Funstuf

By Susan Meeks


Puzzle of the Month

Fill in the blanks with the name of each item shown. Then add and subtract the letters as indicated to discover the secret word.

Puzzle

Answer:

Jar + cup – car + nine – pin = June.

Hole Punch Picture Card

To make this card for Father’s Day, a birthday, or another occasion, you will need: hole punch, scraps of colored paper, small bowls, pencil, 8 1/2″ x 11″ (22 cm x 28 cm) piece of paper folded in half, and glue.

  1. 1.

    Punch dots out of colored paper with hole punch. Place different colors in separate bowls.

  2. 2.

    Draw design on outside of folded paper.

  3. 3.

    Outline small section of picture with glue, and place dots on glue. Continue until picture is completely outlined. You may fill in picture with dots too.

  4. 4.

    Write greeting inside card, and sign you name.

Book of Mormon Story

Use the clues to complete the crossword puzzle. Then rearrange the letters in the colored squares to discover what Alma was.

Across

  1. 2.

    King Lamoni would sometimes __________ prisoners. (See Alma 17:20.)

  2. 4.

    The Lamanites scattered the king’s __________. (See Alma 17:27.)

  3. 5.

    King Lamoni thought that __________ was the Great Spirit. (See Alma 18:2.)

  4. 7.

    When King Lamoni told Ammon that he would grant him whatsoever he desired, Ammon asked that King Lamoni __________ whatever Ammon told him. (See Alma 18:21–23.)

  5. 8.

    King Lamoni was “converted unto the __________.” (See Alma 19:31.)

Down

  1. 1.

    The land where Ammon went to preach the gospel (See Alma 17:19.)

  2. 2.

    Ammon cast stones at the Lamanites with a __________. (See Alma 17:36.)

  3. 3.

    He smote off their __________ with his sword. (See Alma 17:37.)

  4. 4.

    Ammon was faithful to obey the king’s command, and he __________ the horses. (See Alma 18:9.)

  5. 6.

    The king’s servants were afraid and __________. (See Alma 17:29.)

Answers:

Across—(2) slay, (4) flocks, (5) Ammon, (7) believe, (8) Lord. Down—(1) Ishmael, (2) sling, (3) arms, (4) fed, (6) wept. A great missionary.

Coded Message from the Book of Alma

To discover this important scripture message, write the corresponding letters above the numbered blanks, using the code table.

“__ __ __ __ __ __, __ 11 14 17 24 21 13 18

__ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __, 2 10 8 4 23 3 24 8 24 4

__ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ 6 18 12 20 14 13 23 14 2 2 23 14 5 14 1

__ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __.” 6 10 2 17 10 25 25 18 23 14 2 2

A 10

F 15

J 19

N 23

S 2

W 6

B 11

G 16

K 20

O 24

T 3

X 7

C 12

H 17

L 21

P 25

U 4

Y 8

D 13

I 18

M 22

Q 26

V 5

Z 9

E 14

   

R 1

   

Answer:

“Behold, I say unto you, wickedness never was happiness” (Alma 41:10).