101+ Sabbath Day Activities.
101+ Sabbath Day Activities #51-100
51. Form a rhythm band to help younger children learn the music to hymns and Primary songs.
52. Construct an "I'm Grateful For..." mobile to hang in children's rooms.
53. Take turns role playing and acting out stories.
54. Make a set of paper dolls representing the members of your family. Use them in flannel board stories or at Family Home Evening to demonstrate proper reverence, behavior at Church, manners and attitudes.
55. Make gifts such as sachets from cloves, oranges and ribbon to give away to "adopted friends."
56. Have each family member make a personal scrap book. Include pictures, important letters, certificates, school and Primary papers.
57. Make some kind of book. Write a story inside with a good moral. Illustrate it and then make a tape recording, complete with sound effects and music. Younger children may then look and listen to the book themselves.
58. Make a tape or letter. Have children set goals for the year and share feelings or testimonies. Save the tapes and letters for a year and then listen and/or read them.
59. Compose some poetry or write a story.
60. Write letters, thank-you cards, get-well and thinking-of-you notes.
61. Make family progress charts, achievement cards and award certificates.
62. Use salt dough or clay or construct a nativity scene, Liahona, or other Church artifact. Use your imagination.
63. Learn the missionary discussions (you never know when you may need them).
64. Make puzzles from pictures in old Church publications.
65. Clip and file favorite articles from Church publications for future reference.
66. Expand your collection of visual aids for lessons and talks by removing pictures from old Church magazines and mounting them.
67. Make personalized, handmade cards for birthdays, I love you, thinking-of-you or get-well cards.
68. Remember birthdays for the upcoming week of ward members, Church leaders, relatives, etc. Mark them on a calendar as a reminder to call or mail a personalized card.
69. Make a scroll story with butcher paper and two sticks.
70. Plan a family service project. Ask your bishop for ideas.
71. Invent a Church-related game or play one you may already have.
72. Study religious history.
73. Make dot-to-dot pictures of objects like the golden plates or the start of Bethlehem to keep little ones quietly entertained.
74. Memorize scriptures, hymns, stories , or poems.
75. Read a good play as a family. Have each member assume one or more parts.
76. Have each member of the family take turns reporting on a General Authority, prophet, bishop or other Church leader. Tell stories and display or draw pictures.
77. Have a story swap. Each member of the family must have a story of courage or valor to swap about a relative, Church leader or famous person.
78. Listen to tapes of conference or talks of the General Authorities.
79. Practice playing or singing hymns.
80. Look at books containing great works of art with children. Discuss each painting with them.
81. Set missionary goals whether they are full-time, stake or personal.
82. Invite a family in the ward you would like to know better to your home for a family fireside.
83. Set genealogy goals.
84. Have personal family interviews.
85. Write a family song or cheer.
86. Write a family newsletter to send to friends and relatives.
87. Write a giant letter to the missionaries from your ward. Each person writes his letter on the same large piece of butcher paper.
88. Plan family outings, picnics, camp outs, vacations, and holidays.
89. Make a picture book for each family member. Include pictures of themselves at different ages, other family members, and special events.
90. Take a few minutes to plan next Sunday's activities. Decide what must be done during the week to prepare for it.
91. Plan a family D.I. drive day where the family cleans the house and garage in search of items to donate.
92. Take notes of Church meetings for members who usually are unable to attend.
93. Practice reverence with children by sitting quietly for a short period of time. Listen to quiet music or conference tapes.
94. Play this game or make up a variation. Cut the Articles of Faith and several scriptures which have been memorized by players into words. Mount the cut words on cards. Deal six cards to each player and put the rest into a draw pile. Take turns starting a scripture or Article of Faith. As each player takes his turn, add an appropriate card from your hand to your own and the other players' sentences. If you do not have a card that can be played, discard one card to the bottom of the draw pile and take a new one. If drawn card is still inappropriate, pass. Winner is the fist one to use all the cards in his or her hand.
95. Play the Scripture Hunt game. Each player takes a different page of scriptures. After reading that page, each player then writes a one sentence question, the answer to which is found somewhere on the page. At the signal, swap pages and questions. The first player to locate the correct answer to his question is the winner.
96. Play Hang Man, or Word Scramble on chalk boards. Use Church-related words.
97. Learn some new finger plays with the children.
98. Have a memory jolt (quiz) contest. See what is remembered from last Sunday.
99. Make your own filmstrip stories. Dip an old filmstrip in bleach for a few minutes. When the emulsion is loose, rinse the film under running water (do not touch the bleach). Wipe dry and then add your own pictures with permanent colors.
100. Select a talent you would like to develop. Set some goals to help you achieve the talent and then work toward developing it.
Also see the Video: How to Make a Sabbath Day Activity Box