Primary
    Footnotes
    children and teachers in Primary

    Primary

    Overview

    “The Primary is an organized program of religious instruction and activity in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for children from eighteen months of age until their twelfth birthdays. Its purpose is to teach children the gospel of Jesus Christ and help them learn to live it” (Encyclopedia of Mormonism [1992], 3:1146).

    Prophets and Church Leaders

    Prophets and Apostles

    Other Church Leaders

    Learning Resources

    General Resources

    “Primary,” Handbook 2, 11

    “Primary,” Encyclopedia of Mormonism

    “Five Easy Ways to Teach Gospel Principles to Children,” Mormon Channel

    Church Magazines

    “Primary Is for Everyone,” Friend, March 2015

    “Do You Want to Go to Primary with Me?” Ensign or Liahona, July 2008

    “Primary Is Primary,” Friend, October 1996

    “Dear Children: A Message from the Primary General Presidency,” Ensign or Liahona, September 1992

    In the News

    “Primary a Path to Conversion, Leaders Teach in Auxiliary Training Meetings,” Church News

    Stories

    Teaching Resources

    Stories and Activities for Teaching Children

    Lesson Helps for Teaching Children, LDS.org

    “Primary,” Lesson Helps for Teaching Children

    “Primary Music,” LDS.org

    “Teaching Children,” LDS.org

    “Teaching with Symbols,” LDS.org

    Media

    Music