Remember, the purpose of teaching LDS Primary 6 Lesson 38: Esther Saves Her People is to learn how fasting blesses our lives
These are a few bonus ideas- keep scrolling for more!
Print my poster sized scripture in Esther plus a reminder.
The Running Mormon has a great game you can play to emphasize the importance of fasting.
I love Mormon Share's fridge handout and solution to be hungry when you fast.
Bring a Fasting Toolbox to help your class understand what makes a proper fast (from Pergler's Primary Place)
Discuss ways you can grow faith and how to become more like Esther with the printables included in the Red Headed Hostess class packet.
The following are links to LDS.org resources unless otherwise stated.
Esther- The illustrated scripture story about 3 minutes long
For Such a Time as This- Bible video about 14 minutes long
Caring for the Poor and Needy (about 6 minutes)- Overview of how the church helps others through fast offerings.
Generous Fast Offerings (about 1 minute)- Clip from Elder Wirthlin
Fasting: Philippines Widow (about 2 minutes)- Personal story of a woman showing faith to fast and donate an offering.
Fast Offerings- The Jerry Foote Family (about 2 minutes)- Shows the benefits of a fast offering
Fasting: Simi Valley Widow (about 3 minutes)- A woman explains why it's important that she generously donates each month and how they have helped her.
Fasting: Young Single Adult Ward, Amanda (about 2 1/2 minutes)- How fasting plays a part in her life.
Fasting: Romania, Paun Family (about 3 minutes)- A father teaches his daughter the importance of fasting.
My LDS Primary 6 Lesson 38 handouts include
Name signs to put on the children's back as mentioned in the Enrichment Activities. There are a couple of blank ones if you want to do it with past lessons and more children as well.
What will you fast for handout- It's so important to have a purpose! The ideas come from the Enrichment Activities plus two blank ones for your class to fill in. The idea is you cut along the vertical dotted lines and rip one off when you are doing it so you can remember.
If you like these helps, please pin it so others can find them too!
Queen Esther- Decode the message
Esther- poster about her
Esther Pleads with the King- Coloring Page
Fasting and Prayer- Color and put together these movable figures
For Such a Time as This- Bright Idea poster of Esther