LDS Activity and Service Ideas

A list of hundreds of LDS Activity Ideas

Family at a BBQ
Jose Luis Pelaez

There are great service and other activity ideas here! Some of the ideas will work better for different organizations: Primary, Youth, Relief Society, Ward, Stake .

LDS Activity Ideas

  1. 72-hour kits
  2. 72-hour survival skills (compass/map reading, knot tying, first aid)
  3. Aerobics class
  4. Anger management
  5. Art appreciation
  6. Attitude adjustment
  7. Auction
  8. Badminton tournament
  9. Ball hockey
  10. Ballroom dancing
  11. Basic mending
  12. Basics of reading music
  13. Basketball
  14. Bath Sachets
  15. BBQ
  16. Beauty tips
  17. Bike ride
  18. Board games (LDS board games here, listed at the bottom)
  19. Bonfire (hot dog/marshmallow roast)
  20. Bowling
  21. Bubble blowing contest
  22. Budgeting
  23. Building self-esteem
  24. Calligraphy
  25. Camping
  26. Candy making
  27. Candy wrappers (Chocolate Bars, Mini Chocolate Bars, Gum Wrappers, SoulSavers)
  28. Canning
  29. Canoeing
  30. Car maintenance: how to jump start a car/change a tire/change oil
  31. Card making
  32. Charades
  33. Cheap family vacations
  34. Chili cook-off
  35. Chocolate making/dipping
  36. Christmas advent stories/books (see Christmas Category)
  37. Computer class
  38. Cookbooks (See Refreshment Category)
  39. Cooking with beans
  40. Cooking with honey
  41. Coupon books (chores for family/friends)
  42. Crafts
  43. Creative dating ideas
  44. Creative writing
  45. Crepe/pancake breakfast social
  46. Crime prevention class
  47. Crochet
  48. Crock pot party or class
  49. Cross-stitch
  50. Cultural event (food/items from other cultures/countries)
  51. Curtain making
  52. Dance (ballet, country, tap, swing, square dance, highland, etc)
  53. Dehydrating and/or freezing foods
  54. Dessert contest (judged by primary children)
  55. Drama/play/musical event
  56. Drawing class
  57. Dutch oven cooking
  58. Easy hair cutting
  59. Etiquette/formal dining
  60. Family history (genealogy)
  61. Family Home Evening ideas/kits
  62. Family Home Evening Games
  63. Fashion show (modern/oldies/clothes from scriptures/other cultures)
  64. Fireside (also see LDS Singles: For the Strength of You Presentation)
  65. First aid
  66. Fishing
  67. Floral arranging/silk flower making
  68. Food storage
  69. Football
  70. Fortune cookies (with LDS fortunes!)
  71. Framing family treasures
  72. Freelance writing
  73. Frugal living
  74. Gardening
  75. Get to know you
  76. Goal setting and achieving
  77. Grandparenting ideas
  78. Growing indoor plants
  79. Guess the picture of each person as a baby
  80. Halloween party
  81. Health
  82. Hike
  83. Historic church trip
  84. History class
  85. History tour
  86. Hold a free musical concert (instruments/choirs/etc)
  87. Hollywood Squares
  88. Home decorating
  89. Home repair
  90. Homemade jam/jelly
  91. Homemade pizza
  92. How to be a self-learner (using resources to learn: books, the internet, libraries)
  93. How to choose flattering clothing
  94. How to color hair
  95. Instrument class (everyone tries using different instruments)
  96. Internet safety
  97. Internet use for family needs and church callings
  98. Jewelry making
  99. Job preparation (resume writing, interviews, looking for work, etc)
  100. Journal keeping
  101. Knitting
  102. Learning to listen and communicate
  103. Leatherworking
  104. Make a book (story/coloring book/activity book)
  105. Make a video (many digital cameras take video clips, WinXP comes with video editing software)
  106. Make personalized clocks (example, instructions)
  107. Make Sunday boxes (with things to do on Sundays)
  108. Marriage management (Top Marriage Books)
  109. Meal planning class
  110. Mechanics
  111. Meditation
  112. Miniature golf (make your own course)
  113. Missionary letters (see Missionary Shirt Card)
  114. Missionary open house (for friends and family to get to know church members)
  115. Money management (budgeting/saving/retirement/etc)
  116. Music appreciation
  117. Music conducting
  118. Nutrition
  119. Organizational course (how to get organized)
  120. Overcoming fear
  121. Painting
  122. Paper dolls
  123. Paper folding
  124. Parenting ideas
  125. Patriotic class/history of your country
  126. Petting zoo
  127. Photography
  128. Picnic
  129. Pillow making (decorative)
  130. Placemat making
  131. Plant care (fertilizing, transplanting, propagating)
  132. Poetry class (learn to write/read poetry)
  133. Poetry readings
  134. Positive thinking
  135. Potluck meal
  136. Pottery
  137. Preparation for patriarchal blessings
  138. Puzzle party
  139. Quilting
  140. Recipe books (See Refreshment Category)
  141. Recycling course/tips
  142. Redoing furniture
  143. Rock climbing
  144. Roller skating/ice skating
  145. Scavenger hunt
  146. Scrapbooking
  147. Scripture study course
  148. Sculpting class
  149. Self defense
  150. Share spiritual experiences
  151. Shelf making
  152. Sign Language class
  153. Skits (Harried Harriet and the Germinator)
  154. Softball
  155. Stain removing
  156. Storytelling
  157. Stress management
  158. Study a foreign country
  159. Sugar cube Temples
  160. Swimming
  161. Teaching children
  162. Tell stories from personal history
  163. Temple preparation
  164. Temple trip
  165. Testimony sharing
  166. Theme parties (medieval, Hawaiian, etc.)
  167. Treasure hunt
  168. Trunk or treat (parking lot Halloween party)
  169. Ultimate frisbee
  170. Visit a museum
  171. Visit an art exhibit
  172. Volleyball
  173. Watch sunrise (tell stories/share testimonies)
  174. Weekend getaway (night out)
  175. Weight training
  176. White water rafting
  177. Woodworking
  178. Yoga (or other types of relaxation/exercise).

LDS Service Ideas

  1. Adopt a friend/child (do services and activities for/with)
  2. Adopt a pet
  3. Christmas boxes for needy children/families
  4. Clean someone's car (inside and out)
  5. Clean someone's home
  6. Clean the church (inside and outside/grounds)
  7. Cook meals for needy/elderly
  8. Do someone's laundry
  9. Donate blood
  10. Donate clothes/toys/household items
  11. Free car wash
  12. Give Christmas trees to needy at Christmas time
  13. Help out at shelters/hospitals/nursing homes
  14. Hygiene kits (for shelters)
  15. Litter cleanup (roads/parks)
  16. Make stuffed toys/dolls for children
  17. Missionary letters and packages(see Missionary Shirt Card)
  18. Organize rides to church for those without transportation
  19. Read to elderly
  20. Service Scavenger Hunt
  21. Singing at hospitals/nursing homes
  22. Storytelling to children
  23. Surprise visit (with treats or gifts) to less active
  24. Teach reading to the illiterate
  25. Wash windows (members/church/other buildings/homes)
  26. Yard cleanup (grass/weeds/leaves/snow/etc)