Lesson 35: I Can Be Kind to Animals


The purpose of teaching Primary 1 Lesson 35: I can Be Kind to Animals is to help the children understand that being kind to animals is important.

Teaching Thoughts

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Teacher Study

"'As a Man Soweth'" by Elder L. Tom Perry

"The Pattern of Our Parentage" by President Boyd K. Packer


"All Creatures of Our God and King"- Hymn #62

"The World is So Big"- Children's Songbook pg. 235

"All Things Bright and Beautiful"- Children's Songbook pg. 231

"Beauty Everyone"- Children's Songbook pg. 232

"Happy Song"- Children's Songbook pg. 264

"In the Leafy Treetops"- Children's Songbook pg. 240

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

"Birds in the Tree"- Children's Songbook pg. 241


My Primary 1 Lesson 35 handout packet includes

  • Animal badges to go with Enrichment Activity 4
  • Who lives here? worksheet- draw in animals or use animal stickers!

Activity Ideas

Animal Jingles- Easy clues to guess the animals

Animal Matchup- Memory game with animals

Animal Riddles- Figure out the animals

Bird Ornament- Scroll down a little for these easy instructions

Butterfly Wings- Finger play

For the Birds- Solve the clues and guess the birds

Go Fishing- Color the dots to discover the picture

Mixed-up Animals- Match the scriptures to the animal

Noah's Ark- Put the animals on the ark

Creatures Revealed- Video showing camouflaged animals- try to find them (about 30 seconds)

Animal Finger Puppets- Copy the patterns and make your own

Animal Appetites- Interesting facts to share

Coloring Pages

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Barnyard Music

Beasts of the Sea and Air