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Strengthening Others

This week's lesson and video invites each of us to reflect on how we can build and strengthen those around us. Like the Savior, we can bear others burdens, comfort others, offer friendship, give of our time and talents and minister to those who need our help.


➤ L E S S O N

Open the lesson with a song and a prayer.

🎶 O P E N I N G S O N G : "Nephi's Courage"

➤ P R E P A R A T I O N

You will need a stack of books, a small cup, and several sheets of printer paper.

➤ I N T R O D U C T I O N

Divide the books into two stacks and place a single sheet of paper on top to form a “bridge.” Now place the cup on top of the paper to test the strength of the bridge. (The paper should bend, and the cup should fall between the books.) Now, invite the children to try to strengthen the bridge by folding the paper in different ways! Allow multiple attempts. See if they can find a way to make a bridge that is strong enough to hold the cup!

After you complete the activity, ask the following questions:

1) Was the bridge strong at first? Or was it weak? (It was weak.)

2) What did you do to make