Lesson 6: Heavenly Father and Jesus Love Me

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The purpose of Primary 1 Lesson 6: Heavenly Father and Jesus Love Me is to help each child feel the love of our Heavenly Father and our Savior, Jesus Christ.

Use this Heavenly Father and Jesus Love Me file folder game to engage your class and send something fun home (from Kimberly Bourne Design).

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

Teacher Study

"Eternally Encircled in His Love" by Sister Bonnie D. Parkins

"The Love of God" by President Dieter F. Uchtdorf


"My Heavenly Father Loves Me"- Children's Songbook pg. 228

"Jesus Loved the Little Children"- Children's Songbook pg. 59

"Jesus is Our Loving Friend"- Children's Songbook pg. 58

"I Know My Father Lives"- Children's Songbook pg. 5 or listen to this Children's Choir

"I Feel My Savior's Love"- Children's Songbook pg. 74

"I'm Trying to be Like Jesus"- Children's Songbook pg. 78 or listen to the Mormon Tabernacle Choir

"Love One Another"- Children's Songbook pg. 136 

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

"God's Love"- Children's Songbook pg. 97

"Where Love Is"- Children's Songbook pg. 138

"A Child's Prayer"- Children's Songbook pg. 12


The Greatest Commandment (about 2 minutes)- Bible video

Melissa's Ramp (about 3 1/2 minutes)- Others showing love by building a ramp

My Brother Hyrum (about 2 1/2 minutes)- Hannah shows her brother Christlike love

It was Mom (about 2 minutes)- A Mother's Day tribute

Click the image to print

This handout packet includes (most of the cute graphics come from Melonheadz): 

  • 2 coloring sheets saying Heavenly Father and Jesus Love Me- 1 boy, 1 girl
  • 1 coloring sheet of Jesus with children

Lesson Ideas

Jesus Loves Me- A great poster to use during your lesson

Jesus Christ Loves Everyone- A booklet to color and assemble.

Heavenly Father Loves You- A poster that you can use during the lesson and read quotes from President Thomas S. Monson

Heavenly Father Loves You- A coloring page.

Heartful of Love- A heart full of love to color.  Could be used for the next lesson too.

God is Love- Color in the boxes with hearts and see the message, "God is Love"

"I Love You This Much" Card- Great card idea. Could make the accordion part with words "Jesus loves you this much" then trace their hands and tape on in class.

"I Know That My Savior Loves Me"- Beautiful song with music sheet.

Love One Another- Scroll down and you'll find a booklet that you can print out, color, and put together that tells us how Jesus taught us to love one another. Or you could use this next week instead. 

 The Love of God mobile-Pictures that you could make into a mobile, a flip book. or cut and paste on to paper for another coloring activity.