Lesson 42: Tithing

Lesson

The main purpose of teaching Primary 3 Lesson 42: Tithing is to strengthen everyone's desire to pay their tithing.

If you have older children, this Tithing file folder game from Green Jell-o with Carrots, is a good activity to do. 

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


Teacher Study

"The Windows of Heaven" by Elder David A. Bednar

"Tithing" by Elder Dallin H. Oaks


Music

"I Want to Give the Lord My Tenth"- Children's Songbook pg. 150

"I'm Glad to Pay a Tithing"- Children's Songbook pg. 150

Videos

Tithing- Story about a boy paying tithing about 1 1/2 minutes

Paying Tithing- Matt and Mandy about 2 minutes


My Primary 3 Lesson 42 handout packet includes:

  • 10 Gold coins to cut out
  • 1 giant tithing slip to make it easier to show
  • Tithing sheet to fold into an envelope
  • Spend/Save sheet to fold into an envelope

Click the image to print

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Activity Ideas

How Tithing is Used- Circle the picture that is different

Blessings of Tithing- Use these windows to talk about the blessings from tithing

Tithes and Offerings- From the For Strength of Youth. You can find additional articles, video clips, and lots of Mormonads on this page

Tithing Around the World- Match the money from different countries

Tithing Maze- Find your way to the temple

Tithing Jar- Make a jar for your tithing

Tithing Time- Find your way to the Bishop and his counselors to pay your tithing

Never Forget- Make this elephant bank to remember to pay 1/10

Find the Coins- Look the for the coins in this hidden picture- also has a tithing maze and jar activity

Why is Tithing Important?- Post with answers from Elder Robert D. Hales (Quorum of the 12)

The Law of Tithing- Questions and answers that are scripture references

Coloring Pages

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