Lesson 24: I Can Show Gratitude

Lesson

The purpose of teaching LDS Primary 2 Lesson 24: I Can Show Gratitude is to encourage each child to express gratitude to Heavenly Father.

Teaching Thoughts

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

  • Give kisses of gratitude to your class and encourage them to pass some on with this fun handout from My Computer Is My Canvas.
  • Pop some gratitude to those at church with your class and these free gratitude tags! 
  • Play the Gratitude Game with your class- it's included in the Red Headed Hostess class packet.

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Teacher Study

Dive deeper into gratitude in our 2 weeks of Thanksgiving Scripture Study

"Think to Thank" by President Thomas S. Monson

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


Music

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

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

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

"I Thank Thee, Dear Father"- Children's Songbook pg. 7 or listen to this Children's Choir

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

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

"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

Videos

On Gratitude- Almost 2 minute video with excerpts from President Thomas S. Monson

The Ten Lepers- About 1 minute illustrated scripture video

Thanksgiving Daily- Remember to notice the wonders and beauty of the world in this almost 2 minute video

In the Spirit of Thanksgiving- A five minute video with various different answers to the question "What are you thankful for?"


 
 

My Primary 2 Lesson 24 handout packet includes

  • Garden field background
  • Sun, watering can, carrots, bunny, and cloud with words to add to the scene. Cut out the pieces and glue on in class or turn it into a neat file folder game.
  • This activity combines Enrichment Activities 1 and 2
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Activity Ideas

Happy Heart- (Older classes) Crossword puzzle about the 10 Lepers

Help Me See My Blessings- Find the hidden objects (scroll down)

Gratitude Tree- Instructions and templates for leaves- make one as a class

A Box of Blessings- A fun accordion box to keep reminders of your blessings

A Prophet's Counsel- (Older classes) Decode the message from the prophet

Be a Sunbeam for Jesus- Copy this sun to make thank you cards

Count Your Blessings- Follow the line through the park to find things for which to be thankful.

Count Your Blessings- (Older Classes) Complete the sentences- would be great made into a book

Every Blessing That I Enjoy Here- Memory Game

Scripture Journal- Scroll down and find the door hanger that you can write or draw pictures of blessings on (or use stickers). 

Showing Thanks- (Scroll down) Read some ways we can show thanks then draw of picture with your own idea.

Thankful- Use the first page to make into a booklet then draw something on the last page to share at FHE. 

Thankfulness- (Older classes) Decode the message

Take a Gratitude Challenge- (Scroll Down) Older classes can write down their answers and younger ones could just share answers out loud. 

Live in Thanksgiving Daily- Bright Idea Poster

When Thou Risest in the Morning- Bright Idea Poster

Coloring Pages

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

My Faith in Jesus Christ Blesses My Life- the 10 lepers story or use this one