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Monday, September 2, 2013

FHE Lesson {Fathers}




Opening Song: Fathers #209

Opening Prayer: Child


Lesson:

Since Fathers day was this past weekend what a perfect time for a lesson on Fathers.

What is a father?

What did we just celebrate yesterday?

Why are Dads important?


What other fathers do we have in our lives?


Grandfathers

Heavenly Father

Father of our ward {Bishop}

We see lots of examples of fathers in the scriptures too.
{Lehi, Alma, Joseph, Abraham, Mormon}

How do these 'other Fathers' help us in our lives?

{Go into as much depth as you wish discussing the fathers in our lives}

Let's remember to celebrate our fathers all year round and not just on Fathers Day.



Activity:

Do this Fathers Day Questionaire
{and keep them and fill in a new one each year and see how the answers change }

Have small children draw a picture of them with Daddy.

Older kids can write down on a card/paper/journal things they love about their dad

Plan out some Daddy Daughter/Son Dates. Things they can go do with Just Daddy.

Give your grandfather or other 'fathers' in your life a phonecall or write a thank you to them telling them how much you are grateful for them in your life.


Watch  this video about how awesome Dad's are.


Closing Song: The Dearest Names #208

Closing Prayer:

Treat: A favourite treat of Daddy's :)

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