Funstuf

By Agnes W. Thomas


How’s That Again?

A man walked up to a counter in a hardware store that advertised that it carried everything that one might need for the home. Picking up an item, he asked the clerk, “How much is this?”

“Twenty-five cents,” the clerk replied.

“Then one hundred would be seventy-five cents?” the customer asked.

“Yes,” answered the clerk.

“I need fifty-seven,” said the customer.

“That will be fifty cents,” the clerk told him.

All the foregoing statements are correct. What item was being purchased?

Answer:

house numbers

Who Won?

Model sailboats are fun for play.

Which one won the race today?

Answer:

Speedwell

Book of Mormon Leaders

Find the names of these Book of Mormon leaders by reading forward, backward, up, and down.

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R

R

K

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N

G

B

E

N

J

A

M

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I

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L

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L

B

K

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P

D

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L

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M

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A

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A

C

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L

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L

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Aaron

Brother of Jared

Jacob

Lehi

Nephi

Abinadi

Enos

Jarom

Limhi

Omni

Alma

Ether

King Benjamin

Mormon

Pahoran

Ammon

Gideon

Lachoneus

Moroni

Samuel

Amulek

Helaman

Lamoni

Mosiah

Teancum

Hand in Hand

Answer these questions and you’ll have your hands full of terms that begin with hand.

1. What hand is good-looking?

Hand __ __ __ __

2. What hand locks wrists together?

Hand __ __ __ __ __

3. What hand is given to others to wear?

Hand - __ __ - __ __ __ __

4. What hand is a purse?

Hand __ __ __

5. What hand is good at doing odd jobs?

Hand __ __ __ __

6. What hand is a gesture of greeting or farewell?

Hand __ __ __ __ __

7. What hand is played in a court?

Hand __ __ __ __

8. What hand is a help for runny noses?

Hand __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __

9. What hand can be read?

Hand __ __ __ __ __ __ __

10. What hand is used to steer a bicycle?

Hand __ __ __ __ __ __

Answers:

(1) handsome, (2) handcuffs, (3) hand-me-down, (4) handbag, (5) handyman, (6) handshake, (7) handball, (8) handkerchief, (9) handwriting, (10) handlebars.

Kitchen Anagrams

Add the letter shown after each word, then rearrange the letters to spell the names of items that can be found in the kitchen.

  1. 1.

    soon + p = ___________

  2. 2.

    beat + l = ___________

  3. 3.

    low + b = ___________

  4. 4.

    sags + l = ___________

  5. 5.

    fine + k = ___________

  6. 6.

    tale + p = _____

  7. 7.

    kin + s = ___________

  8. 8.

    loot + s = _____

  9. 9.

    vest + o = ___________

  10. 10.

    hid + s = ___________

  11. 11.

    lap + i = ___________

  12. 12.

    cause + r = ___________

Answers:

(1) spoon, (2) table, (3) bowl, (4) glass, (5) knife, (6) plate, (7) sink, (8) stool, (9) stove, (10) dish, (11) pail, (12) saucer.

Scripture Sevens

Read the scripture reference, then fill in the blank with the correct word.

  1. 1.

    Genesis 29:18. [Gen. 29:18] Jacob was willing to serve seven ___________ for Rachel.

  2. 2.

    Genesis 41:25–27. [Gen. 41:25–27] Joseph interpreted ___________’s dream about seven fat cows (kine) and seven lean cows.

  3. 3.

    Joshua 6:2–4. [Josh. 6:2–4] The Lord told Joshua to circle the city of ___________ seven times on the seventh day.

  4. 4.

    Moses 3:2. Having created the earth, God ___________ on the seventh day.

  5. 5.

    Matthew 18:21–22. [Matt. 18:21–22] Jesus instructed us to ___________ seventy times seven.

  6. 6.

    D&C 107:93. The Seventy are to have seven ___________ chosen from among them.

  7. 7.

    Mosiah 25:19, 23. Alma helped to establish seven churches in the land of ___________.

Answers:

(1) years, (2) Pharoah, (3) Jericho, (4) rested, (5) forgive, (6) presidents, (7) Zarahemla.