Lesson 20: I Am Thankful that I Can Smell and Taste


The purpose of Primary 1 Lesson 20: I Am Thankful that I Can Smell and Taste is to appreciate the senses of smell and taste.

Teaching Thoughts

These are a few bonus ideas- keep scrolling for more!

The following are LDS.org resources unless otherwise stated.

Teacher Study

"Approaching the Throne of God with Confidence" by Elder Jorg Klebingat

"The Resurrection of Jesus Christ" by Elder D. Todd Christofferson


"A Song of Thanks"- Children's Songbook pg. 20

"For Health and Strength"- Children's Songbook pg. 21

"Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes"- Children's Songbook pg. 275

"My Heavenly Father Loves Me"- Children's Songbook pg. 228 or listen to this Children's Choir

"The Lord Game Me a Temple"- Children's Songbook pg. 153


The Primary 1 Lesson 20 Handout Packet includes

  • 2 blank faces to go with Additional Activities for Younger Children #1. If you laminate them or put contact paper over these faces you could use playdough to make the faces instead. You can also put Scratch n Sniff food stickers around the face for taste.


Don't have ink in your printer? Buy these fun Melissa and Doug sticker sets (my kids love them).

Activity Ideas

My Busy Body- Poster about what you can do with your body- point and do the actions together

My Body is a Temple of God- Maze 

I Live in a Beautiful World- Color and decide which sense you would use to enjoy these creations

Thankful Hunt- Hunt for things in each of the 5 senses for which to be thankful

Coloring Pages

Try one of these fun ways to use coloring pages

I am a Spirit Child of Heavenly Father

Living the Word of Wisdom Shows Respect for My Body

When I am Quiet 

Heavenly Father Loves You