CRAFT IDEAS:

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You are Eternal - Make a puppet to help teach the children that they are eternal and death is not the end.  Good to use for a family home evening.

FAMILY HOME EVENING LESSONS:

alt Family Home Evening Lesson on Understanding Death by Deseret Book

MUSIC:

alt God be with you 'till we meet again
alt Each life that touches ours for good
alt I need thee every hour
alt I'll build you a rainbow (song lyrics)

OBJECT LESSONS:

alt Hand in Glove
alt Object Lessons from Mormon Share

ONLINE VIDEO CLIPS:

alt He will give you help
alt Until we meet again

OTHER:

alt Death of animals - An article with great quotes and thoughts to help in understanding the death of loved pets
alt Helping families grieve when they deliver a stillborn baby
alt How to comfort those who grieve - When someone we know loses a loved one, it is difficult for us to know how best to help them. We are afraid that we will say or do the wrong thing and make the person feel worse. Each person is different, but here are a few things I’ve learned about how to best comfort those who grieve. (Women's Conference 2006)
alt Preparing the details before death
alt Who needs a will?
alt Wills - 2 letters to Ann Landers

POEMS:

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"Do not stand at my graveside......"
alt If Tomorrow Never Comes
alt Lines For A Child Lent By God
alt Should you go first
alt Tribute on the passing of a very real person

QUOTES:

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One Liners
alt Quick Quotes
alt Quotes on Death from W.O.O.L.
alt Richard L. Evans on Death

RANDOM SAMPLER:

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"Working Through Grief" Random Sampler from March 2006 Ensign

SCRIPTURE REFERENCES:

alt Isaiah 25:8; 1 Corinthians 15:51–58; 2 Nephi 9:6–15; Mosiah 16:6–8

SHARING TIME IDEAS:

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Hands on learning about the Temple
alt Temples and the Sealing Power after Death

STORIES:

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"Grandpa"  - Friend Magazine -  Jan. 1982   (children's story about death)
alt My Old Friend, Shepherd (from the April 1999 Friend - story about losing a pet)
alt My toddler taught me about death
alt Such is dying - one of my favorites
alt Tell me about the other side, doctor
alt The King in You

SUICIDE:

alt "Something to Live For", September 1990 p. 56-57
alt "Suicide: Some Things We Know, and Some We do Not"-  October 1987 p. 6-9
alt "The Voice on the Phone", December 1989 p. 30-32

TALKS:

alt “A Weeping Eye Can Never See,” Ensign, May 1973, 41
alt “Alone through Death,” Ensign, Oct. 1972, 75
alt Doors of Death by Russell M. Nelson
alt “Funerals—A Time for Reverence,” Ensign, Nov. 1988, 18
alt “Hopeless Dawn—Joyful Morning,” Pres. Monson Ensign, Feb. 1993, 2
alt “The Dead Who Die in the Lord,” Bruce R McConkie Ensign, Nov. 1976, 106
alt “The Power to Heal from Within,” Merrill Bateman Ensign, May 1995, 13
alt "To Die Well" by Sterling Sill Oct 1976 Ensign 
alt "Understanding and Resolving Grief" -  Kenneth Matheson
alt "What after Death?"  -  LeGrand Richards, October 1974 General Conference

VIDEO CLIPS:  Check your church library to see if they have any of these videos...

alt Easter Dream - A young boy learns to cope with the loss of his father by discovering through a dream the true meaning of the Crucifixion and Resurrection of Jesus Christ. 22:14 min.
alt Family Home Evening Video Supplement - 'Life after Death,' 5:18 min. (Video Clip 17)
alt Man's Search for Happiness - Answers the questions: Where did we come from? What is the purpose of earth life? Where do we go after death? Birth, life, and death are shown in an eternal perspective. Emphasizes the importance of the family unit in God's plan. 13 minute clip. (Clip1)
alt On the way home - Through the influence of a friend, a family finds that the gospel of Jesus Christ can help them improve their relationships, resist temptations, and answer questions posed by the loss of a family member. 32:30 minutes.

WEBSITES:

alt What is Death?


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