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10 HOUR PROJECT IDEAS:

alt 10 Hour Value Project Ideas
alt 127 - Ten Hour Value Project Ideas by Emily Harmer
alt Time Tracking Sheets for Value Projects by Ondrea Slade alt

ACTIVITIES:

alt A "P" Party
alt At a Snail's Pace
alt Faith Factor: Personal Progress by Paige Moore
alt I ran into an idea about doing file boxes the girls could decorate themselves and then giving them index cards in value colors for them to keep track of their value experiences and 10-hour projects. I really like the idea because the girls can use something they made their own (the file boxes) to keep track of Personal Progress. I am also going to encourage the girls to write about the value experience/value project on these color-coded cards. Then when we do Personal Progress interviews, I can have the girls bring their file boxes. It's kind of been like pulling teeth to get the girls to tell me about the value experiences they have done. I think this should be a great jump-start for the girls... (Idea by Sharon Stamps)
alt I-HOP (Important Hour of Progress)
alt It's Toot Sunday! (Fun idea....)
alt Journey to the Tree of Life Activity by Adria Taylor
alt Ketchup Night - Have tator tots and ketchup. Have the girls bring their PP book and journal and they can "catch up" in doing their PP as you pull them out and do some interviews. (Idea by Mischelle)
alt "Kick off" tailgate party - We each took a couple of values (or a couple we could switch off). We split the group into four and had them rotate. I took Knowledge and Good Works. We went to the kitchen and I taught how to make a couple of quick meals that could help pass off requirements on both (learning how to cook and cooking for your family for one week). We each gave the girls a card at the end with exactly what we learned and what else needed to be done. (I do not believe in passing off a requirement completely during an activity - I always require them to do something themselves to make it PERSONAL) I think it was a good way to show that Personal Progress didn't have to be some monumental huge thing that added more stress. It was really a lot of every day things. (Heather Rich / ga04022007)
alt Mutual Activities with a Personal Progress Value Purpose
alt Personal Progress Basketball
alt
 Personal Progress Clue Game by Susan Wilson
alt Personal Progress Fair 
alt Personal Progress Midnight Madness by Amy Todd
alt Personal Progress Party by Cami DeWitt
alt Personal Progress Pep Rally by Angie Peterson
alt Personal Progress Scripture Activity by Stephanie Brown
alt Prepare now for your Prince Charming by Becky Thompson
alt Young Women Shrinky Dink Key Chain Tags

ARTICLES:

alt Five reasons to love Personal Progress by Jan Pinborough

BOOKLETS:

alt 
Young Women Values Booklet

CENTERPIECE IDEAS:

alt Value Centerpieces  

CLIPART:
 
alt Value Girls - Black and White

CRAFT IDEAS:

alt Young Women Notebooks by Brittany Stucki

GAMES:

alt A game of values
alt Bubble Gum Game
alt Personal Progress Jeopardy by Katie Poland
alt Pingo Game by Shantelle Colborn

GENERAL CONFERENCE & PERSONAL PROGRESS:

alt  Don't "cheet" yourself....watch General Conference by Ondrea Slade

GIFT IDEAS FOR YOUNG WOMEN GRADUATING TO RELIEF SOCIETY:

alt Candy Gram Bye!
alt Take Note

GOALS:
 
alt Goals on Faith in Personal Progress Program
alt Goals on Divine Nature in Personal Progress Program
alt Goals on Individual Worth in Personal Progress Program
alt Goals on Knowledge in Personal Progress Program
alt Goals on Choice & Accountability in Personal Progress Program
alt Goals on Good Works in Personal Progress Program
alt Goals on Integrity in Personal Progress Program
alt Personal Progress Worksheets

HANDOUT:

alt If Personal Progress has got you spooked (handout for Halloween) by Sara Cady
alt Last Sunday for Personal Progress thought and handout I gave out with a penny taped to it..."We were given two ends: One to think with, and one to sit on. It's up to you which you'll use more. Heads you win, Tails you lose!" the penny taped here...Use your head and choose to do Personal Progress and you will win. I handed out 2 sheets for good works and read a thought. (Idea by Laurie Farmer / ga10012007)
alt Peppermint Stick - I am giving my girls those jumbo peppermint sticks (also crook'less!) for Christmas and attaching a little card that says something like, "This peppermint stick is to remind you to "STICK TO IT" on your Personal Progress! The holiday season is the perfect time to feel the SWEETNESS of setting and achieving some great goals!" (Credit Unknown)
alt Personal Progress Binders  
alt Personal Progress Bookmarks
alt Personal Progress Goal Bookmark
alt Personal Progress Incentive Handout Ideas
alt Personal Progress Kit - can be made for occasion other than birthday!
alt Personal Progress Monthly Bookmark
alt Personal Progress Postcard by Andrea Walker - Encourage your YW to work on PP throughout the summer
alt Personal Progress Reminder Ideas
alt Personal Progress Worksheets by Jennie Bradfield (ga09242007) - pdf document
alt Prayer is like brushing teeth by Ondrea Slade
alt Summer Personal Progress Reminder
alt Survival Kits - to be given out during Personal Progress Interview
alt TONS of handout ideas!!!!  Check it out.
alt You could make your own Shrinky Dinks (remember them???) - personalize them to personal progress or the values.  Make them into key chains.  Craft stores and Wal-mart sell the sheets if you'd rather not make your own.
alt Young Women Jewelry Bookmark

HELPS FOR PARENTS:
 
alt 10 Easy Ways to Help Your Daughter with Personal Progress
alt Mom Muffin Meeting
alt Online Personal Progress Helps by Shane Manning
alt Parent Personal Progress Reminder Cards
alt Personal Progress Parent Letter
alt Ways Parents can encourage personal progress by Ondrea Slade

HOLIDAY HANDOUTS (pertaining to Personal Progress):

alt Personal Progress Valentines by Sam Cousins
alt Put your "heart" into Personal Progess by Tricia Andersen

HONOR BEE:

alt
Honor Bee Packet
alt
 Honor Bee Tracking Booklet
Personal Progress Honor Bee Certificate

INCENTIVES FOR GIRLS:
 
alt Dawn's Personal Progress Incentives
alt Don't 'Fall' Behind by Holly Schwendiman 
alt Is your plate too full??
alt Laurel Motivation Program
alt Motivational Idea
alt One Sunday you could have a basket filled with Hershey kisses and sticks of chewing gum. Attach a note to the basket or tell the girls before you pass the basket around that if they are [working on their Personal Progress] they can give themselves a kiss. If however, they are not working on it they can chew themselves out. (Idea by Linda Oesterreicher / ga04022007)
alt Personal Progress Bouquet
alt Personal Progress Incentives
alt Personal Progress Motivators  
alt Reward Jar by Nikki Ripplinger
alt Value Jar
alt We have called a personal progress coordinator. She keeps track of all that information. The first Wed. of each month is personal progress night and each young women and her Mom/Dad have signed up to take that Wednesday night and teach us something that passes off one of THEIR personal progress goals. The girls all bring their books (most don't remember), but that's okay because we have a tracking sheet in our binders too that shows what's been done.  The last 1/2 hour of mutual we divide the girls up and we pull each of the girls out one at a time and go over their books or the things that they've done. If they bring their book and we pass stuff off they take a trip to the blessings basket (just a hodge podge of $1.00 stuff) and they get one things for each goal they've completed. We didn't go back and honor previous things done..only since the basket was implemented. This seems to help the girls get motivated.  Each first Sunday of the month the p.p coordinator gives the girls a goal to work on based on the value of the month that we are working on. This month it's Integrity #2.  If they complete their Value Projects then they get a value bag. One girl just completed her Faith and so she got a white bag filled with all white things. I'm not sure what went in there since the coordinator did it. She presented it yesterday and asked the girl not to show any of the other girls.....they were really bummed, but it peaked their curiosity. (Angela Paladeni / ga10162006)
alt Work hard on your Personal Progress (Whopper Handout) by Janne Gilbert

INTERVIEW HELPS:

alt "I find when I buckle down and do regular Personal Progress interviews with the girls, they make more progress than when I get bogged down and forget."  (Idea by Jennifer Griffeth)
alt Interviewing the Young Women by Capri Barlow
alt Personal Progress Interview Form by Billie Jean Pew

INVITATIONS:

alt Personal Progress Pizza and Picnic Invitations by Rachel Allen 

LESSON HELPS:
 
alt Interactive Lessons: Encouraging Young Women to Work on Personal Progress

LIVING CHRIST CHALLENGE:

alt Living Christ Cards by Allison Marcroft
alt Living Christ Challenge by Wendy Christensen
alt The Living Christ - Memorization Activity

OBJECT LESSONS:

alt Apple Object Lesson - My counselor had a girl come to the front and hold an apple.  She asked what good was this apple if all she did was hold it in her hand.  Obviously not much good.  You have to eat it to benefit from it.  She applied this to Personal Progress.  It does no good sitting on the shelf.  You have to internalize it - to take it into your life. (Idea by Amy)
alt Lucky Charms Object Lesson
alt Personal Project Analogy by Emily Christian
alt Personal Progress is Sweet

ONLINE VIDEO CLIPS:

alt
 Blessing of Personal Progress
alt For Madison
alt How to thread the Personal Progress bookmark
alt The Miracle of Personal Progress

OTHER:

alt 10 Easy Ways to Help your Daughter with Personal Progress
alt A summer of progress by Ondrea Slade - Letter to parents encouraging their girls to work on PP throughout the summer as well as give them ideas.
alt How do I motivate my girls to do Personal Progress?
alt I'm pocketing my values! 
alt Jill's Value Posters
alt Keeping Up With Personal Progress
alt Our Personal Progress Plan by Holly Schwendiman 
alt Personal Progress Kickoff by Alyssa Brown 
alt Personal Progress Minute by Ciria Knighton
altPersonal Progress Power Point Presentation by Barbara Lee 
alt Personal Progress - Powerful Potential
alt Personal Progress Resource by Kim Anderson
alt Personal Progress Table by Sally Tielemans
alt Personal Progress Value Requirements by Lauri Thurber - a breakdown of the requirements by category so leaders or parents might know what can be accomplished in one sitting, or what may take several weeks to work on, etc.
alt Personal Progress Website Outline by Leah Peterson
alt Personal Progress Worksheets by Jennie Bradfield (ga09242007) - pdf document
alt Recognition Letter
alt Scripture Journal Pages
alt Temple Rag Quilt and Pattern by Amy Gregson
alt Value Cover Sheets
alt Value Tabs (for binders)   
alt Walk His Path by Rachel Rebarchik and Ken Jones
alt We will be playing personal progress tag every Sunday. We have a "You're It!" card that is passed around.  One is for the 2nd and 4th Sunday, the other is for the 1st and 3rd Sunday.  At the very beginning we had all the girls stand up and we tagged one "You're It".  So in two weeks that Young Woman will get up during opening exercises and give a personal progress moment.  We have the girls tell what value they worked on, what they did and how they felt.  When the girl is finished, she asks the girls who haven't been tagged on this round to stand up, and she tags the next girl. (Credit Unknown)
alt What do the value colors mean? (Credit Unknown - transferred from lds-yw files)
alt What's new in Personal Progress? (2010)

PARTY IDEAS:


alt At a Snail's Pace 
alt "P" Party
alt "P" Party (another one)
alt Personal Progress Basketball by Heidi Bartle
alt Personal Progress Pedicures 
alt Prophet Party by Jeanni Gould - great idea for a 10 hour project

PERSONAL PROGRESS COVERS:


alt Personal Progress Book Holder by Janetta Graham
alt Personal Progress Book Straps by Susie Dawson
alt Personal Progree Packet by M'Shelle Dixon
alt Personal Progress Pouches by Kimberly Keetch

POEMS:


alt Values Like Stars  
alt Whatever it takes by Jolene Pugmire - A great poem to give to parents

PREPARED TALKS:

alt
 Personal Progress and Pink Seashells by Denise Webster

PRODUCTS FOR PURCHASE:

alt Fabric Value Banner by Corrine Beaumont
alt Personal Progress Materials from the Church
alt Value Flags by Michelle Shirley
alt YW Theme and Value Cards by Michelle Shirley

PROGRAMS:

alt Be the Girl of Your Dreams
alt Operation Personal Progress Mission: Possible
alt Personal Progress Night
alt The Family Mood - Skit about parents helping with Personal Progress

QUOTES:


alt Quick Quotes

RECOGNITION IDEAS:

alt
Pageant of Progress by Sister Morris
alt
Personal Progress Candygram and Printables 

SKITS:

 
alt Value Flower Skit

STORIES OR ARTICLES:


alt Five Reasons to love Personal Progress (from November 2006 New Era)
alt Making Progress Personal (from August 2006 New Era)
alt My Personal Progress (from October 2006 New Era)
alt Walk His Path by Rachel Rebarchik and Ken Jones

TRACKING SHEETS OR CHARTS:

alt A fun jeweled poster by Melinda Beachell
alt Computerized Version from YMYW.org
alt Personal Progress Worksheets by RaLene Compton
alt Personal Progress Daily Worksheet by Denise Thompson
alt Personal Progress Posters by Jenny P. Anderson
alt Personal Progress Timeframe Spreadsheet by JoLayna
alt Personal Progress Tracker using Excel by Deanne Ririe
alt Personal Progress Tracking Chart by Emily Mann
alt Personal Progress Tracking Chart by Marilyn DeLange
alt Personal Progress Tracking Chart (Editable) by Rachel Anderson
alt Personal Progress Tracking Sheet 1
alt Personal Progress Tracking Sheet 2
alt Personal Progress Tracking Sheet 3
alt Personal Progress Tracking Sheet 4
alt Personal Progress Tracking Sheet by Becky Evans
alt Personal Progress Tracking Sheet by Veronica Cortez
alt Time Tracking Sheets for Value Projects by Ondrea Slade

TRIVIA:

alt Young Women and Personal Progress Trivia by Shannon Foster

VALUE POSTERS & PRINTABLES (for binders, bulletin boards, displays, etc.)

alt Amy's Value Prints
alt Jill's Value Posters
alt Nicole's Value Posters
alt Value Cover Sheets by Melanie Day
alt YW Value Flags and Banner by Dina Acreman

VIDEO CLIPS:

alt Blessing of Personal Progress
alt For Madison
alt How to thread the Personal Progress bookmark

WEBSITES:
 

alt Personal Progress Helps
alt Personal Progress Reminder Ideas
alt TONS of handout ideas!!!!  Check it out.

WORKSHEETS:

alt Personal Progress Worksheets by RaLene Compton



 
Comments (29)
  • Lila

    I have a question concerning leaders and mothers working on their medallions. Do we have to do all the experiences or just the additional experiences. I was told we only had to do the additional experiences. If anyone knows please let me know.
    Thank you

  • Shauntell

    In the new book it states "Mothers may complete the same requirements as their daughters" and regarding leaders, "Leaders are encouraged to work on Personal Progress along with the young women. They may earn the Young Womanhood Recognition after they:
    • Serve for a total of one year as a Young Women leader.
    • Complete the required value experiences in each of the eight values.
    • Complete three value projects, including the project for virtue."

  • Heather Bro

    What do we do with a leader who has finished? How do we/you recognize her?

  • Suzie

    Our daughter received her YW recognition recently and we want to frame her certificate and a photo of her on that day (in one frame). Does anyone have any thing like that?

  • Heather

    Has anyone modified personal progress for young women with disabilities? We have a young woman with autism in our group. Any ideas? Thanks!

  • Lisa
    Quote:
    I have a question concerning leaders and mothers working on their medallions. Do we have to do all the experiences or just the additional experiences. I was told we only had to do the additional experiences. If anyone knows please let me know.

    Thank you


    Leaders need to cmplete two value experiences and the compulsary goals in each value.

  • tony dinozzo

    when should i do personal progress? :-?

  • Kelsey Wilcox

    As a matter of fact, I'm working on Personal Progress right now! I'm a 2nd year Beehive, almost 14, and I'm already almost finished with my Personal Progress!!!! :-) After I'm finished, I want to try and work for my Honor Bee :roll:

  • emilee

    Any ideas for Young Women In Excellence invitaions, with Stand For Trugh and Righteousness as the theme?

  • Katheryn

    Ideas on how to present value projects for the night of excellence, Anyone?
    :-? :cry:

  • nofo

    maybe do some workshops for each value .. BE CREATIVE !

  • Amber

    do you have any thing about family home evning? :-| :-* :-?

  • Jessica Beck

    Hey does anyone have information on how the girls get the honor bee. I am in charge of that and have no clue how to go about it.

  • Denise
    Quote:
    Hey does anyone have information on how the girls get the honor bee. I am in charge of that and have no clue how to go about it.



    It's near the back of the Personal Progress book and it's online, too.

  • Denise

    Jessica, the info for earning an honor Bee is near the back of the Personal Progress book. It's also on Personal Progress online.

  • Elisse

    I've just been put in as the Young Women "Girls Camp/Personal Preparedness" leader in my ward, and I have no IDEA what to do, especially for the preparedness part. Any ideas?
    Any help would be appreciated!
    Thank you!

  • stacy

    Im new in the YW presidency and need to prepare to welcome a new Beehive into YW and introduce her to personal progress. Does anyone have anything they use? Im thinking flip charts or a power point would help keep me on track so I dont leave anything out... Help.... Anyone??

  • Kim Baumgart

    A fun thing we have done to encourage personal progress, service projects and honor bees - I put some kind of chart up, like a game board. When a girl or leader completes and experience, service project or works towards an honor bee they get to mark one spot. For a completed project they get to mark two. When complete by the end of the month there is a treat. For example, I made a little frog who needed to get to the end of the path and if he got there I brought Froggy Floats on the last Sunday (sprite or 7up with a scoop of lime sherbet and junior mint eyes). Each month I started something new with a treat at the end of the month. We didn't keep track of who marked the spots - the idea was to encourage everyone to work together by completing their own experiences, etc. to earn the treat.

  • Kim Baumgart

    a while ago there was a post about an idea for Christmas and it included giving the girls each a pillowcase. I loved the idea, but can't remember the details - can you run it again or does anyone remember it?

  • pattyrad

    YWIE ideas

  • Summer Laymon
    Quote:
    Our daughter received her YW recognition recently and we want to frame her certificate and a photo of her on that day (in one frame). Does anyone have any thing like that?


    Matt it, then you can fit both in the same frame, and it also looks really kool :-)

  • Chandra

    I remember receiving booklets as a young teen (about 18 yrs ago) about women who exemplified each of the young women values. One was Esther (integrity, I think), one was Mary, one was Eve. They had nice artwork on the front depicting each woman. Anyone remember those, and more importantly, does anyone know where I can find them?

  • Eri

    Thank you so much for posting this up here....now i know what i can do for my personal progress 10 hour projects that i can do for others who need the blessings in my comunity. :D

  • dorohuggus

    I've recently been made YW secretary and was given a binder that goes right along with the Personal Progress book. It has spaces to write and to write out what the book asks you to do. We as a presidency found it so helpful that we ordered one for each of our girls... The only problem is that there is no Virtue section to complete the binder! Do any of you have any idea where I can find the remaining section? It doesn't say any copyright information on it at all or give credit anywhere... I'm honestly wondering if someone amazing came up with it in our stake or something. .... Please help! Let me know, thanks! -Laura

  • Sandy Williams

    I am looking for a cross stitch pattern of the Young Women Torch and Values. does anyone know where I can find one?

  • kimbowest  - personal progress handouts

    I made some reminders for the girls to do their personal progress: http://www.agirlandagluegun.com/2013/04/young- womans.html

  • Marcie  - Leader Tracking Sheet

    I made a tracking sheet for us leaders to mark off for ourselves as we work toward earning our medallions along side the youth. How do I add that here so that everyone is able to use it also?

  • Anonymous

    I am a specialist in my stake..can someone helps me in ways i can help each ward??? any idea? Thanks

  • gladys troncoso  - sugar doodle.net español

    me gustaria leer todo con respecto a las mujeres jovenes, soy acesora de progreso personal, por primera vez.
    atte,
    gladys

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