For Little Friends

By D. J. Sherwood and Linda Sherwood

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    D. J.’s Prayer

    Cry unto him in your houses, yea, over all your household (Alma 34:21).
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    Illustrated by Elise Black

    The Four Seasons

    As you read the poem, find the picture of the word that should go in each blank.

    In summertime it’s always fun
    To be outdoors in the warm, bright _____,
    To watch the _____ and _____ grow,
    And sometimes see a bright ______.
    When days are cooler in the fall,
    I go to school and play ______.
    I’ll wear a _____ with woolly sleeves
    When I help my dad rake up the ______.
    In wintertime the ______ turns brown,
    And then the ______ tumble down.
    I go out in my warmest clothes
    To make a ______ with a ______ nose.
    For wet and rainy days in spring,
    My ______ is a handy thing,
    When it’s dry and windy, I fly my ________,
    Holding on to the _______ real tight.
    Before ______ long, it’s summer, and then
    I can go to the playground and ______ again.
    There’s plenty to do all through the year,
    But I like it best when summer is here.

    [illustrations] football; carrot; umbrella; flowers; string; leaves; sun; 2; swing; kite; grass; trees; rainbow; snowflakes; snowman; sweater

    Crazy Kazoo

    You will need: an empty toilet paper roll, a 4″ x 4″ (10 cm x 10 cm) piece of cellophane or waxed paper (not plastic wrap), and a rubber band.

    1. 1.

      Put the cellophane or waxed paper over one end of the roll.

    2. 2.

      Hold the paper in place with the rubber band.

    3. 3.

      Hum into the open end of the roll. You can hum tunes or just make strange noises. Make kazoos for your friends, if you like, and have a whole kazoo band.

    [illustrations] Illustrated by Elise Black