Funstuf

By L. E. Gleeson


A Look Outside

Combine words in the second column with those in the first column to make seven compound words of things you might see outside.

1. Butter

walk

2. Tree

hog

3. Side

fly

4. Hedge

shine

5. Milk

hopper

6. Sun

weed

7. Grass

top

Answers:

(1) butterfly, (2) treetop, (3) sidewalk, (4) hedgehog, (5) milkweed, (6) sunshine, (7) grasshopper.

Hidden Day

Every day of the week is named here. Can you find the “hidden” one?

     

S

A

T

U

R

D

A

Y

     

T

U

E

S

D

A

Y

 
     

M

O

N

D

A

Y

   
       

W

E

D

N

E

S

D

A

Y

 

T

H

U

R

S

D

A

Y

       
     

F

R

I

D

A

Y

       

Answer:

Sunday is found by reading diagonally down from the S in Saturday.

Elzzup ’Sloof Lirpa

The answer to each forward definition becomes the answer to each backward definition when read backward.

  1. 1.

    Forward: to swallow hurriedly Backward: stopper for a hole __ __ __ __

  2. 2.

    Forward: give off, as rays Backward: what is measured in hours, days, years __ __ __ __

  3. 3.

    Forward: large brass musical instrument Backward: to border on __ __ __ __

  4. 4.

    Forward: thin, hollow tube for drinking Backward: bumps on witch’s nose __ __ __ __ __

  5. 5.

    Forward: tiny fly Backward: sharpness of flavor __ __ __ __

  6. 6.

    Forward: two thousand pounds Backward: negative word __ __ __

Answers:

(April Fool’s Day): (1) gulp, (2) emit, (3) tuba, (4) straw, (5) gnat, (6) ton.

Gospel Words

Find these gospel-related words by reading up, down, backward, forward, and diagonally.

A

R

T

I

C

L

E

S

O

F

F

A

I

T

H

B

C

D

B

H

E

P

R

I

M

A

R

Y

E

M

T

P

W

R

D

I

O

G

A

F

F

A

M

I

L

I

E

S

R

O

E

O

B

M

O

G

C

H

J

I

K

L

M

L

L

I

R

L

C

L

E

S

K

M

H

N

O

L

P

T

A

M

E

D

I

T

E

S

P

P

O

Q

E

E

L

J

E

S

U

S

O

E

R

E

V

E

R

O

F

N

E

R

S

H

U

T

T

F

F

I

T

U

L

V

A

N

M

U

S

X

P

R

U

H

W

S

N

Y

Z

A

B

I

Y

C

O

D

E

O

E

A

O

I

O

E

F

H

G

A

I

K

L

J

R

M

R

J

L

O

S

C

K

H

O

L

Y

G

H

O

S

T

M

P

W

N

D

D

I

T

B

I

S

H

O

P

R

I

C

D

O

E

O

P

O

E

Z

Q

R

L

O

O

H

C

S

Y

A

D

N

U

S

M

T

C

O

V

E

N

A

N

T

S

D

F

A

I

T

H

S

Y

M

E

T

S

Y

S

K

C

O

L

B

C

H

U

R

C

H

P

E

A

R

L

O

F

G

R

E

A

T

P

R

I

C

E

Articles of Faith

Forever

Pray

Bible

God

Priesthood

Bishopric

Gospel

Primary

Block system

Holy Ghost

Prophet

Book of Mormon

Homes

Relief Society

Covenants

Jesus

Sunday School

Church

Millennial

Teach

Doctrine

Mutual

Temple

Faith

New Jerusalem

Word of Wisdom

Families

Pearl of Great Price

 

Tree Tricks

Change one letter in each of these words to find the names of a dozen trees.

  1. 1.

    Mine

  2. 2.

    Fit

  3. 3.

    March

  4. 4.

    Yes

  5. 5.

    Pillow

  6. 6.

    Bench

  7. 7.

    Oar

  8. 8.

    Hate

  9. 9.

    Elk

  10. 10.

    Asp

  11. 11.

    Pals

  12. 12.

    Jolly

Answers:

(1) pine, (2) fir, (3) larch, (4) yew, (5) willow, (6) beech, (7) oak, (8) date, (9) elm, (10) ash, (11) palm, (12) holly.