Remember as you are teaching Primary 5 Lesson 38: Brigham Young Leads the Church, the overall purpose is to understand that the living prophet is called by God.
- Use my General Conference Countdown with Enrichment Activity 1- each strip has a little information about the First Presidency or Apostle. Hide them inside of some plastic eggs to make a fun hunt.
- Get to know the First Presidency and Apostles with my free Bingo or matching game.
- Play the Trivia Game included in The Red Headed Hostess Class Packet.
The following links are to LDS.org resources unless otherwise stated.
A New Leader for the Church (about 1 1 /2 minutes)- An illustrated Doctrine and Covenants video about church leadership after Joseph Smith died.
When I Hear the Prophet's Voice (about 1 minute)- A sing-along music video
We Need Living Prophets (about 3 minutes)- Members of the church talk about the blessings that come from a living prophet.
Why Do We Have Prophets? (1 1/2 minutes)- A brief description in an animated video about the need for prophets.
My Primary 5 Lesson 38 Handout Packet includes
- Covered Wagon- use it as is or staple two together to make a pocket
- 9 Item cards to put in the wagon plus 3 blank ones. This goes with Enrichment Activity 2
Brigham Young- Color the puzzle pieces of Brigham Young and then put the puzzle together.
President Brigham Young Crossword- A crossword puzzle about Brigham Young.
Conference Messages- Follow the path of letters in a maze to see who speaks to us at General Conference.
Follow the Prophet- Find the hidden objects in this picture of President Monson greeting children at General Conference.
Follow the Prophet Maze- Follow instructions from prophets to make it through a maze.
Guess Who- Match pictures of present-day apostles and the prophet to pictures of them as children.
Prophets-Called of God for Us- Pictures of prophets to color with descriptions of their lives.
Sharing Time: Blessings Come When we Follow the Prophet- Match pictures of prophets to their teachings.
Sharing Time: The Prophets' Examples- Play a memory game matching pictures of latter-day prophets to descriptions about their lives.
God Speaks Through Prophets- Look up scriptures about several prophets to learn more about them.
Sharing Time: God Tells His Prophets- Make a mobile of things Heavenly Father has taught us through prophets.
Sharing Time: Listen to a Prophet's Voice- Color pictures of things we can do to follow the prophet and make a paper viewer.
Sharing Time: Obedience Brings Blessings- Color pictures of children following the prophet and write how you can follow the prophet.
Sharing Time: The Prophet Speaks for Heavenly Father- Make a mobile of things Heavenly Father has asked us to do.
Truth Revealed- A word puzzle about following the prophet.
Words of the Prophet- Decode a message from President Monson about temples.