Tag: family unity

March 30, 2010
We can be "broken" by small things

Bring a piece of rope to class. Give a piece of rope to a young woman. Ask her to try to break it using any method except cutting. Then illustrate to the class how the rope can be broken by breaking one strand at a time. (Yarn or embroidery thread would also work for this […]

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August 7, 2008
Team work

Have the individuals pair up and instruct them that they have one minute to arm wrestle as many times as they can. Whoever wins the arm wrestling match gets a piece of candy for every time they win. So they arm wrestle and get their candy (instruct them not to eat it yet). If they […]

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January 10, 2008
Enduring together

Tell the story of "The March of the Penguins". Talk about how the penguins had to endure together through the worst conditions in order to live. We as ward members will all go though hard times in our lives but if we can endure together our reward will be great. Like the penguins who's reward […]

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January 11, 2007
Coming Closer Together

Teaches that as individuals move closer to the Savior, they also grow closer to each other. This is a good unity lesson. Place a picture of the Savior on the floor. Place the pictures of family or class members around that picture. Point out that as individuals move closer to the Savior, they also grow […]

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March 19, 2006
Team work does make a difference

Items needed a pole or yard stick string cut into 4-5 foot lengths Have someone tie their string to the pole and see if they can pull the stick off the ground and try to make it stand straight up. Then have some one else tie their string on and see if it works with […]

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February 24, 2006
Family Unity

Items needed two candybars Place a candy at each side of the room. Have two people come up and link arms, back to back. Tell them they have 10 seconds to get their respective candy bar. When you say go they will each begin pulling the other one in the opposite direction, one will either […]

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February 19, 2006
Filled up at Home

Items needed one empty bucket one bucket filled with water a cup or ladle One daughter recalls that her father demonstrated how children can fill each other's needs within the family. "One time [dad] brought two buckets into the family room--one filled with water, one empty. Then he had each of us think of something […]

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November 20, 2005
Knit Together

Demonstrate how two separate colors of yarn can be knit together to become stronger and more beautiful and useful than one. Have someone than can knit (or crochet) knit the yarn together while you read Mosiah 18: 21: "And he commanded them that there should be no contention one with another, but that they should […]

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October 18, 2005
The Web Game

[This is] the web game. You need a ball of yarn, a beach ball, and some scissors. Everyone (except one leader) stands in a circle. The game leader ties the yarn around her finger and says something nice about someone else and throws the yarn. The girl who gets the yarn wraps it around her […]

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February 3, 2005
Together we cannot fold

Items needed Several dozen paper cups a board The best way to describe is just to describe how I used it in Relief Society. I put a cup to represent the RS president under the board and then stood on it (I represented the demands of serving in Relief Society). Of course I crushed it! […]

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