FHE Theme: Jonah and the Whale
Scripture: Jonah Chapters 1-3, 1 Nephi 3:7
Songs: "Follow the Prophet" (verse 7) and "Choose the Right Way" Children's Songbook
Read the story of Jonah in the Bible. It might be a little too long for little kids, so you can use this printable playset to act out the story instead:
|click here to download this free printable|
Read 1 Nephi 3:7, and discuss it as a family. What does it mean that the Lord won't command us to do something before preparing a way to for us to accomplish it? How does this scripture apply to the story of Jonah?
If you'd like a bit more on the topic, this is a great article from the September 2002 Ensign written by Elder Jaun Uceda called "Jonah and the Second Chance".
Or if you'd like to throw in a cute activity sheet, this is a fun one from the February 1986 Friend.