Lesson 10: The Book of Mormon is Published


The purpose of Primary 5 Lesson 10: The Book of Mormon is Published is to increase our gratitude about the availability to read and study the Book of Mormon today. 

Teaching Thoughts

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

Teacher Study

"Look to the Book, Look to the Lord" by Elder Gary E. Stevenson

"The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ" by President Boyd K. Packer


How We Got the Book of Mormon (about 3 minutes)- Illustrated scripture story of the First Vision and how we got the Book of Mormon.

A Book with a Promise (about 2 minutes)- An excerpt of Elder Craig C. Christensen's talk asking people to read the Book of Mormon and gain a testimony of its truthfulness.

Book of Mormon Introduction (about 3 minutes)- Elder Holland explains the background and importance of the Book of Mormon.

Special Witness- President Monson (about 7 1/2 minutes)- President Monson testifies of the Book of Mormon inside the Grandin building.


My Primary 5 Lesson 10 handout packet includes

  • Letters to go along with the activity in Preparation #3
  • Journal page focusing on how the Book of Mormon is the keystone of our religion

Activity Ideas

Article of Faith 8- Statements about the Bible and Book of Mormon are written on stars.  You can follow the directions on the page to color them, or you could have children find them under chairs and read them to the class.

The Book of Mormon Around the World- Help children follow the lines to find the Book of Mormon in their language.

Book of Mormon Boggler- A word find to find books in the Book of Mormon.

Book of Mormon Military- A word find to find the military men from the Book of Mormon.

Publishing the Book of Mormon- A search and find activity to look for pictures of the Book of Mormon.

Read the Book of Mormon- A printable schedule to help track reading the Book of Mormon.

The Book of Mormon is a Great Book- A poster of a family reading the Book of Mormon. Find 11  ways to use posters here.

Partial Pictures- Match scriptures to pictures depicting scenes from the Restoration.

Where the Book of Mormon was Published- Photos of a boy visiting the Grandin Building and the process of printing the Book of Mormon.  

Find It- Search for letters of the alphabet in this picture of the first printing of the Book of Mormon.