Behold Your Little Ones Lesson 11: I Love My Family

Lesson

Behold Your Little Ones Lesson 11: I Love My Family (in the process of updating)


Music

"A Happy Family"- Children's Songbook pg. 198

"Because God Loves Me"- Children's Songbook pg. 234

"Family Night"- Children's Songbook pg. 195

"Family Prayer"- Children's Songbook pg. 189

"Grandmother"- Children's Songbook pg. 200

"Here We Are Together"- Children's Songbook pg. 261

"Home"- Children's Songbook pg. 192

"I Am a Child of God"- Children's Songbook pg. 2

"I Love to See the Temple"- Children's Songbook pg. 95

"I Have a Family Tree"- Children's Songbook pg. 199

"Love is Spoken Here"- Children's Songbook pg. 190

"Sing Your Way Home"- Children's Songbook pg. 193

"Teach Me To Walk in the Light"- Children's Songbook pg. 177

"The Dearest Names"- Children's Songbook pg. 208

"The Family"- Children's Songbook pg. 194

"When Grandpa Comes"- Children's Songbook pg. 201

Videos

Families Can Be Together Forever (about 3 minutes)- Music Video and words from teh prophets

Homefronts- These are really quick videos that are so fun! 


Lesson Ideas

ASL Signs- For the family

I Have A Family Here on Earth- Includes a frame template to put a family picture on then turn it into a lantern

Family Tree- Pendants that you can cut out and hang on to a tree branch of families doing things the prophets have asked us to do.  Two pendants are blank to draw your own picture  

Family Fun- A picture of a family having fun together with hidden picture to find.  Could play the game with older kids or use the pictures as a visual

My Family- Cut these figures and glue to a stick to use as puppets or just use the picture in your lesson

Family Chain- Activity suggested is for older kids but you could make the chain and just glue on a pictures of family (like those above) and link together.  It would be fun to wear as a necklace 

The Family- A picture with quotes from The Family: A Proclamation to the World.

A Family Hike- Another hidden picture game or you can color and find the pictures in this one.

I Can Help My Family Be Happy- Pictures of things that help make a family happy or sad.  In each circle you draw a happy or sad face.  

Happy Family Game- Cut the pictures out and put them in a bag.  Have children draw a picture out and talk about how that makes a family happy.  Could use these pictures for the paper chain activity instead.

Family Tree- A picture of a tree with empty ovals to fill in. 

Strengthening My Family- Pictures that you can cut out and use for a paper chain, collage, or a game that talk about ways to strengthen families.

Strengthen the Family Magnet- Idea of a magnet hand out.  They could color it and you could leave a spot for the family to glue on a picture. 

I Can Live with My Father in Heaven Again- House slider activity

May Your Homes be Filled with Love and Courtesy- Bright Idea Poster

This is the Day Which the Lord hath Made- Bright Idea Poster

Coloring Pages

Faith, Prayer, Repentance, and Forgiveness Strengthen Me and My Family

Family Members Have Important Responsibilities

Heavenly Father Planned for Me to Come to a Family

I am a Child of God, and He Has a Plan for Me

I Came to Earth as Part of a Family

I Will Strengthen My Family

My Family and I Can Serve Others

My Family Can Follow Jesus Christ in Faith

Temple Blessings Unite Families