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9 Books to Help Children Prepare for Baptism

by | Mar. 03, 2018

Baptism, Jesus, and Me

LDS books to help children prepare for baptism

Let the creators of Ites help prepare your children for baptism in a fun, new, interactive way!

• Discover an easy way to prepare children for baptism through an engaging graphic layout, kid-friendly activities, and fun questions.

• Help children remember the baptismal promises they've made and open the door for meaningful discussion about baptism, the Savior, and Heavenly Father's plan of salvation.

• Empower children to feel confident about being baptized as you go through short sections that are great for family home evening lessons, one-on-one time with a child, or Sunday afternoons.

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I Want to Be Baptized

LDS books to help children prepare for baptism

Help your little ones recognize the joy, responsibility, and importance of being baptized.

I Want to Be Baptized— from the same author and illustrator who brought you The Holy Ghost Is like a Blanket— depicts what baptism really means for children’s lives by comparing it to objects they remember and relate to. Turn to these heartwarming illustrations and meaningful analogies next time a child asks you about baptism.

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Libby Boom: I Want to Be Baptized

LDS books to help children prepare for baptism

On the eve of her baptism, Libby wonders if God knows who she is. Through a dream, the Spirit takes her on a journey around the world, where she receives and amazing answer.

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The Holy Ghost is Like a Blanket

LDS books to help children prepare for baptism

Your children don’t see the Holy Ghost, but that doesn’t mean they can’t feel his presence. With heart-warming illustrations, The Holy Ghost is Like a Blanket depicts characteristics of the Holy Ghost by comparing them to objects that children remember and relate to. These meaningful analogies will help your little ones recognize the Holy Ghost as a real influence in their lives.

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How Does the Holy Ghost Make Me Feel?

LDS books to help children prepare for baptism

From our earliest Primary days, we’re told that the Holy Ghost can be our constant companion. But what does that really mean? This beautiful, full-color book helps children understand that the feelings of happiness, peace, and thankfulness that come from doing what is right are the Holy Ghost speaking in His still, small voice. They also learn how the Holy Ghost can help them learn and make good decisions. This is the perfect book for a boy or girl approaching the age of baptism, or for anyone who has ever asked, “How Does the Holy Ghost Make Me Feel?”

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White Shirts

LDS books to help children prepare for baptism

There are some events so special or so sacred that only a white shirt should be worn. In this new gift book White Shirts, author Deborah Rowley shares the tender experiences of a dad and his son during the most memorable events in a family's life. From baby blessing to baptism to receiving the Aaronic Priesthood, including many spiritual experience in between, these picture books will allow parents and their children to reflect upon the importance of sacred ordinances and look forward to the time when families can be together forever.

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White Dresses

LDS books to help children prepare for baptism

There are some events so special or so sacred that only a white dress should be worn. In this new gift book White Dresses, author Deborah Rowley shares the tender experiences of a dad and his daughter during the most memorable events in a family's life. From baby blessing to baptism to entering the House of the Lord, including many spiritual experience in between, these picture books will allow parents and their children to reflect upon the importance of sacred ordinances and look forward to the time when families can be together forever.

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The Holy Ghost

LDS books to help children prepare for baptism

Get to know the Holy Ghost, from baptism on! This engaging book provides fill-in-the-blank stories, coloring pages, and other fun activities for your kids to help get them ready to receive the Holy Ghost and rely on Him for the rest of their lives. Come to understand and feel the Spirit, one of the greatest gifts from God.

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What Are the Promises I Make at Baptism?

LDS books to help children prepare for baptism

As we grow in the Church, we learn that baptism is the first step on our journey back to Heavenly Father, and the promises we make with Him are the foundation for the rest of our lives. But what are those promises? How do they work? This beautiful, full-color book gives the answers children need in order to understand what baptism is, what it means, and how the promises they make through this ordinance can help them as they grow. It is the perfect book for a girl or boy approaching the age of eight and for anyone who has ever wondered, “What are the promises I make at baptism?”

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