Tag: unity

May 25, 2010
Sacrifice Snowflakes

Items needed: a square sheet of paper sharp scissors Lesson Present a square sheet of blank white paper. Discuss how this piece of paper in it's current state is not really providing any joy or happiness. Fold the paper several times into a triangular shape. Then take suggestions of things we can do that require […]

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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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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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September 6, 2008
Temple Work

Hold up the candy and say " I need a volunteer, and maybe this will encourage you," Give the volunteer the opened candy bar and say this is your task "eat chocolate, but you cannot bend your arms or waist or legs. Imagine that you don't have joints." Have her struggle for a bit and […]

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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 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 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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