Lesson 26: Choosing the Right Gives Me a Happy Feeling

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Remember as you teach Primary 2 Lesson 26: Choosing the Right Gives Me a Happy Feeling the purpose is to help the children understand that we are happy when we choose the right.


Make these Choose the Right shields from Sugardoodle for a reminder about how sweet it is to choose the right.

Practice the song, "Choose the Right and Be Happy" with these cute visuals in your class.

Get out the playdough get hands on by making CTR shields with this cookie cutter or better yet, make some cookies for your class to bring home. 

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

Teacher Study

"Blessed and Happy Are Those Who Keep the Commandments of God" by Elder Von G. Keetch

"Keep the Commandments" by President Thomas S. Monson


"Keep the Commandments"- Hymn #303

"Smiles"- Children's Songbook pg. 267

"Choose the Right Way"- Children's Songbook pg. 160

"If You're Happy"- Children's Songbook pg. 266

"A Happy Helper"- Children's Songbook pg. 197

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

"Dare to Do Right"- Children's Songbook pg. 158

"I'm Trying to be like Jesus"- Children's Songbook pg. 78

"Teach Me to Walk in the Light"- Children's Songbook pg. 177 or Hymn #304 

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

"Nephi's Courage"- Children's Songbook pg. 120


Choose the Harder Right (about 25 seconds)- Quick clip from President Monson's talk

Within Bounds (about 6 1/2 minutes)- Mormon Message about how skiing within the bounds leads to joy and safety just like choosing the right

The Prodigal Son (about 5 1/2 minutes)- Bible video

The Third Parable: The Lost Son  (about 2 1/2 minutes)- Illustrated scripture story


My Primary 2 Lesson 26 handout packet includes:

  • Boy and Girl versions of When I Choose the Right, I'm Happy. Draw the faces inside or get some fun face stickers. You can also make happy faces using this Jungle Animal sticker pack. 

Click the image to print

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Activity Ideas

The Prodigal Son (older classes)- Crossword and secret message.

Choose the Right Way and Be Happy- Coloring Page- draw ways you choose the right in the balloons.

Learning from Mistakes- Order the pictures to show what we need to do when we do make mistakes.

CTR Game- (Better for older classes) Find the words in this word jumble to answer the questions.

There are a lot of other lessons on Choosing the Right so I've linked back to a few of them for you. This might also help you remember which activities you have already done

See the lesson helps for Primary 2 Lesson 14: Dare to Choose the Right

See also the lesson helps available for Primary 2 Lesson 5: I Can Make Right Choices

You may also want to check out Primary 2 Lesson 2: I Can Choose the Right

The first lesson in Primary 2 was about how Happiness Comes from Choosing the Right