Funstuf

By Carol Karle


September Puzzle

September means school! Solve this crossword puzzle by identifying the pictures of things that you would use in school, then fill in the corresponding blanks.

Answers:

Across—(1) crayons, (5) books, (6) pencil: Down—(2) ruler, (3) desk, (4) eraser.

Prayer

In Alma 34:18–27, Amulek teaches the repentant Zoramites about prayer. Find the twenty-eight words taken from these verses by reading up, down, forward, backward, and diagonally. The unused letters will spell a message from the New Testament about prayer.

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Answer:

“The spirit also helpeth … : for we know not what we should pray for was we ought” (Rom. 8:26)

Going Around in Circles

Look for these round items in the sentences below: ring, yoyo, coin, pearl, record, button, pie, moon, hoop, tire.

Example: Never grab a llama by its tail.

  1. 1.

    I can’t decide which pear looks ripest.

  2. 2.

    Who found the fox fur in Grandma’s attic?

  3. 3.

    Tracy dreamed that I rescued her from a giant earthworm.

  4. 4.

    Why was an Eskimo on the news?

  5. 5.

    The movie was filmed in Tokyo, Yokohama, and Nagasaki.

  6. 6.

    I went to the game, but Tonya had to babysit.

  7. 7.

    Did you put the taco in the freezer?

  8. 8.

    Who opened Brian’s birthday present?

  9. 9.

    The Donovans are cordial hosts.

  10. 10.

    “It’s not polite to slurp,” I explained.

Answers:

(1) pear looks, (2) fur in grandma’s, (3) that I rescued, (4) Eskimo on, (5) Tokyo, Yokahama, (6) But Tonya, (7) taco in, (8) Who opened, (9) are cordial, (10) slurp,” I explained.

Eat Your Words

Each of the following expressions has a word missing. Pick the correct word from the list to complete each expression.

1. Slower than ________

a. Cream

2. To work for ________

b. Beet

3. Life is just a bowl of ________.

c. Eggs

4. You can catch more flies with ________ than with vinegar.

d. Stew

5. Don’t put all your ________ in one basket.

e. Molasses

6. That won’t cut the ________.

f. Sugar

7. ________ of the crop

g. Pudding

8. ________ and spice and everything nice

h. Cherries

9. To ________ in your own juice

i. Bacon

10. Bringing home the ________

j. Peanuts

11. The proof is in the ________.

k. Honey

12. Red as a ________

l. Mustard

Answers:

(1) e, (2) j, (3) h, (4) k, (5) c, (6) l, (7) a, (8) f, (9) d, (10) i, (11) g, (12) b.

A Pyramid

Each word in this puzzle begins with the letter A. Read the clues, then fill in the spaces.

  1. 1.

    Sharp chopping tool

  2. 2.

    Ship built by Noah

  3. 3.

    Eve’s husband

  4. 4.

    Heavenly messenger

  5. 5.

    Simon Peter’s brother

  6. 6.

    Special witness of the Lord

  7. 7.

    Forefather

  8. 8.

    Jesus’ sacrifice

  9. 9.

    Donating to the poor

Lehi’s Vision

After reading Lehi’s dream on pages 20–22, match the things that Lehi saw in his vision with what they stand for. Read the scriptures after each item, if you need help.

1. Large and spacious field (1 Ne. 8:20)

a. Pride of the world

2. Tree (1 Ne. 15:21–22)

b. Love of God

3. White fruit (1 Ne. 8:11; 1 Ne. 15:36; and D&C 14:7)

c. Temptations of Satan

4. Fountain of filthy water (1 Ne. 12:16; 1 Ne. 15:26–29)

d. A world

5. Rod of iron (1 Ne. 15:23–25)

e. Depths of hell

6. Straight and narrow path (2 Ne. 31:9–10)

f. Eternal life

7. Fountain of living waters (1 Ne. 11:25)

g. Tree of life

8. Mists of darkness (1 Ne. 12:17)

h. Obedience to commandments

9. Great and spacious building (1 Ne. 11:36)

i. World and those who fight against Apostles

10. Multitude in building (1 Ne. 11:34–35)

j. Word of God

Answers:

(1) d, (2) g, (3) f, (4) e, (5) j, (6) h, (7) b, (8) c, (9) a, (10) i.