Toddler-Friendly Scripture Study: Chapter 13

Chapters 13: Zeniff
If you haven’t read my initial post, read it here. It explains the scripture study plan in a little more detail and gives more information for how to teach it. 
Oh, how praying rests the weary. (lay head on hands like you are sleeping)
Prayer will change the night to day. (fold arms for “prayer”, then sign “day”)
So, when life gets dark and dreary, (make a sad face)
Don’t forget to pray (shake head “no”, fold arms)

Activities:

1. Letter Match-Up (using vocabulary from the story)
For this activity, we just use our magnetic ABC letters.

 

Art/Craft: Coloring page found here
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Scripture Study Outline
Again, if you haven’t read my initial post, read it here. This outline is very brief. The link will lead to an explanation of the scripture study and gives more information for how to teach it. 
1. Preview the chapter with a picture walk. (Explanation found here.) Introduce the song by listening to it a couple times and humming to the tune.
2. Read through the story in the manual. Ask questions and take time to look at the pictures as you read. Take as many days as needed to read the whole chapter. End by listening to/singing the song.
3.  Have your child color one of the coloring pages and/or do the letter match-up while you read sections of the story from the actual scriptures. (Use the scriptural references found under the pictures in the manual as a guide.) Take as many days as needed to read through the passages. End each day by singing the song.
4. Watch the scripture story video. Talk about the faith of the Nephites, what they did when they were in danger and what happened as a result. End by reading your favorite verse from the passages.

5. Read a favorite verse from this story two times and have your child read it with you the second time. Summarize the chapter as you look back through the pictures and share your testimony about an important lesson learned. End by singing the song.

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