Kid-Friendly Activities to “Light the World”

Social media has been overflowing with acts of service in Light the World posts.

Colette Bomsta shares the fun activity she created to get kids in on the service action.

Find all the resources in the list below.

“Our Gift To The Savior Kit”

Service jar centerpiece made up of small glowing glass jars. Simple acts of service go inside the jars and go under the tree on Christmas Eve.

Colette Bomsta,
My Computer Is My Canavs

“Share Your Love Kit”

Doorstep gift ideas and luminaries using brown paper packaging (to represent the humble simplicity of the Savior’s message).

Dru Fletcher,
Polka Dot Poplars

“Dinner on Your Doorstep Kit”

A collection of recipes that are easy to make in foil packages, as well as cute printables to place on the top of each dish’s container.

Laura Petersen,
Pink Cake Plate

“Gingerbread Gift Boxes Kit”

Printable gingerbread houses and cookie-shaped notecards to leave with loved ones. It also includes a recipe/tutorial for Maria’s famous gingerbread cookies.

Maria Fonnesbeck,
Designed by Maria

“Christmas in a Box Kit”

A clever kit designed to be sent to friends and family away from home (college kids, missionaries, military etc.) It includes a printable christmas tree, nativity and decoration supplies.

Melia Rios-Lazo,
Brightly Street

“Give Thanks This Christmas Kit”

Gratitude stationary set. A printable set of Christmas thank you cards designed for every age. It includes drawing pages for young kids, fill-ins for older kids and beautiful thank you cards for teens and adults.

Melissa Esplin,

“Service Planning Kit”

A printable kit based off the “first observe, then serve” talk. It’s designed to help families and youth groups plan good service projects that make a difference in their communities.

Neisha Sykes,
Hang a Ribbon on the Moon

“Making Time to Serve”

Time-centered gifts. Printables designed to help you give gifts based on the amount of time you have to serve. It includes coloring pages, gift tags, games and gift-basket ideas.

Sam Thomason,
The Kiwi in the Clouds

“Service Receipts”

Service receipts. Simple receipts parents can give their kids when they spot service done at home.

Lisa Valentine Clark & Gina Valentine James, Pretty Darn Funny

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