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Thailand

Thailand is located in Southeast Asia.
Bangkok is the capital city. Find the Thailand
flag sticker and place it on the map near its
See the Sights
Are you ready to travel halfway around the world? Study this
capital. picture of things you might see in Thailand. Then, turn the page. How
many questions can you answer without looking back?

Thailand
Bangkok

Thai Trivia:
The full name for Bangkok is Krung Thep
Mahanakhon Amon Rattanakosin Mahinthara
Ayuthaya Mahadilok Phop Noppharat Ratchathani
Burirom Udomratchaniwet Mahasathan Amon Piman
Awatan Sathit Sakkathattiya Witsanukam Prasit. It
is the longest official name of all the cities in the
world. Can you say it?

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What Did You See?
How much do you remember from page 3? TALK THAI
Thai is the official language of Thailand. It is not an easy language to learn!
1. How many animals are on the page? With your finger, follow the lines from the Thai words to the English words.
Then, say the words.
2. Which animal would you want to see up close?
Sawasdee ka (women)
[sah-WAHT-dee kah]

3. What color are the flowers?

4. What is in the dragon’s mouth?
Sawasdee krahp (men)
[sah-WAHT-dee kruhp]

Cheu a’rai?
YES (men)

Friend
[chue ah-rye]

5. What picture did you like best? Ka
[kah]
Thank
Practice writing these Thai letters:
Krahp
[kruhp] you
Rong rien
See you
[rohng REE-ahn]
LaTeR

Puen
Hello
[pwehn]

Khob khun ka
Please
[kop koon kah]
What is
Garuna
your name?
YES
Thai Trivia: [kah-ROO-nah]
The largest flower in the world grows in Khao Sok [kahw soak]
National Park in Thailand. The rafflesia measures 20 to 35 Leow phop gan mai
inches across. Unlike most flowers, it stinks! Find the rafflesia [laaw pope (women)

School
sticker and place it here. gahn mye]

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Totally Thai Thailand is home to Thailand is home to many interesting plants and animals that God has made. Which is
many animals and which—plant or animal? Circle your answers.
=R =E =H insects. Imagine how
many different kinds
Leopard Elephant Lizard you might see on a
walk through the forest a. wrinkle-lipped tree or bat?
=A =I =O
or along the beach. Use
these symbols to help
b. bamboo rat or tulip?
you fill in the missing c. barking deer or cactus?
letters of the Bible
Monkey Mosquito Snake
verse. d. clouded grapes or leopard?
e. Malaysian sun flower or bear?
“S d n t b f d.
f. praying mantis or stick?
m w t y u. D n t b g. coconut palm or butterfly?
h. pitcher plant or monkey?
t f d. m y u i. rafflesia flower or spider?
j. dollar tree or bird?
G d. w ll m k y u st ng

nd lp y u. w ll ld y u Now, use the code to crack the secret message to find out something that happens a
lot in Thailand. For example, c4 is the fourth letter of the word you circled for question c.
Write the letters below to reveal the answer.
s f n my nds. lw ys

d w t s g t.”

Isaiah 41:10 (NIrV)

Now, copy the Bible verse in the space below and recite it out loud.
c4 b2 j2 h4

f6 a3 d3 e4 g4
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How to “Thai” A Day at the Beach
a Sarong Thailand has beautiful beaches. The water
sparkles like blue and green crystal. The
sand is white as snow. Rocky cliffs rise out
of the sea and look like small mountains
floating in the water.

People who live close to the beaches
2. enjoy activities like swimming, building
Keep your hands near your sand castles, snorkeling, boating, boogie
chest. Grab a small amount boarding, rock climbing, and cliff diving.
of cloth in each hand.

1.
Find a long piece of cloth. Put it around
your back and under your arms.

What would you like to do if you could spend a day at the beach in Thailand?

4.
3. Tie the knot tight. Then, fluff out
the edges.
Tie the two parts of the cloth
into a knot. Ask a friend if
you need help.

Thai Trivia:
The style of Thai dress varies among the generations. Many Thai Trivia:
older people wear a sarong. Most younger people wear clothes Elephants can be found everywhere in Thailand. The country
like we wear in the United States, such as jeans and T-shirts. has special elephant events like rodeos, tugs-of-war, and races.
When Thai children, youth, and university students attend Elephants can even be found taking a bath in the ocean! Find
school, they are required to wear uniforms. Find the sarong the elephant sticker and place it here.
sticker and place it here.

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Floating Lotus Maze TrekKING through Thailand
Did you enjoy your trek through Thailand? You explored the country and the culture.
Every year in Thailand, Loy Krathong [lah-ee grah-TOHNG]—also called You learned about the Thai people and the many ways that missionaries are sharing
the festival of lights—falls at the end of the rainy season and the the love of Jesus with them. Keep praying for the missionaries and the Thai people!
main rice harvest. It is a time for the Thai people to celebrate
their harvests. The krathongs [grah-TOHNGS]—sometimes Complete the word search to remember things you have learned about Thailand. Find
called floating lotuses—are sent floating down the rivers each word from the word box. Then circle it. The words can be forward, backward, up,
of Thailand at night, lighting up all corners of the country. down, or diagonal.
Help the floating lotus find its way down
the river to the ocean. U W O T R R G T B B L S P V H
M F X Z X N H U O M O H W D O
A I B S O A D S G U Y O E W X
N Q S R I D S X Y I K T Z M K
N D A S H C P I I V R Z K T D
K S I I I J I D A P A Q Q Z X
M H S Y Q O Q R G J T R A Y I
Z T Z N H C N K V X H X G M P
S X E I J E W A O S O V A X Y
A I S E L F F A R K N I G R C
Y U E W R C V I S I G F X I B
B Y M J E S U S Z P E N J C E
Y U A Q C F C T D I J S A E J
H B I V D S S G A R M M Y B I
K A S R L H Z B Q Z L H J X U
Word Box

Word Box
Asia Buddhists Loy Krathong Rafflesia Sarong Thai
Bangkok Jesus Missionaries Rice Siamese

Thai Trivia: Thai Trivia:
A krathong is traditionally made with banana leaves and fresh Rice is the main dish of most Thai meals. More than half of all
flowers. A candle and a coin are then placed in the middle of Thai workers are farmers. They grow rice and other crops on
the beautiful creation. Find the krathong sticker and place small farms. Find the rice sticker and place it here.
it here.

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“So do not be afraid. I am with you.
Do not be terrified. I am your God.
I will make you strong and help you.
I will hold you safe in my hands.
I always do what is right.”
Isaiah 41:10 (NIrV)
Continue to pray for the missionaries in Thailand and all over the world. Don’t
forget that you can live your life on mission for God, too, by sharing the love of
Jesus with others.

Floating Lotus Maze (p. 10)
Answers:
Totally Thai (p. 6)
“So do not be afraid. I am with you.
Do not be terrified. I am your God.
I will make you strong and help you.
I will hold you safe in my hands.
I always do what is right.”
Isaiah 41:10 (NIrV)

Plant or Animal? (p. 7) Trekking Through Thailand (p. 11)
a. bat f. mantis U W O T R R G T B B L S P V H

b. rat g. palm M F X Z X N H U O M O H W D O
A I B S O A D S G U Y O E W X
c. deer h. plant N Q S R I D S X Y I K T Z M K

d. leopard i. flower N
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e. bear j. bird M H S Y Q O Q R G J T R A Y I
Z T Z N H C N K V X H X G M P
S X E I J E W A O S O V A X Y

rain storm A I S E L F F A R K N I G R C
Y U E W R C V I S I G F X I B
B Y M J E S U S Z P E N J C E
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