For Older Kids

    “For Older Kids,” Friend, August 2018

    For Older Kids

    activities and service challenges

    Illustrations by Thomas S. Child

    Dear Journal

    Write about school. What’s your favorite subject? Who’s your teacher?


    Why do sharks swim in salt water?

    See answer below.

    Secret Service

    • Leave a nice note on someone’s car.

    • Pick up trash and throw it away.

    • Fill up the soap dispenser at home so it’s full for the next person.

    I stood tall when I shared the gospel with my 5th and 6th grade teachers by giving them a Book of Mormon with my testimony written in it. It felt good to share the gospel, because I think that is what Jesus would have done.

    Liana M., age 12, New Jersey, USA

    Quick Quiz

    How many years did Jacob have to work in order to marry Rachel? See answer below.

    1. 28 years

    2. 14 years

    3. 7 years

    4. 5 years

    Thanks to Elizabeth P., age 10, Oregon, USA, for submitting this question!

    Draw It!

    Draw a bird from an arrow!

    Answers: Pepper water makes them sneeze!; 14 years