Funstuf

By Juliana Lewis


River Capitals

The first column names the capital cities of different countries. The second column names the rivers on which these cities are located. Match each city with its river, then name the country it is capital of.

1. Washington, D.C.

a. Tiber

2. Paris

b. Nile

3. London

c. Seine

4. Ottawa

d. Potomac

5. Cairo

e. Thames

6. Rome

f. Danube

7. Vienna

g. Ottawa

Answers:

(1) d-United States, (2) c-France, (3) e-United Kingdom, (4) g-Canada, (5) b-Egypt, (6) a-Italy, (7) f-Austria

The ABC’s of Missionary Work

  • A

    A great Book of Mormon missionary who preached to King Noah was ________.

  • B

    People who accept the gospel are ________ by immersion into the Church.

  • C

    The Church was organized by Jesus ________.

  • D

    The missionary lessons are called ________.

  • E

    The priesthood title of male missionaries is ________.

  • F

    The place where baptisms usually occur is in a ________.

  • G

    Three separate beings—the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost—are called the ________.

  • H

    The testifier to the truth of a missionary message is the ________ Ghost.

  • I

    The correct method of baptism is by ________.

  • J

    The man who baptized Jesus was ________ the Baptist.

  • K

    The prophets hold all the ________ of the priesthood.

  • L

    LDS stands for ________-____ Saint(s).

  • M

    The place where new missionaries are trained is the ________ Training Center.

  • N

    The two major peoples in the Book of Mormon are the Lamanites and the ________.

  • O

    We are all encouraged to ________ the commandments.

  • P

    A way to talk to Heavenly Father is through ________.

  • Q

    New members soon learn the priesthood groups are divided into ________.

  • R

    Before baptism, prospective members need to ________ of their sins.

  • S

    We renew our baptismal covenants each time we partake of the ________.

  • T

    A knowledge that the gospel is true is called a ________.

  • U

    Missionaries teach that the Book of Mormon was translated by Joseph Smith using the ________ and Thummim.

  • V

    Lehi had a ________ of the tree of life.

  • W

    Missionaries explain the necessity of obeying the law of health called the Word of ________.

  • Y

    President ________ the second President of the Church, sent missionaries and colonists throughout western United States.

  • Z

    “________ (the New Jerusalem) will be built upon the American continent” (A of F 1:10).

Answers:

(a) Abinadi, (b) baptized, (c) Christ, (d) discussions, (e) elder, (f) font, (g) Godhead, (h) Holy, (i) immersion, (j) John, (k) keys, (l) Latter-day, (m) Missionary, (n) Nephites, (o) obey, (p) prayer, (q) quorums, (r) repent, (s) sacrament, (t) testimony, (u) Urim, (v) vision, (w) Wisdom, (y) Young, (z) Zion.

Mothers in the Scriptures

  1. 1.

    After Abel, my son, was slain, God gave me Seth—brother of Cain. Who am I? ________ (Gen. 4:1–2, 25)

  2. 2.

    Abraham and I were filled with joy at the birth of Isaac, our baby boy. Who am I? ________ (Gen. 21:1–3)

  3. 3.

    Aaron and Moses and Miriam were born to me and my husband, Amram. Who am I? ________ (Num. 26:59)

  4. 4.

    After Boaz and I were wed, we were blessed with the birth of our son, Obed. Who am I? ________ (Ruth 3:13, 17)

  5. 5.

    An angel foretold the birth of my son, known as John the Baptist by everyone. Who am I? ________ (Luke 1:13)

  6. 6.

    I gave birth to my son one holy night, when overhead a star shone bright. Who am I? ________ (Mosiah 3:8; Hel. 14:3–5)

Answers:

(1) Eve, (2) Sarah, (3) Jochebed, (4) Ruth, (5) Elizabeth, (6) Mary.

Flower Scramble

Unscramble each group of letters to spell the name of a flower, then write that name in the puzzle. One letter from each flower’s name has already been placed in the puzzle.

  1. 1.

    DOFILFAD

  2. 2.

    PUILT

  3. 3.

    GLORMIAD

  4. 4.

    WORFLUNSE

  5. 5.

    LOTVIE

  6. 6.

    TANNOIRAC

  7. 7.

    ORES

Answers:

(1) daffodil, (2) tulip, (3) marigold, (4) sunflower, (5) violet, (6) carnation, (7) rose.

Coded Nursery Rhymes

Here are the first lines of well-known nursery rhymes. The letters of each word in them are in order, but the spaces between the words have been moved. Can you adjust the spaces so that the lines make sense?

  1. 1.

    The rew asa noldwo man whol ivedi nas hoe.

  2. 2.

    Ja ckan djil lwen tup ahil ltofet chap ailo fwa ter.

  3. 3.

    Lit tleb ope epha slos the rshe epan dcan ttel lwhe ret of in dthem.

  4. 4.

    Hu mpt ydu mptys at onaw all.

  5. 5.

    He ydid dled id dlet heca tan dth efid dle.

  6. 6.

    Ol dki ngco lewa same rryol dso ul.

  7. 7.

    Sim ples imo nme tap iem ango ingt ot hef air.

  8. 8.

    Lit tlem is smuf fets ato nat uf fet.

Answers:

(1) There was an old woman who lived in a shoe. (2) Jack and Jill went up a hill to fetch a pail of water. (3) Little Bo-Peep has lost her sheep and can’t tell where to find them. (4) Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall. (5) Hey diddle diddle, the cat and the fiddle. (6) Old King Cole was a merry old soul. (7) Simple Simon met a pieman going to the fair. (8) Little Miss Muffet sat on a tuffet.