Funstuf

By Lori Winder


Musical Instruments

Find the names of the following instruments by reading forward, backward, up, down, and diagonally: banjo, bass (fiddle), bugle, cello, clarinet, cymbals, drum, flute, gong, guitar, harp, lute, oboe, piano, piccolo, saxophone, sitar, triangle, trombone, trumpet, tuba, viola, violin.

             

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Hymns

Get better acquainted with the new Church hymnbook by solving the crossword puzzle, then singing these hymns with your family. The number of each hymn is included with the answers on page 26.

Across

  1. 1.

    “I am ________ of God”

  2. 5.

    “Turn Your ________”

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    “In ________ We Approach Thee”

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    “when ________ Endures”

  5. 11.

    “________ Can Be Together Forever”

  6. 13.

    “Let ________ Holy Spirit Guide”

  7. 15.

    “Keep the ________”

  8. 20.

    “Called to ________”

  9. 21.

    “Adam-________-Ahman”

  10. 22.

    “________ I Have Been Given Much”

  11. 23.

    “God Bless Our Prophet ________”

  12. 24.

    “________ and Arise”

  13. 25.

    “Like Ten ________ Legions Marching”

Down

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    “________ Glory, Laud, and Honor”

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    “The ________ Divine”

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    “How ________ Thou Art”

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    “I ________ in Christ”

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    “As Now We Take the ________”

  6. 7.

    “As I ________ the Holy Scriptures”

  7. 10.

    “Home Can Be a ________ on Earth”

  8. 12.

    “________ One Another”

  9. 14.

    “Thy Holy ________”

  10. 16.

    “Teach ____ ____ ________ in the Light”

  11. 17.

    “I Know ________ Father Lives”

  12. 18.

    “Thy ________ are Prepared”

  13. 19.

    “We Will Sing of ________”

  14. 22.

    “Thy Will, O Lord, ________ Done”

Answers:

Across—(1) a Child, 301; (5) Hearts, 291; (8) Fasting, 139; (9) Faith, 128; (11) Families, 300; (13) the, 143; (15) Commandments, 303; (20) Serve, 249; (21) ondi, 49; (22) Because, 219; (23) Dear, 24; (24) Awake, 8; (25) Thousand, 253. Down—(1) All, 69; (2) Light, 305; (3) Great, 86; (4) Believe, 134; (6) Sacrament, 169; (7) Search, 277; (10) Heaven, 298; (12) Love, 308; (14) Word, 279; (16) Me to Walk, 304; (17) My, 302; (18) Servants, 261; (19) Zion, 47; (22) Be, 188.

As Wise As an [Owl]

Complete these terms by adding the name of a bird from the list.

1. ________ walker

Canary

2. As proud as a ________

Cuckoo

3. _______ Islands

Crow

4. ________ clock

Dove

5. ________ Hood

Eagle

6. ________ Scout

Goose

7. As loving as a turtle-_______

Hawk

8. ________ bar

Jay

9. ________ step

Parrot

10. ________ hole

Peacock

11. ________ eye

Pigeon

12. Poll ________

Robin

Answers:

(1) jaywalker, (2) peacock, (3) Canary, (4) cuckoo, (5) Robin, (6) Eagle, (7) turtledove, (8) crowbar, (9) goose, (10) pigeonhole, (11) hawkeye, (12) parrot.

Book of Mormon Letter Square

Find each of the words in this scripture by reading up, down, forward, backward, and diagonally:

“And then shall the remnant of our seed know concerning us, how that we came out from Jerusalem, and that they are descendants of the Jews.”

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Shortcut Home

Help Pussycat follow an unbroken line to get home quickly with his treats.

Musical Mystery

Using the definitions, fill in the missing letters to discover the names of ten musical instruments.

Example: a vegetable that grows ears. F R E N __ H H __ __ __ F R E N C H H O R N

1. Opposite of false

__ __ __ m p __ t

2. Grocery-store vehicle

__ l __ __ i n e __

3. What you take a bath in

__ __ __ a

4. Chimney pipe

__ __ __ t __

5. Dog’s prized possession

T r o m __ __ __ __

6. Bowling target

__ __ a __ o

7. Not off

__ r g a __

8. Nobleman

__ __ __ i t __ __ e

9. Footwear

__ a x o p __ __ n __

10. Not busy

F __ __ d __ __

Answers:

(1) trumpet, (2) clarinet, (3) tuba, (4) flute, (5) trombone, (6) piano, (7) organ, (8) baritone, (9) saxophone, (10) fiddle.

General Authorities

Find the last names of the First Presidency and the Twelve Apostles by reading up, down, forward, backward, and diagonally: Benson, Hinckley, Monson, Hunter, Packer, Ashton, Perry, Haight, Faust, Maxwell, Nelson, Oaks, Ballard, Wirthlin, Scott.

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Around-the-World Riddles

The name of which country is suggested by each question below?

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    Which country is cold?

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    Which country is breakable?

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    Which country is colorful?

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    Which country is a kind of poultry?

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    Which country is a kind of hat?

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    Which country is slippery?

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    Which country is angry?

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(1) Iceland or Chile (chilly), (2) China, (3) Greenland, (4) Turkey, (5) Panama, (6) Greece (grease), (7) Ireland.

Doughnut Detective

Doughnuts and other breads are good to eat. Find a secret message on this one by reading every other letter—going clockwise—twice around the doughnut, beginning outer letter ring with m, inner ring with p.

Puzzle

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Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceedeth out of the mouth of God (Matt. 4:4).

Sea Animal Scramble

Add the letter already inserted in the puzzle and unscramble each group of letters to spell the name of a sea animal, then write that name in the puzzle.

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    BCR

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    AILS

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    DHLNOP

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    ACL

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    EHLW

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    ERTTU

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    BELORT

Answers:

(1) crab, (2) snail, (3) dolphin, (4) clam, (5) whale, (6) turtle, (7) lobster.