Category Archives: youth

media influences lesson

These are the handouts I’m using for YW Manual 1 Lesson 33 – Avoiding Degrading Media  Influences. I printed the Mormon Ad (it’s so gross – but awesome!) on one side of a piece of cardstock , and then printed the … Continue reading

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BYC agenda

I’ve made another agenda to help our youth take the lead in our meetings. This one is for BYC – or Bishopric Youth Committee. You can download it here.  

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Girls Camp Hike

We have another girls camp prep activity coming up – a 5-mile hike with all the girls. We’ve mapped out a nice trail through a local park, and will set out together in a couple weeks. I’ve made a handout … Continue reading

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YW Value Color Crayons

I made some Young Women value crayons today, and am so smitten by their cuteness. We are encouraging our girls to read in the Book of Mormon every day, for at least 5 minutes (remember PROS?), and are having an … Continue reading

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Personal Progress Goal Card

Tonight we are doing some personal progress goal setting. I made these cards to jot down notes on the experiences and goals the young women would like to pursue in the next couple months; printed on value color papers, of … Continue reading

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Seeking the Spirit

This week’s Young Women lesson is Seeking the Companionship of the Holy Ghost from Manual 1 Lesson 4. I found myself drawn to material in the 2012 Resource Guide, particularly the talk from Elder Bednar, Receive the Holy Ghost. I … Continue reading

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Following Christ

Please excuse the slightly irreverent cartoon. I came across it on BCC, when they posted about following General Conference through various social media – including twitter and facebook. I thought it might be a fun way to get our girls’ … Continue reading

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Arise and Shine Wands

We like to give the young women in our ward a little gift on the Sunday before their birthdays. This year we are making  “Arise and Shine” wands made with giant Pixy Sticks. I wanted the top to resemble a … Continue reading

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Arise and Shine Forth Treat Jar

We like to have a small treat to recognize the young women who are working on their personal progress every week. Anyone who has worked on an experience or project can come to the front of the room and grab … Continue reading

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Daughter of God

This Sunday I am teaching from YW Manual 1 Lesson 1. I found this handout from, but altered it by using a different quote found in the 2012 YW Resource Guide. I wanted to see how it looks on … Continue reading

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