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Easter Primary lesson 2022, Free LDS primary lesson helps, April 11-17

Updated: Apr 16, 2022


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Invite Sharing

Ask the children what their families do to celebrate Easter. What do they do to remember Jesus Christ’s Resurrection?

If you are seeing this at the beginning of the Holy Week, and you are looking for activities to do with your family. Here are a bunch:

(Just click on the picture)



Teach the Doctrine: Younger Children

Jesus Christ is my Savior.

Easter Sunday is a good occasion to teach the children about the Savior’s Atonement in Gethsemane and His death on the cross. This can help them feel Jesus’s love for them.

Possible Activities

Here is an idea to help teach those scriptures.

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  • Read John 10:9 to the children, emphasizing Jesus’s words “I am the door.” Because Jesus suffered for our sins, died, and was resurrected, He made it possible for each of us to live with God again. Use the door of your classroom to teach that Jesus is like a doorway that allows us to return to Heavenly Father.



  • Read Isaiah 53:6 to the children, and show them a picture or drawing of a sheep. Let one of the children put the picture in a far corner of the room. Explain that when we make wrong choices, we are wandering away from Heavenly Father like a sheep going astray. Then invite the child to bring the sheep back, and bear your testimony that because Jesus Christ suffered and died for us, He can bring us back to Heavenly Father. (You might show a picture of Jesus as a shepherd, such as picture 64 in the Gospel Art Book.)

You can give every child a sheep. Hide them around the room before the children come in and the children can take a turn putting their sheep next to Jesus.

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I love this song, from the children's song book, but when I taught, it was more like a poem, because I'm not a great singer(:

LDS Jesus Christ Shepherd, Little Lambs so white and Fair, Free LDS primary lesson helps, Easter 2022



Sing with the children a song about Jesus Christ, such as “I Feel My Savior’s Love” (Children’s Songbook, 74–75). Help them notice any feelings of peace and love they have as they sing. Also point out words in the song that describe the Savior’s love. How can we share His love with others?


Here is an interactive song, click on the picture to take you to the page to print it.



Jesus died and was resurrected for me.

How can you help the children learn that because of Jesus Christ’s Resurrection, we and our loved ones will be resurrected someday?


Grey Day Golgotha, by J. Kirk Richards

Possible Activities

  • Tell the children about Jesus’s death and Resurrection (see Mark 15–16). Use the pictures in this week’s outline, pictures 57–60 in the Gospel Art Book, or “Chapter 54: Jesus Is Risen” in New Testament Stories (pages 139–44) to help the children visualize the story.


Because of Jesus Christ, I will be Resurrected. Story sequence of Jesus Christ's death and resurrection. Free LDS primary lesson helps for Easter

Help the children understand that resurrection means that after we die we will live again forever with a perfect physical body and will never die again. Share your testimony of the Resurrection, and let the children work on this week’s activity page. Invite the children to use it to share with their families the story of Jesus’s Resurrection.

  • Read Alma 40:23 to the children. Show them your hand inside a glove. Tell them that your hand is like a spirit and the glove is like a physical body. Take the glove off to show that when we die, our spirit will leave our body. Put the glove back on to represent the Resurrection.


Sing a song about Jesus Christ’s Resurrection, such as “Did Jesus Really Live Again?” or “Jesus Has Risen” (Children’s Songbook, 64, 70). Bear your testimony that because of Jesus Christ we will live again and have perfect bodies after we die.

Here is another one I really love.



Teach the Doctrine: Older Children

Jesus suffered for me.

As you study the Savior’s Atonement, ponder how you can help the children understand how the Savior can bless and strengthen them.

Possible Activities

  • Divide the children into three groups, and give each group one of the following scripture passages: Isaiah 53:4–12; Alma 7:11–13; and Doctrine and Covenants 19:16–19. Invite the children to look for words and phrases that describe the things Jesus Christ suffered for us. Ask them to write their answers on the board and share how they feel about the Savior after reading these scriptures.

  • Prepare strips of paper. On half of them, write Old Testament scripture references of prophecies about Jesus Christ. On the other half, write corresponding New Testament scripture references about how these prophecies were fulfilled. (This week’s outline in Come, Follow Me—For Individuals and Families lists some examples.) Invite the children to read the verses and match the prophecies with their fulfillment.

  • Help the children memorize the third article of faith. What does this scripture teach us about Jesus Christ’s Atonement and Heavenly Father’s plan for His children?


I would play this movie, then ask the questions from the primary manual. It is a great way to invite the spirit.

Ask the children how they would describe the Atonement of Jesus Christ to someone. Encourage them to use scriptures, hymns, or pictures to express what the Savior’s atoning sacrifice means to them. How are we blessed because of the Savior’s Atonement?



Jesus died and was resurrected for me.

The reality of Jesus Christ’s Resurrection can bring us great hope and joy—especially when we experience the death of a loved one. How can you help the children find comfort in the Resurrection?

Possible Activities


  • Read Job 14:14 with the children. Invite the children to share how they would answer Job’s question. Help them find scriptures that testify of the Resurrection (see Guide to the Scriptures, “Resurrection,” scriptures.ChurchofJesusChrist.org).

  • Read Moses 1:39 with the children. Ask them if they know the difference between “immortality” and “eternal life.” Invite them to look for answers in the first paragraph of “Eternal Life” (Gospel Topics, topics.ChurchofJesusChrist.org). Who will receive immortality? What is required to receive eternal life? Bear your testimony that both of these precious gifts are possible because of the Atonement of Jesus Christ.

  • Sing together an Easter song or hymn, such as “He Sent His Son” (Children’s Songbook, 34–35) or “He Is Risen!” (Hymns, no. 199). Invite the children to share how they feel when they sing these songs. What do these songs teach us about Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ? Invite the children to write their testimonies of the Savior to share at home with their families.


Encourage Learning at Home

To help the children share with their families what they learned in class, encourage them to sing a song at home this week about Jesus Christ’s Atonement.


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overyonder
overyonder
Apr 16, 2022

Thank you for all the helps! Question, both links on the second page of the Little Lambs song are black and white. Do you have a link for the colored copy? Thanks!

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overyonder
overyonder
Apr 17, 2022
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You're amazing!

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moosheedesign
Apr 16, 2022

We appreciate all you do for us! These lessons helps make for more spiritual fun! Thank you for making it free for all to enjoy!!

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redwallace
redwallace
Apr 16, 2022
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Love this! You are very welcome.

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Florzinha Alves
Florzinha Alves
Apr 11, 2022

Bom dia irmazinha,espero que vc esteja bem,poderia me enviar em portuguesa a aula da semana ?obrigada

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redwallace
redwallace
Apr 11, 2022
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