It is a time of unprecedented temple building, and Utah has more temples than any other state. Utah is home to 17 temples — 10 more than California, which has the second-most—and is home to the only two cities in the world with two temples (Provo and South Jordan). One open house is currently running with two more on the way. In short, it’s a great time to teach your kids about the temple.
Every child needs to obtain his or her own testimony of the temple, but parents can help nurture their children’s growing love for the temple by teaching, testifying and leading by example—no matter the age of their children. Here are some ideas for helping your children learn to love the temple at any age.
Young children (0-3 years old)
When teaching very young children, the key is to keep it simple.