Funstuf

By Hilary Hendricks


President George Albert Smith Crossword

You can learn about President George Albert Smith, the eighth President of the Church, by doing this crossword puzzle. Read the clues, then fill in the puzzle by choosing the correct answer from the words listed below.

Crossword puzzle

coffee

ill

creed

lawn

eye

overalls

food

southern states

guitar

television

Across

  1. 2.

    President George Albert Smith asked the president of the United States if the Church could send clothing and _____________ to help people in Europe after World War II.

  2. 4.

    President Smith was the first President of the Church to have his general conference message broadcast over this new invention.

  3. 6.

    As a youth, George played this instrument while performing with boyhood friends. He loved to sing funny songs and make people laugh.

  4. 7.

    As a boy, he worked in a factory sewing buttons on _____________.

  5. 9.

    He and his brothers worked hard to have __________ in their front yard. They had to haul water in buckets to make it grow.

  6. 10.

    President Smith wrote a personal _____________ in which he promised to love and to serve others.

Down

  1. 1.

    Just after marrying his sweetheart, Lucy, he was called on a mission to the _______________ _____________. While in Alabama, he was shot at by a mob but was not hurt.

  2. 3.

    When President Smith was a boy, a doctor told him to drink _______________ to help him recover from a serious illness. He asked for a blessing, instead. He felt better by the next day and was glad that he had kept the Word of Wisdom.

  3. 5.

    Even though President Smith was often __________, he worked hard to help the Saints.

  4. 8.

    As a young man, he hurt his _________ while working for the railroad.

Answers:

Across—(2) food, (4) television, (6) guitar, (7) overalls, (9) lawn, (10) creed. Down—(1) southern states, (3) coffee, (5) ill, (8) eye.

Blueprints

A carpenter uses a blueprint to guide him in building a house. To find out what blueprint we need to guide us toward our heavenly home, answer each question below, then find the blanks with that number under them and place the letter that follows the answer in those blanks.

How many …

months in a year? _________ (A)

seconds in an minute? ________(D)

books in the Bible? ________ (E)

inches in a yard? ________(F)

pennies in a quarter? _______(G)

quarts in a gallon? ________(H)

days in a week? ____________(I)

hours in a day? ________(K)

years in a decade? __________(L)

books in the Old Testament? ________(M)

nickels in a dollar? _________(N)

fingers on a hand? ________(O)

tails on a kitten? _________(P)

sides on an octagon? ________(R)

books in the New Testament? _____(S)

days in September? ________(T)

sides on a hexagon? _________(U)

centimeters in a meter? ________(W)

wings on an eagle? __________(Y)

“___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ 30 4 66 10 5 8 60 7 27 39 2

___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___; ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ 27 4 66 1 4 66 8 60 7 27 4 12 10 10

___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ … : ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ 20 5 30 100 12 20 30 4 66 10 66 12 60 66 30 4

___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ 39 66 7 20 30 4 66 1 12 30 4 27

___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ 5 36 8 7 25 4 30 66 5 6 27 20 66 27 27 36 5 8

___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___’ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___.” (Ps. 23:1, 3.) 4 7 27 20 12 39 66 27 27 12 24 66

Answers:

(A) 12, (D) 60, (E) 66, (F) 36, (G) 25, (H) 4, (I) 7, (K) 24, (L) 10, (M) 39, (N) 20, (O) 5, (P) 1, (R) 8, (S) 27, (T) 30, (U) 6, (W) 100, (Y) 2. “The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want … : he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake.”

Jesus Christ’s Twelve Apostles

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To find the names of the Savior’s twelve Apostles in the word maze above, begin in the center with the bold letter P and follow the maze around to spell each Apostle’s name. Circle the names as you find them, and mark them off the list below.

Andrew

Simon (Zelotes)

Judas (Iscariot)

James

Bartholomew

Matthew

John

Judas (the brother of James)

Peter (Simon)

Philip

James (the son of Alphæus)

Thomas

Testimony

Solve the puzzle below to find one of the things Sara said when she bore her testimony.

Puzzle

Answer:

“I know that the gospel is true.”