Lesson 24: I Can Show Gratitude

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Primary 2 Lesson 24: I Can Show Gratitude- The purpose of this lesson is to encourage each child to express gratitude to Heavenly Father.

Give kisses of gratitude to your class and encourage them to pass some on with this fun handout from My Computer Is My Canvas.

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Teacher Study

Dive deeper into gratitude in our 2 weeks of Thanksgiving Scripture Study

"Think to Thank" by President Thomas S. Monson

"The Divine Gift of Gratitude" by President Thomas S. Monson


"Children All Over the World"- Children's Songbook pg. 16

"Thanks to Our Father"- Children's Songbook pg. 20

"Can a Little Child like Me?"- Children's Songbook pg. 9

"I Thank Thee, Dear Father"- Children's Songbook pg. 7 or listen to this Children's Choir

"A Song of Thanks"- Children's Songbook pg. 20

"For Thy Bounteous Blessings"- Children's Songbook pg. 21

"I am Glad for Many Things"- Children's Songbook pg. 151

"I Have Two Ears"- Children's Songbook pg. 269

"I'm Thankful to Be Me"- Children's Songbook pg. 11


On Gratitude- Almost 2 minute video with excerpts from President Thomas S. Monson

The Ten Lepers- About 1 minute illustrated scripture video

Thanksgiving Daily- Remember to notice the wonders and beauty of the world in this almost 2 minute video

In the Spirit of Thanksgiving- A five minute video with various different answers to the question "What are you thankful for?"


My Primary 2 Lesson 24 handout packet includes:

  • Garden field background
  • Sun, watering can, carrots, bunny, and cloud with words to add to the scene. Cut out the pieces and glue on in class or turn it into a neat file folder game.
  • This activity combines Enrichment Activities 1 and 2

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Activity Ideas

Happy Heart- (Older classes) Crossword puzzle about the 10 Lepers

Help Me See My Blessings- Find the hidden objects (scroll down)

Gratitude Tree- Instructions and templates for leaves- make one as a class

A Box of Blessings- A fun accordion box to keep reminders of your blessings

A Prophet's Counsel- (Older classes) Decode the message from the prophet

Be a Sunbeam for Jesus- Copy this sun to make thank you cards

Count Your Blessings- Follow the line through the park to find things for which to be thankful.

Count Your Blessings- (Older Classes) Complete the sentences- would be great made into a book

Every Blessing That I Enjoy Here- Memory Game

Scripture Journal- Scroll down and find the door hanger that you can write or draw pictures of blessings on (or use stickers). 

Showing Thanks- (Scroll down) Read some ways we can show thanks then draw of picture with your own idea.

Thankful- Use the first page to make into a booklet then draw something on the last page to share at FHE. 

Thankfulness- (Older classes) Decode the message

Take a Gratitude Challenge- (Scroll Down) Older classes can write down their answers and younger ones could just share answers out loud. 

Live in Thanksgiving Daily- Bright Idea Poster

When Thou Risest in the Morning- Bright Idea Poster

Coloring Pages

I am Thankful to Know that We are All Children of God

My Faith in Jesus Christ Blesses My Life- the 10 lepers story or use this one