12 to 1 – Temple Count Down’s Begun! The Celestial Room

Day 6: Today, we shared the segment about "The Celestial Room" in the temple (start at 6:00). You can find the video here.  We talked about how the Celestial Room is a place of meditation and prayer.  It is a very peaceful and beautiful room.  After the video, we talked about how to pray by […]

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12 to 1 – Temple Count Down’s Begun! The Baptistry

Day 4: We were out and about most of today and I wasn't sure if we would get a chance to teach the kids about the temple.  Our two youngest children had fallen asleep before we got home.  We tucked the little ones into bed and had a lesson with the two oldest.  Our lesson […]

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12 to 1 – Temple Count Down’s Begun! Inside the Temple

Day 3:  Today was another fun night.  Who said you could only have Family Home Evening once a week?  I love it that we have been getting together as a family every night and teaching them about the temple and then doing an activity.  Tonight we watched this great video about the different rooms in […]

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12 to 1 – Temple Count Down’s Begun! A History of Temples

Day 2: Today, we talked about the History of Temples.  Here's a great article starting with Moses and talking about 23 other temples around the world.  We started early today by building The Tabernacle that Moses was instructed to build.  It was a portable temple that would travel with the Israelites as they wondered in […]

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12 to 1 – Temple Count Down’s Begun!

If you are a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and you live in Arizona, then you probably know all about what happens on January 18th.  The Gilbert Temple will have it's Open House starting that day until the middle of February.  What's a temple Open House?  Well, the temple will […]

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Chess Set: Scouting Activity

I am one of the den leaders for my son’s Webelos Cub Scout troop.  We were working on Scholar and one of the requirements was to learn how to play Chess.  I thought it would be fun to have the boys make their own chess board and pieces.  I didn’t realize how time consuming it […]

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