When the church publishes an activity for teaching I’m Trying to Be Like Jesus, you know you can’t go wrong! Use it with a variation that involves finger lights and this activity will definitely become a memorable one! I’ve also linked several other ideas for teaching this classic primary song in singing time as well!
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The idea and visuals for this activity was originally published in the 2012 Outline for Sharing Time (when those used to be the curriculum used for singing time).
If you want an additional element of fun, turn the lights off and use finger lights for the pointing! I own these here (Amazon affiliate link):
Sharla Dance has SEVERAL ideas for teaching this song. Too many to link here so head on over to her website HERE to peruse her ideas!
If you want a specialist on ASL, however, you need Holly! I love her demonstration videos with the “why” behind the sign.
Her signs follow closely along with the church’s ASL for this song: