Lesson 16: Joseph in Egypt


The purpose in teaching LDS Primary 6 Lesson 16: Joseph in Egypt is to encourage everyone to remain pure by living close to the Lord and avoid temptations.  

Teaching Thoughts

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

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

Teacher Study

"Dare to Stand Alone" by President Thomas S. Monson

"Personal Integrity" by Elder Joseph B. Wirthlin


Joseph in Egypt- About 3 minute illustrated scripture video

Dare to Stand Alone (about 4 1/2 minutes)- Story from President Thomas S. Monson


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Joseph in Egypt


"I Will Be Valiant"- Children's Songbook pg. 162

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

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

"Hum Your Favorite Hymn"- Children's Songbook pg. 152

"I Want to Live the Gospel"- Children's Songbook pg. 148

"I Will Follow God's Plan"- Children's Songbook pg. 164 

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


1 Corinthians 10:13- Not tempted above what ye are able

3 Nephi 18:18- Pray always to avoid temptation


My Primary 6 Lesson 16 handouts include

  • Bag cover and squares to go with how we can distance ourselves from temptations as mentioned in the Enrichment Activities. 
  • Choose to fill your life with goodness bag cover and activity cards as mentioned in the Enrichment Activities. The blank ones are for the children to write in their own ideas.

Activity Ideas

(Some of these links will be the same from last week- there just isn't much on Joseph)

Joseph, Jacob's Son- Story with picture words

Joseph, Son of Israel Part II- Illustrated story starting at Egypt

Joseph and His Brothers- Tic Tac Toe truths

Joseph in Egypt- Unscramble the word to finish the sentence (scroll down)

Joseph Holds to the Iron Rod- Scripture characters to color or use to tell the story (scroll down)