Review ANY primary song(s) with this finish the primary song singing time review activity! It’s so simple that all you really need is paper and something to write with! Your primary will love competing against you and hopefully winning by the end of singing time!
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Adele shared this EASY singing time activity HERE that I just had try! She said:
Had a win today— I brought in my little bell, Happy Hank, and when he dinged, the song stopped and the kids had to say what word came next in the song we were reviewing.
You need a bell (a handbell works great!), buzzer or some sort of noise maker. Your voice or whistling works well too ;). Suggested is this desk bell with a smiley face (Amazon affiliate link):
I can also see this bell coming in handy to reign everything back in on any given Sunday, haha!
Each class needs something to write on. Whether that be a notebook, sheets of paper or these white-board paddles (Amazon affiliate link):
These also can have multiple uses for other singing time activities!! Leave a comment with any suggestions!
Also make sure you have something to erase if using the white-board paddles. Try damp paper towels, baby wipes or borrow erasers from the ward library.
Each class also needs something to write with. A pen, marker or dry erase marker (Amazon affiliate link):
Singing Time Idea
If Sr. and Jr. are combined, mix up the older and younger classes so each class contains some of each.
Select your songs to review. Whether they be program songs, something seasonal, etc.
TIP: Most times I suggest posting the words. However, with this activity, don’t unless you have a very young primary that can’t read and you need all the teachers to help sing.
Begin to sing. And as you sing, stop the primary and piano by ringing the bell.
The classes must tell their teacher what word comes next. The teachers will write the word on their writing pad. Can I just say, I love that this activity involves the teachers?
Have teachers hold up their class’s answers. If the majority of the classes get the correct word, then it is one point for the primary. If the majority didn’t get the word, then it is one point for you. Keep score on the board.
Continue singing while occasionally stopping for the primary to figure out the next word to guess and write down. Repeat until your song(s) have been sung and you have run out of time.
Tally up the points on the board at the end of singing time. Hopefully your primary wins ;).