The purpose of Primary 3 Lesson 39: Showing Love for Our Parents is to encourage expressions of love for parents through obedience and being helpful.
- Get your class to give their parents kisses with this cute treat ideas- for Dad and one for Moms.
- Record a quick 30 second video of why each child loves their parents then email it to them after church.
- Use the great finger puppets and family tree activity included in The Red Headed Hostess class packet.
The following are links to LDS.org resources unless otherwise stated.
"Home"- Children's Songbook pg. 192
"Mother, I Love You"- Children's Songbook pg. 207
"My Dad"- Children's Songbook pg. 211
"Quickly I'll Obey"- Children's Songbook pg. 197
"A Happy Family"- Children's Songbook pg. 198
"Families Can Be Together Forever"- Children's Songbook pg. 188
"Dearest Mother, I Love you"- Children's Songbook pg. 206
"I Often Go Walking"- Children's Songbook pg. 202
"Mother Dear"- Children's Songbook pg. 206
"Mother, Tell Me a Story"- Children's Songbook pg. 204
"My Mother Dear"- Children's Songbook pg. 203
"Dearest Names"- Children's Songbook pg. 208
"When We're Helping"- Children's Songbook pg. 198
"Home Can Be a Heaven on Earth"- Hymn #298
"Love at Home"- Hymn #294
"Daddy's Homecoming"- Children's Songbook pg. 210
"Fathers"- Children's Songbook pg. 209
Families Can Be Together Forever (about 3 minutes)- Music and excerpts from leaders
It Was Mom (about 2 minutes)- A Mother's Day tribute
To Every Mother (about 2 1/2 minutes)- A tribute to moms
Happy Mother's Day Mom (about 2 1/2 minutes)- Youth talk about their moms
A Mother's Hope (about 3 minutes)- A mom's faith overcomes fears
Love Her Mother (about 2 minutes)- How do you raise wonderful daughters?
Mothers and Daughters (about 5 minutes)- Youth explain how their mothers have been great examples
Father's Day- Great video about appreciating dads- about 2 1/2 minutes
Sci-Fi- I love these Homefront ads- a dad playing with is daughter- about 1 minute
Cookies- A father daughter talk about 1 minute (another Homefront)
A Father Indeed- A story about a great dad- about 7 minutes
Earthly Father, Heavenly Father- 2 fathers and the divine responsibility of fatherhood. About 4 minutes
My Primary 3 Lesson 39 handout packet includes
- Family coloring page
- Thank You parent sheet
Fathers in the Scriptures (older classes)- Match the dad to the story
Honoring Parents- Give these out for homework to encourage the children to get to know their parents better
We Grow to Be Like Our Parents- 2 piece puzzles to match together and blank one for you to do. If you have time, try to a picture of your child and one their parents to go together.
Stripling Warriors- Scripture story figures to color and tell the story of how they honor their parents
For Mother Specific Activities please see this expansive list
For Father Specific Activities please check out this list
Book of Mormon Scripture Figures- One is of Moroni writing on the gold plates- it's the best I could find for this scripture story.