Day 3


Day three of your adventure is a little…puzzling. Warm up your mind with riddles, sharpen your code-writing skills, then solve the secret message.

Make Invisible Ink

Here’s an extra-amazing way to make invisible ink. Be sure to check with an adult who can help you use all of these ingredients.

Make the Ink: Mix ½ cup water and 1 tablespoon of baking soda.

Write your message on regular paper.

To reveal your message: Combine ½ cup rubbing alcohol with 1 teaspoon of turmeric, and paint it over your page.

Write a Code

Invent 26 different symbols, and use them in place of letters. What messages can you write?

Riddle Me This

Do you know the answers to these riddles? If you can’t figure them out, you can find the answers further down this page. 

  • What word is spelled wrong in the dictionary?
  • I start with T, I end with T, and I have T inside. What am I?
  • Where can you find cities, towns, shops, and streets, but no people?
  • What is a question you can never say “yes” to?

Now try writing a riddle of your own!


Read It

Look up and read 1 John 4:7-19, then talk about these questions with someone.

  • What do these verses say love is? (Look at verse 10 again.)
  • What’s something loving someone else has done for you?


Try It Out

1 John 4:11 says “since God loved us this much, we should also love one another.” Write down three ways you could show love this week, then try them out!

Create a Puzzle

Write or print 1 John 4:10, cut each word out, and shuffle them up. How fast can you put them all back in order?

Watch the Winter Camp at Home Show

Tune into today’s video to hear about God’s amazing love and get the key to decoding this message. You might want to write this code on a piece of paper, so you can solve it while you're watching the video.

Tlw olevh nv zmw nzwv nv drgs zm znzarmt kfiklhv.

Riddle answers: 1. The word "wrong." 2. A teapot. 3. A map. 4. Are you asleep?

One more riddle

What number is hidden? Check out the video for today to find out!