For Older Kids
January 2019

“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