“Family Fun Time: Talents,” Friend, Oct. 2014, 6
Read “Violin Victory” (page 4). Garrett loves playing the violin and practices so he can improve his musical talent. Heavenly Father has given each of us many gifts and talents. It’s our job to figure out what they are and then use them to help other people!
Have each family member make his or her own “gift box” using the pattern below. Be sure to get an adult’s help.
You will need:
paper or cardstock for each person
stickers and stamps (optional)
Trace the pattern onto a piece of paper and cut it out. Or print copies at friend.lds.org.
Use the examples on the pattern to fill in talents you have or want to work on. Decorate the squares with drawings, stickers, and stamps.
Fold the pattern along the lines and glue the tabs in place to make a cube.
Take turns rolling your cubes and talking about how you could use each talent to help someone.
2 cups raw pumpkin seeds
1/2 teaspoon each chili powder and garlic salt
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons melted butter or olive oil
Clean off most of the pumpkin goop. Rinse off and pat the seeds dry. Stir the seeds in a bowl with the seasonings and the butter or oil.
Spread the seeds in a single layer on a baking sheet. Bake for about 40 minutes at 300ºF (150ºC), stirring occasionally, until the seeds are golden brown. Cool before eating.