“Additional Resources for Teaching Children,” Come, Follow Me—For Primary: New Testament 2019 (2019)
“Additional Resources for Teaching Children,” Come, Follow Me—For Primary: 2019
All of these resources can be found on LDS.org and in the Gospel Library app.
You can adapt any activities from this resource for use in your Primary class. Even if parents are using these activities with their children at home, repetition can be a useful way to help children learn. Children may want to tell you about how they did the activities with their families and what they learned.
Many of the topics taught in the nursery manual are similar to those you will teach in Primary. Especially if you teach younger children, consider looking in the nursery manual for additional songs, stories, activities, and crafts.
The Friend and Liahona magazines provide stories and activities that can supplement the principles that you are teaching from Come, Follow Me—For Primary.
Sacred music invites the Spirit and teaches doctrine in a memorable way. In addition to the print versions of Hymns and the Children’s Songbook, you can find audio and video recordings of many hymns and children’s songs at music.lds.org or in the LDS Music App.
Artwork, videos, and other media can help you and the children visualize the doctrine and stories found in the New Testament. Visit medialibrary.lds.org to browse the Church’s collection of media resources, including the Bible Videos series, which depicts events in the New Testament.
At lds.org/children/resources you can find an index of magazine articles, activities, and media on a variety of gospel topics.
If you need additional help understanding the basic principles you will teach the children, consider looking in True to the Faith (2004). This reference provides simple explanations of gospel topics, listed in alphabetical order.
This resource can help you learn about and apply principles of Christlike teaching. These principles are discussed and practiced in teacher council meetings.