The purpose of teaching LDS Primary 6 Lesson 42: Daniel in the Lions' Den is to understand the value of daily prayer.
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Make this fun lion paper toy instead from Ministry Ark.
Want an all colored set of Daniel and the lions’ den instead? Little LDS Ideas has a similar set that she water colored.
Rachael’s Booknook has a prayer chart and free printable quote to use.
Learn more about the background to the Book of Daniel and get help making a diorama for this lesson with the helps included in the Red Headed Hostess class packet.
The following are links to LDS.org resources unless otherwise stated.
Daniel and the Lions' Den- Illustrated scripture story about 2 minutes
Daniel in the Lions' Den (about 1 1/2 minutes)- Reenactment
President Monson Talks about Prayer- Video with exerpt from October 2011 General Conference- about 4 minutes
Prayer- A woman shares how prayers can work miracles (about 4 minutes)
Origin- Go to the source if you want to know the answer- about 5 minutes
"I Love to Pray"- Children's Songbook pg. 25
"I Pray in Faith"- Children's Songbook pg. 14
"Follow the Prophet"- Children's Songbook pg. 110
"A Child's Prayer"- Children's Songbook pg. 12
"A Prayer"- Children's Songbook pg. 22
"A Prayer Song"- Children's Songbook pg. 22
"A Song of Thanks"- Children's Songbook pg. 20
"Heavenly Father, Now I Pray"- Children's Songbook pg. 19
"I Thank Thee, Dear Father"- Children's Songbook pg. 7
"Thanks to Thee"- Children's Songbook pg. 6
"We Bow Our Heads"- Children's Songbook pg. 25
Proverbs 15:29- Hears the prayers of the righteous
Jeremiah 29:12-13- If search, will find Him
Matthew 6:5-8- Pray in secret
Matthew 6:9-13- Pray after this manner
Matthew 7:7- Ask and you will receive
Matthew 26:41- Pray to avoid temptation
James 1:5-6- Pray with faith, nothing wavering
James 5:16- Prayer of the righteous availeth much
2 Nephi 32:8-9- The Spirit teaches a man to pray
Alma 34:18-27- Prayer always
Alma 37:37- Counsel with the Lord
D&C 10:5- Pray always, to come off the conqueror
D&C 19:28- Pray in heart and vocally
D&C 112:10- The Lord will give you answers
My Primary 6 Lesson 42 handout packet includes
Daniel and the Lions’ Den figures to act out the story (puppet style or give the props to your class and have them tell you the story)
Lion strips and den cone to go with Enrichment Activity 2 where you discuss things you can pray for.
If you like these handouts please pin them so others can find them too!
Daniel in the Lion's Den- Find the hidden objects and color
Daniel, Lions, and Me- Love this one- coloring the lion then assemble so the mane shows things that we should be doing as well
Daniel in the Lions’ Den- Find the hidden objects
Prayer is Reverant Communication- Play this memory prayer game (story included too)
The $5 Miracle- Story from President Monson's life as a boy- includes activities at the end
We Do Not Doubt- Dot to dot of a mom and son praying
Prayers in the Scriptures- Match the what and why to the scripture person
Did You Think to Pray- Prayer chart
Prayer Reminders- Puzzle of prayer reminders
Time for Family Prayer- Help everyone get there in this maze
Prayer of Thanks- Circle different objects in said in this prayer
What Should I Know About Prayer- Advice and color the dot picture
Heavenly Father Hears and Answers Prayers- Use this strip to write down your blessings and needs
The Power of Prayer- Board game
Daniel Chooses the Right- shows his story about refusing to eat the food and the lions
I Can Pray- shows children at school
He Will Answers My Prayers- Girl praying on a bed
I Should Respect and Worship Heavenly Father- Girl praying at bed
Prayer- Lots of little squares about different types of prayers- could turn this into a booklet
Prayer- Color by number (girl praying)
Faith, Prayer, Repentance, and Forgiveness- Family Praying together
Prayer Helps My Testimony Grow- Joseph Smith praying in the Grove
I Can Receive Answer to Prayers- Color these steps
Fasting and Prayer- Color and put together these movable characters