B-4 — SUNDAY, MAY 2, 1993 -THE UKlAri DAILY JOURNAL- Especially © 1993 by Universal Press Syndicate By BETTY DEBNAM A Letter Would Be Special! Dear Mom Mothers like letters. In each block, put an example of the punctuation marks. Count the number you see in the letter. Put that number in each little box. Dear Are you getting ready for conws Ma y. Mother's Day ? 1+ qIways on -the second Sunday m A vary special way to Celebrate it is to write your Mom a I etter. . That would please your worn. Xt would also please Anna M • Jarvis. She started Mother's Day back in "O8. "What Miss Jarvis had in wind was a handwritten love le-Her to your mother, not a printed card,* one of Vwr Close friends +old wS. Miss Tarvis ached children to write to their mom, ev«n if she lived in the same town. Why no-r write a lett*r or a Card to your mom, even if she live* in the some house! Sincerely, Alpha Batty MmTMMMtapbvBMtyOMMM ••'' MOTHERS Words that you might have in a letter to mom are hidden in the block below. Some words are hidden backward or diaoonally. See j» you can find: THANKS, BEAUTIFUL, LOVELY, CARING, TtoUGHTFUL, HUGS, KISS, SMILES, COOK, LOVE. JOY, APPRECIATE, FLOWERS, GRATEFUL, HAPPY, INTEREST, BEST, LISTEN, TALK, MEALS, CARD. n _ BQAPPRECIATEBT FTHQUOHTCH K I S S A C N WHATKIHIOF TIMS HITHt SHMK HMt OH This Is Anna M. Jarvls. In 1908, she organized the first Mother's Day celebration. This is a picture of her mom, Mrs. Anna R. Jarvls. con urn quotation marks question mark period exclamation mark apostrophe How to address a letter The return address 1. The sender's name 2. His or her address 3. The city, state and ZIP code St. OX. The destination address 1. The person to whom H goes 2. His or her street, post office box or rural route number 3. The city, state and ZIP code You can just hand the letter to your mom, but it is fun addressing letters. You might even mail it! For a better letter... • Cut your letter into different shapes — flowers, etc. • Decorate the borders with her favorite flower. • Paste your photo in the corner. • Use light colors to draw a full-page picture. Then write over it in dark colors. • Fold your letter into parts. Write a different message in each part. • Cut out and paste letters from your newspaper. (sent in by David Mareiro) Q: Name five things that contain milk. A: Butter, cheese, ice cream, and two cows! Q: Why don't you play with your new boomerang? A: I can't seem to throw the old one away! mm nt mn i»n» »> i«ti> Q+nmi fnm UN Mini P<«> by Ml; Dtbium e »n Uninml r _ Goodspoxt's Report Supersport: Tim Hardaway Height: 6-0 Blrthdate: 9-1-66 Weight: 195 College: Texas-El Paso Tim Hardaway is in his fourth season as guard with the Golden State Warriors. He was drafted by the team in the first round in 1989. Last season Tim was named to the All- NBA Team. He got the most votes of any guard. He averaged 10 assists, third in the league, and 23.4 points per game. He played in the 1991 and 1992 All-Star Games. He was the youngest player both years. Tim's nickname is Tim Bug. He has been in several commercials. He raises money for the American Cancer Society. Cookie's Recipe Mother's Day Muffins 1 % cups buttermilk 3 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted You'll need: • 1 2 / 3 cups all-purpose flour • U teaspoon salt • Va cup oats • 3 / 4 cup sugar • J /2 teaspoon baking soda • !/ 4 teaspoon baking powder J What to do: I 1. Combine all ingredients except buttermilk and butter or j margarine in a large bowl. Mix well. j 2. Add buttermilk and butter or margarine. Mix lightly until f mixture is just moistened. * 3. Fill cups in a greased muffin pan about 3/4 full with I batter. \ 4. Bake in a preheated, 400-degree oven 20 minutes or until | done. Makes about 10. ^ How to make an envelope • Use a ruler to measure 1-inch strips down the long side of a 8 Vjj-by-ll-inch sheet of paper. • Fold the sheet the long way into three equal blocks. • Using the folds as a guide, cut away the 1- inch strips on each corner. • Fold in the middle flaps. Put paste along the flap edges. • Fold up the bottom flap. • Trim about an inch off the tip flap. Add paste to seal. M* 1 " up your own Mother's Day story. Older kids can write their story. MM T1» MW Ptft kr Ml* CMtow* e IN) UnfcniMl fnu SyndkMt Mini Spy . . Mini Spy is giving her mom breakfast in bed for Mother's Day. See if you can find: • pumpkin • spool, • sailboat • ruler •net •bell •leaf • rolling pin •kite • word MINI • hot dog • pencil • canoe •tooth How to make postcards The standard size postcard measures 3 x /2 by 5 inches. • Cut this size out of lightweight poster paper or heavy construction paper. • Paste a photo on the front or draw a special picture. • Divide the back in half. Put your mom's address on one side. The message goes on the other. Ifcw Jlo/t you so Muck' . ftf every\v\ck y«u D 500 BttTY *T Mother's Day cards Your own special designs are the most important. Here are some ideas you might consider. • Draw a door on the front with your house number. • Fold a piece of construction paper this way. • Open the door for a pretty picture and a message. Make Mom a place to keep letters The letters Mom saves now will become treasures for you both in later years. • Cover a box with construction paper or gift-wrapping paper. • Decorate a notebook cover. Make special pockets for her to slip in the letters. The post office asks that letter writers include the complete addresses. Do you know what these post-office abbreviations stand for? i*» -»i IOMU ?i 1.ST 3.LK 5. SO 7.9 9.TER 11.PK 13.N 2.AVE 4. VLQ 6. HD 0.W 10. RV 12. LN 14. E Mom's love tokens You might want to include tokens. Cut these out and color, or you might want to make your own. You can decide how many of each of these treats you want to give away. Hints for good writing Since this is such a special letter, you might want to follow these writing steps. • Think about what you want to say. • Organize your thoughts. • Write a draft. • Read and revise. • Check and copy. • Share with Mom. Look through your newspaper for signs that Mother's Day will be here aeon. A read all about math.
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