Lesson 3: Heavenly Father's Plan for Us (Sunbeams)

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Lesson

Primary 1 Lesson 3: Heavenly Father's Plan for Us- The purpose of this lesson is to understand that we lived with Heavenly Father before we came to earth and we can live with Him again.

Kimberly Bourne Design created this great file folder game for this lesson.

Use these great images from Latter-day Chatter to illustrate your points throughout your lesson. 

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


Teacher Study

The Plan of Salvation- This page covers the basics of the plan and why

"The Plan of Salvation" by Elder L. Tom Perry

"The Great Plan of Eternal God" by Elder Neal A. Maxwell


Music

"I Need My Heavenly Father"- Children's Songbook pg. 18

"I Will Follow God's Plan"- Children's Songbook pg. 164 or listen to the Mormon Tabernacle Choir

"Nephi's Courage"- Children's Songbook pg. 120

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

"I Lived in Heaven"- Children's Songbook pg. 4 or listen to this Combined Choir

"I am a Child of God"- Children's Songbook pg. 2 or listen to this Children's Choir

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

"He Sent His Son"- Children's Songbook pg. 34 or listen to the Mormon Tabernacle Choir

"Families Can Be Together Forever"- Children's Songbook pg. 188 or listen to this Children's Choir

Videos

The Three Kingdoms of Heaven (about 4 minutes)- Illustrated scripture story

Our Heavenly Father's Plan (about 4 minutes)- Illustrated scripture story

Before the Old Testament (about 3 minutes)- Illustrated scripture story

Our Eternal Life (about 4 minutes)- We are eternal beings- answers the basic questions 


This packet includes 3 coloring pages: 1 about how we lived in heaven, 2 about how Heavenly Father has a plan for us- one with a boy and one with a girl. Thanks again to Melonheadz- she is so talented! Click the image to print.


Lesson Ideas

The Plan of Happiness- Booklet

A Path for Me- Glue these pictures on to make a path back to Heavenly Father

Heavenly Father Loves Me, and He Has a Plan for Me- Making paper snowflakes activity

I Know God's Plan- These are fun! Make a viewer explaining God's plan

My Life is a Gift; My Life Has a Plan- Plan of Salvation cut outs- use for a visual or make the mobile

Our Beautiful World: Part of the Plan- Find where you live and draw of picture of yourself

The Greatest Gift- Great to do with the lesson- puzzle that covers a picture of the temple

The Plan of Salvation Offers Me Peace- Put together this Plan of Salvation diagram- puzzle like

When I Lived with Heavenly Father- Complete the picture

Take My Hand. Hold On Tight- Bright Idea poster

Coloring Pages

I am Heavenly Father's Child

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

When I Lived with My Heavenly Father

Heavenly Father's Plan