Category Archives: Youth Lessons

Riki Tiki bear

A friend told me about this game and I want to have it somewhere online so I can remember it.  Her son used the game as an object lesson in school about being on time.  When you are late and … Continue reading

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Building Trust

Submitted by Amanda Nelson The lesson is about trust.  You will need a bunch of building blocks, the wooden kind, not Lego’s or anything that locks together.  You can tape labels  on the blocks that build character like, caring for … Continue reading

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Build upon a rock

From Sarah in Minneapolis This is an object lesson for teaching a song call the Wise and Foolish Man. It could be used for any lesson using the idea of building upon the strong foundation of Jesus Christ. We have … Continue reading

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Foundation and Destruction

This lesson requires the game of Stak Attack or Jenga. Those are the games that stack up wooden blocks in a weave pattern and then you pull out the blocks and re stack them on top until the tower tumbles. … Continue reading

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Stay in the Light

Start outside when the sun is very bright.  Tell students to stand so they are receiving the most and brightest sun available.  Then everyone moves to a spot that is not so bright, but that you can clearly see the … Continue reading

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This was a lesson from a recent primary sharing time.  I don’t know the original source.  The topic was on family history but the lesson could be used for any topic where you want to encourage and show how helpful … Continue reading

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words or swords

From a story by Bernie Siegel MD His son came home with a picture from school and it was just a piece of paper with WORDS written all over the front over and over. As he looked at it, it … Continue reading

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Potato stamp

This lesson comes fromMeridian magazine in the section for Family Home Evening. The article is by C.S. Bezas. Each person gets a half of a raw potato. The potato represents your brain. Begin to carve a very simple shape (square, … Continue reading

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Puzzle

Submitted by Nancy:  I did this with the 8-11 year old girls but could be adapted to all ages. We had 2 teams and they were instructed that they were going to put together a 100 piece puzzle and the … Continue reading

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High Jump

Elaborating on a story by Wayne Dyer. Have the class, or your family stand up with the goal of jumping as high as they can. Maybe have a goal on the wall or doorway or something to measure how high … Continue reading

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