Teach the hymn, Come, Follow Me in singing time using this simple stepping activity! Your Primary will LOVE getting closer to the Savior by following in his footsteps!
When Teaching Hymns in Singing Time
You will need these footsteps that contain the words to the entire 1st verse of the hymn:
Access these printables at my Resource Library. Instructions for accessing the Resource Library are found at the bottom of this post.
Print on 4 different colors of card stock (optional), cut out and laminate. Find what I recommend for singing time office supplies HERE.
Come Follow Me Singing Time Idea
- 2 pencils
- 2 popsicle/craft sticks
- Maori sticks
Finger tapping together works in a pinch.
Ask the children to “Follow Me!” [tap the rhythm] while the piano plays and you (and the teachers sing the song. Post words like I do HERE.
Tap again and ask how many times we sing the words “follow me” . Tap again and ask them to listen for words that mean:
- walk/step [tread]
- united/alike [be one]
- in the following way [thus]
- to become the father of [begotten]
TIP: It may be helpful to have the definitions written on the board before Primary and then write in the answers as they are defined by the children.
Time permitting, ask the children to “Follow Me!” again and teach them the 3/4 conducting pattern using their sticks:
Bear testimony that if we do what Jesus asks, we can become like Him.
More Singing Time Ideas
Find more singing time ideas for teaching Come, Follow Me HERE.
These printables are filed on my Resource Library page under Song Title > Come Follow Me.