30 Choose the Right Singing Time Ideas

You’ll have so much fun with these helps to teach Choose the Right Singing Time Ideas. There are a bunch of options to help you reach each of your kiddos in Primary and create meaningful experiences with the song that they will remember for a lifetime!

Choose the Right is one of the songs from the 2022 Old Testament Primary Songs list. I think it’s such a great song to include this year with all the talk of commandments and following the prophet and remembering our covenants!

Will you be teaching Choose the Right this year? Continue on to see a bunch of fun games and activities your Primary children will love.

Choose the Right Singing Time Ideas for this beloved LDS Hymn with quick, easy and fun ways to teach this song for LDS Primary Music Leaders

15 Choose the Right Singing Time Ideas

Choose the Right flip chart and lyrics printable

A helpful resource to get you started is our Choose the Right Flip Chart. Head over to this post to pick from several different flip charts or review the lyrics!

1. Choose the Right – Turn & Stomp

Choose the Right Turn and Stomp singing time idea

The kids will get up and moving while listening closely to find those keywords in this fun Choose the Right Turn & Stomp activity! Turn on “right” or stomp as you sing “light” and add to the actions as you continue teaching the song!

2. Choose the Right – Lion & Mouse

Choose the Right Lion & Mouse singing time ideas for Primary music leaders

Teach dynamics and let the kids have fun singing loud and soft with this fun Choose the Right Lion & Mouse Primary singing time ideas. The kids love switching between two sides and it’s such a simple no-prep activity to keep on hand.

3. Choose the Right – Jingle Bells

Choose the Right Jingle Bells fun teaching idea for singing time with printable song helps for LDS Primary music leaders. Teach Choose the Right using bells and a fun variety of patterns!

Use these 5 different activities and ways to teach Choose the Right with Jingle Bells! The kids will love making joyful music in Primary while learning this wonderful hymn.

4. Choose the Right – Up & Down

choose the right up and down fun singing time activity for Primary

These adorable Choose the Right Up & Down signs are a perfect way to add tons of movement and get the wiggles out while focusing on learning the song. Kids of all ages will love holding up their CTR shield as you sing “Choose the Right.”

5. Choose the Right – Ribbon Wands

Choose the Right Ribbon Wands singing time idea

What better way to make this song come to life then with a series of Choose the Right Ribbon Wands actions! Includes a variety of fun and easy to replicate motions the kids really enjoy and other ways to extend the activity.

6. Choose the Right – Eraser Pass

Choose the Right eraser pass printable singing time song helps

You can dive into some of those bigger words in the hymn with this Choose the Right Eraser Pass perfect for a challenge in Senior Primary! You’ll let the kids take turns crossing out the words that DON’T belong as they sing through the song over and over again.

7. Choose the Right – Church Videos

Choose the Right church videos song helps for LDS Primary music singing time ideas

If you love including videos in your singing time lesson plans, we’ve sourced a variety of perfect Choose the Right Church Videos to pick from. There are 5 different videos with short and sweet messages about Choosing the Right that helps tie in a spiritual connection to the song.

8. Choose the Right – Code Words

Choose the Right Code words easy singing time activity and printable song helps

Give the Primary kids a challenge with this fun Choose the Right Code Words singing time review game. They’ll work to unscramble the code and solve the phrase with 3 different levels of challenge.

9. Choose the Right – Karaoke Review

For a fun way to review this song, let the kids play Karaoke! You can have the kids come up in small groups of 3-5 kids and let them take turns singing along following the Karaoke video. Let everyone join in for the chorus!

You can head over to YouTube for the Karaoke Video here.

10. Choose the Right – Melody Map

Choose the Right squiggle map singing time activity for Primary

Here’s a great way to help the kids visually see the melody and use a little bit of decoding skills as they puzzle out what the different symbols and the line mean. Melody charts are a great way to add visual learning in your Primary. Head over here to see the full Choose the Right Melody Map here!

11. Choose the Right – Picture Poster

30 Choose the Right Singing Time Ideas Easy ideas for Music Leaders choose the right posters

Put all the song pictures in a bag and then have the children help place a randomly drawn picture into the right spot!! This would be a fun and engaging activity for Junior Primary especially. See all the details for this activity over here.

12. Choose the Right – Song Story

For a really cute and creative way to have a meaningful experience with this song, I LOVE using a song story! This is a darling story and idea. You could use this video by In A Pinch Primary Music, but I think it’s more engaging if you share a story and sing live, instead of just playing this as a video.

13. Choose the Right – Play-Along Handbells

30 Choose the Right Singing Time Ideas Easy ideas for Music Leaders M Choose the Right

Your Primary children will LOVE trying this fun activity reminiscent of Beatsaber or Guitar Hero in this Merry Bells Play-Along video for Handbells. Use the promo code PrimarySinging to save 10% off anything in their store!

14. Choose the Right ASL

Here’s a great way to teach the songs with a specific link to the lyrics with Choose the Right ASL signs! This Primary chorister makes it look easy and fun!

15. Choose the Right – Hand Actions & Symbols

Help your hands to form the shape and then dive in with connecting two different symbols in this Hand Actions & Symbols video! There’s a couple of action word actions for each of the 3 keywords of the song. It’s right after her paper cups activity.

15 MORE Ways to Teach Choose the Right Singing Time Activities!

I’ve got a bunch more different ways to help you teach one of your program songs if you didn’t find enough activities above! Lots of choices here for older children, young children (or even to reach young men, young women, and adults!)

  1. Counting “Right” and “Light”
  2. General Conference Choose the Right with Audience
  3. Hand Actions and Verse 2
  4. Hand Bells Unscramble
  5. Paper Plates Pattern
  6. Choose the Right Maze
  7. History of the Song
  8. CTR Find the Match
  9. Printable CTR sticks
  10. Companion Song
  11. Rhythm Sticks
  12. Video about making right choices
  13. Choose the Right Primary Music Leader Story
  14. Finger Lights (vs 1) and Chorus
  15. Verse Footsteps

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Choose the Right Singing Time Ideas for this beloved LDS Hymn with quick, easy and fun ways to teach this song for LDS Primary Music Leaders

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