Funstuf

By Rich Latta


Figure It Out

  1. 1.

    Which figure has 5 triangles, 5 rectangles, and 1 square?

  2. 2.

    Which figure has 4 triangles, 2 rectangles, and 1 square?

    Figure It Out

Answers:

(1) e, (2) c.

Fancy Footwork

Match each type of foot with the proper animal.

1. Paw

a. Walrus

2. Claw

b. Tiger

3. Flipper

c. Frog

4. Webbed foot

d. Horse

5. Cloven hoof

e. Two-toed sloth

6. Single-toed hoof

f. Cow

Answers:

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

Rhyme Time

Can you think of two words that rhyme and have the same meaning as each two-word clue given?

Example: Sneaky agent = sly spy

Clue

Rhyming Words

1. Spotless view

1. __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __

2. Lengthy carol

2. __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __

3. Noisy throng

3. __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __

4. Skinny hotel

4. __ __ __ __ __ __ __

5. Poky deer

5. __ __ __ __ __ __ __

6. Warm bed

6. __ __ __ __ __ __

7. Wet lantern

7. __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __

8. Little sphere

8. __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __

9. Single rock

9. __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __

10. Heavy slumber

10. __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __

Answers:

(1) clean scene, (2) long song, (3) loud crowd, (4) thin inn, (5) slow doe, (6) hot cot, (7) damp lamp, (8) small ball, (9) lone stone, (10) deep sleep.

Prophetic Weathermen

Several prophets were involved with abnormal weather because of unrighteous people. Can you name the four prophets described here?

  1. 1.

    During wicked King Ahab’s rule, the prayers of this Old Testament prophet kept rain from falling for three years and six months. (See Luke 4:25, note b.) __ __ __ __ __ __

  2. 2.

    When Pharaoh refused to free the Israelites, this Old Testament prophet sent a plague of thunder and hail across Egypt. (See Ex. 9:23.) __ __ __ __ __

  3. 3.

    While sailing in a ship, the brothers of this Book of Mormon prophet bound him, causing a terrible storm that threatened to sink them all. (See 1 Ne. 18:10–15.) __ __ __ __ __

  4. 4.

    This latter-day prophet promised the people that if they would pay their tithing and plant their crops in faith, rain would fall to end the drought. (See Friend, January 1974, pages 34–35.) __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __

Answers:

(1) Elijah, (2) Moses, (3) Nephi, (4) Lorenzo Snow.

Lehi and Sariah’s Family

Lehi and Sariah’s family is the first one we read about in the Book of Mormon. The names of their six sons are Laman, Lemuel, Sam, Nephi, Jacob, and Joseph. See if you can arrange their names and Lehi and Sariah in this puzzle. One letter has been given to you as a clue. Good luck!

Crossword puzzle