Jesus Christ Heals Ten Lepers

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The purpose of Primary 7 Lesson 21: Jesus Christ Heals Ten Lepers is to encourage gratitude towards Heavenly Father for our many blessings.

This creative daily gratitude journal from Tulla Creative would make an excellent homework assignment- do Sunday in class together then send them home. 

The following are resources unless otherwise stated.

Teacher Study

"The Divine Gift of Gratitude" by President Thomas S. Monson

"Grateful in Any Circumstances" by President Dieter F. Uchtdorf


Elder Hales Talks about Gratitude- Clips from his talk, about 3 1/2 minutes

Give Thanks- Clip from Elder Nelson's talk about 1 1/2 minutes

In the Spirit of Thanksgiving- Random people in New York City saying what they are grateful for- about 5 minutes

The Ten Lepers- Illustrated Scripture story about 1 minute

On Gratitude- The importance of gratitude by President Monson about 2 minutes

The 10th Leper- Elder Ballard discusses the story with some seminary students (5 1/2 minutes)


"A Song of Thanks"- Children's Songbook pg. 20

"Can a Little Child Like Me?"- Children's Songbook pg. 9

"Children All Over the World"- Children's Songbook pg. 16

"Family Prayer"- Children's Songbook pg. 189

"For Health and Strength"- Children's Songbook pg. 21 (round)

"For Thy Bounteous Blessings"- Children's Songbook pg. 21 (round)

"I Am Glad for Many Things"-  Children's Songbook pg. 151

"I Have Two Ears"- Children's Songbook pg. 269

"I'm Thankful to Be Me"- Children's Songbook pg. 11

"I Thank Thee, Dear Father"- Children's Songbook pg. 7

"I Think the World is Glorious"- Children's Songbook pg. 230

"My Heavenly Father Loves Me"- Children's Songbook pg. 228

"Thanks to Our Father"- Children's Songbook pg. 20

The Primary 7 Lesson 20 Handout Packet includes:

  • 3 different Thank You card templates in 2 sizes
  • Poster for Enrichment Activity #1 in 2 sizes
  • Worksheet to go with Enrichment Activity #2 in 2 sizes
  • 2 Gratitude Journal pages

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Lesson Ideas

A Box of Blessings- Accordion style box to fill with blessings

A Prophet's Counsel- Decode the message from the prophet 

Be a Sunbeam for Jesus- Thankful note template

Being Thankful- Word search

Count Your Blessings- Follow the path as you list your blessings

Counting My Blessings- Journal pages

Every Blessings that I Enjoy Here- Blessing matching game

Scripture Journal- List blessings on this doorknob hanger

Gratitude Journal- Cover to make one to write in daily

Showing Thanks- Mark the pictures that show ways of thanksgiving and draw your own

Thankful- Poem and place to draw your blessings

Thankfulness- Decode the message to discover true gratitude

Help Me See My Blessings- Hidden objects picture (scroll to bottom)

When Thou Risest in the Morning- Bright Idea poster

Live in Thanksgiving Daily- Bright Idea poster

Wondering what to do with these Bright Idea posters? Try one of these 11 ideas.

Coloring Pages

I am Thankful to Know that we are All Children of God

10 Lepers

I am Thankful For...

For more ideas and other handouts, head on over to Rachael's Booknook.