Lesson 12: I Can Prepare for Baptism

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Primary 2 Lesson 12: I Can Prepare for Baptism- The purpose of this lesson is to increase the desire to become baptized as well as understanding how to prepare.  

If you have a younger class, they may like this file folder game dressing 2 children for baptism.

Play the When I'm Baptized Game from Latter-day Chatter. 

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

Teacher Study

"The Covenant of Baptism: To Be in the Kingdom and of the Kingdom" by Elder Robert D. Hales

"Born Again" by President James E. Faust


"Baptism"- Children's Songbook pg. 100

"I Like My Birthdays"- Children's Songbook pg. 104

"The Fourth Article of Faith"- Children's Songbook pg. 124

"When I am Baptized"- Children's Songbook pg. 103

"This is My Beloved Son"- Children's Songbook pg. 76


The Baptism of Jesus (about 3 minutes)- Bible video


My Primary 2 Lesson 12: I Can Prepare for Baptism handout packet includes:

  • 6 footprints to go with the 6 steps to prepare for baptism
  • 1 I Will Follow Jesus footprint to color
  • I Will Follow Jesus background scene with sheet of cutouts. Includes footprints, people, and symbols to go with the steps to glue on. 

Click the image to print

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Activity Ideas

A Sacred Promise- Make this mobile or grab some Cheerios and string it into a necklace instead.

Baptism- Best for the older classes as its a crossword puzzle.  

Baptism, My First Covenant- Best for the oldest class since they will be baptized that year.  The handout has a place for a picture and dates as well as the promises made.

What do I promise Heavenly Father when I am Baptized- Includes story of Alma teaching and flannel board figures to color

Find the Differences- Find the differences between two pictures of a girl getting her baptism interview

Fill the Font- Best for older classes- fill in the blank

Fraction Puzzle- Older classes- Its the bottom puzzle on this page to reveal the word "Baptism"

I Can Repent and be Baptized- Make this 3-D scene

I Will Make and Keep my Baptismal Covenants- Best for older classes- read the scriptures to get through the maze.

Keeping Our Baptismal Covenant- Board game with a puzzle

Learning About Baptism- Find things that start with B.

My Baptism Book- Quick booklet to put together (Boy)

The Kingdom Up on High- Super simple puzzle to put together (Girl)

They that Gladly Receive His Word...- Bright Idea poster (Boy)

Understanding Baptism- Q&A poster

Our Savior, Jesus Christ- Poster of Jesus being baptized.

Baptism Tic-Tac-Toe- Not for the young classes- find out what is similar to make 3 in a row

Baptism Puzzle- For older classes- baptism crossword puzzle

Baptism Word Search- For older classes

Coloring Pages

Baptism and Confirmation are..

I Follow Jesus Christ when I am Baptized

I Show Faith in Jesus Christ by... (Girl)

We Receive the Ordinances of Salvation... (Boy)

Jesus Christ is Baptized

When I am Baptized... (Girl)

The Baptism of Jesus Christ