You may notice a recurring theme for teaching The Holy Ghost in singing time … simplified ASL. However, if signing isn’t your thing, there are several other ideas for you to choose from below!
Gift of the Holy Ghost
I’ll say it until I’m blue in the face … but one of the BEST ways to teach about something intangible is to link it to something tangible! And what better way to describe the the Holy Ghost than to compare it to a physical gift!
My post HERE introduces The Holy Ghost using a gift. Then it teaches simple sign langue. I love the signs associated with this song as they provide such a great visual!
And don’t skip using scarves! They add such a neat dynamic, especially with the sign for “spirit.”
Sharla Dance has this fun Cup Bop rhythm pattern that is super simple because it’s so repetitive. But it will keep your kids challenged as they keep up! As the pattern is learned, try speeding up the song to increase the challenge!
MORE Simplified ASL
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: