Tuesday, June 15, 2010

FHE: Hands are for hugging--not hurting

Scripture of the Week
"Who shall ascend into the hill of the Lord? or who shall stand in his holy place? He that hath clean hands, and a pure heart;"
Psalms 24:3-4

Lesson Plan
Sing "I Have Two Little Hands" (CS, 272).
I have two little hands, folded snugly and tight.
They are tiny and weak, yet they know what is right.

During all the long hours till daylight is through,

There is plenty indeed for my two hands to do.

Ask "What can your two hands do?" Answers will vary (eat, draw, clap, play, etc).

Show the picture on p. 74 in Behold Your Little Ones: Nursery Manual (children playing nicely together). Discuss how they are using their hands to share and play nicely together.

Ask "What did Jesus use his two hands to do?". Show pictures like the following to illustrate.

Jesus used his hands to teach.
Jesus used his hands to heal.
Jesus used his hands to comfort.
Jesus used his hands to pray.
Teach that Jesus wants us to use our hands to do good things and follow him.

Read scripture: Psalms 24:3-4.

Discuss our new family habit (rule): Hands are for hugging--not hurting!

Activity: Trace each family member's hands on one paper to illustrate our new family habit.

3 comments on "FHE: Hands are for hugging--not hurting"

Our Loved-up Family on June 15, 2010 at 9:42 PM said...

Brilliant lesson. Thank you!

Tiffany on June 16, 2010 at 10:29 AM said...

:) Aha! What a lovely lesson idea.

Michelle on September 17, 2012 at 9:56 PM said...

We did this tonight and it was great. Thanks!!!


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