Fathers Are Special

To discover a line from a song that tells us something fathers do for us, write the answer to each addition problem above its letter. Then place that letter on each blank in the code that has that number below it.

_____

A

13+22

_____

B

9+15

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C

9+7

_____

D

19+24

_____

E

21+34

_____

G

13+23

_____

H

41+25

_____

I

9+16

_____

K

42+21

_____

M

37+17

_____

N

11+15

_____

O

29+36

_____

R

18+15

_____

S

16+18

_____

T

22+34

_____

U

28+17

_____

V

18+28

_____

Y

33+31

“___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ 56 66 55 64 36 45 25 43 55 45 34 35 26 43

___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ 43 25 33 55 16 56 45 34 24 35 16 63 56 65

___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___ ___.” 65 45 33 66 65 54 55 35 24 65 46 55

Answers:

A=35, B=24, C=16, D=43, E=55, G=36, H=66, 1=25, K=63, M=54, N=26, O=65, R=33, S=34, T=56, U=45, V=46, Y=64. “They guide us and direct us Back to our home above” (Children’s Songbook, page 209).

Pebble Pictures

To make pebble pictures and/or a paperweight, you will need: pebbles, a pencil, paper, newspaper, paintbrushes, a variety of colors of acrylic paints (including white), and clear varnish.

  1. 1.

    Finding the stones is part of the fun. Ask an older person or adult to go with you to find your just-right pebbles.

  2. 2.

    Wash and dry the pebbles.

  3. 3.

    Select one to paint, then study it carefully. Can you see a shape or pattern or an animal’s face in the stone? After you have an idea for your picture, sketch it out on the paper.

  4. 4.

    Cover your work area with newspaper. Paint the entire stone white; let dry.

  5. 5.

    Follow the sketch that you have made to paint your picture on the stone; let dry.

  6. 6.

    Paint the finished stone with a thin coat of clear varnish; let dry.

Hidden Message

To find a hidden message, color in every box that is marked with an arrow or a flower. Leave the boxes with stars blank. Hold up the design and read!

Answer:

HAPPY 91ST BIRTHDAY, PRESIDENT HINCKLEY!

President Wilford Woodruff Crossword

You can learn about President Wilford Woodruff, the fourth 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 below.

Crossword puzzle

chills

protected

fish

sawmill

Holy Ghost

schoolhouse

journal

temple

mission

United Brethren

Across

  1. 3.

    President Woodruff told the missionaries to always have the _______ ________ with them so that they could be guided and helped by Heavenly Father.

  2. 4.

    Through many dangers and adventures, he said that he felt _______________ by Heavenly Father.

  3. 6.

    He grew up working hard in his family’s flour mill and _______________.

  4. 8.

    When it was time for him to leave for England with the other Apostles, he got out of bed and left, even though he and his wife were both seriously ill with a fever and _______________ .

  5. 9.

    After wondering about which church to join, he was delighted to hear that in the nearby _________________, missionaries were preaching about a restored gospel. He raced there to hear them.

  6. 10.

    When Joseph Smith called him to be an Apostle, the Prophet told him that the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles would soon be leaving on a ______________ to England.

Down

  1. 1.

    While in England, Elder Woodruff found this group of people who were looking for the truth. After teaching them for two days, he baptized six hundred of them.

  2. 2.

    For most of his life, President Woodruff wrote in a ______________ daily.

  3. 5.

    He dedicated this building in Salt Lake City. The Saints had worked to build it for forty years.

  4. 7.

    He loved to hunt and ___________. He even made artificial flies for bait.

Answers:

Across—(3) Holy Ghost, (4) protected, (6) sawmill, (8) chills, (9) schoolhouse, (10) mission. Down—(1) United Brethren, (2) journal, (5) temple, (7) fish.