Lesson 37: Jesus Christ Teaches the Nephites to Pray

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The purpose of teaching Primary 4 Lesson 37: Jesus Christ Teaches the Nephites to Pray is to encourage everyone to pray so they will not enter into temptation.

Make prayer blocks for your class as a visual reminder everyday. 

Enjoy some adult coloring fun with this Prayer is Your Personal Key coloring page.

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

Teacher Study

"Sweet Power of Prayer" by President Russell M. Nelson

"The Lifeline of Prayer" by President James E. Faust

"Using the Supernal Gift of Prayer" by Elder Richard G. Scott


Jesus Christ Teaches and Prays with the Nephites (about 2 1/2 minutes)- Illustrated scripture story

President Monson Talks About Prayer (about 4 minutes)

Prayer (about 4 minutes long)- Hear about how one woman received an answer to prayer

Origin (about 5 minutes) how to find out truth


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

"Children All Over the World"- Children's Songbook pg. 16

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

"Love Is Spoken Here"- Children's Songbook pg. 190

"Tell Me, Dear Lord"- Children's Songbook pg. 176

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

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

"Children All Over the World"- Children's Songbook pg. 16

"I Love to Pray"- Children's Songbook pg. 25

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

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

"Love is Spoken Here"- Children's Songbook pg. 190

"Search, Ponder, and Pray"- Children's Songbook pg. 109

"Seek the Lord Early"- Children's Songbook pg. 108

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


My Primary 4 Lesson 37 handout packet includes:

  • Scripture cards to use with Enrichment Activity #1- cut out individually or use as one worksheet
  • Thankful prayer worksheet to go with Enrichment Activity #3
  • Alma 13:28 print to go with Enrichment Activity #4
  • Use the Understanding Prayer Flipbook with Enrichment Activity #5

Click my image to print

Also see the free printables on the following posts:

Activity Ideas

Prayer- Mini coloring pages to identify different types of prayer- could make into a book or print two copies and play Memory.

Prayer is Reverent Communication Between God and Me- Story and Memory Game- try hiding the pieces throughout the room for the kids to find and match up on the board together instead.

Prayer Puzzle- Story and Crossword puzzle 

We Do Not Doubt- Dot to Dot coloring page

Heavenly Father Hears and Answers My Prayers- Match the scripture characters to why they prayed and what happened.

How To Pray- A poster to remind how to pray

Choosing the Right Through Prayer and Study- Find your way through the maze

Time for Family Prayer- Get through the maze to make it to family prayer

Prayer of Thanks- Circle the things that match

I Can Receive Answers to Prayers- Color these steps to receiving answers 

Heavenly Father Hears and Answers Prayers- Make this chart to remember some things to include in your prayers.

The Power of Prayer- Board game 

Fasting and Prayer- Movable puppets to make

Coloring Pages

Did You Think to Pray

What Should I Know About Prayer?

Prayer Helps My Testimony Grow

Faith, Prayer, Forgiveness....


I Can Pray to Heavenly Father

I Can Pray to Heavenly Father and He Will Hear

I Should Respect and Worship God

Where Love Is, We Want to Be