Behold Your Little Ones Lesson 16: I Will Say “I’m Sorry”


Behold Your Little Ones Lesson 16: I Will Say “I’m Sorry”

Teaching Thoughts

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The following are resources unless otherwise stated.

Teacher Study

"Repentance: A Joyful Choice" by Elder Dale G. Renlund

"Point of Safe Return" by President Dieter F. Uchtdorf

"Repentance, a Blessing of Membership" by Elder Richard G. Hinckley


"Help Me, Dear Father"- Children's Songbook pg. 99

"Repentance"- Children's Songbook pg. 98

"I Want to Live the Gospel"- Children's Songbook pg. 148

"The Fourth Article of Faith"- Children's Songbook pg. 124


My Behold Your Little Ones Lesson 16 handout packet includes

  • "I'm Sorry" and "It's Okay" circles. You can give each child one of the circles and have them practice what it says on each as they give it to someone else. Or make it into a necklace.
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Activity Ideas

Learning from Mistakes- A four part picture that can be put in order to talk about saying and being sorry.  Great for using while teaching lesson or as a FHE.  Can number or cut out.

King Benjamin Teaches the Nephites- A word picture story that can be read with the class or at FHE.  The people repent and say sorry.

Repentance and the Atonement- A booklet that can be put together or use to teach the lesson.  It includes pictures from Jesus's life to use as an example for us.

Travis Learns About Repentance- A pictured story about choosing wrong and saying sorry.  You can read the story or have them color it and make it into a book.

Showing Sorry- Help Eli say sorry in this maze (older ones)

Coloring Pages

Shield of Faith- Includes 4 principles, 2 relating to saying sorry: forgiveness and repentance. Can cut out and attach cardboard to make sturdier (old cereal boxes work well) or just add a loop to the back so you can hold it like a shield

Repentance- Shows what repentance is (can turn it into a hanging triangle)

Jonah Repents- Story of Jonah's repentance

Faith, Prayer, Repentance, and Forgiveness Strengthens Me and My Family- A family praying

I Love My Savior, Jesus Christ, and His Restored Gospel- boy hanging pictures