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Simple Ideas for Primary 2: Lesson 20

on June 2, 2016

Teaching a group of young children can be a daunting task.  So, my husband and I like to keep our lessons simple.  Here’s the basic schedule we follow:

  • 5-10 minute Bathroom Break
  • 5-10 minute Sharing (Class members share ways they Chose the Right during the week)
  • 20-25 minute Lesson
  • 15-20 minute Art Activity

 

In each of my Simple Ideas for Primary 2 Lessons posts, I’ll be sharing our basic lesson outline, Art Activity ideas, etc.  Also, be sure to check out the Free BI Originals tab for more resources!

 

Primary 2: Lesson 20 ~ Outline

Review: Heavenly Father’s Plan & Jesus Christ Loves Me

Discussion: Personal Treasures

  • Share some of your personal treasures
  • Ask the children about their own personal treasures

 

Discussion & Scripture: Earthly Treasures vs. Heavenly Treasures

  • Explain that even though earthly treasures are nice, they are temporary.
  • What kind of treasures will last forever?
  • Doctrine and Covenants 14:7 ~ “And, if you keep my commandments and endure to the end you shall have eternal life, which gift is the greatest of all the gifts of God.”

 

Activity: Treasure Hunt

  • Print, cut out, and place the clues below, in the appropriate locations, before class.  The “Location” tells where the clue should be kept/hidden.
  • For the “5th CLUE”, have a set of scriptures or golden plates hidden in the room for the children to find.
  • If you would like more ideas, check out my “FHE Activity: Scripture Treasure Hunt” post.

 

1st CLUE
Location: Classroom
John 4:14 “But whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst; but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life.”

2nd CLUE
Location: Water Fountain
John 6:35 “And Jesus said unto them, I am the bread of life: he that cometh to me shall never hunger; and he that believeth on me shall never thirst.”

3rd CLUE
Location: Kitchen
Matthew 13:44 “Again, the kingdom of heaven is like unto treasure hid in a field; the which when a man hath found, he hideth, and for joy thereof goeth and selleth all that he hath, and buyeth that field.”

4th CLUE
Location: Field
John 6:45 “It is written in the prophets, And they shall be all taught of God. Every man therefore that hath heard, and hath learned of the Father, cometh unto me.”

5th CLUE
Location: Classroom
Matthew 6:19-21 “Lay not up for yourselves treasures upon earth, where moth and rust doth corrupt, and where thieves break through and steal: But lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust doth corrupt, and where thieves do not break through nor steal: For where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.”

 

Activity Pages: The Teachings of Jesus Christ Are a Great Treasure

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Free Printable from Laughing and Losing It

Click here for a PDF of the printable above.

The Teachings of Jesus Christ Are a Great Treasure - Cards

There will be a lot of cutting for this project, so you’ll either want to save ample class time for the activity, or do the cutting beforehand.  Each treasure box page and treasure cards page has two copies of that part of the activity.  For further directions on how to prepare the treasure box, visit: www.laughingandlosingit.net

 

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2 responses to “Simple Ideas for Primary 2: Lesson 20

  1. Nancy says:

    I’m a week ahead of you wish you were a few weeks ahead

    Like

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