- “A Day to Decide” (November 2010 Friend)
Meghan decides not to go to an amusement park with her friend on Sunday.
- “A Day to Play?” (May 2013 Friend)
Elder Larry Y. Wilson of the Seventy talks about keeping the Sabbath day holy.
- “A Letter to Grandma” (October 2005 Friend)
Aaron decides that writing his grandmother is a good activity for the Sabbath.
- “Angelo’s Decision” (February 2008 Friend)
A boy decides not to participate in a karate tournament on Sunday.
- “A Truckload of Saints” (September 2007 Liahona and Friend)
Elder Benjamin De Hoyos of the Seventy shares how his family shared their car with 20 other people to go to church every week. He encourages us to attend our meetings, no matter how we get there.
- “Ben’s Week” (January 2009 Liahona and Friend)
Ben visits his grandfather for a week and tells his grandfather he would rather not go shopping on Sunday.
- “The Blessing Quest” (February 2015 Friend)
Nathan wants to skip church and play outside instead!
- “Cannon’s Commitment” (March 2007 Friend)
A boy makes the decision not to play in a championship baseball game when it is held on Sunday.
- “Doing Good on the Sabbath Day” (September 2007 Liahona and Friend)
A list of ideas to keep the Sabbath day holy.
- “Drive-Through Decision” (May 2012 Friend)
Jacob remembers a lesson on keeping the Sabbath day holy when his mom wants to buy fast food on Sunday.
- “Honors” (September 2011 Friend)
Ethan tells his coach he cannot pitch for the honors baseball team because they have games on Sunday.
- “For Little Friends: Doing Good on the Sabbath Day” (September 2007 Liahona and Friend)
A list of things children can do on the Sabbath day.
- “Marco’s Decision” (March 1992 Liahona and May 1991 Friend)
A boy tells his coach he won’t play in the championship soccer game because it is on a Sunday.
- “Peace in Obedience” (April 1997 Liahona and April 1994 Friend)
Elder Rex D. Pinegar tells a story of his grandson who gave up a trip in order to keep the Sabbath day holy.
- “Sammy’s Sabbath Dilemma” (April 2006 Friend)
A boy suggests a more appropriate Sabbath activity when his cousin’s suggestions don’t sound like good things to do on Sunday.
- “Saturday Sleep and Sunday Smiles” (March 2015 Friend)
Mara learns that when she goes to bed earlier Saturday night, it’s easier to have a better attitude at Church on Sunday.
- “Service and the Sabbath” (November 2004 Friend) Elder William W. Parmley of the Seventy decided not to study on Sundays in college, and he graduated with the highest honors.
- “The Choice” (July 1994 Friend)
Two sisters have to decide whether to go to a friend’s birthday party on a Sunday.
- “Trying to Be Like Jesus” (September 2011 Friend) Features four young girls who chose to miss their Sunday ballet recital. Instead, they invited family and friends to the dress rehearsal on Saturday.
- “Bulletin Board: Sabbath-day Activities” (April 2012 Friend)
Includes a list of things that children can do on the Sabbath.
- Family Home Evening: Keeping the Sabbath Day Holy
The Sabbath is a day to rest from doing worldly things and instead do heavenly things. Read or tell the story in Matthew 12:10-13. What kinds of things did Jesus Christ do on the Sabbath? Then read “Doing Good on the Sabbath Day” (September 2007 Liahona and Friend). Plan at least two activities that you can do next Sunday.
- “Flannel Board Sunday Box” (June 2006 Friend)
Create a Sunday box to fill with fun activities.
- “Getting Ready for Church” (September 2009 Friend)
Circle hidden pictures to help Alexandra get ready for church.
- “Going to Church” (September 2009 Liahona and Friend)
Find the way to a friend’s house and then the church in this maze.
- “Lily’s Sunday Morning” (November 2011 Friend)
Help Lily find her favorite socks and other hidden items to pack her church bag.
- “Pencil Spin” (July 2006 Liahona and Friend)
A fun game to play on Sundays.
- “Remember the Sabbath Day” (November 2004 Friend)
Includes cutout figures to tell the story of the children of Israel receiving manna from heaven.
- “Remembering Jesus Christ during the Sacrament” (June 2007 Liahona and Friend)
Make this craft to know what to think about during the sacrament.
- “Saturday Is a Special Day” (March 2012 Friend)
Help a family find things they need for church that they should have gotten ready on Saturday.
- “Sunday Activities” (July 2007 Friend)
Unscramble words that describe the kinds of things that should be done on the Sabbath.
- “Sunday Box: Pencil Spin” (July 2006 Liahona and Friend)
An game that can be played on the Sabbath.
- “Sunday Can” (November 2006 Friend)
- “What is This?” (April 2010 Friend)
Identify things you can find in a church building.
- For the Strength of Youth: Sabbath Day Observance
- Image Collection: “Meetinghouses”
- Music: “Remember the Sabbath Day” (Children’s Songbook, 155)
- Music: “Saturday” (Children’s Songbook, 196)
- Music: “When I Go to Church” (Children’s Songbook, 157)
- Sheet Music: “The Sabbath Day” (November 2004 Friend)
- Video: Old Testament Stories, “Chapter 18: The Israelites in the Wilderness”