Lesson 30: I Can Forgive Others


The purpose of Primary 1 Lesson 30: I Can Forgive Others is to encourage everyone to be more forgiving.

Teaching Thoughts

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Teacher Study

"'Of You It Is Required to Forgive'" by President Gordon B. Hinckley

"The Merciful Obtain Mercy" by President Dieter F. Uchtdorf


Explore new ways to include music in your next lesson here.

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

"Jesus Said Love Everyone"- Children's Songbook pg. 61

"If You are Happy"- Children's Songbook pg. 266

"Jesus Wants Me for a Sunbeam"- Children's Songbook pg. 60


My Primary 1 Lesson 30 Handout Packet includes

  • I Can/ I Will Forgive sheet- attach the arrow with a brad so you can move it back and forth
  • Joseph coloring page

Activity Ideas

I Forgive You- See if the kids can match the shoes to the picture in the story. Practice saying, "I forgive you" with each one

Building Forgiveness- Use this building block activity idea to go with your lesson. Maybe use them as they answer questions in the lesson. Real blocks would be lots of fun too!

Pockets Full of Rocks- Use these idea as an object lesson

Coloring Pages

Joseph Forgives His Brothers

Nephi Forgives- Scripture story figures

Faith, Prayer, Repentance, and Forgiveness Strengthen Me and My Family

Jesus Teaches the Parable of the Lost Sheep

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