Lesson 38: I Can Be Reverent


The purpose of Primary 1 Lesson 38: I Can Be Reverent is to encourage reverence because that is how we show our love for Heavenly Father and Jesus

Teaching Thoughts

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

  • Pass out fun stickers from LDS Craft Supplies throughout Sharing Time then talk about it during class and continue to pass them out. 
  • This Sunbeams Teacher Kit from Time Savors is great for all year. It includes reverence badges and a chart to help them remember what actions are required to show reverence.
  • If you need more activities, The Red Headed Hostess class packets are full of activities.

The following are links to LDS.org resources unless otherwise stated.

Teacher Study

"Respect and Reverence" by Sister Margaret S. Lifferth

"'Serve God Acceptably with Reverence and Godly Fear" by Elder L. Tom Perry


"Father, I Will Reverent Be"- Children's Songbook pg. 29

"Reverence"- Children's Songbook pg. 27

"Reverence is Love"- Children's Songbook pg. 31

"Our Chapel Is a Sacred Place"- Children's Songbook pg. 30

"This is God's House"- Children's Songbook pg. 30

"Heavenly Father, While I Pray"- Children's Songbook pg. 23

"I Will Try to Be Reverent"- Children's Songbook pg. 28

"We Are Reverent"- Children's Songbook pg. 27

"Reverently, Quietly"- Children's Songbook pg. 26

"I Want to Be Reverent"- Children's Songbook pg. 28

"The Chapel Doors"- Children's Songbook pg. 156

"Two Happy Feet"- Children's Songbook pg. 270

"When I Go to Church"- Children's Songbook pg. 157

"The Things I Do"- Children's Songbook pg. 170

"To Think about Jesus"- Children's Songbook pg. 71

Free LDS handouts to help teach Primary 1 Lesson 38: I Can Be Reverent

My Primary 1 Lesson 38 handout packet includes

  • Reverence worksheet- Glue on the 5 squares to discuss what reverence is and how we show it.

Activity Ideas

Ready for Blessings-Use this picture during your lesson...point to the people being reverent.

I Can Be Reverent- A booklet that you can make about how to be reverent.

Sacrament Time- Use the last picture and glue a photo of the child there being reverent.

Reverent Hands- Use these pictures and glue them on cut out hands or trace their hands on a piece of paper and glue it on.  Shows examples of what reverent hands do.

I'm Always Reverent- Poem with actions

On the Road to Emmaus- Great picture to print out and say the poem together.  You could also stick on fake jewels or other decorations as an art project.

Reverence in Holy Places- Meeting house- do some of the actions that say on the cards

Reverence Crown- Make these crowns and use them to help the kids feel more reverent.

Flannel Board Figures- Lots of flannel board figures that you could use- they each have a reverence saying that go with them.  Nephi, Stripling WarriorsMoroni WritesThe Brother of JaredJacob and SheremAlmaKing Benjamin, Samuel the LamaniteCaptain MoroniJesus Christ Comes to America, LehiJoseph Smith

The Sacrament- How to be reverent during sacrament...can be put together like a puzzle.

Showing Respect- Choose which picture is showing reverence

Be Still and Know that I am God- Poster- talk about how he is being reverent

Coloring Pages

I Can Show Reverence for Sacred Places and Things