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