Revealed: Woodland Dalas
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Woodland Dalas includes many woodland animals frequently found throughout the Midwest. With a Nordic twist here and there, were you able to find the 31 differences between the puzzle you assembled and the box image?
Woodland Dalas Revealed:
Refer to box art below for location of each of these changes.
- The leaves changed color
- Red fox changed to gold
- The woodpecker has been busy - there’s a hole in the tree!
- and the woodpecker is now looking at the rabbit
- Mushroom is a different type
- Blue squirrel caught an acorn
- Beaver is holding a branch
- Loon is swimming in the other direction
- There is a flower is in place of the pinecone
- A porcupine now appears in place of the bear cub
- Three acorns are now a pinecone
- Mushroom is a different type (now a morel)
- Ah… the bear cub is with mama bear
- White squirrel has changed to red
- Flowers, leaves, berries changed positions, plus the leaves are a different color
- Loon has turned around
- Another mushroom has changed (now a morel)
- and these leaves flipped
- Blue squirrel is now red
- Owl is looking somewhere else
- Red deer is now gray
- Three morel mushrooms replace the other mushroom and acorns – are the mushrooms driving you nuts yet?!
- Another woodpecker made a hole in the tree
- Flowers are a different color
- Porcupine replaces rabbit
- Pinecone moved and leaves are different color
- Flower replaces the pinecone
- Gold fox is now red!
- The last mushroom to change to a morel
- The pattern on the bear’s back changed
- A rabbit appears in place of acorns and one berry plant, plus the flowers/leaves moved
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Answers to Dala trivia.
Where did the Dala horse originate?
From the Swedish province of Dalarna; arguably the most famous symbol of Sweden
What does the Dala horse symbolize?
Good luck in Swedish Culture
Why is the traditional Dala horse color orange-red?
This is a Swedish Falu red which comes from the copper mines color
Originally, what were Dalas made for?
Children’s toys carved out of wood; highly valued, became a symbol of strength and courage
Do Dala horses have tails?!
No, are bluntly rounded, tail-free
The world’s largest Dala horse is in Sweden. How close can you guess it’s height and/or weight?
The largest Dala horse in the world is in Avesta, Sweden. The statue is made of concrete at 43 feet tall and 68 tons (about 150,000 pounds!)
What is the most common type of wood used to make a Dala horse?
Predominantly made from slow growing, knot-free pine from the region – handcrafted from craving to painting
Can you name any U.S. cities with large Dala horse statues? (Hint: One is the sister city to Mora, Sweden.)
Mora, Minnesota (sister city to Mora, Sweden) – has the largest Dala horse in the U.S. at 22 ft tall and about 3,000 pounds; it was made of fiberglass
Other large Dala horse statues appear in Minot, North Dakota and Cloquet, Minnesota
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