I just read the article about the new Primary general presidency of our church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. These three women oversee a worldwide organization (“Primary”) that includes children in more than 30,000 congregations. The church membership is now over 15 …
I had a little party with my Primary class yesterday to celebrate our scripture memorization progress. We called it a “Cartwheel Party” because I have some children in my class who love to do cartwheels. So we celebrated with cartwheels and circular-shaped food. The children …
I made some scripture bookmarks for my Primary class and family to help us memorize some more scriptures this year. Here are the Primary ones:
I printed them, cut them out, and laminated them. Then I’m giving them a little paper each month with the references on it so that they can go home and look up each verse and mark them in their scriptures.
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Then each week I hand out the little quarter page verse for them to stick on the microwave or bathroom mirror or wherever, to help them memorize the verse. (You can find the quarter page PDFs here.)
We pass the verse off at the beginning of class each week.
My family bookmark is a little different, but we’re doing the same scriptures as my Primary class.
This takes some work to prepare, but I feel satisfied each time a child proudly recites a verse they’ve learned that week, and I think of how those words of wisdom will help that child the rest of his or her life!