Heavenly Father has organized us into families
Friend February 2006, suggestion # 4

Use puzzles and songs to help children understand that "to help us prepare ourselves for life with Him, our Heavenly Father has organized us into families" (Family Guidebook [2001], 3).

Give each class a picture of an animal family that has been cut into puzzle pieces.
Have the class put the puzzle together. Discuss that many creatures live in families.
As each class shares its puzzle, you could sing songs about that group of animals. For example:

Before Primary, cut up a picture of a family into puzzle pieces.
On the reverse side, list songs about the family, such as:

Have the children take turns choosing a puzzle piece, singing the song with the other children, and suggesting ways to strengthen their family