Lesson 40: Daniel and the King’s Food


Primary 6 Lesson 40: Daniel and the King's Food- The purpose of this lesson is to strengthen our testimony of the Word of Wisdom

Since caffeine or other products usually come up during lessons like these, here is a great answer for all those conversations (from President Packer). 

Teaching Thoughts

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


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


"The Word of Wisdom"- Children's Songbook pg. 154

"In Our Lovely Deseret"- Hymn #307

"Keep the Commandments"- Hymn #303

"True to the Faith"- Hymn #254

"The Lord Gave Me a Temple"- Children's Songbook pg. 153


D&C 59:20- Use things with judgement not excess

D&C 49:18-21- Eat meat

1 Cor 3:16-17- Body is a temple

Activity Ideas

A Healthy Body- Use the pictures and scripture to figure out the promises

Exercise is Fun- Find the hidden objects plus a game idea

My Body is a Temple of God- Maze or try this maze

Warning!- Match the scriptures to the picture

Test Your Health IQ- Short quiz (scroll down)

Word of Wisdom Picture Puzzler- Fill in the blanks using the pictures then see the message

Word of Wisdom Promise- Decode to discover the promise

Coloring Pages

Good Choices- Color by Number

...Shows Respect for My Body- Scroll to the bottom to find a family out for a walk/bike ride

Daniel Obeys the Lord- Scripture story figures to color


The Word of Wisdom- Illustrated scripture story about 2 minutes long

Word of Wisdom- A man's testimony of the Word of Wisdom about 2 minutes long