Funstuf

By Ruth Schiefen


Animal Architects

Can you match these animals with the construction usually associated with them?

1. mole

a. web

2. bee

b. lodge

3. squirrel

c. cocoon

4. spider

d. honeycomb

5. caterpillar

e. tunnel

6. beaver

f. nest

Answers:

(1) e, (2) d, (3) f, (4) a, (5) c, (6), b.

Pine Nut Cache

Chipmunk scampers through the junipers, looking for the piñon pine with nut-filled cones scattered around its base. Can you help him?

Pine nut cache

Proverbs

A proverb is a short popular saying that expresses a truth or expresses advice. “Look before you leap” is an example. The words of the proverbs listed below have been rearranged. Can you unscramble them?

  1. 1.

    Best is honesty the policy.

  2. 2.

    Is dog friend man’s a his best.

  3. 3.

    The day away a doctor an keeps apple.

  4. 4.

    Worm the catches early the bird.

  5. 5.

    Better two than are one heads.

  6. 6.

    Hatch before chickens don’t they your count.

Answers:

(1) Honesty is the best policy. (2) A man’s best friend is his dog. (3). An apple a day keeps the doctor away. (4) The early bird catches the worm. (5) Two heads are better than one. (6) Don’t count your chickens before they hatch.