Sacrament I Spy Sharing Time

Encourage understanding (discussing covenants and reading scriptures): Explain that a covenant is a sacred two-way promise between us and Heavenly Father; we promise to do certain things, and when we do, He promises to bless us. Remind the children that we make a covenant with Heavenly Father when we are baptized, and explain that we renew that covenant when we take the sacrament. Make wordstrips with phrases from the sacrament prayers that explain what we promise when we take the… Read more »

Holy Ghost Sharing Time May 2017

Sharing Time Idea from the 2017 Outline Identify the doctrine (seeing an object lesson): Have a child stand by the door. Blindfold the child, and have him or her try to find his or her chair and sit down without any help. Repeat the activity, but this time ask another child to guide the blindfolded child by touching his or her arm and leading the way. Discuss with the children why it was easier for the child to find the… Read more »

Repentance Sharing Time Idea

Every first Sunday of the month a Bishopric member is in charge of Sharing Time in our Ward. After I shared my ideas for this week’s Sharing Time, here, my husband told me that he was teaching this week. We started talking about the idea in the outline, and other possible ideas. We both loved the idea in the outline, so I started sharing different ideas that he could do. We both liked the ideas, so I decided to share… Read more »

I promised to post another thank you gift idea soon so here is one. ūüôā¬†Primary can be a little crazy at times so this LDS Primary ‘Kit Kat’ Thank You Gift Idea is a great¬†way to thank primary teachers or subs. Give Me A Break! Primary teachers worldwide would agree that they sometimes they could use a break!¬†The gift tag says “You Deserve a Break! Thanks for Helping in Primary.”¬† I have also included a generic version that says “You… Read more »

Repentance Sharing Time Ideas

Sharing Time Ideas from the 2017 Outline Encourage understanding (participating in an object lesson):Give each child a pebble. Ask the children to put the pebble in their shoe, and invite them to stand and walk. Ask the children how it feels to walk with a pebble in their shoe. Ask how sin is like the pebble. (It doesn‚Äôt feel good; it makes us unhappy.) Have them remove the pebble, and ask how repenting and receiving Heavenly Father‚Äôs forgiveness is like… Read more »

April 2017 Week 4 Sharing Time Idea

Sharing Time Idea from the 2017 Outline Encourage understanding (singing a song and making choices): Sing ‚ÄúI Feel My Savior‚Äôs Love‚ÄĚ (CS, 74‚Äď75). Write several case studies that illustrate how a child could follow one of Christ‚Äôs teachings. Also include a scripture reference where that teaching can be found. Below are some examples. ‚ÄĘ Sara had asked her younger sister not to use her crayons, but her sister used them anyway. To be like Jesus, Sara could: a. Get angry… Read more »

April 2017 Sharing Time Idea Jesus Christ is the Perfect Example

Sharing Time Idea from the 2017 Outline Encourage¬†understanding¬†(reading¬†scriptures¬†and¬†drawing¬†pictures):¬†On a large piece of paper write the phrase, ‚ÄúJesus Christ is the perfect example for me.‚ÄĚ Cut the paper into four simple puzzle pieces. Write one of the following sentences on the back of each puzzle piece: ‚ÄĘ He showed us the way to be baptized (see Matthew 3:13-17). ‚ÄĘ He showed love for others (see Mark 10:13-16). ‚ÄĘ He forgave those who hurt Him (see Luke 23:34). ‚ÄĘ He showed us… Read more »

Hello again! I am Shannon, Sheena’s sister. She asked me to post some printables that I have designed for primary. This post is the first. I’ll be posting more soon so check back often. Are you looking for a simple thank you gift for primary teachers or substitutes? This LDS Primary Thank You Gift Idea is a great way to thank anyone who helps in primary. This free printable reads “We’d be Nuts if we didn’t thank you! Thanks for… Read more »

March 2017 Week 3 Sharing Time Idea

Sharing Time Idea from the 2017 Outline Encourage understanding and application¬†(playing a game):¬†Write on separate pieces of paper a one-sentence summary of the most recent conference messages from members of the First Presidency and Quorum of the Twelve. Place them on the board along with pictures of the leaders. Discuss each message. Invite a group of children to leave the room. Remove one of the messages from the board. Invite the children to return and decide together which message is… Read more »

March 2017 Week 2 Sharing Time Idea

Sharing Time Idea from the 2017 Outline Identify the doctrine: Write on the board, ‚ÄúThe First Presidency and the Twelve Apostles are prophets.‚ÄĚ Tell the children that in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, we are led by the President of the Church, his two counselors in the First Presidency, and the Twelve Apostles. Explain that the First Presidency and the Twelve Apostles are prophets. Encourage¬†application¬†(playing¬†a¬†matching¬†game):¬†Gather¬†pictures¬†of¬†six¬†members¬†of¬†the¬†First¬†Presidency¬†and¬†Quorum¬†of¬†the¬†Twelve,¬†and¬†write¬†their¬†names¬†on¬†separate¬†pieces¬†of¬†paper.¬†Put¬†the¬†papers¬†and¬†pictures¬†facedown¬†on¬†the¬†board.¬†Have¬†a¬†child¬†turn¬†over¬†a¬†picture,¬†and¬†invite¬†another¬†child¬†to¬†turn¬†over¬†a¬†piece¬†of¬†paper¬†with¬†a¬†name¬†on¬†it.¬†If¬†the¬†picture¬†and¬†name¬†do¬†not¬†match,¬†put¬†them¬†back¬†in¬†place¬†and¬†allow¬†two¬†other¬†children¬†to¬†choose.¬†If¬†the¬†papers¬†match,¬†whisper¬†to¬†the¬†two¬†children¬†a¬†gospel¬†principle¬†the¬†leader¬†taught¬†in¬†the¬†most¬†recent¬†general¬†conference¬†(see¬†the¬†latest¬†conference¬†issue¬†of¬†the¬†Ensign¬†or¬†Liahona),¬†and¬†have¬†them¬†act¬†out¬†a¬†way¬†they¬†can¬†live¬†the¬†principle.¬†Invite¬†the¬†other¬†children¬†to¬†guess¬†what¬†they¬†are¬†doing. . Sharing Time Ideas from¬†Little LDS Ideas When I was coming up… Read more »