For Older Kids
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“For Older Kids,” Friend, August 2019

For Older Kids

Friend Magazine, 2019/08 Aug

Illustrations by Mark Robison


What kind of tree fits in your hand? (See answer below.)

God’s Amazing World

Did you know?

  • Information travels to and from your brain faster than a race car.

  • Your heart beats about 100,000 times a day.

  • During your whole life, your nose and ears never stop growing.

Prayer Power

We recently moved to New Mexico. I thought I would have a hard time making friends. I prayed the night before school started that I would meet new friends. A couple of weeks later, I made a friend. I love Heavenly Father and the blessings He gives me when I pray and choose the right.

Ava S., age 10, New Mexico, USA

Family History Fun

Write in your journal about a day that changed your life. Then ask a family member to tell you about a day that changed theirs. Make an audio recording of their story or write it down.

Brain Break

Build a fort with blankets and pillows!

Art Challenge

Draw a flamingo from the number 4!

Thanks to Abram G. from California, USA, for submitting this idea.

Answer: A palm tree!