Lesson 29: I Can Be a Good Example


Primary 2 Lesson 29: I Can Be a Good Example- The purpose of this lesson is to encourage each other to shine our lights as followers of Jesus.

Teaching Thoughts

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Teacher Study

"Our Perfect Example" by President Henry B. Eyring

"Be Thou an Example" by President Thomas S. Monson


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

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

"Do As I'm Doing"- Children's Songbook pg. 276

"Shine On"- Children's Songbook pg. 144

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

"I Am like a Star"- Children's Songbook pg. 163

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

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

"Jesus Once Was a Little Child"- Children's Songbook pg. 55

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

"Love is Spoken Here"- Children's Songbook pg. 190 

"Love One Another"- Children's Songbook pg. 136

"Stand for Right"- Children's Songbook pg. 159

"Every Star is Different"- Children's Songbook pg. 142

"The Things I Do"- Children's Songbook pg. 170


The Baptism of Jesus- Jesus is our example. He shows us the way by being baptized. About 3 minutes

Andrew's Example- About 1 1/2 minutes- a boy who learns to be a good example

A Mother's Hope- Learn from the example of President Dieter F. Uchtdorf's mother. About 3 minutes

Just Like the Bishop- About 2 minutes, following the Bishop's example

Pass It On- Children acting on President's Monson's challenge to serve. About 2 minutes



My Primary 2 Lesson 29 handout packet includes

  • Boy/Girl candles that say "I will let my light shine"
  • Flames with things we can do to set an example

Glue the candles on cardboard tubes and stuff some yellow or orange paper inside for extra flames. 

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Activity Ideas

Be Thou an Example- (better for older classes) Decipher the code

Let Your Light Shine- (older classes) Word Search

I Can Be a Missionary Now- Put this cube together then take turns rolling and discussing the different pictures

Let Your Light Shine- Double sided puzzle

I'm a Mormon- Bright Idea poster

Walk as Children of Light- Bright Idea poster

Ye Are the Light of the World- Bright Idea poster

Let Your Light so Shine- Bright Idea poster

The Greatest Example- Meme with quote from Elder Richard G. Scott (Quorum of the 12 Apostles)

Be Even as I am- Mormonad

Coloring Pages

Jesus Christ is the Perfect Example for Me

Jesus Christ is the Perfect Example for Me