Funstuf

By Colleen Fahy


Hidden Animal

Look carefully! Can you find the names of nine animals listed below?

 

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Answer:

“Elephant” is the ninth animal. To find it, read down from the fourth letter in cheetah.

Jaredite Kings

Find the names of the Jaredite Kings mentioned in the Book of Mormon by reading up, down, backward, forward, and diagonally.

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Aaron

Corom

Lib

Ahah

Emer

Morianton

Akish

Ethem

Moron

Amgid

Hearthom

Noah

Amnigaddah

Jared

Omer

Cohor

Kib

Orihah

Com

Kim

Riplakish

Coriantum

Kish

Shez

Coriantumr

Levi

Shiblom

Biblical Beasts

The name of an animal mentioned in the Bible is hidden in each sentence. The name will be part of at least two words. Can you find the ass, bear, calf, camel, dog, goat, horse, oxen, raven, and swine.

Example: My winter scarf is here on the table.

  1. 1.

    Sharon always came later than I did.

  2. 2.

    You can go at three o’clock.

  3. 3.

    I always try to do good work.

  4. 4.

    Tracy is in the sixth or seventh grade.

  5. 5.

    There will be a rodeo in July.

  6. 6.

    Walt rolled the box end over end.

  7. 7.

    The Vikings win every game.

  8. 8.

    Most local farmers get up early.

  9. 9.

    Jeremy has six freckles on his nose.

  10. 10.

    There were three extra vents in the air shaft as a safety precaution.

Answers:

(1) came later, (2) go at, (3) do good, (4) sixth or seventh, (5) be a rodeo, (6) box end, (7) Vikings win every, (8) local farmers, (9) has six, (10) extra vents

Animals around the World

Crossword puzzle

Across

  1. 1.

    Large deer (North America, Europe)

  2. 4.

    Largest land animal (Africa, India)

  3. 6.

    Bearlike animal that feeds mostly on bamboo shoots (Asia)

  4. 9.

    Furry animal that eats eucalyptus leaves (Australia)

  5. 10.

    Seal-like mammal (Arctic, North Atlantic, North Pacific oceans)

  6. 11.

    Relative of camel, prized for its wool (South America)

Down

  1. 2.

    Leaping marsupial (Australia)

  2. 3.

    Black-and-white striped animal similar to donkey (Africa)

  3. 5.

    Egg-laying mammal often called duckbill (Australia)

  4. 7.

    Pack animal related to camel (South America)

  5. 8.

    Salamander (North America)

Answers:

Across—(1) elk, (4) elephant, (6) panda, (9) koala, (10) walrus, (11) alpaca. Down—(2) kangaroo, (3) zebra, (5) platypus, (7) llama, (8) newt.

People to Remember in the Book of Mormon

Match each person named in the first column with his or her description in the second column.

1. Lehi

a. Leader of two thousand stripling warriors

2. Nephi

b. Went into forest to hunt beasts, prayed a day and a night for forgiveness

3. Sariah

c. Prayed that his son would repent

4. Alma

d. Righteous king, addressed people from tower

5. Samuel the Lamanite

e. Abridged plates from which Book of Mormon was compiled

6. Helaman

f. Asked Lord to light sixteen stones to provide light for vessels crossing ocean

7. Mosiah

g. Wife of Lehi, had two sons while in wilderness

8. Brother of Jared

h. Last writer in Book of Mormon

9. Benjamin

i. From city wall prophesied coming of Christ

10. Moroni

j. Had four sons who were converted and became great missionaries

11. Mormon

k. Told by Lord to leave Jerusalem and take his family to land of promise

12. Enos

l. Saw angel, became helpless and dumb, repented and preached gospel

13. Ether

m. Lived in cave and kept records

14. Alma the Younger

n. Obtained plates of brass from Laban

15. Abish

o. Lamanite convert, servant of Lamoni

Answers:

(1) k, (2) n, (3) g, (4) c, (5) i, (6) a, (7) j, (8) f, (9) d, (10) h, (11) e, (12) b, (13) m, (14) l, (15) o

For the Birds!

To name some parts of a bird,
Change one letter in each word.
  1. 1.

    Clam _______________________

  2. 2.

    Bar _______________________

  3. 3.

    Mail _______________________

  4. 4.

    Leak _______________________

  5. 5.

    Held _______________________

  6. 6.

    Lye _______________________

  7. 7.

    Let _______________________

  8. 8.

    Deck ______________________

  9. 9.

    Ring _______________________

  10. 10.

    Leather _____________________

Answers:

(1) claw, (2) ear, (3) tail, (4) tail, (5) head, (6) eye, (7) leg, (8) neck, (9) wing, (10) feather