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3 Unique Ways to Keep Your Kids Inspired During Sacrament Meeting

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Do your children struggle with staying still during church? Do not worry! You are not alone. Many families find it hard to keep children focused, especially during sacrament meeting. We know how much you want church to be an inspired time. Use these three ideas next Sunday and see if it helps.

For Teens

Teenagers are generally able to sit still, but focusing on the speakers and seeking revelation may still be a new concept. Give your teenager a notebook just for Sundays. In the front of the notebook, including a little card with the following questions:

  • How do I feel about Jesus Christ today?
  • What are some things I want to change this week?
  • How can I apply what the speakers said to my life?

Encourage them to write, draw, or take notes related to this questions each week.

For Older Kids

Spiritually-based activity books are a great way to keep older children entertained while also providing a gospel focus. You can create your own pages online or purchase activity books online. Here are a few good examples:

You can also find a lot of free coloring and activity pages here to print off at home.

For Younger Kids

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All you need to keep your littlest ones entertained is a small cookie sheet and some magnets. Look up toaster oven cookie sheets! They are perfectly small. If you’re worried about the noise, glue a very thin layer of fabric or piece of paper over the cookie sheet. Your children can play with the magnets on their laps.


To add a bit of inspiration, have your children spell out basic gospel words. You can also get some fun LDS-themed magnets here to make story time with magnets even more inspired. These magnets are also made of soft plastic, so they don’t make any noise against the cookie sheet.

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Aleah Ingram
Aleah Ingram
Aleah is a graduate of Southern Virginia University, where she studied English, Creative Writing, and Dance. She now works full time as a marketing and product manager, writer, and editor. Aleah served a mission in California and loves baking, Lang Leav poetry, Gaynor Minden pointe shoes, and Bollywood movies.

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