Tag: keeping the commandments

March 30, 2010
The Gospel Protects Us

Items needed: raw egg egg cartons Lesson Wrap a raw egg in *several* layers of egg cartons and tape. Invite students to bounce the bundle off the wall or drop it on the floor. Take the package back, pulled it apart, and showed the students the sheltered, unbroken egg inside. Teach your students that the […]

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March 30, 2010
Obedience is easier with the help of a friend

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 […]

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January 13, 2007

Items needed crushed Oreo cookies seeds or a plant tools to plant a seed Lesson I set my objects on a table and tell the youth that I need a volunteer, one that will have faith in my instructions. I ask that the volunteer must be sure to follow my instructions explicitly and is not […]

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December 9, 2006
Commit to Applying Gospel principles

Items needed: a pencil Hand someone in the class a pencil, and ask them to "try to drop it" once the person drops the pencil, pick it up and say, "No, maybe my instructions weren't clear, I said TRY to drop the pencil". They might act confused, and maybe drop it again if so just […]

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November 28, 2006
Scriptures and Obedience - Returning to live with Heavenly Father

Begin by singing Scripture Power. Say, “We are going to go on a treasure hunt and look for treasure”. Read 1st clue (below). During the treasure hunt try and get the children to do something else (say, “instead of going to the library how about if we go to the cultural hall and see if […]

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July 15, 2006
Sink or Swim

Items needed Squares of regular paper pennies bowl of water Ahead of time, affix some pennies to some of the paper squares. Write things on the penny squares that are not good or cause us to sink... such as drinking alcohol, swearing, gossiping, etc. On the squares without pennies write things that will help us...such […]

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May 18, 2006
Recipe for Success

Items needed a batch of cookies made with correct ingredients but wrong measurements a batch of cookies made correctly As you start out the lesson let the girls know that you prepared cookies for them and pass them out. Pass out the batch of cookies in which you did not measure the ingredients. See if […]

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March 17, 2006
Honoring Parents

Items needed an hourglass or game timer Show the hourglass or timer and discuss how we are all like the individual pieces of sand. We are all together in the top of the hourglass, and we go down the hourglass we may feel like we are being restricted and squeezed. People are telling us what […]

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August 14, 2005
Little white lie - Honesty

Items needed a length wire two paper or fabric flags labeled "me" and "eternal life" Attach the flags to each end of the wire before class. Instruct the class that the wire represents the commandments, specifically commandment to be honest. Have a member of class bend the wire back and forth until it breaks in […]

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May 21, 2005
One bad peice

Items needed a bag of popcorn Ask the class if the would like some popcorn. After someone volunteers take out a piece of popcorn chew it up and spit it back into the bag. Shake it up then offer it to the person who wanted it. (they should no longer want it.) Then simply say, […]

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