Rain is Falling All Around Primary Singing Time Ideas

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These Rain is Falling All Around Primary singing time ideas let you sing this Primary song year-round!  So make sure to sing it all year long in any season!

But if I had to pick a favorite time to sing this song, it would definitely be fall using the fall details below!

Camille's Primary Ideas: Rain is Falling All Around Primary singing time ideas

Rain is Falling all Around Singing Time Idea

Teach these some simple actions to learn this song:

  • Rain is falling all around: wiggle fingers as they are drawn downward to represent rain
  • On the housetops: place finger tips together to create a “roof”
  • On the ground: point to or touch the ground
  • Rain is falling: wiggle fingers as they are drawn downward to represent rain
  • On my nose: touch nose
  • On my head: touch head
  • And hands: show hands
  • And toes: touch toes

Directive Listening Question

Optionally, ask this directive listening question:

  • Listen to the song again and tell me where the raindrops are falling. [On the housetops; on the ground; on my nose, head, hands, and toes]

Rain is Falling All Around Handbell Chart

This simple handbell chart plays the simple melody is PERFECT for beginners!  It also only needs the basic 8-note handbell set!

Find more details for handbells for singing time.

Camille's Primary Ideas: Rain is Falling All Around Primary singing time ideas

Alternate Phrases to Rain

You can also change the phrase “rain is falling” to adjust for your current season:

  • Spring: wind is blowing or keep rain is falling
  • Summer: sun is shining
  • Fall: leaves are falling
  • Winter: snow is falling

Then simply adjust your actions as needed.

Spring

Camille's Primary Ideas: Rain is Falling All Around Primary singing time ideas

For spring, bring a spray bottle and spray the air as the children sing “rain is falling.”  For the phrase “wind is blowing” bring in a hair dryer.

Summer

Camille's Primary Ideas: Summer Scene Singing Time Idea

For summer, this Summer Scene Singing Time Idea incorporates the phrase “sun is shining.”

Fall

Camille's Primary Ideas: It's Autumntime & Autumn Day Singing Time Lesson Plan Ideas

For fall, use the leaves on strings for It’s Autumntime and Autumn Day to create the actions.

Winter

Camille's Primary Ideas: Winter Scene Singing Time Review

For winter, this Winter Scene Singing Time Idea incorporates the phrase “snow is falling.”

Bear Testimony

We need rain. Grass, trees, flowers, and children could not grow without water. Rain is a blessing from Heavenly Father. (Can also intersperse “rain” for any of the alternative phrases suggested above.)

These printables are filed on the Resource Library page under Song Title > Rain is Falling All Around.

Rain is Falling All Around Primary Singing Time Ideas

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