LDS Lesson Ideas

Rainier Oregon Stake

Noah’s Ark Cut Outs


Filed under: Lesson 29: I Can Say I’m Sorry, Lesson 8: Noah and the Flood,

Jesus Christ Will Come Again Puzzle

Jesus Christ Will Come Again

Filed under: Lesson 45 Easter, Lesson 47 Easter Lesson, ,

Daniel Obeys the Lord

“Daniel Obeys the Lord,” Friend, Jun 1998, 34

Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths. (Prov. 3:5–6.)

When King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon conquered the land of Judah, he brought back to his kingdom some of the well-favored children of Israel. Chosen were those who were without blemish, who were wise and well-educated. Among them were four young men—Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael, and Azariah. The king told his servant to feed them rich foods and wines for three years, the same food he would eat himself, and then bring them before him.

Daniel and his friends had been taught to eat a more healthy diet, and he made a request of the king’s servant. “Prove thy servants, I beseech thee, ten days; and let them give us pulse [seeds, grains, vegetables] to eat, and water to drink.

“Then let our countenances be looked upon before thee, and the countenance of the children that eat of the portion of the king’s meat: and as thou seest, deal with thy servants.” (Dan. 1:12–13.)

The servant agreed. The Lord blessed the four young men for their faithfulness, and after ten days had passed, Daniel and his friends were fairer and healthier than those who ate the king’s meat.

You can be like Daniel in the scriptures. You, too, know what the Lord would have you eat and drink. You know what is not good for you (see Doctrine and Covenants 89). If a king, or a friend, or anyone else tempts you to try something that is harmful to your body, say no with the same courage shown by Daniel.

Color the flannel-board figures, then mount them on heavy paper. Cut them out and use them to retell the story of Daniel and his three friends.

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The King’s servant; Daniel; Hananiah, Mishael, Azariah; King Nebuchadnezzar.
(Illustrated by Beth Whittaker.)

Filed under: Lesson 40: Daniel and the King’s Food, , , , , , ,

Josiah— Believer in the Scriptures

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Josiah at age eight, when he became king; The temple being repaired; The book of the law; The high priest; Josiah, grown up, standing by the pillar of the temple.
(Illustrated by Beth Whittaker.)

“Josiah—Believer in the Scriptures,” Friend, Feb 1998, 10

And when ye shall receive these things, I would exhort you that ye would ask God, the Eternal Father, in the name of Christ, if these things are not true; and if ye shall ask with a sincere heart, with real intent, having faith in Christ, he will manifest the truth of it unto you, by the power of the Holy Ghost. And by the power of the Holy Ghost ye may know the truth of all things. (Moro. 10:4–5.)

Josiah was only eight years old when he became king of Judah. His father had been a wicked king, but Josiah chose to be righteous. When he had been king for several years, he ordered that the temple be repaired. While that was being done, the “book of the law” (scriptures) was found. The high priest sent it to King Josiah, who studied it carefully. To his dismay, he discovered that he and his people had not been living the gospel. He wept when he realized that they had been worshiping idols (false gods). He ordered that the idols be destroyed.

The Lord saw that Josiah wished to be obedient and live according to the scriptures, and promised him that though Jerusalem would one day be destroyed because of its wickedness, it would not happen while he was king.

King Josiah had all the people brought before the temple. As he stood next to a pillar, he read to them from the book of law. He then had them make a sacred covenant to “walk after the Lord, and to keep his commandments … with all their heart and all their soul, to perform the words of this covenant that were written in this book” (2 Kgs. 23:3). All the people agreed. Josiah tried all his life to live by the scriptures, and he tried to teach his people to do the same.

Though his people did not remain faithful after his death, Josiah was such a righteous man that it was said, “like unto him was there no king before him, that turned to the Lord with all his heart, and with all his soul, and with all his might, according to all the law of Moses; neither after him arose there any like him” (2 Kgs. 23:25).

Instructions: Color the flannel board figures, then mount them on heavy paper. Cut them out and use them to retell the story of righteous King Josiah.(See 2 Kgs. 22–23.)

Filed under: Lesson 37: Josiah and Ezra Read the Scriptures to the People, , , , , , ,

Joshua Served the Lord

By Robert Peterson

Robert Peterson, “Joshua Served the Lord,” Friend, Nov. 2002, 15

After Moses died, Joshua became the prophet to lead the Israelites. With the Lord’s help, he prepared the children of Israel to enter the promised land. (See Josh. 1:1–3, 9–11.) Can you find these twelve objects hidden in the picture of Joshua: bird, book, boot, fish, fork, knife, man’s shoe, pencil, salt shaker, shovel, spoon, telephone? After you have found them, color the picture.

Filed under: Lesson 23: Joshua Leads Israel, , ,

Rebekah at the Well

By Mariam Joyce Grisham

Mariam Joyce Grisham, “Rebekah at the Well,” Friend, May 2002, 36

Abraham wanted his son Isaac to have a good wife. He sent a servant to find one for Isaac.

In the city of Nahor, the servant stopped by a well and prayed that Isaac’s future wife would agree to give him water to drink and offer to draw water for his camels, as well. This prayer was answered, and Rebekah became Isaac’s wife. (See Gen. 24.)

To help Rebekah do her kind deed, color the picture on this page. Then remove it from the magazine and mount it on heavy paper. Cut out piece A, line up the two Xs with piece A on top, and put a brass fastener through them. The arm can now move to lift the jug.

Filed under: Lesson 12: Isaac and Rebekah, , ,

Adam and Eve Lived the Gospel of Jesus Christ

Filed under: Lesson 6: Adam and Eve Lived the Gospel of Jesus Christ, ,

Joseph Forgives His Brothers

Filed under: Lesson 17: Joseph Forgives His Brothers, , , ,

Remembering Jesus Christ

Filed under: Easter, Easter, Lesson 29 Jesus Christ Was Resurrected, Lesson 45 Easter, Lesson 45 Easter, Lesson 45 Easter, Lesson 45 Easter, Lesson 47 Easter Lesson, Lesson 47 Easter Lesson, , ,

Easter Word Search



Easter Word Search

By Kathleen Peterson

Filed under: Lesson 45 Easter, Lesson 47 Easter Lesson,


Abinadi baptism Being obedient book of mormon brothers and sisters Building a Testimony Christmas Poem Conference Coloring Activity Conference coloring page ears easter Easter coloring page easter story eyes faith family family coloring page family home evening family responsibility Father's Day first vision friends holy ghost I am a Child of God I am thankful for my ears I am Thankful for my Eyes I love my family joseph smith keep the sabbath day holy kindness King Benjamin lds missionaries Lesson 1: I Am a Child of God Lesson 3: Obtaining the Brass Plates Lesson 5: Lehi and His Family Are Led through the Wilderness Lesson 10: King Benjamin Teaches His People Lesson 12: The House Built on a Rock Lesson 20: Parable of the Good Samaritan Lesson 20: The Holy Ghost Helps Us Know the Truth Lesson 21: Jesus Christ Heals Ten Lepers Lesson 22: The Atonement of Jesus Christ Lesson 23: The Good Shepherd Lesson 24: I Love My Brothers and Sisters Lesson 24: The Lord Helps Missionaries Lesson 25: I Can Be a Missionary Lesson 26: Families Can Be Together Forever Lesson 29: Jesus Christ’s Triumphal Entry and the Last Supper Let Your Light Shine lost sheep love one another make right choices missionaries missionary activity missionary work mother's day card nauvoo pray prayer President Hinckley President Howard W. Hunter priesthood prophets Sacrament search the scriptures smell temple temple coloring page temples temple sharing time Testimony thankful The Atonement and Resurrection the comforter The Good Samaritan word of wisdom