Fun Stop
September 2018

“Fun Stop,” New Era, Sept. 2018, 26–27.

Fun Stop

Fun Stop

The Extra Smile

Boys playing video games

I’m pretty sure your chemistry homework is nothing like Nephi’s ship, so no, I don’t think you can shock us into helping you with it.

Arie Van De Graaff

Boy playing tetherball, two boys behind him

Are there no more challengers?

Your reign of terror has come to an end!

Val Chadwick Bagley

Man and children

OK, kids, it’s bedtime. I’m covering up the glowing rocks.

Summer Bird

What’s Different?

Can you find the 10 differences in these two pictures?

Cousin Calculations

Five cousins from ages 10 to 14 love to keep Great Uncle Chester guessing about their ages at family reunions (he can never keep them straight). They offer him a plate of chocolate chip cookies if he can solve their ages using these clues. Can you give him a hand?

  1. Jesse is older than Kalinda.

  2. Sara is younger Jesse.

  3. Kalinda is older than Meghan.

  4. Meghan is older than Sara and Ty.

  5. Ty is older than Sara.











Big Message in Little Bubbles

Write the letters for the missing words in the spaces provided. The circled letters reveal the missing phrase from Alma 37:6.

  1. “I [Nephi] spake unto ______ ______ ______, … and … he believed in my words” (1 Nephi 2:17).

  2. “Ye receive no witness until after the ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ of your faith” (Ether 12:6).

  3. “Send forth the elders of my church … unto the ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ of the sea” (D&C 133:8).

  4. “Have patience, and bear with those afflictions, with a ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ that ye shall one day rest from all your afflictions” (Alma 34:41).

  5. “Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me” (Matthew 25:40).

  6. “I’m all made of ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ’cause ev’rything bends” (Children’s Songbook, 277).

Quote: “By ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ ______ are great things brought to pass.”

A Prophetic Puzzle

President Russell M. Nelson taught, “Receiving ___________ is one of the greatest gifts of God to His children” (see “Revelation for the Church, Revelation for Our Lives,” Apr. 2018 general conference). Solve the puzzle to find out the gift he was talking about.


What’s Different?

Hat, sunglasses, bag, car, shirt color, skateboard, hole in jeans, skateboard wheels, power pole, fire hydrant

Cousin Calculations

Sara is 10; Ty is 11; Meghan is 12; Kalinda is 13; Jesse is 14.

Little Message in Big Bubbles

Small and simple things

A Prophetic Puzzle