You may have seen a recent idea I shared as part of the #MyForeverFamily 30 Day Challenge. I shared a fun Word Search and Crossword Puzzle idea that would be great for Family Home Evening, a Sunday activity, or just to teach your family about their ancestors. Today I am back with another great game idea that focuses on Family History! This is a fun game that will be perfect for day #22: ‘Map out Your Family Roots’ of the… Read more »

If you follow me on Facebook, you might have seen a recent post that I shared about a #My ForeverFamily 30 Day Challenge. You can read more about the challenge, HERE, on Chicken Scratch N Sniff. Here’s a quick little synopsis of the challenge, though. The #MyForeverFamily challenge is a challenge that celebrates family, and will help you grow closer as you participate in each daily activity. I am teaming up with 14 other amazing bloggers to provide amazing ideas, resources, and tips… Read more »

Sharing Time Ideas from the 2014 Outline IDENTIFY THE DOCTRINE(seeing pictures and reciting a scripture): Show a picture of Jesus Christ, and tell the children that He taught, “Pray in your families unto the Father . . . that your [families] may be blessed” (3 Nephi 18:21). Repeat this scripture with the children a few times. Show a picture of a family praying, and discuss the picture with the children. Explain that in family prayer, we thank Heavenly Father for… Read more »

Sharing Time Ideas from the 2013 Outline IDENTIFY THE DOCTRINE AND ENCOURAGE UNDERSTANDING (seeing an object lesson): Have a child hold a bundle of sticks. Explain that the sticks represent members of a family. Write “family prayer,” “family scripture study,” and “family home evening” on three strips of paper. Ask the children how these activities strengthen or help hold families together. Invite children to wrap the papers around the sticks. Explain that these activities invite the Spirit into our homes and… Read more »

Sharing Time Ideas from the 2013 Primary Outline IDENTIFY DOCTRINE Show the children “The Family: A Proclamation to the World,” and explain that it teaches that Heavenly Father’s plan is for His children to come to earth in families. ENCOURAGE UNDERSTANDING (looking at pictures): Divide the children into groups and give each group a picture of a family (for example, Adam and Eve teaching their children [GAB, no. 5], Christ raising Jairus’s daughter [GAB, no. 41], Lehi’s family arriving in the promised… Read more »

Whenever I prepare for an upcoming quarterly activity, I always call my older sister to see what she thinks. I don’t know what it is, but my brain really starts working if I have someone to talk about with. I have now been in the Primary Presidency for almost 2 years, so she has heard quite a few of my ideas. We recently talked about making a Primary Quarterly Acivity Book. But I always felt that maybe it would be… Read more »