Family Home Evening Resource Book


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Family Home Evening Resource Book 
The Family: A Proclamation to the Worldiv 
Introductionv 
Lesson One: Building Our Family through Home Evenings3 
Lesson Two: The Commandments—Gifts from a Loving Father7 
Lesson Three: The Gospel in Our Daily Lives12 
Lesson Four: Studying the Scriptures Together17 
Lesson Five: I Am a Child of God20 
Lesson Six: Nature—Evidence of Heavenly Father’s Love23 
Lesson Seven: Heavenly Father Answers Our Prayers27 
Lesson Eight: We Can Choose31 
Lesson Nine: Heavenly Father Provided Us a Savior36 
Lesson Ten: Jesus Made Repentance Possible39 
Lesson Eleven: My Faith in Christ Can Grow43 
Lesson Twelve: Jesus Is My Example48 
Lesson Thirteen: Baptism and the Name of Christ52 
Lesson Fourteen: Partaking of the Sacrament56 
Lesson Fifteen: Learning to Recognize the Spirit64 
Lesson Sixteen: Gaining a Testimony through the Holy Ghost69 
Lesson Seventeen: Love at Home74 
Lesson Eighteen: Unity through Family Prayer80 
Lesson Nineteen: The Priesthood in Our Home84 
Lesson Twenty: A House of Order89 
Lesson Twenty-one: Family Unity92 
Lesson Twenty-two: Our Extended Family95 
Lesson Twenty-three: Loving Our Neighbors98 
Lesson Twenty-four: Understanding Those Who Are Different102 
Lesson Twenty-five: Developing Compassion106 
Lesson Twenty-six: Sharing Our Blessings109 
Lesson Twenty-seven: A Child from God116 
Lesson Twenty-eight: A Name and a Blessing118 
Lesson Twenty-nine: Preparing for Baptism120 
Lesson Thirty: A Priesthood Ordination124 
Lesson Thirty-one: Receiving a Patriarchal Blessing127 
Lesson Thirty-two: Leaving on a Mission130 
Lesson Thirty-three: They Twain Shall Be One132 
Lesson Thirty-four: When Illness Strikes138 
Lesson Thirty-five: They That Mourn Shall Be Comforted143 
Lesson Thirty-six: He Is Risen!146 
Lesson Thirty-seven: “Come Let Us Adore Him”156 
Participation—an Important Part163 
Using a Planning Wheel for Assignments164 
Meeting Adult Needs164 
Involving Your Teenagers165 
Family Home Evening with Younger Children166 
Reading Scriptures with Children167 
Avoiding Putting Children in Corners168 
Creating Your Own Lessons169 
Adversity173 
Authority175 
Chastity177 
Citizenship179 
Contention180 
Covetousness181 
Dependability183 
Fasting184 
Forgiving186 
Friendship187 
Family History189 
Gossip191 
Gratitude192 
Honesty194 
Humility196 
Sense of Humor197 
Journals199 
Learning200 
Listening202 
Manners204 
Marriage205 
Media207 
Mission Preparation208 
Money Management210 
Music212 
Priorities213 
Profanity215 
Reverence216 
Sabbath218 
Sacrifice219 
Self-control221 
Selfishness222 
Self-reliance224 
Talents and Gifts225 
Tithing227 
Word of Wisdom228 
Work231 
Building a Strong Family235 
Helping Family Members Live the Gospel236 
Personal Integrity—The Key to Example236 
Agency—The Key to Growth237 
Unconditional Love—The Key to Effective Parenthood238 
Achieving Oneness in Marriage239 
Resolving Conflicts in Marriage240 
Teaching by Example242 
Reasoning with Children244 
Building Confidence245 
Teaching Responsibility246 
Setting Limits248 
Helping Children Learn249 
Sharing Sorrows250 
Dealing with Problems Privately251 
Reclaiming a Wayward Child252 
Teaching about Procreation and Chastity253 
Understanding the Personality Development of Children260 
Our Cultural Heritage265 
Notes: A Great Way to Communicate265 
Serving Others Together266 
Buzz Sessions267 
Brainstorming267–68 
Role Playing268 
Demonstrations269 
Reunions by Mail269–70 
Large Group Fun270 
Making Work Fun272 
Learning Fun for Infants and Toddlers273 
Learning Fun for Preschoolers276 
Travel Games278 
Memory Magic280 
Strip Puzzles280 
Mind Stretchers281 
Magic Tricks284 
Riddles285 
Tangrams286 
Making and Keeping Aids for Family Home Evenings287 
Creating Fancy Foods288 
Fun with Games290 
Singing Praises: Learning Our Hymns and Children’s Songs294 
Appreciating Music295 
Arranging Flowers296 
Arts and Crafts297 
Christmas Crafts299 
Fun with Stories and Poems302 
Creating Pictures and Things304 
Enjoying Dance and Drama305 
Hiking with Small Children306 
Activities in the Rain306–7 
Gardening in Containers307 
Bird Watching Close to Home308 
Rock Hounding308–9 
Making Snow Sculptures309 
Collecting and Preserving Shells310 
Carpet Square Challenge311 
Number and Alphabet Grid Challenge312 
Marked Yard Games312 
Physical Fitness Award Program314 
Rhythmical Exercise Program315 
Family Physical Activity Center317 
Family Superstars318 
Let’s Go Fly a Kite320 
Emergency Supplies322 
Emergency Telephone Numbers323 
Mouth-to-Mouth Resuscitation324 
Treating Choking326 
Treating Shock328 
Treating Bleeding330 
Protecting Your Home Against Fire332 
Coping with a Blackout334 
Making Your Home a Tough Target for Thieves334 
Earthquake Preparation336 
Making a Survival Kit337 
Water Safety Skills339