Tag Archive: LDS Primary
Prepare a snapping turtle trap: Pound nails into a two-foot-long piece of board at three- or four-inch intervals. Bend the head of each nail at a 90-degree angle (see the illustration). If it is not feasible to prepare this trap, draw a picture of it on the chalkboard, [like this:] (Image is copyright 2010, Intellectual Reserve. Used by permission.) Display the snapping turtle trap (or refer to the drawing on…
Play the game “Don’t Get Poisoned.” Set a folding chair in the middle of the classroom. On one piece of paper, write alcoholic drinks, and on another piece of paper, write tobacco. Tape the label “alcoholic drinks” to the top of the chair and the label “tobacco” to the seat of the chair. Pass a six-foot-long string through the space between the backrest and the seat (see the illustration on…
Explain that when a consumer purchases a new vehicle or appliance, the manufacturer provides instructions on the care and maintenance of the machine. (If you brought an owner’s manual, show it to class members with a short explanation of what it contains.) By following the recommended instructions, a person can expect better performance and longer use from the vehicle or appliance. What may happen if the owner ignores the manufacturer’s…
Shows a simple object lesson that visually demonstrates the principle of repentance, using an egg and a crayon.
Here’s a demonstration of the salt/pepper/static electricity object lesson used to visually emphasize the power of the Atonement in making us clean again:
Here’s a video demonstration of this object lesson that uses the principle of refraction to teach that being filled with the Holy Ghost helps us make wise choices. Sorry the changed arrow showed up double in the video — it was hard to do using the camera. :)
Hold up a cell phone and ask if anyone has ever used one. Ask them to name places where they’ve used a cell phone. Answers may include in a car, outside, in the house, even on a boat. Now ask the class why they have used a cell phone. Answers may include I needed information, when I needed help, when I may be lost and not know directions, or when…
Pass around the kiwi fruit. Make the point that the kiwi has a rough, unpleasant, hairy, tasteless exterior. Ask the students the following questions: 1) What makes the kiwi fruit seem unappealing? (It’s exterior.) 2) What are some outward features by which we judge others? 3) Who might be “kiwi people” around us? When the fruit has been examined by everyone, peel off the skin, and slice up the inside…
Take a picture of someone in the group with a digital camera, or bring a photo of someone most everyone will recognize like the prophet, a national leader, or your Bishop/Branch President. Describe the person in the photo to your class and ask the students to guess who it is from your description. Be vague in your description such as “This person has brown hair. This person is a man….
The following object lesson is from YouTube. This evangelist preacher does a fantastic job demonstrating how temptation is all around us, and how Satan will change his attacks to wear us down. You could use it to teach a variety of gospel topics:
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