Friday, August 16, 2013

LDS ABC'S

I wanted to put together a bag for Sundays, one with plenty of toys, books, treats, and distractions to keep my little one calm at church, but I also wanted to keep a Sabbath theme to them for the most part. Sadly, I couldn't quite find what I was looking for in this regard. So, I decided to just be cool and make my own.

I used an old CD case (CDs?! My kids will probably grow up and not even know what they are!) and fashioned my very own LDS themed ABC book- an awesome way to up-cycle something that is otherwise useless.... Some of the letters were a  bit of a stretch... but I did the best I could! Here's what I came up with in case they are of any use to you! (LDS= Latter Day Saint= abbreviation for a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, which I am) I got all of my pictures out of old copies of the Ensign, the Friend or out of New Era.

I cannot tell a lie- I was quite impressed with myself here. It took much longer to figure out an LDS alphabet than I thought it would!

A is for Atonement
B is for Baptism. C is for Christ.
D is for Daniel (in the lion's den) E is for Eagle Scout.
F is for Fasting. G is for Gospel.
H is for Hymns. I is for Israel.
J is for Jesus. K is for King (as in Jesus, the King of Kings?)
L is for Liahona.
M is for Missionary. N is for Nativity. (N was tough!)
O is for Olive branch.
P is for Prophet. Q is for Queen Esther.
R is for Rebekah.
(I tried to stay away from specific individuals as much as possible, but.... had to here.)
S is for Sacrament. T is for Temple.
U is for Utah. V is for Visiting Teaching.
W is for Wedding.
X is for eXodus. (YOU try to find a better one for X!)
Y is for Young Women's.
Z is for Zion!

2 comments:

  1. I had a busy month and wasn't online much so you can imagine how happy I was to find 3 new posts on your blog, yeah! This idea is awesome. I also have a "church" bag for my daughter, she turned 2 this month. It really keeps her quiet and busy during mass. Although these days she participates more which is so exciting and cute. I'm definitely gonna try this book idea, I like that it's faith based. Thank you for your great ideas.

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    1. Thanks, Annette! I'm so happy to hear you enjoy reading my blog. My daughter turns two next month, so I know where you are coming from when it comes to kids in church!

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