Lesson 2: Heavenly Father Trusts Us to Follow His Plan


The purpose of Primary 3 Lesson 2: Heavenly Father Trusts Us to Follow His Plan is to understand that Heavenly Father trusts us to make the right choices. (Check out the Enrichment Activities #1- It's great)

Teaching Thoughts

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

Teacher Study

The Plan of Salvation- This page covers the basics of the plan and why

"The Plan of Salvation" by Elder L. Tom Perry

"The Great Plan of Eternal God" by Elder Neal A. Maxwell


"Choose the Right Way"- Children's Songbook pg. 160

"I Need My Heavenly Father"- Children's Songbook pg. 18

"I Will Follow God's Plan"- Children's Songbook pg. 164 or listen to the Mormon Tabernacle Choir

"Nephi's Courage"- Children's Songbook pg. 120

"Teach Me to Walk in the Light"- Children's Songbook pg. 177

"Dare to Do Right"- Children's Songbook pg. 158

"Choose the Right"- Hymn #239 or listen to the Mormon Tabernacle Choir

"I Lived in Heaven"- Children's Songbook pg. 4 or listen to this Combined Choir

"I am a Child of God"- Children's Songbook pg. 2 or listen to this Children's Choir

"I Know My Father Lives"- Children's Songbook pg. 5 or listen to this Children's Choir

"He Sent His Son"- Children's Songbook pg. 34 or listen to the Mormon Tabernacle Choir

"Families Can Be Together Forever"- Children's Songbook pg. 188 or listen to this Children's Choir


The Three Kingdoms of Heaven (about 4 minutes)- Illustrated scripture story

Our Heavenly Father's Plan (about 4 minutes)- Illustrated scripture story

Before the Old Testament (about 3 minutes)- Illustrated scripture story

Plan of Salvation- We're Still a Family (about 5 minutes)- A young man tells of his testimony of the plan even through his tragedy

We Can Find Happiness (about 6 1/2 minutes)- Stories of 3 people who found happiness through the God's Plan

The Plan of Salvation (about 11 minutes)- The plan is like a 3 act play (you could probably watch just clips of this one)

Our Eternal Life (about 4 minutes)- We are eternal beings- answers the basic questions

We Lived with God (4 minutes)- A scientist testifies of eternity

We Can Live with God Again (about 4 minutes)- Our future lives are determined by the way we live our lives now


My Primary 3 Lesson 2 handout packet includes

  • Oval badges to go with the Preparation #2- Print them off on colored paper for more fun and use ribbon to turn them into necklaces
  • I Will Follow Heavenly Father's Plan for Me handout- this one goes with the game idea in the manual. Each cut out goes along with one question- you can glue it on after the question is answered then color it.

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Activity Ideas

For more Choose the Right activities, see last week's lesson helps

A Path for Me- This one would go great with Enrichment Activity #2= glue these pictures on to make a path back to Heavenly Father

I Will Follow God's Plan- Match the scriptures to the steps (the suggested activity is great for classes)

Heavenly Father Loves Me, and He Has a Plan for Me- Making paper snowflakes activity

I Know God's Plan- These are fun! Make a viewer explaining God's plan

My Life is a Gift; My Life Has a Plan- Plan of Salvation cut outs- use for a visual or make the mobile

On the Right Path- (older classes) Read the scriptures and finish the road signs

Our Beautiful World: Part of the Plan- Find where you live and draw of picture of yourself

The Plan of Happiness- Booklet

He Sent His Son- (older classes) Mix everything up then decide if each event was before or after Christ's birth

The Greatest Gift- Great to do with the lesson- puzzle that covers a picture of the temple

My Plan to Follow His Plan- (older classes) Includes goals to make each month to help follow God's plan (scroll down)

The Plan of Salvation Offers Me Peace- Put together this Plan of Salvation diagram- puzzle like

The Scriptures Teach of Heavenly Father's Plan- Match the scriptures to the pictures- if you have a younger class you can do this all together

When I Lived with Heavenly Father- Complete the picture

Take My Hand. Hold On Tight- Bright Idea poster

Coloring Pages

I am My Heavenly Father's Child

I Will Follow Heavenly Father's Plan for Me

I am a Child of God, and He Has a Plan for Me

Heavenly Father's Plan (this one is also great for Enrichment Activity #2)