Funstuf

By Camille Drumright


First Nephi Letter Square

First, find the following phrases in 1 Nephi 1–2 and fill in the missing words. [1 Ne. 1–2] Next, find each of them in the puzzle by reading forward, backward, down, up, and diagonally. Then read the scriptures again and think about them.

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Chapter 1

  1. 1.

    Having been ________________ of goodly parents

  2. 2.

    A record in the ____________ of my father

  3. 3.

    Make it according to my _______________

  4. 4.

    In the _________________ of the first year

  5. 5.

    My father, _________________, as he went forth

  6. 6.

    Did quake and __________________ exceedingly

  7. 7.

    Being ________________ with the Spirit

  8. 8.

    With the ____________________, he was carried away

  9. 9.

    Descending out of the midst of __________________

  10. 10.

    Their _________________ did exceed that of

  11. 11.

    Upon the face of the _________________

  12. 12.

    Filled with the Spirit of the __________________

  13. 13.

    My father read concerning _________________

  14. 14.

    Wilt not __________________ those who come

  15. 15.

    His ____________________ did _________________, and his whole heart

  16. 16.

    I, _______________, do not make a full account of

  17. 17.

    ______________, I make an abridgment of

  18. 18.

    Began to ______________ and to declare

  19. 19.

    He truly ________________ of their wickedness and

  20. 20.

    Even _______________ the power of deliverance

Chapter 2

  1. 1.

    Hast been faithful and ______________ unto this people

  2. 2.

    Commanded my father, even in a ______________

  3. 3.

    Wherefore he ______________ as the Lord

  4. 4.

    He ______________ his house, and

  5. 5.

    My elder brothers, who were Laman, Lemuel, and ______________

  6. 6.

    By the ______________ of a river

  7. 7.

    Built an ______________ of stones

  8. 8.

    In the borders ______________ the mouth thereof

  9. 9.

    My father ______________ that the waters

  10. 10.

    Immovable in keeping ______________ commandments

  11. 11.

    ______________ behold they did murmur in

  12. 12.

    Knew ______________ the dealings of that God who had created them

  13. 13.

    Like unto the Jews ______________ were at Jerusalem

  14. 14.

    Until their frames did shake before ______________

  15. 15.

    ______________ my father dwelt in

  16. 16.

    Did ______________ unto the Lord

  17. 17.

    Things which the Lord ______________ manifested

  18. 18.

    Would not hearken unto ______________ words

  19. 19.

    Blessed ______________ thou, Nephi, because of

  20. 20.

    Shall be ______________ to a land of promise

  21. 21.

    They shall be cut ______________ from

  22. 22.

    A teacher ______________ thy brethren

  23. 23.

    For behold, ______________ that day

  24. 24.

    A scourge unto thy ______________

Animal Silly Sentences

Roll a die and write down the words from the Who column corresponding to the number on the die. Continue by rolling the die for each category until you’ve completed a silly sentence with a word or phrase from each column. Then try it again.

 

Who

What

Where

When

Why

1

A Grizzly Bear

bought some colored ink

at Seven Seas University

just when the roller coaster was plunging downward

to make a cover for his asteroid.

2

A turtle

sat up and begged

in a yarn shop

in September

because he wanted a petunia for breakfast.

3

A whale

blew a monstrous bubble

on top of an anthill

one winter day

because he wanted to squirt a rainbow.

4

An octopus

went to school

in a supermarket

one rainy day

to learn about the man in the moon.

5

A gorilla

left the jungle

in Africa

while her mother was napping

to find a playground with monkey bars.

6

A kangaroo

rescued an elephant

in a helicopter

during the most exciting part of the book he was reading

to buy some chairs for her pocket.

Who Wears What?

A parka and mukluks are identified with Eskimos. Other clothing is often associated with persons of certain nationalities or occupations. Match each set of things to wear with the person who is usually associated with them.

1. Leotard and tutu

a. Peter Pan

2. Sporran and kilt

b. Turk

3. Fez and caftan

c. Clementine, the miner’s daughter in the song “Clementine”

4. Sombrero and serape

d. Cowboy

5. Autumn leaves and cobwebs.

e. Tahitian woman

6. Kimono and obi

f. Mexican

7. Ten-gallon hat and chaps

g. College graduate

8. Pareu and tiare

h. Ballet dancer

9. Mortarboard and gown

i. Japanese woman

10. Shoes “number 9” and “herring boxes without topses”

j. Scottish highlander

Answers:

[illustrations] Illustrated by Dick Brown

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

Rhyme Four

Rearrange the letters in each word to make another word, called an anagram, that rhymes with all the other anagrams in its set.

Example:

A. pace

cape

B. peat

tape

C. page

gape

D. pane

nape

   

1. ring

__________

pins

__________

inch

__________

hint

__________

2. tear

__________

feat

__________

tales

__________

heat

__________

3. leer

__________

sleet

__________

leap

__________

lead

__________

4. ether

__________

reef

__________

keen

__________

leaf

__________

Answers:

(1) grin, spin, chin, thin; (2) rate, fate, slate, hate; (3) reel, steel, peal, deal; (4) three, free, knee, flea.