“Plan of Salvation Board Game,” Friend, July 2021
Play this game to learn about Heavenly Father’s plan. Use beans or coins as game pieces. For each turn, roll a dice or pick a number and move your piece that many spaces. When the first person passes a star, read the bubble. The next time someone passes that star, do the activity.
Pre-earth life: We lived with our heavenly parents. We chose to follow Jesus Christ and come to earth.
Sing “I Lived in Heaven” (Children’s Songbook, 4).
Earth: We came to earth to gain a body, learn, and grow. We can choose between right and wrong.
Read Alma 34:32.
Christ’s Atonement: Jesus Christ came to earth and lived a perfect life. He knows our pains. He atoned for us so we can repent.
Sing “He Sent His Son” (Children’s Songbook, 34–35).
Spirit world: After we die, our spirits keep on living. People who didn’t learn about the gospel on earth can learn about it here.
Read Alma 40:11.
Resurrection: Because Jesus rose from the dead, we all will live again! Our bodies and our spirits will come back together.
Sing “Did Jesus Really Live Again?” (Children’s Songbook, 64).
Celestial kingdom: Because of Jesus Christ, we can become like our Heavenly Father and live with our families forever.