The first suggested song of the 2024 Book of Mormon Primary Song List year is this fun and upbeat song we all grew up with and love: Book of Mormon Stories! You will have so much fun teaching with these Book of Mormon Stories singing time ideas to introduce your Primary children to this favorite song with an emphasis on teaching the verses that coordinate with what you’re learning during Come Follow Me this year!
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Book of Mormon Stories Teaching Packet
You’ll have so much fun teaching Book of Mormon Stories in your Primary room with this complete teaching packet. It includes all 8 of my fun and varied ways to teach this song with activities for various verses plus a custom art flip chart to display the lyrics, when needed.
Book of Mormon Stories Flip Charts
Pick up your favorite Book of Mormon Stories Flip Chart from a collection of a variety of styles from the beautiful custom art flip chart to a lyrics only, color flip chart, or even a slideshow!
8 Book of Mormon Stories Singing Time Ideas
This post will help you find all of my Book of Mormon Stories teaching ideas around this blog. Plus, I’m also sharing additional favorite lesson plans from other Primary music leaders at the end of this post!
1. Book of Mormon Stories – Directional Marching
Get up and moving with this Book of Mormon Stories Directional Marching activity. You’ll move along with the rhythm of the song and end up back where you began.
2. Book of Mormon Stories – Scripture Stories
Connect the lyrics with the different scripture heroes with the help of this Book of Mormon Stories Scripture Stories lesson plan. You’ll find scripture that help tie into teaching the various verses of this song for a fun and easy singing time activity.
3. Book of Mormon Stories – Action Words
Add meaningful Book of Mormon Stories Action Words that connect to the lyrics to help the children more easily remember each verse and keep the lyrics straight from verse to verses as you teach a variety of different verses this year.
4. Book of Mormon Stories – Jingle & Shake
Bring out your egg shakers AND your jingle bell bracelets for a fun Book of Mormon Stories Jingle & Shake activity! The kids will start with one instrument, then swap for even more fun song repetition as you teach the verses.
5. Book of Mormon Stories – Pick a Verse
Use these adorable cue cards to help you sing through a mix of different verses with this Book of Mormon Stories Pick a Verse song helps. It’s a great way to randomize which verse to review in a fun way the kids will love that won’t take a lot of time.
6. Book of Mormon Stories – Body Rhythm Partners
Grab a buddy and clap and pat along with the rhythm using this fun Book of Mormon Stories Body Rhythm Partners lesson plan! You’ll follow a simple sequence that repeats line after line for an engaging way to sing through this song a bunch of times while having fun!
7. Book of Mormon Stories – Arrange the Melody
Your logical thinkers will love this Book of Mormon Stories Arrange the Melody lesson plan. Bring in a melody map and accidentally drop the pages! Can they help you put the melody back into the correct order?
8. Book of Mormon Stories – Ancient Code
Bring in this fun cipher in this Book of Mormon Stories Ancient Code idea to decode which hero you will sing about or crack the missing song lyrics in a unique and fun way!
9. Book of Mormon Stories Sing Along Video
Do you need the perfect way to introduce this song the first week or just looking for something fresh and different? You’ll love this fun and catchy guitar sing along video for Book of Mormon Stories including the first two verses!
7 More Ways to Teach Book of Mormon Stories
If you’re looking for even more inspiration, I’ve sourced some of my favorite ideas for other Primary Music Leaders to help you teach this song in fun and varied ways.
1. Book of Mormon Stories – Hand Bells
My Primary children always love it when I bring hand bells in and Merry Bells makes it easy with their play along videos or printable bell charts. This song is included in Primary Songs set #1. Use the coupon code PrimarySinging to save 10%.
2. Book of Mormon Stories – Paper Plates
Follow along with Sharla Dance as she share a paper plates rhythm pattern (start at 8:46). You could also just clap and pat!
3. Book of Mormon Stories – ASL Sign Language
A great way to teach this song us using different ASL Signs that match the lyrics. This lady does a good job going through the signs for the first verse.
5. Hand Actions (YouTube)
6. Verse Props (Singing Magic)
7. Actions All Verses (YouTube)
For more activities, see these The Iron Rod Singing Time ideas!
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What other fun Book of Mormon Stories singing time ideas have you tried? We’d love to see your fun ideas! Share them in the comments to add to this list.