How to prepare children for their first temple experience
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First Temple experience? 4 simple steps to prepare your child

Will your child walk into the Temple feeling anxious or feeling excited?

There is a lot that you can do to turn the dial toward joy rather than trauma.

Read on

How to prepare your child for their 1st Temple experience

Organize yourselves;

prepare every needful thing.

Doctrine & Covenants 88:119

Many young people will soon have the amazing opportunity

to serve in the Temple for the very first time.

They might be wondering if they are ready for that momentous event in their lives.

They might even be a little bit nervous.

Let’s talk about 4 steps that you can help them take

to make sure they are a prepared as they can be.

Step 1 – Get children excited about the Temple

These are the greatest blessings we can receive in this life.

President Joseph Fielding Smith

Your kids have every reason to be excited about going to the Temple for the first time.

Read here for how to help your children understand why going to the Temple

is such an amazing thing to look forward to.

Step 2 – Help them prepare spiritually

As temples are prepared for the people,

the people need to prepare themselves for the temple.

President Russell M. Nelson

The more your children have prepared themselves spiritually,

the more special the experience will be.

Here are some great ideas that will really help.                     

How to prepare children for their first temple experience
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You can prepare your children for their first temple experience.

Step 3 – Help them prepare physically

The temple is the Lord’s house.

He wants us to be ready in every way when we go

so that we can feel the peace and blessings that come from serving in the temple

Preparing Your Child for Temple Baptisms and Confirmations

Physical preparation may not seem as important as the spiritual preparation your child can make.

But there are a few things that can really make a difference.

Read on for 3 tips that will help them prepare.

Step 4 – Help them seize the day

Many have appreciated the temple as a place to get away from the world

and to communicate with Heavenly Father.

Endowed from on High


The day your child walks into the Temple for the first time is a big deal.

Help them prepare for that momentous day and the peace and joy that will come.

Here’s how

You can prepare your children for their first Temple experience

These 4 simple steps can make all of the difference for your kids

when they first walk into the Temple.

Let us know if you have other ideas that have helped your children.

We would love to hear your thoughts.

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