Funstuf

By Janet Peterson


Book of Mormon Quiz

Match the Book of Mormon terms in the numbered column with the appropriate identification in the lettered column.

1. Liahona

a. A weapon used by the Lamanites

2. Rameumptom

b. Honeybee

3. Plates of brass

c. A choice land prepared for Nephi and the righteous

4. Deseret

d. Brass instrument that pointed the way like a compass when the people were righteous

5. Title of Liberty

e. Records Nephi obtained from Laban

6. Bountiful

f. Symbol of the word of God expressed in Lehi’s and Nephi’s visions

7. Altar

g. Stand from which the wayward Zoramites prayed

8. Cimeter

h. Piece of Moroni’s coat on which he wrote: “In memory of our God, our religion, and freedom, and our peace, our wives, and our children”

9. Rod of Iron

i. Stone structure built by Lehi to offer thanks to the Lord

10. Promised land

j. Land rich in fruit and wild honey where Lehi and his family camped

Answers:

(1) d, (2) g, (3) e, (4) b, (5) h, (6) j, (7) i, (8) a, (9) f, (10) c.

Odd One Out

In each of the ten groups of people listed below there is one person who is quite different from the other two in that group, so his is called the odd one out. Can you find and circle the ten people who are out of place? Example: baker, skydiver, chef

  1. 1.

    Pirate, buccaneer, lumberjack

  2. 2.

    Savage, poet, barbarian

  3. 3.

    Knight, damsel, maiden

  4. 4.

    Pupil, scholar, hunter

  5. 5.

    Surgeon, navigator, physician

  6. 6.

    Jester, clown, barber

  7. 7.

    Hero, seamstress, tailor

  8. 8.

    Guard, vagabond, sentry

  9. 9.

    Frontiersman, pioneer, politician

  10. 10.

    Comrade, stranger, friend

Answers:

(1) lumberjack, (2) poet, (3) knight, (4) hunter, (5) navigator, (6) barber, (7) hero, (8) vagabond, (9) politician, (10) stranger.

Handy Bookmark

To make a clever bookmark, trace you hand on lightweight cardboard, fill in shape with colorful patterns, and cut out.

Spectacular Spectrum

Match each of these commonly known colors with its group of less familiar hues.

1. Red

a. Emerald, olive, lime

2. Yellow

b. Peach, saffron, apricot

3. Green

c. Scarlet, vermillion, crimson

4. Blue

d. Mauve, lavender, violet

5. Orange

e. Canary, lemon, ochre

6. Purple

f. Azure, sapphire, indigo

Answers:

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

Turkey Place Cards

You will need: 5″ long cardboard tube, pencil, scissors, lightweight cardboard, glue, poster paints, and place card.

Draw a line around center of tube. Start on one end and cut to this center line. Repeat cut every 1/2″ around tube. On end of each strip cut a point, then bend strip slightly outward for turkey’s tail feathers. Cut head with attached neck and wings from cardboard, then paint [see illustration]. Also paint body and tail. Cut slit in turkey’s body and insert neck [see illustration]. Glue wings low on body to help balance turkey. Cut slit in beak to hold place card.

Gospel Roundup

The last letter of each word is the first letter of the next word.

  1. 1.

    Father of ward

  2. 2.

    One who talks with God

  3. 3.

    A ________ portion of your income is paid as tithing

  4. 4.

    Place where family night usually takes place

  5. 5.

    Time when family night is usually held

  6. 6.

    The ________ of the Holy Ghost is a blessing from Heavenly Father

  7. 7.

    One who presents lessons

  8. 8.

    To overcome wrong deeds

  9. 9.

    Lowest heavenly kingdom

  10. 10.

    Feeling Jesus has for us

  11. 11.

    Tithing should be paid on money we ________

  12. 12.

    Love your ________ as yourself

  13. 13.

    Choose the ________

  14. 14.

    Name of middle kingdom in heaven

  15. 15.

    One who doesn’t tell the truth

  16. 16.

    Only the ________ shall be saved

  17. 17.

    Bread and water passed at church

  18. 18.

    Ten percent of income given to the Church

  19. 19.

    Name often used for nonmember of the Church

  20. 20.

    First office in Melchizedek Priesthood

  21. 21.

    the Sabbath is a day of ________

  22. 22.

    We are advised not to drink ________

  23. 23.

    An ________ is a special witness for Christ

  24. 24.

    Having left premortal life, we now live on ________

  25. 25.

    “Blessed are the pure in ________”

Answers:

(1) bishop, (2) prophet, (3) tenth, (4) home, (5) evening, (6) gift, (7) teacher, (8) repent, (9) telestial, (10) love, (11) earn, (12) neighbor, (13) right, (14) terrestrial, (15) liar, (16) righteous, (17) sacrament, (18) tithing, (19) gentile, (20) elder, (21) rest, (22) tea, (23) apostle, (24) earth, (25) heart.

Food and Drink

Can you find seventeen things to eat or drink in this puzzle that are healthful to your body? Circle the items across, down, or diagonally as you find them.

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Answers:

cheese, juice, eggs, orange, banana, cereal, honey, tomato, water, milk, bread, apple, bean, nuts, pear, peas, and pineapple.