“Friends in the News,” Friend, Apr. 2010, 47Friends in the NewsHomestead WardPrimary children in the Homestead Ward, Miami Florida South Stake, had a missionary activity. They were given pretend name tags, plane tickets, passports, and booklets containing missionary information. With a companion, the children learned how to tie a tie, lead music, teach the gospel, and make a sandwich for lunch.Matthew T., 5, Washington, likes to play football and basketball with his two older brothers. His favorite activity is cooking with his mom. He particularly likes making desserts. He enjoys family home evening and stories about the prophet Nephi.Madeline E., 10, Indiana, likes to dance; sing; and ride her horse, Dolly. She is a good student. Math is her favorite subject, and she hopes to be a math teacher when she grows up. She looks forward to church every week.Troy J., 9, Pennsylvania, is a big help to his family. He excels in math and spelling. He likes gymnastics and karate. Troy loves Heavenly Father and Jesus and looks forward to becoming a deacon when he turns 12.Daisy Art and Molly Raine B., 7 and 10, Costa Rica, attend an international school. They like making friends with children from all over the world and learning about different cultures. They have many missionary opportunities because many of their friends aren’t members of the Church. They are best friends who play together every day. They both like to do gymnastics, play the violin, do crafts, color, and paint.Annie B., 6, Utah, enjoys reading the Book of Mormon with her family. She likes gymnastics, sledding, dancing, singing, bike riding, and playing with her friends. She is kind to others.Joel M., 7, Alberta, Canada, is learning about Heavenly Father’s plan. He likes to draw, play basketball, and read about dinosaurs.Red Leaf WardPrimary children in the Red Leaf Ward, Westminster Colorado Stake, enjoyed touring the grounds of the Denver Colorado Temple. The children love to see the temple and look forward to going inside someday.