Links to many OT images
I came up with a review game using Risk-like materials (with modifications, of course).
A fun game to review the book of Exodus
My class plays “Steal Your Heart Away” – corny, but fun.
This is a fun scripture mastery game that we like to do the week of Valentine’s Day.
A fun holiday game your students will love
We played a game today for Valentine’s day — you may be able to use this on Friday for “game day” if you have it.
Fun Valentine's Day activities
If you don’t mind competition in your classroom, then read on. This was given to me by my CES Supervisor a few years back and it seems to be fun.
It used to be a tradition in our building to hold Turkey Bowl scripture mastery competition between the 4 classes. The game we used has nothing to do with Thanksgiving so it can be used any time of the year, whenever you’d like to have all the kids get together.
Please enjoy these fun Thanksgiving coloring pages and puzzle designed by Daryl Colson.
Many exciting ideas to celebrate Halloween with your class
Fun games for a Halloween Scripture Mastery Party
For Halloween, we played a fun game.
Here’s my classes favorite trick or treat Scripture Chase we do every year that they just love that I thought I’d share (it’s evolved and not my original idea).
Your students will enjoy this fun Halloween activity.
A fun Halloween Scripture Mastery activity
This activity requires some kind of a fake pumpkin, something that can be thrown without risk of harm to the building or the students. At times you can find cloth bean bags or foam pumpkins.
This is a variation of the Scripture Mastery Basketball game.
This is a simple activity that could be done in the classroom.
A fun Halloween Scripture Mastery to be done in the dark. We did ours outside, and so I encouraged the students to bring a flashlight.
Have your students carve a scripture mastery into their construction paper pumpkins.
Here is a set of cute epitaphs on tombstones to go with scripture mastery.
Tombstone inscriptions for each of the 25 BM scripture mastery verses.
Do an Easter Egg Hunt with your scripture mastery verses.
Fun way to test mastery with the Magic Square
For Christmas, we made a Scripture Mastery Advent Calendar. Under each flap was a word associated with Christmas (star, tree, present, manger, red/green, etc.)
A Stocking SM activity and other fun holiday ideas
Last year I made a Christmas ornament for everyone with all the Old Testament scripture mastery verses on it.
A SM variation of the game Memory
A fun way to celebrate Christmas Morning with SM
We’re going to chase for SM and when you get it, you’ll call out the number in the order in which you found it.
Have FUN while you master a single verse!
This is a HUGE favorite in my classes.
Make up your own designs with this generator online!
Fun, Active and LOUD - everyone can win this game!
A game specifically about D&C 1-18
A snake quiz is one where you make a row of chairs “snake” around the room. There is a question on each chair. Students sit in a chair and answer that question. They then move on to the next chair.
Have your students put Joseph Smith's life events in the correct order.
Doctrine & Covenants Overview & Apostasy Lesson Outline
Church History Overview Lesson Outline
Here's a way to help your students memorize and then review their SM references.
Pyramid Review for D&C 40 in a Power Point presentation
Reader's Theater: Mission to Salem. This is about D&C 111.
Faith in Every Footstep Pioneer Challenge
Zion's Camp Tracking Cards
D&C Valentines Pic Clues
D&C SM Anagrams
A song to help your students remember their OT Scripture Mastery references
Since Zephaniah, as well as most of the minor prophets, and Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel and Daniel have prophesied much about the Second Coming, we are going to use this “Second Coming Advent Calendar” to play a game to review what we have discussed.
Joshua – Ruth Risk Review Game
The rules and a graphic of the Dreidel Game
Information about Chanukah and the Star of David
Information about the festival of Chanukah
I have a game that would fit in with one person knowing a secret that no one else knows, which could be used to fit an activity about secret combinations. It is called the “Skinny Santa.”
A way to help your students learn their Scripture Mastery. They'll have so much fun that they won't even realize they're learning!
This game is sure to make your dentist cringe – but I get some of my very best participation from EVERYONE (even my non-participators) with this game!
Teach and review Scripture Mastery with music.
A way to help your students memorize their Scripture Mastery
Each team gets a chance to answer a question correctly. If they answer correctly, they can roll the dice and do what’s on the dice.
A quick way to review scripture mastery references
Get your class involved with a Seminary variation of March Madness.
Have three men pretend to be Nephi. The class will need to determine which one it the "real" Nephi.
Lesson ideas for teaching on Valentine's Day
A holiday twist on "The Wheel of Fortune"
An overview of the seminary year, based on questions found in the CES pre- and post-test
A memorization technique
Have your students reassemble scripture references.
They take turns saying how many words they can "Name that Scripture" in until they don't want to go any lower. Whoever goes lowest gets the clue.
Whoever has the answer from each team runs and sits in the highest numbered chair available.
Based on information from the book "Pioneer Trivia, 1000 and One Questions to Try Your Pioneer Savvy," published by Pioneer Pride, Provo UT.
Prove incorrect statement wrong with scripture references.
A fun way to memorize scriptures.
A scripture hunt with an Easter twist
Review questions for Scripture Mastery
Allow each team the opportunity to solve the Scripture Mastery clue. When they correctly respond, they will have a chance to "Trick or Treat".
Create several questions for each category. Place the questions in straws. Students take turns picking straws and answering the questions.
The students will be interested in what scripture the question covered because the rule is that if they had the answer before the teacher, that was called a "stump". When the teacher gets "stumped", the student who wrote the question as well as the student who answers, it gets a piece of candy.
Have your students create SM clues, and I, the teacher, have to find the proper reference.
Ideas for Halloween Activities
The students are to feel free to jump up at anytime during the lessons to point out something that "jumps out" at them or when having an "Ah Ha" experience. They must point out how what jumped out at them relates to one of the above guide lines.
Here's a method for keeping the speed demons from getting all the glory.
Teach your class about Church History with this picture test.
These scripture clues quote hymns.
Use this Easter Egg Object Lesson to teach about Jesus's last days on Earth.
Help your students memorize scriptures by writing down the first letters of the words in specific scriptures.
Help your students get to know the General Authorities better with this matching game.
Play this game similar to how you would play Battleship. Have fun!
A fun and active game involving scripture chasing and running to chairs for points
Read out the SM clue. First person to find the reference gets to yell out a number between 1 & 100. Read from the list the item listed by the chosen number. Everyone searches for the item.