Fun Stop
    Footnotes

    “Fun Stop,” New Era, Mar. 2019, 40–41.

    Fun Stop

    Your Ultimate How-to Guide

    Fun Stop

    The Extra Smile

    mother and son

    Well! That wasn’t so bad! Your homework is all done?

    That was just backpack number one!

    Ryan Stoker

    sister, brother with clay, and a dog with a trumpet

    It’s supposed to be an angel Moroni statue, but no one would model for me, so I got Marvin to help. … It’s a work in progress.

    Val Chadwick Bagley

    How to Win This Caption Contest!

    This photo is in dire need of your dashing wit. Send in your best caption ideas to newera@ldschurch.org. We’ll share the winning entries in a future issue.

    How to Plan the Perfect Mutual Activity

    Follow this simple roadmap to Mutual activity planning perfection. Grab a friend or family member and fill out the blank spaces before reading the story.

    Congratulations! You’ve been assigned the (adjective) job of planning the next combined Mutual activity. With a little (verb ending in -ing) ahead of time, and a couple of (plural noun) to lend a (part of the body), it’s sure to be a/an (adjective) activity to remember. For starters, make sure everybody knows to wear (type of clothing) and to bring their best (noun) for the festivities. The weather forecast should be just about (adjective) to hold a (number)-legged race at the park. If the weather turns (adjective), however, you can always use your backup plan to go (verb ending in -ing) indoors, provided you don’t forget to pack a (noun). Above all else, don’t forget the (adjective) refreshments. A plate full of (plural noun), or even a small box of (adjective + plural noun) will make everyone shout “(Exclamation)!”

    How to Plan Your Next Group Date for under $5

    Do you know someone who owns an indoor skydiving facility you can use for free?

    Yes

    Do that!

    No

    Are you planning on providing dinner?

    No

    Whew! You just saved a bundle!

    Yes

    Do you make a mean Mac and Cheese, or a top-notch PB&J?

    Yes

    All set!

    No

    Learn how. Your future self thanks you.

    Need to change plans? Does your group enjoy …

    Board games?

    Yes

    Do that!

    No

    A rousing game of kickball?

    Yes

    Do that!

    No

    A digital scavenger hunt?

    Yes

    Do that!

    No

    Baking brownies together?

    Yes

    Do that!

    No

    Writing and shooting a short movie on your phones?

    Yes

    Do that!

    No

    “Make a Great Date,” Apr. 2010 New Era