Funstuf

By Britney Schetselaar


Magic Scripture Square

See if you can solve the clues in each box or identify which prophet is shown in the picture. When you are finished, you should see a “magic square”—meaning that each column, row, or diagonal line with four squares in it will have one Book of Mormon prophet, one Old Testament prophet, one New Testament prophet, and one prophet from the Doctrine and Covenants. (See answers on page 37.)

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Joseph Smith’s First Vision © 1988 Greg Olsen; Nephi Rebuking His Rebellious Brothers by Arnold Friberg © 1951; Daniel in the Lions’ Den by Clark Kelley Price, © IRI; Leaving the Garden of Eden © Joseph Brickey—do not copy; Sacrifice of Isaac by Jerry Harston, © IRI

I persecuted the Church until the Lord appeared to me in a vision. I was baptized and became a missionary for the truth. (See Acts 9.)

I was converted after hearing the testimony of Abinadi. (See Mosiah 17:2.)

I was the second prophet of the Church in the latter days. I led the Saints to Utah.

I was the prophet when the Salt Lake Temple was dedicated. (See Official Declaration—1.)

I wrote the book of Revelation in the New Testament. (See Revelation 1:1.)

I was the Apostle who walked on water with Jesus. I led the Church after Christ had left the earth. (See Matthew 14:28–29.)

Answers:

row one: Moses, Joseph Smith, Nephi, Saul or Paul; row two: John the Baptist, Alma, Brigham Young, Daniel; row three: Wilford Woodruff, Adam, John, King Benjamin; row four: Moroni, Peter, Abraham and Isaac, John Taylor.

C U Later, Alligator

Look up the following scriptures and find the word in the verse that begins with the letters “CU.” If you fill in the blanks correctly, you will see an alligator!

1. Mormon 6:6

   

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2. Ether 9:19

     

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3. 2 Peter 1:16

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4. 1 Nephi 16:10

       

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5. Mosiah 3:5

   

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6. Moses 7:30

     

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7. Matthew 9:9

       

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8. Ether 9:19

       

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9. Malachi 4:6

         

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Answers:

[illustration] Illustrated by Brad Teare

Cumorah, cureloms, cunningly, curious, curing, curtains, custom, cumoms, curse.

Farm Fences

The farmer has one goat, one sheep, and one pig. He has seven equal-sized sections of fence. Can you make three pens with those seven fence sections to keep the animals apart?

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Illustrated by Brad Teare

Answer:

The pens are arranged in a row of three triangles, the middle triangle pointing right and the other two pointing left.