2018 Primary Sharing Time Ideas for March Week 1: Jesus Christ taught the gospel and set an example for us.

Ideas for March Week 1 LDS Primary Sharing Time, 


2018 Sharing Time Outline Theme: I am a Child of God

March 2018 Sharing Time Topic: Jesus Christ Is Our Savior

March 2018 Song: “If the Savior Stood Beside Me” (page 28 in sharing time outline)

March Week 1 Topic: Jesus Christ taught the gospel and set an example for us.

Preparation:

Prayerfully study and think about what the specific needs of your primary are and how you can teach them this doctrine. The most important thing is to love those you teach and to teach them by the Spirit!! Focus on building their testimonies and helping them come unto Christ!  (All printables for this sharing time can be found and printed by clicking the "Free Printable Download" button. They are free and can be printed and used for personal and church purposes)


Sharing Time Instruction:

Before, primary using a picture of the Savior (you could print one out on card stock from here), turn it into a puzzle. (To do this just cut the picture into wavy pieces) Tape the pieces to the bottom of some of the primary children's chairs.

To begin primary explain to the primary children that Heavenly Father loves us so much that he has provided us with the perfect example. Invite the primary children to look under their chairs to find out who this person is. Invite the primary children with the puzzle pieces to come up.

Have the children put the puzzle together. When it is complete ask the primary children who our example is? It is Jesus Christ.


Show the primary children the week's theme poster and invite them to repeat, "Jesus Christ taught the gospel and set an example to us."

Explain that we are going to discuss, some way's Jesus taught us about the gospel through his example.

Randomly place the following pictures on the board:  (Picture) Sermon on the Mount(Picture) Jesus Washing the Apostles Feet(Picture) John the Baptist Baptizing Jesus(Picture) Jesus Praying with his mother(Picture) In Rememberance of Me(Picture) Jesus and His Mother.



 In a basket have some plastic Easter eggs. Inside of the eggs place the scripture word strips. (You could also hide the eggs throughout the room and you could have the primary kids find them). 

Invite a primary child come up and choose an egg. Read the scripture that is in the egg and invite the primary child to find the picture that goes with the scripture. Discuss as a primary what is was that Jesus taught us and then how they can follow the Savior's example in their own lives.

For example: if the egg chosen had the scripture, Mark 16:15 the matching picture would be of the Savior teaching to the crowd in the Sermon on the Mount. What the Savior taught us, is to teach the gospel to others. He taught the gospel from an early age and continued throughout his life, teaching the gospel to everyone he came in contact with. How can we follow His example??? We can also teach the gospel. We do this as we participate in Family Home Evening and in Primary. When we invite our friends to cub scouts and activities. As we talk about the gospel everyday.

Continue with each egg (scripture) until everything has been discussed or time runs out.

Share your testimony of the Savior's example and how we can use it to teach the gospel to others.


Picture and Scripture Matches:

Mark 16:15 - (Picture) Sermon on the Mount - Jesus's example of teaching the gospel.

John 13:34–35 - (Picture) Jesus Washing the Apostles Feet - Jesus was the perfect example of loving and serving all of God's Children.

 3 Nephi 11:37 - (Picture) John the Baptist Baptizing Jesus - Though perfect, Jesus should us how to be baptized. 

3 Nephi 18:19 - (Picture) Jesus Praying with his mother - Jesus taught us how to communicate with our Heavenly Father in prayer.

Matthew 26:26-28 - (Picture) In Rememberance of Me - Jesus taught us the importance and meaning of the sacrament. 

Matthew 19:19 - (Picture) Jesus and His Mother - Jesus taught us to honor our parents. He always honored and respected his parents.

There are also some wonderful ideas under the "Want More Ideas" section below!! They could be sent to families as ideas for FHE to reinforce the Sharing Time Message!

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Thank you so much for stopping by! I hope that these ideas were helpful. Below are the other topics for the months as well as more ideas and resources.  I'd love for you to check out my InstagramFacebook and Pinterest pages and see if there's anything on there you like!

What else have the primary children learned this month? Here are links to this month's past sharing times:

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

***Basic ideas for this sharing time came from the 2018 Outline for Sharing Time, you can find a link here: 2018 Outline for Sharing Time


13 comments:

  1. Your ideas and printables are such a wonderful resource! Thank you for sharing.

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    1. Thank you so much Amy! That means so much :)

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  2. Thank you so much for sharing your ideas and talents with us! I so appreciate all the time and effort you put into the sharing time ideas! I can't thank you enough!

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    1. Thank you! You don't know how happy this makes me :)

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  3. Thank you for all the effort that you put into making these lessons. I love that you find a way to take what is in the Sharing Time Outline and expand upon it to make it more fun. You are my favorite resource!

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    1. Yay! Thank you so much Kellie!!! :)

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  4. This is my first time to your blog and I just need to say Thank You!! This is a wonderful way to teach this sharing time lesson. Thank you so much for sharing!!

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    1. Thank you so much Tiffany, you kind words make me so happy! :)

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  5. Thank you for sharing your ideas!

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  6. I always check your page for Sharing Time. I LOVE YOUR IDEAS! Our Primary kids love it! Thank you so much for sharing your talent with us. You're such a great blessing!

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    1. Thank you so so much!! This means so much to me :)

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  7. Thank you so much for this lesson. I have had such a busy and hard week and have been praying all week to know what to do this week. Finding this was an answer to prayers!

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