Tag: friendship

September 7, 2008
You Rock!

Items needed candy rocks Lesson I collect rocks! Whenever we go someplace unusual (like Ireland, Cancun, or Zions National Park) I always bring home a tiny rock that reminds me of that place and its particular beauty. Now some people just kick rocks out of thier way or some throw rocks to see how stong […]

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April 30, 2008
Steadfast and Immovable

Have a youth stand on a stool and proceed to push them off without them expecting it! They were not prepared, so they fell right off. Ask them to get back on and then try to push them off again. This time (usually) they don't fall off but they are still quite "moveable" now give […]

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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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February 26, 2006
Unity Pencils

Items needed about a dozen pencils I used this to teach how unity strengthens us and dis-unity weakens us. Have a YW take a pencil and break it. Talk about how it was easy to break because it was only one pencil. Then get several pencils (10 or so) and have a YW try to […]

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February 19, 2006
We affect others

Items needed  two mason jars water food coloring bleach Fill a small jar 1/2 full of water and another 12 full of Clorox bleach. Our attitudes and actions do affect the atmosphere of our homes. Relate the following story while squeezing small drops of food color into the water: Mother didn't have her normal sunny […]

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December 5, 2005
Speaking Negatively about others or Being Judgemental

Talk about how when we only focus on the negative aspects of a person that is all we see, we can't see the good things about them. This is why it is dangerous to talk negatively about a person to others. This might form a wrongful negative opinion of that person in the minds of […]

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October 18, 2005
Friendship Fudge

Friendship Fudge Ingredients: Mix in a gallon ziplock bag: 4 cups powdered sugar 3 ounces of softened cream cheese 1/2 cup softened margarine 1/2 cup cocoa 1 tsp. vanilla Decide ahead of time which five main points you'd like to discuss during your lesson.  Label each ingredient with one of the five points and use […]

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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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November 18, 2004
Follow the instructions

Teach the class that following instructions exactly is important by drawing a picture on the chalkboard different than the one for which you give oral instructions. Tell the class members you will give them some instructions to draw a picture. Instruct them to listen carefully to the instructions and follow them closely. Encourage the class […]

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November 17, 2004
Friends Rub off on You

Items needed Before class print out the word FRIENDS in large bubble letters, about two inches high, on a sheet of paper for each student. a graphite pencil for each student During class, give each child a sheet of paper with FRIENDS printed on it and a pencil. Tell them to use the pencil to […]

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