LDS Sharing Time Ideas for July 2015 Week 4: Jesus Christ’s example teaches me how to live.

2015 Sharing Time Outline Theme: "I Know My Savior Lives"

July 2015 Sharing Time Topic: I Can Follow Jesus Christ’s Example

July 2015 Scripture:  Jesus said, “Come, follow me” (Luke 18:22).

July Week 4 Topic:  Jesus Christ’s example teaches me how to live.

Free Printables: (Printing Tip: Click on image to open and then save image to your computer.  You can then print the image from your computer.)

Prayerfully study and think about what the specific needs of your primary are and how you can teach them this doctrine.  

Sharing Time Instruction:

Before sharing time place the clue cards on the walls around the room, where the kids can see them and can find them easily.  Enter the room dressed as "Detective Right" (Sunglasses, Magnifying class, Detective badge (see printable above))  Explain to the children that you are on a very important case, the case is to find acts of righteousness, ways people can follow the Savior's example.  

Invite a primary child to come and help you find the first clue, invite them to use the magnifying glass and find the clue that says, "Clue #1".  Once the clue is found, invite the child to read it quietly to themselves or if they can not read then you can whisper it to them.  Invite them to act out what the clue says, as they act it out the rest of the primary needs to guess what they are doing. Example is the card says, "Serve mom by washing the dishes", then the child could act out grabbing a pretend plate, washing it and rinsing it off in the pretend water. When the clue has been guessed, invite another child to come up and help you find the next clue, continue with playing the guessing game aka. charades, until all of the clues have been found and guessed.  

Share your testimony with the children that by following the example of the Savior we will do things that are righteous and will help keep us on the path that leads to eternal life with our Heavenly Father and Savior, plus we will be more happy!

More Sharing Time ideas based on this topic:

LDS Sharing Time Ideas for July 2015 Week 3: Jesus Christ’s example teaches me how to live.

Click this link for past Sharing Time post: LDS Primary Sharing Time Ideas 

***Basic ideas for this sharing time came from the 2015 Outline for Sharing Time, you can find a link here: 2015 Outline for Sharing Time


  1. Thank you so much for sharing this detective game. I love it and I know that my primary will too!

  2. I am so glad that I found your blog. I was just put in as Primary President and these ideas for Sharing Time will be great! Thanks for taking the time to do this :)

    1. Thanks Lori! Congrats on your calling, I loved being Primary President!! Good luck :)

  3. Love this idea! running short on time this weekend and this is easy to pull off- thanks so much!!

  4. This lesson was awesome! Both junior and senior primary loved looking for the clues. They were a bit shy in acting them out but nothing that I couldn't help them with 😊. Thanks so much for the idea!!

    1. Thanks so much for the comment!! I love hearing about how the sharing times went :)


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