The Widow's Mite

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The purpose of Primary 7 Lesson 24: The Widow's Mite is to encourage each to pay an honest tithe and other offerings. 

Need pictures for your lesson? LDS Bookstore has the Primary 7 New Testament Picture Packet available here. 

Learn and Grow as well as Green Jell-O with Carrot both have file folder games for tithing available. This would be great to do individually or as a class with the younger classes.

The following are resources unless otherwise noted

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Jesus Teaches about the Widow's Mites (about 1 minute)- Bible Video

The Widow's Mite (about 1 minute)- Illustrated scripture story

Teacher Study

"Like a Watered Garden" by Elder Jeffrey R. Holland

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

The Primary 7 Lesson 24 handout packet includes

  • A big tithing slip so it's easy to fill out and follow along
  • Money to practice

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Lesson Ideas

How Tithing Is Used- Circle the picture that is different

I Choose the Right by Living Gospel Principles- Talk about the windows of heavens being open to you as you pay your tithing and do this activity

The Law of Tithing- Look up scriptures to answer the questions

Where Is Jack's Tithing- Find all the coins

Tithing Maze- Follow the steps tithing

Make a Tithing Jar- Instructions

Tithing Time- Maze

Why Is Tithing Important?- Answers from Elder Robert D. Hales. Cut the answers into strips and hide around the room or put them all on the board Family Feud style.

Tithing Around the World- Match the currency to the country

Love God with All Your Might- Widow's mite poster

New Testament Stories and Games- Grab set 5 for the Widow's Mite story, figures, and game from Time Savors.

Coloring Pages

I Choose the Right by Living Gospel Principles

Grab this cute handout from Rachael's Booknook.