For Older Kids

    “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!