The main purpose in teaching Primary 5 Lesson 42: The Pioneers Show Their Faith in Jesus Christ is to strengthen everyone's faith in Jesus Christ by teaching them about the faith of the pioneers.
- Give your class time to write down their testimonies with this free journal page.
- As you class comes in, have them fill out one of these sticky notes then put it up on the board then discuss them.
- This Faith is Like a Seed coloring page is always great.
- Have your class put these free handouts in their scriptures.
- Instead of planting faith seeds, you could make mud pie with chocolate pudding cups, gummy worms, and crushed oreos.
- Check out the group teaching activity included in The Red Headed Hostess class packet.
The following links are to LDS.org resources unless otherwise stated.
A Mother's Hope (about 3 minutes)- President Uchtdorf narrates this illustrated movie about how his mother had such great faith.
Faith of our Fathers (about 2 minutes)- President Uchtdorf talks about pioneers and their great faith.
LDS Filmmaker Brings Stories of Early Saints to Life (about 2 minutes)- Excerpt from the feature film 17 Miracles.
"Pioneer Children Sang As They Walked"- Children's Songbook pg. 214
"I Know That My Redeemer Lives"- Hymns #136
"Faith"- Children's Songbook pg. 96
"I Pray in Faith"- Children's Songbook pg. 14
"The Church of Jesus Christ"- Children's Songbook pg. 77
"The Fourth Article of Faith"- Children's Songbook pg. 124
My Primary 5 Lesson 41 handout packet includes
- Worksheets to go with Enrichment Activity 1. Glue each phrase to match the scripture then draw a representation. You can have each child do both pages or give them one square each and put the phrases on a table in front.
- Faith is like a seed worksheet to go with Enrichment Activity 4. Bring the worksheets each week and ask them how they grew their faith that week.
Sharing Time: Faith in Jesus Christ- Make a booklet about how faith is like a seed.
Sharing Time: I'll Follow Him in Faith- Make a mobile about faith in Jesus Christ.
Mormon Pioneers- A word search about pioneers.
Following Jesus- A word puzzle to find a hidden message.