I am created in the image of God. My body is a temple
(Friend Jan 2004, suggestion # 2)

Use statements that demonstrate the similarities and differences among the children in your class, such as:

Discuss how families are similar and different.
We all have characteristics similar to our Heavenly Father because we are His children.
We can grow spiritually to be like our Heavenly Father.

On one side of the chalkboard write, "Heavenly Father is," and on the other side write, "I can be."
Have the children list some of Heavenly Father's characteristics (loving, kind, generous, and so on).
Then have them list some of those qualities that they have or would like to develop.


Help the children understand their worth and potential (see D&C 18:10; Moses 1:39).