For Older Kids

    “For Older Kids,” Friend, January 2019

    For Older Kids

    collection of activities

    Illustrations by Mark Robison

    Brain Teaser

    What’s full of holes but can still hold water? See page 39.

    God’s Amazing World

    Did you know?

    • Butterflies taste with their feet.

    • Crickets chirp faster when the temperature is higher.

    • Ants can carry 50 times their own body weight.

    Scripture Power

    My family does scripture study together. One night we read, “And Abram said unto Lot, Let there be no strife, I pray thee, between me and thee … for we be brethren” (Genesis 13:8). My mom explained that Abraham was praying for no strife between him and his nephew. I love this scripture. I am thankful for his example, and I want to be more like him.

    Emily H., age 10, Minnesota, USA

    I Love to See the Temple

    Use Doctrine and Covenants 88:119 to fill in the blanks. The temple is a house of …

    1. ____________________

    2. ____________________

    3. ____________________

    4. ____________________

    5. ____________________

    6. ____________________

    7. ____________________

    See page 39.

    Tips to Grow On

    Eat a healthy breakfast every day—don’t skip it! Your body needs energy so you can have an awesome day.

    Art Challenge

    What can you make out of this squiggle?

    Answer: a sponge; prayer, fasting, faith, learning, glory, order, God