We Can Pray As A Family

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The purpose of Primary 1 Lesson 27: We Can Prayer As a Family is to understand that consistent family prayer helps keep a family close to each other and Heavenly Father.

Go back and review parts of a prayer with this file folder game from Kimberly Bourne Designs.

The following are LDS.org resources unless otherwise noted.

Teacher Study

"The Power of Family Prayer" by Elder John H. Groberg

"Prayer, Faith, and Family: Stepping Stones to Eternal Happiness" by Elder H. Bruce Stucki


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

"I Pray in Faith"- Children's Songbook pg. 14

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

"A Prayer Song"- Children's Songbook pg. 22

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

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

"We Bow Our Heads"- Children's Songbook pg. 25

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

"Love Is Spoken Here"- Children's Songbook pg. 190 or watch the Mormon Tabernacle Choir


The Primary 1 Lesson 27 handout packet includes groups from Melonheadz and: 

  • Family prayer coloring page
  • Family prayer drawing page

Click the image to print

Lesson Ideas

Also see the last few lessons for more family related activities

Prayer Reminders- Put these two piece puzzles together

Time for Family Prayer- Solve the maze to get to family prayer

Family Prayer Images- Make your own handouts or puppets with this Family of Three Praying or I Can Pray with My Family

What Daniel Forgot- Rebus story- read it out loud but have the children say together all the pictures.

Fasting and Prayer- Make these movable family members before class and use them to show what we do when we prayer together

Shhh... It's Time for Prayer- Make these quiet puppets in class and have them use it a home when it's time for family prayer. Practice in class.

Coloring Pages

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

Prayer (several small pictures of different times when we pray)