Puzzles and Games

by Marie Larsen


Crossword Puzzle

Across

1. A history and study of family ancestors

4. A female child in a family

6. A child of your father’s or mother’s sister or brother

11. Official documents that preserve a knowledge of events

12. Father of your father or mother

Down

2. A male parent

3. A female parent

5. Group consisting of parents and children

7. A brother of your father or mother

8. The mother of your father or mother

9. A male child in a family

10. A sister of your father or mother

Answers:

Down—(2) father, (3) mother, (5) family, (7) uncle, (8) grandmother, (9) brother, (10) aunt. Across—(1) genealogy, (4) sister, (6) cousin, (11) records, (12) grandfather.

Where Does My Friend Live?

Take a letter from WALRUS
And a letter from BLOW;
Add a letter from SALMON
And another from SNOW;
Take two letters from PARKA,
And then guess the place
Where my friend and his dogs
Will run a sled race.

Answer:

Alaska

The A’s in Anatomy

The following words are part of your bones or body.

1. __ A __ __

A place where your fingers are

2. __ __ A __

Holds up your hat

3. __ A __

Your drum closet

4. __ __ __ __ A __

House belonging to Mr. and Mrs. Tonsil

5. __ __ __ __ A __ __

Broom for the eye

6. A __ __ __ __ __ __

Holds your food disposal

7. A __ __ __ __ __ __ __

Usually a nuisance and aggravation

8. __ __ A __ __

Professor Intelligence

9. __ A __ __ __ __

Built in record player

10. __ __ A __ __

Switch track for your blood

11. A __ __

Holds your waver

12. __ __ __ __ __ __ __ A __

Stacked up bones

13. __ A __ A __ __

Hangs around with the throat

14. A __ __ __ __ __ __ __

Race tracks for the blood

Answers:

[illustrations] Illustrated by Nina McNaughtan

(1) hand, (2) head, (3) ear, (4) throat, (5) eyelash, (6) abdomen, (7) appendix, (8) brain, (9) larynx, (10) heart, (11) arm, (12) vertebrae, (13) palate, (14) arteries.