For Older Kids

    “For Older Kids,” Friend, December 2017

    For Older Kids

    For Older Kids

    Illustrations by Brad Teare

    Dear Journal

    What Christmas traditions does your family have? Draw a picture of your favorite one!

    Think about It

    “Humility is essential to gain the blessings of the gospel.”

    —Elder Steven E. Snow of the Seventy

    Brain Teaser

    What word becomes shorter when you add two letters to it?

    See answer below.

    Secret Service

    Bring a holiday treat to a friend or neighbor!

    My family reads the Book of Mormon and prays every day before school and work. During the day I always think of the scriptures that we read. It also seems like I have more time to get ready for school and the day.

    Ella M., age 10, Idaho, USA

    My Haiku

    The first principle

    Of the gospel: simple faith

    In our Savior, Christ

    Ayden C., age 8, Washington, USA

    Quick Quiz

    What direction did the Wise Men come from? (Hint: See Matthew 2:1.) Answer below.

    • north

    • south

    • east

    • west

    • Answers: the word short; east