“My Family Night Fun,” Friend, October 2020
Sing “Reverently, Quietly” (Children’s Songbook, 26).
Draw a picture of Jesus! As you do, talk about ways you can remember Him when you take the sacrament.
Sing “Love at Home” (Hymns, no. 294).
After Jesus went back to heaven, the people lived happy lives “because of the love of God” in their hearts (4 Nephi 1:15). They were kind to everyone and loved their families. You can read the scripture story on page FJ4 to learn more.
Now play kindness charades! Take turns silently acting out doing something kind, like sharing a toy. Then have everyone guess what the kind deed was!
Sing “Jesus Said Love Everyone” (Children’s Songbook, 61).
The prophet Mormon was sad because his people didn’t remember how Heavenly Father had blessed them (see Mormon 3:3). What blessings has Heavenly Father given you? How can you show Him that you are grateful?
Time for a family gratitude challenge! Each day for one week, write or draw a picture of something you are grateful for. You could make a paper chain out of what you write, or start a gratitude wall and hang up the pictures you draw.
Crush a graham cracker and place crumbs in the bottom of a small cup. Add a layer of diced apples and 3–4 tablespoons applesauce. Top with whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon. Repeat for more cups.
Use a mixer to combine 1 8-oz (about 225-g) package cream cheese (softened), 2 tablespoons milk, and1 teaspoon garlic salt. Add 1/4 cup chopped bell pepper and mix in. Use your favorite vegetables for dipping.
Lay pretzels on a cookie sheet and put 3 mini marshmallows on each pretzel. Set oven to broil on low and cook for 1–2 minutes. Place a piece of chocolate on each pretzel, and then broil again for 1–2 more minutes. Remove from oven and add another pretzel on top of each chocolate. Enjoy!