Lesson 28: I Can Be Kind


Remember, the purpose of teaching Primary 2 Lesson 28: I Can Be Kind is to encourage kindness.

Teaching Thoughts

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Teacher Study

"'Remember This: Kindness Begins with Me'" by Sister Mary N. Cook

"The Need for Greater Kindness" by President Gordon B. Hinckley 


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

"Kindness Begins with Me"- Children's Songbook pg. 145

"A Special Gift is Kindness"- Children's Songbook pg. 145

"I'll Walk with You"- Children's Songbook pg. 140

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

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

"Let Us Oft Speak Kind Words"- Hymn #232 or watch the Mormon Tabernacle Choir


The Good Samaritan (about 2 minutes)- Illustrated Scripture Story

Parable of the Good Samaritan (about 5 minutes)- Bible video


My Primary 2 Lesson 28 handout packet includes

  • Good Samaritan coloring page
  • Kindness Begins with Me wristbands (bring tape to put them on)
  • Kindness Thinking Cap- add strips to the sides to wear. 
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Activity Ideas

I Can Follow Jesus Christ's Example- Follow the path that Jesus gave us- includes the Good Samaritan story.

Good Samaritan Figures- Color and cut out to tell the story or make your own scene

Be a Sunbeam for Jesus- Sunbeam cut out and ideas of what to do with it to show kindness

In the Giving Spirit- Spots acts of kindness in this picture

Be Ye Kind- Bright Idea poster

Stop It!- Based on President Dieter F. Uchtdorf's (Second Counselor in the First Presidency) talk. Includes a quiz to take to see how loving you are. You can also cut out the stop sign.

Stop Bullying Now- Article about what bullying is, what to do if someone bullies you, and how to help others who are being bullied.

Being a Friend- (scroll down) Circle the children you could help

Kind, Like Jesus- A poster showing ways to be kind- could cut out and make into a booklet

Kind Word Puzzle- (older classes) Crossword Puzzle

Being Kind, Like Jesus- Color the paper dolls and talk about ways you can to show our kindness to these different types of people

Coloring Pages

Being Kind is Doing and Saying Nice Things to Others

My Faith in Jesus Christ Grows When I Serve Others

Jesus Christ is the Perfect Example for Me