Lesson 26: The Holy Ghost Can Help Us


The purpose of Primary 3 Lesson 26: The Holy Ghost Can Help Us is to understand that the Holy Ghost can help us choose the right and warn of us danger.

Teaching Thoughts

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

Teacher Study

"The Holy Ghost and Revelation" by Elder Jay E. Jensen

"That We May Always Have His Spirit to Be with Us" by Elder David A. Bednar


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

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

"Listen, Listen"- Children's Songbook pg. 107

"The Still Small Voice"- Children's Songbook pg. 106

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

"Search, Ponder, and Pray"- Children's Songbook pg. 109

"The First Article of Faith"- Children's Songbook pg. 122

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

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

"I'm Trying to Be Like Jesus"- Children's Songbook pg. 78 or listen to the Mormon Tabernacle Choir's version. 

"Seek the Lord Early"- Children's Songbook pg. 108 or listen to this music video


Create (about 2 minutes)- President Uchtdorf invites us to rely on the Spirit to create things of  beauty

Comfort in Trials (about 4 minutes)- The Holy Spirit can provide comfort

Patterns of Light: Discerning Light (about 2 minutes)- How we can recognize divine light

Having the Holy Ghost (about 3 minutes)- How you can invite the Holy Ghost in your life


My Primary 3 Lesson 26 handout packet includes

  • H-E-L-P cards- If you class is old enough, have them unscramble the word and place it on the board. After it's on the board, talk about what it means using the pictures as helps. This goes with the Chalkboard Discussion.
  • Question cards for the Question Game in the manual.

Activity Ideas

Inviting the Spirit- Different scenes to color that show ways to invite the Spirit

The Holy Ghost Can Help Me- Invitation to color

Gifts of the Spirit Treasure Chest- Make a paper treasure chest- use some little objects instead of the gems that represent the gifts

The Liahona and the Holy Ghost- A mini roller box with illustrations and the story of the Liahona.  You could use the cube pictures from the lesson instead. 

The Kingdom Up on High- You could make this picture into a necklace and hand them out to the kids.

Remember- Cut these pictures out and play a memory game with the older nursery children.  Or use the pictures to create a collage about the Holy Ghost and Baptism.

Listen to the Still, Small Voice- Use the pictures to help talk about the Holy Ghost (put them in a bag and draw them out)

Listen to the Still Small Voice- Read the scriptures and color the quilt 

Names of the Holy Ghost- Word Search

The Holy Ghost- Crossword Puzzle

The Gift of the Holy Ghost- Finish the scriptures

Listening to the Spirit- Comic story from the life of President Wildford Woodruff (former Prophet and President)

The Gifts and Fruits of the Spirit- Word Search

The Holy Ghost Testifies of the Truth of All Things- Liahona and journaling activities

Understanding the Holy Ghost- Fill in the blanks and a Crossword Puzzle

Who is the Holy Ghost- Fill in the blanks

Coloring Pages

The Holy Ghost Testifies to Me

I Choose to Fill My Life with Things that Invite the Spirit

My Faith in Jesus Christ Grows when I Listen to the Holy Ghost

A Happy People (scroll down)

I Choose the Right by Living Gospel Principles

Nephi was Blessed for Choosing the Right

Jesus Christ Created the Earth as a Place Where I Can Learn to Choose the Right

For more Choose the Right Activities, see Primary 3 Lesson 1.