The purpose of teaching Primary 5 Lesson 33: The Saints Work to Build Nauvoo, the Beautiful is to encourage everyone to be hard workers like the Saints who settled Nauvoo.
- Bring some Lincoln Logs and work together to build your own mini city at the end of class. Emphasize the teamwork and planning.
- Use the photos from the Nauvoo Visitors' Center to share with your class.
- Check out the Examples in a Bag learning activity included in The Red Headed Hostess class packet.
The following links are to LDS.org resources unless otherwise stated.
Pass It On (about 2 minutes)- Children show how they are accepting President Monson's challenge to serve others.
The Saints in Nauvoo (about 1 1/2 minutes)- An illustrated Doctrine and Covenants video about the saints in Nauvoo.
The Coat (about 2 minutes)- A true story about service from the life of Heber J. Grant.
Unselfish Service (about 2 1/2 minutes)- A video about following the Savior through service.
My Primary 5 Lesson 33 Handout Packet includes
- 4 Thank You notes for your class to use with Enrichment Activity 5
- Scripture poster to go with Enrichment Activity 6
Working on a Farm- A comic book story of President Kimball's experience working on a farm and what he learned about the value of work.
Hidden Pictures- Find hidden objects in a picture of a family working together to rake leaves.
Which Chore is Mine?- Follow the lines to match children to their chores.
Joseph and the Saints Build Nauvoo- Church history figures you can color and cut out to tell the story of the saints building Nauvoo.
The Saints Gather in Nauvoo- A picture puzzle to solve clues and discover what the word Nauvoo means.
A Walk Around Nauvoo- A game where players win by blowing through a straw to move a coin around Nauvoo.
A Big Helper- Look at a picture and find ways a young boy can help out at home. This is better for younger classes.
Fixing a Bike- Find hidden objects in a picture about a girl helping her brother fix his bike.
Serving Heavenly Father- Find differences in pictures of children helping at home. This is better for younger classes.
Helping a Neighbor- Solve a puzzle by arranging pictures of a girl serving her neighbor in the correct sequence.
An Important Lesson- Use clues to decode a message about service.
Service Project- Find hidden objects in a picture of boys cleaning the church.
Serving Like Christ- A word search about service.
Serving Others Hidden Picture- Find hidden objects in a picture of children serving their neighbor.
Singing Service- Match notes children are singing to decode a message about service.
Winter Service Hidden Picture- Find hidden objects in a picture of a family shoveling snow for their neighbor.
Exploring Nauvoo- Some fun and interesting facts about life in Nauvoo. You could try "cross writing" with your class.
Sharing Time: Peaceful Nauvoo- Color and cut out buildings in Nauvoo and find them on a map of the city.
Sharing Time: Nauvoo Cutouts- Use these cutouts of buildings in Nauvoo to go along with "Peaceful Nauvoo."