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“For Older Kids,” Friend, March 2020

For Older Kids

Friend Magazine, 2020/03 Mar

Illustrations by Getty Images


What do you call a bear with no teeth? See answers below.

My Testimony

A couple of Sundays ago during sacrament meeting, it was time for people to go up and share their testimonies. Suddenly I got an urge to go up to the microphone and tell everyone my testimony. I was shaking, but I knew I could do it. No matter how scared you feel, you should try to share your testimony. It doesn’t have to be to the whole church. It can even be to one person!

Ruth G., age 10, Nebraska, USA

A Look Inside the Temple

Each person you’re baptized for in the temple also needs to be confirmed a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. You can stand in for your ancestors as they receive the Holy Ghost!

Can you crack the code to find out which temple is in the picture? (See answers below.)


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13 5 18 9 4 9 1 14 9 4 1 8 15

Family History Corner

Your family history includes what happens to you every day! Draw these things in your journal to remember your experiences.

  • Your house

  • Your school

  • Your favorite food

Secret Service!

  • Say hello to a classmate you don’t usually talk to.

  • Wash the dishes or take out the trash without being asked.

  • Send a postcard to a friend or family member who lives far away.

Art Challenge

Draw a lizard using the letter J. Thanks to Matthew M. for sharing his idea!

Answers: A gummy bear; Meridian Idaho (Hint: A=1, B=2 …)