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How to: Make a Young Women Bracelet for Christmas or Birthday Gifts

How to make a young women values sparkle bracelet

Step One: Assemble your YW Bracelet materials: What you need to make a Young Women Values Sparkle Bracelet: one jewelry cord with clasp nine rondelle 8mm spacer beads with clear crystal rhinestones eight fiber optic beads in value colors (Get all of the above items in my NEW Young Women Values Sparkle Bracelet kit) scissors needle-nosed pliers super glue (optional) Step Tw0: Thread the Beads: String the  young women value beads in this…
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How to Play Froggy Murder

how to play froggy murder

My cousin taught me how to play Froggy Murder at a family reunion.  Froggy Murder doesn’t take any set up, and it’s a fun activity you can use to fill up time at the end of a Wednesday evening or camp activity.  All ages can play the game, and it’s lots of fun to see how dramatically people act out when they’re dead. Variation of: Wink Murder Safer form of:…
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Thank You for the Primary Presentation

Last year our Young Women group made little awards for the kids who participated in the Primary Presentation.  This year we are doing the same thing, and I made little Thank You slips for the girls to color. This slip says, “Thank you for teaching us to choose the right during the Primary Presentation!”  On the ones I did for our ward, I also added “Love, Hartwood Young Women”.  You…
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How to Plan an Amazing Mutual Activity

Our ward held a combination leadership/planning meeting last Sunday before Conference.  This handout contains some of the information that we discussed during our training.  Plan an amazing mutual activity with these tips.  Your activity does not need to match all of these items, but it Purposeful Planning: Amazing Mutual Activities Ministering Who in our class needs help or support? How can we include everyone in this activity? Administering Do we have…
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2018 Mutual Theme: Peace in Him

It’s that time of year again — the Church has released the 2018 mutual theme!  For the first time, I took a couple of weeks’ working vacation to work on theme posters and printables for the theme. I spent a few days of uninterrupted time to come up with different logos for the theme.  I took a three week vacation to Europe, during which I spent much of the time…
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Old to Me New to You posts

I’ve been on a cruise ship in the North Atlantic for the past several days. Unluckily (or luckily, I suppose) my husband wasn’t able to make the trip with me, and so I’ve been able to do Whatever I Want Whenever I Want with exactly 0 responsibility.  It’s been awesome! Being who I am, Whatever I Want is code for Structured Self-Improvement.  I made a list of what I wanted…
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Human foosball

I read about this awesome game at https://howdoesshe.com/how-to-play-human-foosball/  It sounds like it’d be so much fun for mutual!  Human foosball is a game to be played in the gym or out of doors inside of a fenced in or boxed in area.  It’s basically like kickball, but you play while holding on to a PVC pipe and only move horizontally to the goals. This is a great activity for mutual, because…
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Sharing the light of Testimony

“A candle loses nothing by sharing its light with another.” Hey Jenny! – Love your site!  I use it all the time!  Since I’ve gained a lot from the site, I thought I’d pass on this handout I just made for Lesson 27 in the Young Women manual 2. I created it in Publisher but saved it as a JPG.  The image used was just from the MS clipart gallery…
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D&C 58:42 memorization chart

Good Morning, I just created the following flip chart to be used with Lesson 10, “Jesus Made Repentance Possible” from the Family Home Evening Resource Book.  It is a memorization chart for the scripture D&C 58:42.  It begins with all of the words being shown on the paper, and as you flip to each of the subsequent pages, a couple of the words are taken away.  The final page shows…
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Heritage handout and quotes

I am 15 yrs old, and each of the young women in our ward are paired into teams to teach. My team’s lesson for this month is the one on heritage. After looking at several other people’s handouts online, I created one that I think is fabulous. It has several quotes, one from Jeffrey R Holland, and the other from Elaine Cannon. I included some of the basics ideas and…
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Book of Mormon Scavenger Hunt

Hi there…and thanks for everything you do!  I love your website. This was a little bit of a complicated set up on this activity.  Please feel free to contact me for any questions. Thanks! Charlene H   The Books of the Book of Mormon Scavenger Hunt Each clue provides a scripture from one book in the Book of Mormon, and a clue leading you to the answer. The clues are…
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