Lesson 28: Our Parents Help Us Learn


The purpose of Primary 3 Lesson 28: Our Parents Help Us Learn is to understand that our parents are there to help us learn to obey the commandments of God.

Teaching Thoughts

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


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

"A Happy Family"- Children's Songbook pg. 198

"Book of Mormon Stories"- Children's Songbook pg. 188 (see verse 6)

"Two Thousand Stripling Warriors"- Sheet music 

"Quickly I'll Obey"- Children's Songbook pg. 197

"Love Is Spoken Here"- Children's Songbook pg. 190 or listen to the Mormon Tabernacle Choir


Helaman and the 2,000 Young Warriors (about 2 minutes)- Illustrated scripture story


My Primary 3 Lesson 28 handout packet includes

  • CTR Thank You note- color and have them give it to their parents

Activity Ideas

We Do Not Doubt- Dot to dot 

The Army of Helaman: How Can "My Gospel Standards" Help Me Keep My Baptismal Covenant?- Story with flannel-board figures

Stripling Warriors Game- Board game

Helaman and Two Thousand Young Men of Faith- Put the pictures in order 

Mothers in the Scriptures- Match the mom to the description

Women of the Gospel- Match to the description then solve the puzzle

Count on Dad!- Decipher the quote (older classes)

Scripture Fathers- Figure out the father by reading the clues or looking up the scriptures

Family Fun- Hidden objects or try the I Love My Family one

Following Family Rules- Go over why we have rules then send home a challenge

Proclamation on the Family Pyramid- (older classes) Word search

I Can Help My Family Be Happy- Draw happy or sad faces depending on picture

Strengthening My Family- Make this paper chain as you talk about principles to help family

The Family- (older classes) Crossword

May Your Homes Be Filled with Love- Bright Idea poster

Coloring Pages

Adam and Eve Teach Their Children

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

Family Members Have Important Responsibilities

Heavenly Father Planned for Me to Come to a Family

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