Fun ’n Friendsy

by Eleanor Knowles


Words

Many words contain letters that can be rearranged to make other words. The letters in each of the following words can be rearranged to make at least two other words. See how many words you can make, using all of the letters given in each word.

1. pal

2. tap

3. arm

4. art

5. own

6. rapt

7. acre

8. inks

9. kale

10. seat

11. dare

12. tear

13. skate

14. cider

15. kilns

Answers:

Possible answers: (1) lap, alp, (2) pat, apt, (3) ram, mar, (4) rat, tar, (5) won, now, (6) part, trap, (7) care, race, (8) sink, skin, (9) lake, leak, (10) teas, east, sate, (11) read, dear, (12) rate, tare, (13) steak, takes, stake, teaks, (14) riced, dicer, cried, (15) links, slink.

March Recipes

Shamrock Cheese

Place a 3-ounce package of creamed cheese in a bowl. Beat with a fork. Add 1 tablespoon evaporated milk and 1 teaspoon onion salt. Mix thoroughly and chill in refrigerator about 15 minutes.

Snip a handful of parsley with scissors and place on waxed paper.

Shape cheese into balls about the size of ping-pong balls and roll them in parsley.

Arrange three of these balls on a lettuce leaf in the shape of a shamrock. Make a stem from a thin strip of green pepper.

Emerald Isle Salad

Open a can of sliced pineapple and add green food coloring for desired shade. It will take approximately one hour for the slices to absorb the color.

Arrange mounds of watercress of lettuce on each plate to be served. Place a slice of pineapple on each mound.

What’s in a Name?

Is your name Sandra?

The name Sandra means “defender of men.”

Is your name Roy?

The name Roy means “king.”

Word Magic

See if you can rearrange the letters of each word in the first column to spell a word described in the second column. The first one is already done for you.

ape

vegetable

pea

ring

smile

__________

ant

color

__________

reap

fruit

__________

net

number

__________

shore

animal

__________

bore

clothing

__________

pot

toy

__________

pan

sleep

__________

low

bird

__________

Answers:

pea, grin, tan, pear, ten, horse, robe, top, nap, owl.