As I Search the Holy Scriptures Picture Puzzles

Need a fun way to help teach this hymn? You’ll love this As I Search the Holy Scriptures Picture Puzzles singing time activity where you use these visual cues to represent each line of the song. Use each picture to help teach the song one line at a time with lots of singing repetition.

This is a great song to include when you have the time to help teach the children to gain a desire to read and study the scriptures in their life. You’ll find As I Search the Holy Scriptures teaching ideas (archives) to help as this is one of the song selections recommended as part of the Book of Mormon Songs for Come Follow Me Primary list.

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As I Search the Holy Scriptures Picture Puzzles fun and engaging singing time activity to decode the rebus picture puzzles that represent one line of the song as you teach this hymn in your Primary room! Printable song helps for LDS Primary music leaders.

As I Search the Holy Scriptures Picture Puzzles

Sing through As I Search the Holy Scriptures (flip chart here) once, before introducing this activity.

Show the picture puzzle for the first line of the song. As the children what they see in the scene. Can they figure out what the picture represents?

As I Search the Holy Scriptures Picture Puzzles fun and engaging singing time activity to decode the rebus picture puzzles that represent one line of the song as you teach this hymn in your Primary room! Printable song helps for LDS Primary music leaders.

After a few guesses, teach the specific line of the song and how the image helps to represent the words. Sing the line then have the kids repeat the line back.

Introduce the next picture puzzle as well with what they notice. Then, teach the line of the song with the symbolism from the picture puzzle. Sing and have the kids repeat the line. Sing the song from the beginning building up the lyrics one line at a time.

Continue to work your way through the song adding another line each time.

As I Search the Holy Scriptures Picture Puzzles fun and engaging singing time activity to decode the rebus picture puzzles that represent one line of the song as you teach this hymn in your Primary room! Printable song helps for LDS Primary music leaders.

As I Search the Holy Scriptures Picture Puzzles Key for the 1st Verse

  1. Book of Scriptures with magnifying glass – As I search the holy scriptures
  2. Man with family tree chart and lots of hearts – Loving Father of mankind
  3. Heart filled with book, speech, brain – May my heart be blessed with wisdom
  4. Wisdom letters and symbols in a brain – And may knowledge fill my mind
As I Search the Holy Scriptures Picture Puzzles fun and engaging singing time activity to decode the rebus picture puzzles that represent one line of the song as you teach this hymn in your Primary room! Printable song helps for LDS Primary music leaders.

Extension Activities:

  • Hide the picture puzzles around the room and have the children hunt for one of the puzzles. Then, try to put them in the correct order. Draw four blanks up on the board. Sing through the song to figure out which spot it belongs.
  • Cut up picture puzzles into long skinny strips of paper and put all the pieces of the puzzle into an envelope. Pass out one picture puzzle to each group or a single matching puzzle to each group. Have the children unscramble the picture puzzle into order while you sing. Have them raise their hand when they’re done. Then ask them what they see in the puzzle. Sing the matching line of the song!
  • Challenge the children to come up with their own pictures or picture puzzles to represent the words of the song. What symbols do they hear mentioned?
The Iron Rod Song Picture Puzzle a fun and interactive singing time activity to help teach this song for LDS Primary music leaders! Decode the picture as you find the match to the lyrics.

For another fun similar activity, head over to see this The Iron Rod Picture Song Puzzle singing time activity!

As I Search the Holy Scriptures Picture Puzzles Printable Song Helps

This free in-post printable includes 1/4 page picture puzzles for the 1st verse of the song.

As I Search the Holy Scriptures Picture Puzzles fun and engaging singing time activity to decode the rebus picture puzzles that represent one line of the song as you teach this hymn in your Primary room! Printable song helps for LDS Primary music leaders.
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Add a fun interaction and movement activity as you learn this hymn in this As I Search the Holy Scriptures Partner Clap lesson plan!

As I Search the Holy Scriptures Partner Clap - Grab a partner and use this fun partner clap pattern for a simple way to review this song with printable song helps for LDS Primary Music Leaders.

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