Filler Ideas for Class time
by ideas from Terri Finney and many more)
FIG: Review the Articles of Faith and/or learn
a new one.
FIG: Work on the Faith in God program.
FIG: Discuss a challenge/goal for class to
achieve next Sunday.
Memorize a key scripture (from the lesson
you just gave)
Have children share their favorite scripture
Teach children how to use the bible dictionary,
topical guide, gazetteer, footnotes & references.
Mark favorite scriptures.
Make a scripture reading chart for children
to take home. Child colors in a section each time he/she reads the scriptures.
Tell a personal experience about gaining your
testimony. Let the kids tell theirs.
Make simple minute crafts that relate to the
lesson or do pioneer crafts or games.
Make copies of The Friend activity pages (that
relates to the lesson)
Play a review game of Tic-Tac-Toe using questions
from the lesson.
“Hangman”: instead build a snowman, a flower
or a home
Act out a story from a previous lesson - see
who can remember.
Cross words, Word search, fallen phrases etc
-make your own at (look under “LINKS“ there are some puzzelmakers online
that are very good. Write out a sentence but omit all of the vowels. Have
children fill in the blanks. J_s_ph Sm_th r_st_r_d th_ g_sp_l. (Joseph
Smith restored the gospel)
Play Bingo with pictures relating to lesson
or general gospel pictures.
Play Concentration using pictures that relate
to the lesson.
Sing! Choose a song that relates to your lesson
topic, work on songs for the year’s program
Kept a container of Church trivia questions
(or review questions from past lessons). Go around the class one at a time
and let children choose a question and try to answer it. Coded message:
Translate “OLD” writings . (Use your word processor to write a coded message
related to your lesson and let children solve it) To find the alphabet
in code, go to: