Help Me, Dear Father is one of April’s suggested music for singing time. I have several ideas linked to help you effectively teach it in singing time!
How in the world do first aid bandages relate to Help Me, Dear Father? I love teaching the intangible using something tangible! And that’s exactly what this lesson plan does. It likens forgiveness and repentance to a bandage – something all kids are familiar with! More details can be found HERE.
I also have a home centered variation HERE that links to some fun YouTube videos!
I also have a bell chart available that plays the alto notes. I suggest using this to review.
Teach Help Me, Dear Father using Holly’s simplified ASL! This is her explanation video:
Then once you have learned it, sign along with her here: