follow His light, I am protected
For younger children
Before sharing time, gather and place in a sack items that represent physical protection, such as:
In another sack, place items that represent spiritual protection, such as:
a tithing envelope,
a piece of fruit or other healthy food,
a Friend or other Church magazine,
a set of scriptures,
a picture of a temple,
a picture of someone being baptized,
a picture of the sacrament.
Have the children take turns choosing
an item from the first sack and putting it on.
Ask him or her how it is a protection.
Sing songs such as "Rain Is Falling All Around" (p. 241) and "Once There Was a Snowman" (p. 249).
Reinforce the idea that choosing the
right and listening to the Holy Ghost can help give us direction and protection.
Have the children take turns choosing items from the sack of spiritual protection.
Ask them how the item reminds them to invite the Spirit.
Sing songs such as "Keep the Commandments" (pp. 146–47) and "The Still Small Voice" (pp. 106–7).
Give the children a piece of paper
shaped like a lamp or a flashlight with the words of Psalm
119:105 written on it.
On the back have them draw a picture of what they can do to follow the Savior.
Bear testimony that when they follow the Savior, they can have the protection and guidance of the Holy Ghost.