For Older Kids

“For Older Kids,” Friend, September 2018

For Older Kids

Friend Magazine, 2018/09 Sep

Illustrations by Brad Teare

Dear Journal

Write about the funniest thing that ever happened to you.

Brain Teaser

What runs but never walks, murmurs but never talks, has a bed but never sleeps, and has a mouth but never eats?

See answer below.

Secret Service

  • Take your neighbor’s trash can back after trash is collected.

  • Say thank you to a police officer, librarian, or teacher.

  • Use a dry-erase marker to write a nice note to your family on the mirror.

I recently moved, and it was hard to leave my home and friends. Before I left, I did baptisms in the temple. I felt a lot of peace. The Spirit filled the room with joy. I will never forget those feelings. I am excited to go to the temple again. I am glad the Church is the same no matter where we live. It brings me peace even when things are hard.

Daniel K., age 12, Utah, USA

Quick Quiz

Who conferred the Aaronic Priesthood on Joseph Smith? See answer below.

  • Joseph Smith, Sr.

  • John the Baptist

  • Oliver Cowdery

  • Peter, James, and John

Draw It!

Draw a car from the number 4.

Answers: a river; John the Baptist