Northwest Parkway Colrado
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Ron Ruelle drew this anthropomorphic spokescharacter for the Colorado Northwest Parkway for a few years. Otto the Owl was created to make drivers aware of the toll road that serves as a shortcut to Denver International Airport. He also appeared on activity sheets given to ornery kids to help shorten the trip...

northwest parkway comic cartoon

 

northwest parkway comic cartoon

 

northwest parkway comic cartoon

Here are some of the kids activity pages. They each include a bit of a sales message, but nothing as insidious as "Be sure to drink your Ovaltine!" On this one, you are supposed to find 10 differences between these two illustrations.

northwest parkway comic cartoon game

 

This word search is configured so certain words fall roughly where they would on a map of the Denver/Boulder area. It includes words like "speedy" "convenient" near the top, where the Parkway would be, and "traffic" and "construction" where other routes would be. This took longer to create than the average cartoon. I also hid my name (as well as other family members and pets) in the puzzle.

northwest parkway comic cartoon word search

 

This roads on the maze roughly follow the roads from Boulder to Denver to the Denver International Airport. Sort of.

northwest parkway comic cartoon maze

 

This activity page was in black and white so kids could color it.
Can you find: Dinosaur skeleton, submarine, parade float, ice cream cone, dog driving, monkey riot, sand castle, toy car, giant hamburger and the faster way to the airport?

northwest parkway comic cartoon coloring page 

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