Suggested Come Follow Me Primary Songs: 4-Year Song Rotation

Picking songs can be quite a feat! You pour over the lists of all of the monthly songs and your hand jotted notes of what songs they kids have already learned and try to piece it all together and come up with a plan.

Trying to pick your Singing Time song list? See our 4-year rotation Suggested Come Follow Me Primary Songs that gives LDS Primary Music Leaders a wide variety!

Suggested Come Follow Me Primary Songs
Based on a 4-Year Rotation

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To help simplify the process, I poured over my two different Come, Follow Me Printable Primary Song Rotation Lists and came up with what made the most sense to me for each of the songs. I picked one song per month for each of the 4 years with NO overlap in the songs. This way, I would be able to teach 40+ songs after 4 years, and then repeat those again to help the kids remember the songs anew.

This is just a framework that I created to help simplify my process for picking songs. It should be used as a guidepost only to help you in planning and preparing your song lists each year. Of course, use the Spirit as your guide to help fine tune and make any needed adjustments to pick the right songs for your Primary!

Along with the rotation of song selections, I use the other songs from the monthly list as wiggle songs, where there are songs that are a perfect fit for that! It’s a great way to add in even more of the songs in the year, and you can see how I did that with my Come Follow Me Primary singing time outlines, for an example!

Trying to pick your Singing Time song list? See our 4-year rotation Suggested Come Follow Me Primary Songs that gives LDS Primary Music Leaders a wide variety!

Primary Song Selection Chart Key:

  • Month: You’ll notice the first column is the Month. This is the specific month the song was selected from. However, I mix and match my songs throughout the year prior to the program.

    This isn’t necessarily the month we will work on this song. This post on how I plan my songs for the whole year can help explain this concept! Plus, also see an example singing time for how I add a few short activities each week!
  • Song Title & Hymn Number: This lists the song name and where to find it in the next two columns. If there is a “-” dash symbol, that means it is not available in the Children’s Songbook or Hymn book. It may be available on LDS.org under the additional Primary songs or may be available for purchase for a nominal fee.

    The letter “H” used before a number is there to represent that song would be found in the Hymnal. All other numbers are specifically referencing the page number within the Children’s Songbook.

    Finally, if there was not a specific Christmas or Easter song, I have added a recommendation that suited my needs. Of course, you can adjust your song selections to fit your ward.
  • Letter: The final column has a single letter next to some, but not all, of the songs. The letters correspond with song selections to use during the Primary Program (P), Easter (E), and Christmas (C).

    Your Primary may or may not be asked to sing for these 3 occasions throughout the year, but it’s a good idea to have something in mind in case you are asked! From my experience, the ward music leader or Bishopric tend to only give a couple of weeks notice.

New Testament Primary Song List

Jan Come, Follow Me – Hymn
*12 Come Follow Me Singing Time Ideas
H-116 P
Feb Baptism
*12 Baptism Singing Time Ideas
100 P
Mar I’m Trying to Be Like Jesus 78 P
Apr Gethsemane
*12 Gethsemane Singing Time Ideas
P
May I Am a Child of God 2  
Jun Did Jesus Really Live Again? 64 E
July I’ll Walk With You 140  
Aug I Will Follow God’s Plan (Feb’s list) 164 P
Sept I Know That My Redeemer Lives H-136 P
Oct The Church of Jesus Christ 77  
Nov Search, Ponder and Pray
*15 Search Ponder and Pray Singing Time Ideas
109 P
Dec Choose the Right Way 160 P
(Consider: Tell Me the Stories of Jesus)
*12 Tell Me the Stories of Jesus Singing Time Ideas
57P
  (Consider If the Savior Stood Beside Me)
*15 If the Savior Stood Beside Me Singing Time Ideas
P
(Consider: Stars Were Gleaming)37C
(Consider: Kindness Begins With Me)145
(Consider: Jesus Once Was a Little Child)55
(Consider: Peace in Christ) P
(Consider: The Miracle)P
(Consider: Tell Me, Dear Lord)176
(Consider: Behold the Great Redeemer Die Hymn)H-191
(Consider: The Lord Gave Me a Temple)153
(Consider: Did You Think to Pray Hymn)H-140
4-year rotation Suggested Come Follow Me Primary Songs for LDS Primary Music Leaders

Book of Mormon Primary Song List

Jan The Iron Rod H-274 P
Feb Nephi’s Courage 120 P
Mar Dare to Do Right 158 P
Apr Easter Hosanna 68 E
May Testimony H-137 P
Jun We’ll Bring the World His Truth
*We’ll Bring the World His Truth Singing Time Ideas
172 P
July Faith 96 P
Aug My Heavenly Father Loves Me
*8 My Heavenly Father Loves Me Singing Time Ideas
228  P
Sept Samuel Tells of the Baby Jesus 36 C
Oct Reverently, Quietly 26  
Nov Stand for the Right 159 P
Dec He Sent His Son
*12 He Sent His Son Singing Time Ideas
34 P
(Consider: I Will Be What I Believe) P
(Consider: Love is Spoken Here) 190 P
(Consider: Book of Mormon Stories) 118
(Consider: As I Search the Holy Scriptures) H-277
(Consider: I Thank Thee, Dear Father) 7
(Consider: Repentance) 98
(Consider: Jesus Said Love Everyone) 61
(Consider: The Still Small Voice) 106
(Consider: Wise Man and the Foolish Man) 281

Doctrine & Covenants Primary Song List

Jan Joseph Smith’s First Prayer H-26 P
Feb The Priesthood Is Restored 89 P
Mar When I Am Baptized
*12 When I Am Baptized Singing Time Ideas
103  
Apr I Want to Be a Missionary Now 168  
May When He Comes Again 82 P
Jun Reverence is Love 31  
July I Feel My Savior’s Love
*15 I Feel My Savior’s Love Singing Time Ideas
74 P
Aug The Holy Ghost
*12 The Holy Ghost Singing Time Ideas
105 P
Sept I Will Be Valiant
*12 I Will Be Valiant Singing Time Ideas
162 P
Oct The Spirit of God H-2 P
Nov Families Can Be Together Forever 188 P
Dec Hark! The Herald Angels Sing H-209 C
(Consider: Picture a Christmas) 50 C
(Consider: On a Golden Springtime) 88 E
(Consider An Angel Came to Joseph Smith)
*7 An Angel Came to Joseph Smith Singing Time Ideas
86P
(Consider: Jesus Has Risen)70E
(Consider: My Own Sacred Grove)
(Consider: Praise to the Man)H-27
(Consider: Have I Done Any Good)H-223
(Consider: I Am Like a Star)163
(Consider: I Stand All Amazed)H-193
(Consider: Family History – I Am Doing It)94
Old Testament 4-year rotation Suggested Come Follow Me Primary Songs for LDS Primary Music Leaders

Old Testament Primary Song List

Jan I Know My Father Lives
*12 I Know My Father Lives Singing Time Ideas
5 P
Feb Choose the Right
*12 Choose the Right Singing Time Ideas
H-239 P
Mar Love One Another
*12 Love One Another Singing Time Ideas
136
Apr Keep the Commandments
*15 Keep the Commandments Singing Time Ideas
146 P
May Seek the Lord Early (Dec List)
*12 Seek the Lord Early Singing Time Ideas
108 P
Jun A Child’s Prayer
*12 A Child’s Prayer Singing Time Ideas
12 P
July I Love to See the Temple
*15 I Love to See the Temple Singing Time Ideas
95  –
Aug Teach Me to Walk in the Light
*12 Teach Me to Walk in the Light Singing Time Ideas
177 P
Sept I Will Walk with Jesus
*12 I Will Walk with Jesus Singing Time Ideas
P
Oct I Hope They Call Me on a Mission 169  
Nov We Thank Thee, O God, for a Prophet H-19 P
Dec Away in a Manger
*8 Away in a Manger Singing Time Ideas
42 C
  (Consider Follow the Prophet)
*12 Follow the Prophet Singing Time Ideas
110 P
(Consider Redeemer of Israel Hymn)
*12 Redeemer of Israel Singing Time Ideas
H-6P
(Consider He Sent His Son)
*12 He Sent His Son Singing Time Ideas
34E
(Consider Help Me Dear Father)99 P
(Consider Our Time to Shine)
*6 Our Time to Shine Singing Time Ideas
P
(Consider My Redeemer Lives Hymn)H-135P
(Consider: Give, Said the Little Stream)236
(Consider: I Want to Live the Gospel)148

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Suggested Come Follow Me Primary Songs Printable Rotation List

You are welcome to use this printable for your own planning and preparation as a resource. This printable shouldn’t take place of your own review of the annual Suggested Come Follow Me Primary Songs (you can find the Come Follow Me Primary Songs List by Year here!) to determine what songs would be best for your Primary.

It is simply another resource and starting point that may be helpful in planning for a 4-year span of time to keep variety in your song selections.

4-year rotation Suggested Come Follow Me Primary Songs for LDS Primary Music Leaders

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