Funstuf

By Donna Lugg Pape


Find the Winding Phrase

Instead of taking a straight path, these phrases wind their way through the puzzle. (Each word is in a series of straight lines, however.) Outline each phrase that you find.

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All in all Back and forth Bird of prey Bolt from the blue Bring down the house Hit the books Out of breath Right on the edge True or false Up in the air

Hidden Animal Mates

Hidden in each sentence are names of the male and female of an animal. Underline them as you find them.

  1. 1.

    The cats, owls, and hobo are sharing the barn.

  2. 2.

    “Writing and erasing are not allowed,” said Mr. G. O. Oselman.

  3. 3.

    “He never does the right thing,” said Mr. Broo sternly.

  4. 4.

    “It seems odd,” Uckerman siad, “that Ted raked the leaves.”

  5. 5.

    5. Mary can do everything for herself except buckle her shoes.

  6. 6.

    “The store has new elevators,”said Nora Miller.

  7. 7.

    Mr. Levix entered the discussion and asked if Tom would do great deeds.

  8. 8.

    Jim scowled as he read the bulletin.

Answers:

1. cats, owls—hobo are,

2. “Writing and erasing—G. O. Oseman,

3. “He never—Broo sternly,

4. odd, “Uckerman—Ted raked,

5. do everything—buckle,

6. new elevators—Nora Miller,

7. Mr. Levix entered—do great,

8. scowled—bulletin.

Mountain Goat Crossword Puzzle

Across

  1. 1.

    Source of daylight

  2. 2.

    Spinning toy

  3. 3.

    Tiny spot

  4. 4.

    Insect

  5. 6.

    Flat dish

  6. 8.

    Ice crystals

  7. 9.

    Story

Down

  1. 1.

    Rested on chair

  2. 2.

    Label

  3. 3.

    Fall in drops

  4. 4.

    Honey maker

  5. 5.

    Also

  6. 7.

    Small child

  7. 8.

    Peekaboo! I ____ you!

  8. 10.

    Picnic pest

Answers:

Across—(1) sun, (2) top, (3) dot, (4) bug, (6) plate, (8) snow, (9) tale. Down—(1) sat, (2) tag, (3) drip, (4) bee, (5) too, (7) tot, (8) see, (10) ant.