Being baptized and keeping my baptismal covenants
can help me prepare to receive the blessings of the temple

(Friend July 2004, suggestion # 2)

To help children learn about the ordinances and blessings of the temple, cut a picture of a temple into puzzle pieces.
Label each piece with the following scripture references and songs:

  1. Baptism for the dead—D&C 127:6–7, "When Jesus Christ Was Baptized" (p. 102, second verse),
  2. Confirmation—D&C 20:41, “I Like My Birthdays” (p. 104, third verse),
  3. Endowment—D&C 105:12, “I Love to See the Temple” (p. 95),
  4. Marriage and Sealing—D&C 132:46, “Families Can Be Together Forever” (p. 188).

Using two helpers, have one stand outside the Primary room while another hides the first puzzle piece.
Have the first helper come back in and look for the puzzle piece as the Primary gives clues by singing the suggested song more loudly as the helper gets closer to the puzzle piece and more softly as he or she moves farther away.

Post the puzzle piece on the board.

Read the scripture references and discuss the ordinance. Choose more children to repeat the process.

Have the children repeat D&C 124:40.

Bear testimony of the importance of temple ordinances.