Funstuf

By Donna Lugg Pape


Which Prophet?

On the blanks, write the first letter of each object to find the name of a latter-day prophet.

Answer:

Heber J. Grant

EZ Words

The words in this puzzle are represented by letters, or letters and numbers.

Example: DK=decay.

puzzle

Across

  1. 1.

    MT

  2. 4.

    B (verb)

  3. 5.

    K9

  4. 7.

    NV

  5. 8.

    O

  6. 9.

    T (unhealthy drink)

  7. 10.

    C (look)

  8. 12.

    C (ocean)

  9. 14.

    J

  10. 15.

    B (insect)

Down

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    P (vegetable)

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    Y

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    B4

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    IV

  5. 7.

    EZ

  6. 11.

    I

  7. 13.

    R

Answers:

Across—(1) empty, (4) be, (5) canine, (7) envy, (8) oh, (9) tea, (10) see, (12) sea, (14) jay, (15) bee. Down—(2) pea, (3) why, (4) before, (6) ivy, (7) easy, (11) eye, (13) are.

Scripture Sums

To the right of each question write its numerical answer. Then see if the numbers add up. See how many problems you can do without looking up the references, or use this as a family home evening activity.

Example: How many loaves and how many fish did Jesus bless in order to feed the multitude of five thousand? (See Matt. 14:16–19.)

5 + 2

How many times did Joshua’s army circle the city of Jericho on the seventh day? (See Josh. 6:10, 15.)

= 7

1. How many Articles of Faith did the Prophet Joseph Smith write? (See A of F.)

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How many times a day did Daniel kneel to pray? (See Dan. 6:10.)

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The brother of Jared saw this many stones touched by the finger of the Lord. (See Ether 3:1–6.)

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2. How many days and how many nights was Jonah in the fish’s belly? (See Jonah 1:17.)

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How many days did it take the Lord to create the heaven and earth and all the things that are in them? (See Ex. 20:11.)

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3. How many times did the angel Moroni visit young Joseph Smith in one night? (See JS—H 1:preface to verses 27–54, JS—H 1:30–33, 43–44, 46–47.)

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How many stones did David collect to fight the giant Goliath? (See 1 Sam. 17:38–40.)

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How many people were on the ark? (See Gen. 7:13.)

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4. How many stones did Nephi smite together to make fire to build a ship? (See 1 Ne. 17:11.)

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A group of lepers were healed by Jesus one day. How many were there? (See Luke 17:11–17.)

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Elijah built an altar with this many stones. (See 1 Kgs. 18:31–32.)

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5. How many years did the Israelites eat manna in the wilderness? (See Ex. 16:35.)

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How many pieces of silver was Judas paid to betray Jesus? (See Matt. 26:14–16.)

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A special quorum in the priesthood has this number as its name. (See D&C 107:25.)

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6. How many books in the New Testament are titled “John”? (See listing at the front of the Bible.)

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How many nights was Daniel in the lions’ den? (See Dan. 6:16–23.)

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How many good ears of corn did Pharaoh see in his dream? (See Gen. 41:1, 5.)

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How many apostles did Jesus ordain to help Him in His ministry? (See Mark 3:7, 13–14.)

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Answers:

(1) 13 + 3 = 16, (2) 3 + 3 = 6, (3) 3 + 5 = 8, (4) 2 + 10 = 12, (5) 40 + 30 = 70, (6) 4 + 1 + 7 = 12.

Put Out the Cat

No matter how many times you put out the cat, it reappears! Cross off the letters C-A-T wherever you see them in this puzzle. Have you put out the cat for the last time?

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Answer:

No—a mouser is a cat too!

Short Ribs

Hello from Siberia: “Have an ice day!”

Water beds: what fish sleep in.

Craziest vegetable: peanut.

Cowardly match: “Please don’t strike me!”

Rabbit’s theme song: “Hoppy Days Are Here Again.”

Bored? Watch the soup and salad bowl.

Shoe to a foot: “You’re putting me on!”

Did you hear what happened to the dirty coat? It was taken to the cleaners.

Sixth Article of Faith

Find the words in the sixth article of faith by reading forward, backward, down, up, and diagonally. The words in (2), and, and so have already been done for you. The leftover letters and punctuation will spell out a message to help you remember what this article of faith is about.

We believe in the same organization that existed in the primitive church, namely, apostles, prophets, pastors, teachers, evangelists, and so forth.

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Answers:

keywords: organization, primitive church.

Picture Scramble

To find out what the picture is, draw exactly what is in each smaller box in the larger box with corresponding numbers and letters. Start with box A-1, then go on to A-2, A-3, etc.

Answer:

pioneer wagon.