hang him on your wall!


Kentucky Derby Seek & Find

And they're off! It takes a combination of skill and luck to win the Kentucky Derby, and even more to win the Triple Crown. You'll need both to find these Triple Crown winners in our Seek & Find.




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