Lesson 31: I Am Thankful for My Home


Primary 1 Lesson 31: I Am Thankful for My Home encourages gratitude and responsibility for your home.

Teaching Thoughts

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The following are LDS.org resources unless otherwise stated.

Teacher Study

"More Diligent and Concerned at Home" by Elder David A. Bednar

"For Peace at Home" by Elder Richard G. Scott


"A Happy Family"- Children's Songbook pg. 198

"Home"- Children's Songbook pg. 192

"I Am a Child of God"- Children's Songbook pg. 2

"Love is Spoken Here"- Children's Songbook pg. 190

"Sing Your Way Home"- Children's Songbook pg. 193

"When We're Helping"- Children's Songbook pg. 198

"Here We Are Together"- Children's Songbook pg. 261

"Covered Wagons"- Children's Songbook pg. 221

"Little Pioneer Children" (Round)- Children's Songbook pg. 216

"Pioneer Children Sang As They Walked"- Children's Songbook pg. 214

"The Handcart Song"- Children's Songbook pg. 220

"Westward Ho!"- Children's Songbook pg. 217

"Fun to Do"- Children's Songbook pg. 253


My Primary 1 Lesson 31 Handout Packet includes

  • Tree background with 5 cut outs to color and glue on
  • Water background with 5 cut outs to color and glue on

Activity Ideas

A Happy Home- Put the house together as you talk about what makes a home

Homes- Put these animals and people in their homes as you read the poem

Love at Home- Use this puzzle to talk about different responsibilities you have at home

"Mine House Is a House of Order"- Another house puzzle this time talking about order

Every Blessing that I Enjoy Here- Matching game

My Home and Neighborhood- Simple board game

May Your Home Be Filled with Love and Courtesy- Bright Idea poster

Create Your Own Handcart- You'd have to assemble these before class or make this Pioneer Covered Wagon one

Handcart Pioneers- Discover the differences

Marshmallow Wagon- Fun food craft!

Pioneer Children Woven Picture- Weave the picture to discover what it is- you could have each child put a piece in with your help as you go over the story or answer questions

Pioneer Trip- Make this rebus story really big and have the children read it with you

Pioneer Maze- Simple maze to get home

Pioneer Hidden Pictures- Find the hidden objects- tell them to find objects that don't belong

Coloring Pages

Family Members Have Important Responsibilities

Pioneer Children with a Handcart (Symbol)