I Am a Child of God


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  • “The Best Soccer Player” (March 2012 Friend)
    Angie is reluctant to befriend a new girl, even though she knows she’s a child of God.
  • “Buddy’s Heart” (August 2012 Friend)
    After his accident, Buddy had to learn that his heart mattered more than his looks.
  • “Canaries with Gray on Their Wings” (May 2012 Friend)
    President Thomas S. Monson teaches that we may not be the prettiest or the smartest, but we can each serve the Lord in our own special way. Includes a coloring page.
  • “The Canary with the Best Song” (August 2005 Liahona and Friend)
    President Thomas S. Monson uses the example of a canary to teach that the Lord looks on our heart, not our appearance.
  • “A Child of God—No Matter What!” (January 2009 Friend)
    Liliana learns that she is a child of God, even when she’s not wearing the crown she got in Primary. For younger children.
  • “Just Like Heavenly Father” (January 2008 Friend)
    Krista gives a talk in Primary about how she is a child of God.
  • “For Young Children: All Dressed Up” (April 2011 Liahona and Friend)
    Although she dresses up in different costumes during the day, Elise knows that she is really a child of God. Includes a finding activity that teaches we are all children of God.
  • “God Is Our Father” (August 2016 Friend)
    President Thomas S. Monson shares some truths about our Heavenly Father and our relationship to Him. Includes an simple matching activity using pictures and information from “The Family: A Proclamation to the World.”
  • “Heavenly Father Loves Me, and He Has a Plan for Me” (January 2013 Liahona and Friend)
    A snowflake craft and story about how every child is special.
  • “Heavenly Father Loves You” (February 2014 Liahona and Friend)
    A poster with quotes from President Thomas S. Monson about Heavenly Father’s love.
  • “It’s Your Turn” (February 2015 Friend and Liahona)
    Bishop Gary E. Stevenson, presiding bishop, relates preparation for the Olympics with preparation for life.
  • Matt and Mandy (February 2008 Friend)
    Mandy is kind to a new girl at school.
  • Matt and Mandy (January 2009 Friend)
    Even when Matt messes up, he is still a child of God.
  • Matt and Mandy (February 2010 Friend)
    Mandy tells her friend that she is a child of God.
  • “The Message of a Label” (March 2005 Liahona and Friend)
    President Thomas S. Monson teaches that outward appearances can by misleading and that we must always be willing to follow Christ.
  • “Min-Jun Measures Up” (January 2017 Liahona and Friend)
    Min-Jun is embarrassed to go into the church after he gets wet and muddy while walking to church in the rain, but his grandfather reminds him that the Lord has a better way of measuring.
  • “A New Picture for May” (October 2016 Friend)
    May learns that loves her when she makes a paper necklace in Primary.
  • “No Matter Who You Are” (July 2016 Liahona and Friend)
    Andi is sad because her parents aren’t members of the Church and they haven’t been sealed in the temple, but her Primary teacher reminds her that she is a child of God and He will bless her and her family.
  • “My Favorite Song” (January 2010 Friend)
    Elder Kevin W. Pearson of the Seventy explains why “I Am a Child of God” is his favorite song.
  • “Picture Day!” (May 2016 Friend)
    A girl is embarrassed on school picture day because she doesn’t have anything nice to wear, but her teacher reminds her that she is beautiful because of who she is.
  • “Powerful Ideas” (March 2003 Friend)
    Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles teaches that when we understand our relationship with God, we understand our relationship with each other.
  • “A Prayer in the Attic” (February 2015 Friend)
    A family miraculously remains hidden during a soldier inspection.
  • “Remember the Forget-Me-Not” (March 2013 Friend)
    President Dieter F. Uchtdorf uses a flower to remind people that God loves them.
  • “Seeing a Child of God” (November 2008 Friend)
    Grandmother’s mirror helps Mike and Billy remember they are children of God.
  • “This Little Light of Mine” (January 2017 Friend)
    Dinah feels uncomfortable after a classmate points out that her skin is a different color, but Dinah’s mom helps her remember that we are all special and can let our light shine.
  • “To the Rescue” (July 2011 Liahona and Friend)
    President Henry B. Eyring testifies that Heavenly Father loves each of us as a child of God. Includes a CTR activity.
  • “We May Be Like Him” (January 2004 Friend)
    President Boyd K. Packer of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles bears testimony that we can become like our Heavenly Father.
  • “What Really Matters” (February 2013 Liahona and Friend)
    When she is teased at school, Charlotte finds comfort in knowing she is a child of God.
  • “Who Is Heavenly Father?” (February 2012 Liahona and Friend)
    Elder Boyd K. Packer testifies that Heavenly Father is the father of our spirits.
  • “Who Loves You” (September 2015 Friend)
    Heavenly Father sent you to be a very special part of your family who love you.
  • “You Are a Child of God” (January 2008 Friend)
    Elder Paul B. Pieper of the Seventy testifies.
  • “You Are a Child of God” (May 2003 Liahona and Friend)
    President Gordon B. Hinckley (1910-2008) teaches and testifies.