FHE Toddler Edition: Lesson #2

April 11, 2016 in Family Home Evening Lessons / For Kids / For Mamas

Hi sweet friends! I got some amazing feedback from last week so I figured I’d keep going with these little Family Home Evenings. Thank you all so much for sending me your messages and pictures of your activity last week! I loved seeing it! Here is this week’s lesson: (As usual, always very simple!)

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Lesson #2: My Heavenly Father Loves Me

Opening Prayer

Opening Song: My Heavenly Father Loves Me (music: HERE)

Scripture: 3 Nephi 17:11-12, 21-24 (scripture: HERE)

Lesson: Show a picture of Christ holding children (HERE) and talk about when Jesus taught the people he asked to bring their little ones to Him. (Point to little ones.) They sat on the ground around Him and Jesus knelt and prayed. (Show how we pray – kneel and bow heads) Then he blessed each child, one by one. Jesus did this because he loves his children. (hug themselves). Talk about the things we just sang about (birds, sky, lilac tree, etc.) and explain that Heavenly Father sends us those things to enjoy on the earth because He loves us. Explain to your child/children how much you love them and how much Heavenly Father loves them too.

Activity: Have them draw a picture of themselves inside a heart OR frost heart-shaped cookies.

Closing Prayer

Treat: Heart-shaped sugar cookies (click HERE for my swig recipe that you can use)

Let me know how this week goes!

Xo,

Aubrey

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  • Chelsea @ Life With My Littles April 13, 2016 at 8:29 pm

    I love this so much! We’ve really been trying hard to do better at FHE because it’s so important! I’ll have to try this out next Monday!

    • aubrey.olsen22@gmail.com April 14, 2016 at 2:39 pm

      yay! i’m so glad! Let me know how it goes! <3

  • Cortney April 26, 2016 at 5:02 am

    Do you have anymore FHE ideas coming?! We did #1 tonight and had major success!!

    • aubrey.olsen22@gmail.com April 26, 2016 at 6:08 pm

      Yay! I’m so glad you tried it! Yes, I plan on posting more as well as making a packet of the outline I made for those who want it! Stay tuned! Thanks for your comment!

  • Andrea July 25, 2016 at 8:40 pm

    Would love if you posted more of these. A weekly lesson would be awesome (obviously only if you had the time)

    • aubrey.olsen22@gmail.com July 28, 2016 at 8:36 pm

      You bet! so glad you use them, I will be posting more soon:)

  • Angie Killian August 1, 2016 at 10:47 pm

    Oh my goodness! I LOVE this. And, I’m not trying to promote myself by any means, but I wrote a song that matches this lesson PERFECTLY!! You can find it here.

    http://freeldssheetmusic.org/song/Let-the-Little-Ones-Come-to-Me-Vocal-Solo-by-Angie-Killian

    I hope someone uses it and loves it 🙂

    • aubrey.olsen22@gmail.com August 3, 2016 at 2:59 am

      Awesome, thanks Angie!

  • Michelle January 23, 2017 at 3:00 pm

    I just stumbled upon your FHE lessons through pinterest and I absolutely love it! I’ve been trying to figure out how to make lessons interesting for my todder but am so not creative. So thank you for letting me rip off your creativity! They’ve been super successful with the whole fam.

    • aubrey.olsen22@gmail.com February 26, 2017 at 8:19 pm

      Oh I’m so glad to hear this!! Thanks for commenting! There will be more coming soon! I’m glad they are working for you! Xo

  • Erica April 24, 2017 at 4:02 pm

    Hi! I loved the first two lessons you shared, and so did my kids! Do you have any more, or am I just not finding them?

    Thanks!

    • Erica April 24, 2017 at 4:04 pm

      Never mind! I think I just did!

      • aubrey.olsen22@gmail.com May 1, 2017 at 2:46 am

        yay! I’m so glad you found them and are able to use them!

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