The Age of Accountability


Primary 3 Lesson 27: The Age of Accountability's purpose is to understand that age 8 is when we become accountable for our actions.

The following are links to resources unless otherwise stated

Teacher Study

"Self- Accountability and Human Progress" by Brother Dean L. Larsen

"Atonement, Agency, Accountability" by President Boyd K. Packer


"Dare to Do Right"- Children's Songbook pg. 158

"We'll  Bring the World His Truth"- Children's Songbook pg. 172


The People of Ammon (about 1 1/2 minutes)- Illustrated scripture story

The Freedom To... (about 2 1/2 minutes)- Choice and agency defines freedom

The Primary 3 Lesson 27 Handout Packet includes:

  • Article of Faith 2 poster in 2 sizes
  • Accountability coloring sheet

Click the image to print

Lesson Ideas

Growing Up with the Temple- A flip book to color and assemble

Agency Is the Gift to Choose for Ourselves- Assemble the dice to play a quick choose the right game

Article of Faith 2- (older classes) Crossword puzzle

Decide Right Now- Fill in the blanks in these situations- decide now so it's easy to stay strong later

Agency and Accountability- 13 Mormonads to use

To see more activities related to baptism, please see Primary 3 Lesson 11

To see more activities about choosing the right, please see Primary 3 Lesson 1

Coloring Pages

I Believe in Being Honest (Anti-Nephi-Lehies burying their weapons)

Jesus Christ Created the Earth as a Place Where I Can Learn to Choose the Right

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