Lesson 8: Heavenly Father Watches Over Me

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Primary 2 Lesson 8: Heavenly Father Watches Over Me- the purpose of this lesson to increase the children's faith that Heavenly Father will help us in times of need.

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


Wicked King Herod- Same as above but in video form (about 1 minute)

Heavenly Father Knows Me (about 3 minutes)- An answer to prayer proves that Heavenly Father is there for us. 

Earthly Father, Heavenly Father (about 4 minutes)- Fatherhood is divine



"I Thank Thee, Dear Father"- Children's Songbook pg. 7

"God Is Watching Over All"- Children's Songbook pg. 229

"I Know My Father Lives"- Children's Songbook pg. 5

"I Am a Child of God"- Children's Songbook pg. 2

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

"My Heavenly Father Loves Me"- Children's Songbook pg. 228

"He Sent His Son"- Children's Songbook pg. 34 

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My Primary 2 Lesson 8 handout packet includes:

  • I Know Heavenly Father Watches Over Me worksheet- write the answer, draw a picture, or glue magazine pictures.
  • Mary, Joseph, and Jesus in Egypt coloring page

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Activity Ideas

Heavenly Father is Constantly Raining Blessings Upon Us- Bright Idea poster

Wicked King Herod-Scripture Picture story of the angel warning Joseph.  Could cut out and put together as a book.

Heavenly Father Hears and Answers My Prayers-Scriptural stories to reference on how God watches over us.

Article of Faith 1- Includes fill in the blank about Heavenly Father

Heavenly Father's Many Blessings- Draw a happy face next to the blessings you have then draw your own blessing.

I Have a Father in Heaven, Who Loves Me- Bookmark 

I Know Heavenly Father Loves Me- Draw yourself inside this picture frame

I Am a Child of God- Scripture box to assemble

Showing Respect- Make the boxes that show respect (respect at church is respect for Heavenly Father)

Heavenly Father Loves You- Poster

Coloring Pages

The Shepherd and the Lost Sheep

I am My Heavenly Father's Child

I Can Pray to Heavenly Father

Heavenly Father Loves You (2 page coloring sheet)

I Am a Spirit Child of Heavenly Father