Lesson 44: I Can Show Love for Animals


Primary 2 Lesson 44: I Can Show Love for Animals- The purpose of this lesson is to learn to show to respect for all living creatures.

Teaching Thoughts

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The following are links to LDS.org resources unless otherwise stated.

Teacher Study

"The Gospel and Animals" by Brother Gerald E. Jones

"Do Animals Have Spirits?"- Answer in the Liahona

"'Make Thee an Ark'" by Brother W. Don Ladd


"All Creatures of Our God and King"- Hymn #62

"The World is So Big"- Children's Songbook pg. 235

"All Things Bright and Beautiful"- Children's Songbook pg. 231

"Beauty Everyone"- Children's Songbook pg. 232

"Happy Song"- Children's Songbook pg. 264

"In the Leafy Treetops"- Children's Songbook pg. 240

"My Heavenly Father Loves Me"- Children's Songbook pg. 228 or watch this Children's Choir

"Birds in the Tree"- Children's Songbook pg. 241


Creatures Revealed- Discover camouflaged animals

Build an Ark (about 2 minutes)- Sing-along video

Noah (about 3 1/2 minutes)- Illustrated scripture story



My Primary 2 Lesson 44 handout packet includes

  • Animal Search- Either check off each box as you find all the animals or count how many of each you can find.

  • Finish the drawing of the animals

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Activity Ideas

Animal Jingles- Easy clues to guess the animals

Animal Matchup- Memory game with animals

Animal Riddles- Figure out the animals

Animal Scriptures and Letter Square- (older kids) Fill in the blanks and word search

Bird Ornament- Scroll down a little for these easy instructions

Butterfly Wings- Finger play

For the Birds- Solve the clues and guess the birds

Forest Friends- (older kids) Word search

Go Fish- (older kids) Fish word search

Go Fishing- Color the dots to discover the picture

Mixed-up Animals- Match the scriptures to the animal

Noah's Ark- Put the animals on the ark

Who Caught the Fish?- Which one has the fish

Wild Animal Crossword- (older kids) In the shape of a squirrel

Noah Warns the People- Find the right puzzle pieces

Noah and the Flood- Rebus story

Noah and the Ark- Actions to tell the story or use this fingerplay

Noah and the Ark- Decode the sentence (older classes)

Noah's Ark- Fill in the missing words (older classes)

Noah's Ark Maze- Maze

Noah's Ark Riddle- Solve the word search to solve the riddle (older classes)

Coloring Pages



Barnyard Music

Beasts of the Sea and Air


Noah Sends the Dove

Old Testament Scripture Challenge (use it for coloring instead)