Funstuf

By Adrienne Harmer


Reverent Letter Square

Find the word reverent twelve times in this puzzle by reading forward, backward, up, down, and diagonally.

R

E

T

N

E

R

E

V

E

R

E

R

T

T

E

T

N

E

R

E

V

E

R

E

E

N

V

T

E

V

R

T

T

V

T

T

T

E

E

E

N

E

V

N

N

E

N

T

N

R

T

R

R

E

E

E

E

E

E

T

E

E

E

N

E

R

R

R

R

R

R

N

R

V

E

N

E

V

T

E

E

E

E

E

E

E

R

V

T

R

V

V

V

N

V

R

V

R

E

N

E

E

E

E

E

E

E

E

E

R

N

N

R

R

E

V

R

T

R

V

R

E

V

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R

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E

R

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N

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R

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R

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R

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R

Anagrammed Countries

Rearrange the letters in each word to spell the name of a country.

  1. 1.

    R A I N __________

  2. 2.

    A L S O __________

  3. 3.

    M A I L __________

  4. 4.

    P U R E __________

  5. 5.

    M O A N __________

Answers:

(1) Iran, (2) Laos, (3) Mali, (4) Peru, (5) Oman.

If, If Not

Follow the instructions for each question, then read the letters in your answers to learn what these Book of Mormon heroes had in common.

  1. 1.

    If Enos was hunting in the forest when he cried unto the Lord in prayer, write the letter P on the line; if not, write the letter S. (See Enos 1:1–4.) _____

  2. 2.

    If Lehi found food outside his tent door in the wilderness, write the letter U on the line; if not, write the letter R. (See 1 Ne. 16:10.) _____

  3. 3.

    If King Mosiah prayed about letting his four sons go on missions to the Lamanites, write the letter O on the line; if not, write the letter L. (See Mosiah 28:5–8.) ____

  4. 4.

    If Nephi broke his steel bow while fighting the Lamanites, write the letter M on the line; if not, write the letter P. (See 1 Ne. 16:17–18.) ____

  5. 5.

    If Ether lived in a tent while he watched the destruction of the Jaredites, write the letter S on the line; if not, write the letter H. (See Ether 13:13–14.) ____

  6. 6.

    If the Nephites shot arrows and threw stones at Samuel the Lamanite while he was on the wall preaching, write the letter E on the line; if not, write the letter R. (See Hel. 16:1–2.) ____

  7. 7.

    If Alma baptized people in the River Sidon after escaping from wicked King Noah, write the letter B on the line; if not, write the letter T. (See Mosiah 18: 5–8, 10–14.) ____

  8. 8.

    If the Brother of Jared asked the Lord to light sixteen small stones by striking them with lightning, write the letter N on the line; if not, write the letter S. (See Ether 3:1, 4, 6.) ____

Answer:

These Book of Mormon heroes were all prophets.

Hold to the Rod

A Fingerplay
Hold to the rod. (Clench both fists as if holding tightly to a rod.)
Don’t wander in the darkness. (Put hands over eyes.)
Hold to the rod. (Clench both fists as if holding tightly to a rod.)
Don’t lose your way in the mists. (Spread fingers of both hands and wave in front of face.)
Hold to the rod. (Clench both fists as if holding tightly to a rod.)
Don’t listen to the jeers. (Place hands over ears.)
Hold to the rod. (Clench both fists as if holding tightly to a rod.)
Don’t stop because of fears. (Cross arms over chest and shiver.)
Hold to the rod. (Clench both fists as if holding tightly to a rod.)
Keep eternal goals in sight. (Place hand over brow and look around.)
Hold to the rod. (Clench both fists as if holding tightly to a rod.)
For the fruit is pure and white. (Pantomime picking and eating fruit.)
Hold to the rod—(Clench both fists as if holding tightly to a rod.)
It is the word of God! (Hold hands open like a book.)