Tag: family history

September 6, 2017
From Tonga with Love Written by: Kathleen Elizabeth Peaua

This text was shared by the author to this site in 2008. From Tonga with Love Written by: Kathleen Elizabeth Peaua Dedicated to the Memory of: Sitelimani Peaua 1*Pictures on front cover will be of a Grandfather, Pacific Islander in an Aloha Shirt in his “work truck” with his granddaughter Alice (also Polynesian appearing though […]

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August 15, 2013
Starburst Temple Work

Bring a small candy like a starburst, set it on the table and ask "who wants the candy? Who REALLY wants the candy? " Whoever seems most eager, pick for the example. Say, "Joey, (or whoever) you really want the candy. It'll make you very happy. So you can have it, but you can't use […]

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November 5, 2008
Comb Your Hair

Have students comb their hair, with the stipulation that they cannot bend their elbows. This is quite a hilarious sight to see them trying to comb hair with straight arms. Its basically impossible unless the person has very long hair and can bend over very far. Then give the same comb to a neighbor and […]

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June 20, 2008
Personal Progress

Show the puzzle box and ask the girls how they would feel doing this puzzle. Hopefully you'll get answers such as it looks difficult, it would take a lot of time, there are so many small pieces... Then relate the puzzle to Personal Progress. It may look difficult, it may look like it will take […]

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April 24, 2007
What Do You Remember?

Prepare a memory game by filling a box with 20 small objects. Include one very memorable object such as a $10 bill. Tell the class you are going to play a memory game. Take the lid off of the box and use the timer to give the class members about one minute to observe and […]

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July 17, 2005
Temple Work

Items needed a volunteer rope or a necktie Before the lesson begins (on genealogy or temple work or redeeming the dead), pull aside one person and ask them to help you out. So that others who are in class can hear tell them you are going to need to tie them up (do so gently) […]

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January 31, 2005
The Missing Puzzle Piece

Items needed a simple, inexpensive puzzle for every pair of people in the class We bought inexpensive 24 piece puzzles. We had enough for two people per puzzle. Before we started I took out one piece from each puzzle. The kids had to put the puzzle together as a team. None of them could complete […]

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September 22, 2004
Families can be sealed together

Items needed two envelopes two sets of pictures of family members Get two envelopes; put a picture of the temple on one envelope. Put cut-outs (paper dolls? magazine people?) of family members in each envelope. Seal shut the envelope with the temple picture. All the while, talk about the one family going to the temple […]

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September 22, 2004
Linking with the past

Have one child stand at one end of the room and another at the other end. Then ask those seated how we can link the two without either of them moving? The way is for each of the children to link arms and then they can link the two children, to link those gone before […]

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