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FHE Weekly Toddlers and Teens

FHE Weekly Toddlers and Teens

Tonight for FHE, we simply told a short story from the Friend magazine (for little friends), called “A Song for Grandma.” We took the pictures and cut them up, told the story, had the little ones put the pictures in sequential order, taught them a […]

2013 General Conference Party 2.0

2013 General Conference Party 2.0

For the April General Conference party we upgraded our scrolls with matching polymer clay. We added the sticker, then decorated the m&m container with the clay, made matching scrolls and baked them as instructed on the clay package. After that, we cut out and pasted […]

Chapter 47: Exaltation

Chapter 47: Exaltation

Thought: New Era Poster, September 2005 Lesson: “Chapter 47: Exaltation,” Gospel Principles, (2009) Story: The Race Thomas S. Monson, “Come Listen to a Prophet’s Voice: The Race,” Friend, Jun 2004, 2 or Activity: Play the “Ha” game, for instructions click here. The last one to laugh wins the game. So […]

Chapter 46: The Final Judgement

Chapter 46: The Final Judgement

Thought: “You are Eternal” Friend, March 1986 Lesson: “Chapter 46: The Final Judgment,” Gospel Principles, (2009) Story: Magnet Board Plan of Salvation Activity Judy Edwards, “Sharing Time: The Plan of Salvation Offers Me Peace”, Friend, March1994, 14 Print this out and lay it on top of […]

Chapter 45: The Millennium

Chapter 45: The Millennium

Thought: Articles of Faith 1:10 “10 We believe in the literal gathering of Israel and in the restoration of the Ten Tribes; that Zion (the New Jerusalem) will be built upon the American continent; that Christ will reign personally upon the earth; and, that the earth […]

Chapter 44: The Second Coming of Jesus Christ

Chapter 44: The Second Coming of Jesus Christ

Thought: Mormonad, “Got Oil?”, New Era May 2001 Lesson: “Chapter 44: The Second Coming of Jesus Christ,” Gospel Principles, (2009) Story: “Chapter 46: The Ten Virgins”, Friend Jan. 2003 Activity: Susan L. Warner, Sharing Time: I Believe that Jesus Will Come Again, Friend Sept. 1995 […]

Chapter 43: Signs of the Second Coming

Chapter 43: Signs of the Second Coming

Thought: Britney Rule, “Hosanna!”, Friend January 2007 page 7 Lesson: “Chapter 43: Signs of the Second Coming,” Gospel Principles, (2009) Story: The Second Coming, Friend December 2002 or Felt Board Story: Dec. 1999 Jesus Christ will Come Again Activity: Sydney S. Reynolds, Sharing Time: “When He […]

Chapter 42: The Gathering of The House of Israel

Chapter 42: The Gathering of The House of Israel

Thought: Gordon B. Hinckley, “The Light of a New Day”, Friend, Jan. 2008 Lesson: “Chapter 42: The Gathering of the House of Israel,” Gospel Principles, (2009) Story: Friend, Jan. 1999 The Good Shepherd Activity: The Wheat is ready to Harvest Activity. To illustrate how we […]

Chapter 41: The Postmortal Spirit World

Chapter 41: The Postmortal Spirit World

Thought: Mormonad, “Time Flies, New Era, June 1997  Lesson: “Chapter 41: The Postmortal Spirit World,” Gospel Principles, (2009) Story: Tell a story about someone in your lives that has past on or go visit the grave site of someone you love. Activity: You are Eternal […]

Chapter 40: Family History and Temple Work

Chapter 40: Family History and Temple Work

Thought: The heart of the Children, Friend, Aug. 2002 Lesson: “Chapter 40: Temple Work and Family History,” Gospel Principles, (2009) Story: String figures have been used around the world as a way to tell stories of family history. Use your string from lesson 15, to […]