The purpose in teaching Primary 5 Lesson 39: The Saints Build Winter Quarters is to understand that great things can be accomplished when people cooperate and serve each other.
- Head to JustServe.org before class and see if there is something your class can do to serve the community.
- Cut up the words to Mosiah 2:17 and see if your class can put it in order.
- The map activity included in The Red Headed Hostess Class Packet is great.
The following links are to LDS.org resources unless otherwise stated.
The Saints Establish Winter Quarters (about 2 1/2 minutes)- An illustrated story from the Doctrine and Covenants about the Saints postponing their trip West to stay at Winter Quarters.
Pioneers (about 5 minutes)- Elder Rasband describes pioneers both modern and historical.
Humanitarian Efforts Review-Bishop Burton (about 3 minutes)- Bishop Burton gives an overview of how the church's humanitarian work serves the world.
Pass it On (about 2 minutes)- Children show how they are doing as President Monson asked to serve others.
The Coat (about 2 minutes)- The illustrated story of a boy giving his coat to another boy in need.
My Primary 5 Lesson 39 Handout Packet includes
- Scripture card puzzles to go with Preparation 3
- Worksheet to go with Enrichment Activity 1
Waiting in Winter Quarters- Pictures of the display at the Mormon Trail Visitor's Center at Winter Quarters.
The Saints Stop at Winter Quarters- Find the hidden objects in this illustrated picture of Winter Quarters.
Heading West- A board game to play about the pioneers leaving Nauvoo for the West.
Pioneer Fun- A game pioneer children used to play.
A Pioneer Message- Find a message from pioneers by solving the word puzzle.
Fixing a Bike- Find hidden objects in this picture of a girl serving her brother by fixing his bike.
Helping a Neighbor- Order pictures in the correct sequential order and find a message.
An Important Lesson- Find a message by following the instructions about a Primary class serving.
Service Project- Find the hidden objects in this picture of boys cleaning up the church.
Serving Like Christ- A word search about service.
Singing Service- Decode a message of music notes to discover a message about service.
Serving Others Hidden Pictures- Find hidden objects in this picture of children serving their neighbors.