Lesson 20: The Teachings of Jesus Christ are a Great Treasure


Primary 2 Lesson 20: The Teachings of Jesus Christ are a Great Treasure- The purpose of this lesson is to instill the desire to learn about Christ's teachings.

Teaching Thoughts

These are a few bonus ideas- keep scrolling for more!

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

Teacher Study

"Remember the Teachings of Your Father" by Elder H. Bryan Richards

"The Power of the Word" by President Ezra Taft Benson


"Jesus Wants Me for a Sunbeam"- Children's Songbook pg. 60

"Jesus Loved the Little Children"- Children's Songbook pg. 59

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

"I Think When I Read That Sweet Story"- Children's Songbook pg. 56

"Jesus Said Love Everyone"- Children's Songbook pg. 61

"Tell Me the Stories of Jesus"- Children's Songbook pg. 57

"To Think About Jesus"- Children's Songbook pg. 71

"'Give,' Said the Little Stream"- Children's Songbook pg. 236


Bible Videos- Consider showing some of these Bible videos and talking about what Jesus taught

New Testament Stories- Illustrated scripture stories



My Primary 2 Lesson 20 handout packet includes

  • Treasure chest handout with jewels- add the greatest treasures to the chest.
  • Treasure map pieces- Cut out map scrolls out of paper bags and glue these pieces on. You can hand them out as they answer questions or go over certain parts of the lesson.
If you like these handouts please pin it so others can find it too!

Activity Ideas

For Joseph Smith and the Restoration activities please see my helps for Primary 3 Lesson 6. 

Jesus Christ is our Savior- (better for older classes) Match the testimonies to the prophets

Framing Jesus with Love- Story but I love the idea of framing Him for class

Jesus Blesses the Little Children- Picture story the kids can help you read

Jesus Calms the Tempest- Story then scroll down to the bottom for the coloring page

Jesus Heals a Sick Man- Illustrated story 

Remembering Jesus Christ- Finish the frame around this picture of Jesus

He Lives!- Use these pictures to teach this story of Jesus

He Sent His Song- A booklet of the Easter story to color

I Can Follow Jesus Christ's Example- Remember the stories of Jesus and apply them to your life.

Jesus Christ is My Savior and Redeemer- Put together this puzzle to learn some of Jesus' teachings

I Will Remember Jesus Christ- (best for older classes) Write down the teachings of Jesus on this booklet and read it during sacrament to always remember.

Jesus Christ is my Savior- (better for older classes) Read the scriptures and find the fruit that came from Jesus' life

Stories of Jesus, Tell Them to Me- (best for older classes) Color in the scriptures as you read these stories- Start in class and give as homework 

Lost Sheep- Fill in the sheep to discover what Jesus told his disciples

The Names of Jesus Christ- Word search and a crossword puzzle about becoming a witness of Christ

I am the Light of the World- Bright Idea poster

Jesus Heals the Sick and Blesses the Children- Scripture Figure cut-outs

An Invitation- Poster inviting us to learn of Jesus and follow Him

The Good Shepherd- Scripture story figures to color and use as you tell this parable

Coloring Pages

There are a lot of coloring pages for this one- be sure to read my post about 10 other things you can do with coloring pages.

Jesus Heals a Man Taken with Palsy 

I am the Light of the World

Jesus is Baptized or use this one

I Have Faith in the Lord Jesus Christ

I Show my Faith in Jesus Christ

Jesus Christ Feeds 5,000

Jesus Christ Heals the 10 Lepers

Jesus Teaches the Parable of the Lost Sheep

Jesus Walks on Water

My Faith in Jesus Grows when I know who He is

Jesus Calls His Disciples