Fun ’n Friendsy

by Eleanor Knowles

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    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.