As you teach Primary 5 Lesson 24: The School of the Prophets and the Word of Wisdom, remember the purpose is to help everyone understand and desire to live the Word of Wisdom.
- Check out the Newel K. Whitney's Home & Store activity in The Red Headed Hostess class packet for this lesson- how fun!
- Try playing a version of this Word of Wisdom game from Blue Skies Ahead
- You might also like my free Word of Wisdom activity in the handouts for Primary 3 Lesson 14
The following links are to LDS.org resources unless otherwise stated.
A Brand New Year: Physical Health (about 7 1/2 minutes)- Youth from all over the world talk about how to keep our bodies strong and healthy.
The Word of Wisdom (about 2 minutes)- An illustrated scripture story from the Doctrine and Covenants about the Word of Wisdom
One in a Million, Alberto (about 2 minutes)- Alberto from Mexico is a Primary child who talks about being sick and keeping the Word of Wisdom.
Word of Wisdom Leads to Revelation (about 1 minute)- Boyd K. Packer counsels young people to keep the Word of Wisdom so they can receive revelation.
Word of Wisdom (about 1 1/2 minutes)- A man's story of his weight loss, his marathons, and commitment to follow the Word of Wisdom.
"The Word of Wisdom"- Children's Songbook pg. 154
"Choose the Right Way"- Children's Songbook pg. 160
"For Health and Strength"- Children's Songbook pg. 21
"Healthy, Wealthy and Wise"- Children's Songbook pg. 280
"The Lord Gave Me a Temple"- Children's Songbook pg. 153
"The Prophet Said to Plant a Garden"- Children's Songbook pg. 237
My Primary 5 Lesson 24 Handout Packet includes
- Word of Wisdom Cards- Pick a food then pick a way to use it- Draw it, Act it Out, Sculpt It, Sing about It. No using the word on the card! Goes with Enrichment Activity 7.
- I will take care of my body worksheet to go with Enrichment Activity 4
Healthy and Happy- Draw pictures of your favorite food on a plate. You could give the children a white paper plate with pictures of healthy food they could glue onto the plate.
A Healthy Body- Match scriptures to distorted pictures of things that will keep our bodies healthy.
My Body is a Temple of God- Make your way through a maze choosing the right things that will make your body healthy.
Sharing Time: Warning!- Read scriptures about the Word of Wisdom and match the scriptures to illustrations about good things for our bodies or bad things.
Test Your Health IQ- Take a quiz to see how well you are taking care of your body.
Word of Wisdom Picture Puzzler- Identify close-up photos of healthy food and solve a puzzle at the end.
Words of Wisdom- A Word of Wisdom cross-word puzzle
Word of Wisdom Promise- Use a chart to find coordinates of letters that will help you solve a puzzle.
Body Building- A game to help learn what the scriptures teach about healthy food.
Kirtland and the Word of Wisdom- Use these scripture figures to help you tell the story of the revelation of the Word of Wisdom.