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Oil in our lamps

By [email protected] (Pam Mueller) At a recent in-service meeting, we were told to start off on the first day with a lesson. There is nothing more boring than having papers handed out and the teacher droning on an on about the new year. So…we learned the Parable of the 10 virgins and what that means […]


oil drops

Here are some drops that can be used as oil. Have the children write on them what we can do spiritually to fill our lamps.


Pre-Pear to be an Eternal Companion

This cute handout was made by another Young Women’s leader. It has a quote from Spencer W Kimball, a clipart image of a lamp, and a small bag of pear-flavored jelly beans. This handout was created to coordinate with YW Manual 3, Lesson 4. The quote reads: “In our lives the oil of preparedness is […]

LDS Handout

Matthew 25 Questions

Here are the questions I used during class for our discussion of Matthew 25. I taped a set of questions on each seat in the class. I didn’t want the same students or groups of students sharing their thoughts, so I created several different sets of questions. Here are the original 9 questions I used: […]

LDS Handout

Lamp and Oil Droplet

This document has a picture of an Bible style oil lamp and oil droplet. You can use this when teaching the Parable of the 10 Virgins. It’s great for lessons on preparedness or the Second Coming.


paper plate lamp

I had my activity day girls cut out and color these paper plate lamps. Fold plate in half and cut basic shape. Use staples to secure. Color one oil drop as a flame and staple on. The lesson I used is an adaptation from a primary lesson (Lesson 25: Parable of the Ten Virgins,” Primary […]

Sharing Time Lesson

Second Coming and Preparedness Activities

1. Take a piece of string or yarn long enough to make a large circle, thread it through two empty spools, and tie the ends together. Have the children stand in a circle and hold on to the yarn. As the music is played, the children move the spools along the yarn. When the music […]