Lesson 11: Baptism


The purpose of the Primary 3 Lesson 11: Baptism is to better understand the importance of baptism. 

Teaching Thoughts

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

Teacher Study

"The Covenant of Baptism: To Be in the Kingdom and of the Kingdom" by Elder Robert D. Hales (Quorum of the 12 Apostles)

"Spiritual Power of Our Baptism" by Sister Carol B. Thomas (former General Young Women's Second Counselor)


"Baptism"- Children's Songbook pg. 100

"I Like My Birthdays"- Children's Songbook pg. 104

"The Fourth Article of Faith"- Children's Songbook pg. 124

"When I Am Baptized"- Children's Songbook pg. 103

"The Holy Ghost"- Children's Songbook pg. 105

"This is My Beloved Son"- Children's Songbook pg. 76

"When Jesus Christ Was Baptized"- Children's Songbook pg. 102

"The Fourth Article of Faith"- Children's Songbook pg. 124


Baptism- (about 2 minutes)  Music Video with words to learn the song 

A Mighty Change: Conversion- (about 3 minutes) Talks about a woman's conversion 

The Baptism of Jesus- (about 3 minutes) Bible video 


My Primary 3 Lesson 11 handout packet includes

  • Footsteps to go with Enrichment Activity 2
  • Baptism coloring page- boy and girl

Activity Ideas

Baptism Puzzle- (older kids) Crossword Puzzle

Baptism- (older kids) Word puzzle

Baptism Word Search- (older kids) Put it on the front of a card congratulating a newly baptized member.

Baptism- (older kids) Fill in the blank

I Will Make and Keep My Baptismal Covenant-A maze with scripture references to read plus other ideas below the maze.

Baptism, My First Covenant- Poster with a spot for your picture and the promises that you are making.  

Our Prophets' Places of Baptism- Fun info and can easily be made into a matching game.

Questions and Answers about Baptism-Good to read over before someone is baptized.

Members of the Savior's Church-A flannel board story to tell

Fourth Article of Faith Word Scramble-Cut the pictures out and put them in the right order.

Learning about Baptism- How many other things in the picture begin with B

Baptism Tic-Tac-Toe- Find the things in common to get 3 in a row

Fill the Font- Answer the questions to fill the font up

The First Principles and Ordinances of the Gospel Make It Possible for Me to Live with God Again- Make the mobile but glue pictures on the other side of the words as well.  You could also use something white to glue on like cotton balls.

Principles and Ordinances of the Gospel Lead Me to Jesus Christ- Paste pictures in each square to fill in the 4th Article of Faith

Jesus' Baptism- A cute poem with a finger play

Jesus Christ is Baptized- A child friendly read along short story- read together then give a copy to each child to take home

I Can Keep My Covenant- Color the pictures and make the slide show

The Kingdom Up on High- Glue the pieces together and make it into a necklace!

My Baptism Book- Easy book to assemble

I Can Keep My Baptismal Covenant- Picture slider with baptism promises

Baptism is the Starting Point- Bright Idea post- cut it up into pieces for a puzzle! 

They that Gladly Received His Word Were Baptized- Bright Idea poster

Coloring Pages

The Baptism of Jesus Christ- Color the page or use for a flannel story

The Resurrected Christ Teaches About Baptism- Another coloring page or good one to cut and paste

The Nephite Disciples Baptize- Coloring page or use for a cut and paste activity above

The Power to Baptize and Confirm- Story with Coloring Page

Baptism and confirmation are ordinances that bless my family- Coloring Page

When I am Baptized, I make a Covenant with God- Coloring Page

Why Is It Important for Me to Be Baptized?- Coloring figures at the bottom to go with the lesson and story