children to think about the
beautiful world we live in as
they hear a song.
While the pianist plays “My Heavenly Father Loves Me” (pp. 228–29), pass around a flower, and ask the children to look carefully at it. Notice the veins, the softness, the wonderful smell.
- Ask the children, “Who made the flower?” (Jesus Christ—it was part of the Creation.)
- Ask, “Why did He make the flower?” (Because He loves us and wants us to live in a beautiful world.)
Heavenly Father Loves Me,”
and hold up the flower when they
sing the line, “Whenever I touch
a velvet rose.”
Challenge the children to remember Heavenly Father’s love every time they see a flower.
child a piece of paper and some
crayons. Ask them to draw a
picture of one of God’s
creations. To create a reverent
atmosphere, have the pianist
play songs from the “Nature and
Season” section of the
Children’s Songbook (pp.
When the children have completed their drawings, display them on a wall in the Primary room or on a large sheet of paper to create a mural. Let the children walk by and enjoy the pictures.
Using 11 different pieces of colored paper, teach the poem “Colors of Our World” (Friend, Feb. 2006, 7).
Put the colors in order, and each time a color is mentioned, have a child hold up that color.
Repeat several times, and bear testimony that the lovely things in the world were created for us