Lesson 13: The Gift of the Holy Ghost Can Help Me


Remember as you teach Primary 2 Lesson 13: The Gift of the Holy Ghost Can Help Me the purpose is to help the children understand that one day they will receive the Holy Ghost and the help that will be.

Teaching Thoughts

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Teacher Study

"The Holy Ghost as Your Companion" by President Henry B. Eyring

"Receive the Holy Ghost" by Elder David A Bednar

"Guided by the Holy Spirit" by President Boyd K. Packer


"I Know My Father Lives"- Children's Songbook pg. 5 or listen to this Children's Choir.  

"I'm Trying to Be Like Jesus"- Children's Songbook pg. 78 or listen to the Mormon Tabernacle Choir's version. 

"Listen, Listen"- Children's Songbook pg. 107 (round)

"Search, Ponder, and Pray"- Children's Songbook pg. 109

"The First Article of Faith"- Children's Songbook pg. 122

"The Holy Ghost"- Children's Songbook pg. 105

"The Still Small Voice"- Children's Songbook pg. 106

"I Like My Birthdays"- Children's Songbook pg. 104


If I Listen with My Heart (about 2 1/2 minutes)- Sing-along video

Joey (about 2 minutes)- One in a Million Video. He listens to the Holy Ghost and helps to save his family

Harold B. Lee (about 1 1/2 minutes)- Prophet video where Harold B. Lee is protected by listening to the Spirit

Find more videos about the Holy Ghost on these 2 pages


My Primary 2 Lesson 13 handout packet includes

  • 5 page mini booklet with pictures to color and glue-in. These are intended to go with the review summary at the end of the lesson. 
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Activity Ideas

Inviting the Spirit- 4 ways to invite the Spirit to color...try cutting up the squares and punching holes on each side.  Then string a ribbon through and make it into a sash to wear instead.  

Listen to the Still, Small Voice- Color a quilt and read some scriptures- probably better for the older classes.  You could bring stickers to put into the squares instead.

Names of the Holy Ghost- best for older classes- Word Search

The Gift of the Holy Ghost- best for older classes- fill in the blank cards

Understanding the Holy Ghost- best for older classes- fill in the blank and crossword puzzle

The Holy Ghost Can Help Me- Make this invitation to remember to invite the Holy Ghost in.

Gifts of the Holy Ghost- Adapted picture story from the D&C- make into a booklet

The Holy Ghost Testifies of the Truth of All Things- Probably better for older classes- journal activity and a make a Liahona.  

One of God's Greatest Gifts- Gifts of the Spirit treasure chest and jewels.

Heeding the Holy Ghost- Comic from President Harold B. Lee's life about the Holy Ghost.

When We are Worthy- Best for older classes- more fill in the blanks

The Holy Ghost- Older classes- another crossword or use this one.  

Holy Ghost is Within Whispering Distance- Bright Idea poster 

Coloring Pages

A Happy People

The Holy Ghost Testifies of Me

My Faith in Jesus Christ Grows When I Listen to the Holy Ghost

I Choose to Fill My Life with Things that Invite the Spirit