This fun Come Follow Me Painting pictures lesson plan is a fun way for visual learners to really absorb the message of this song. With the pictures of Christ’s life you’ll be able to tie in the message of Christ’s invitation to follow him with what it was that he taught while he walked the earth.
*See 12 great Come Follow Me Hymn Singing Time Ideas here*
Come Follow Me Painting Pictures
This is just one fun idea for how I will be teaching the hymn Come Follow Me this year as a Primary music leader. It’s the perfect song to include as part of your New Testament Songs for Primary in 2023.
These ideas are also perfect for use in your home study or classroom setting, as well!
How to Play:
Print out pictures to color or paint with watercolors while singing. Call on 2-3 children to come up to help paint in the pictures while the class sings. You can use crayons, markers, colored pencils, even water paints!
Continue repeating the process with new children as your volunteers until the pictures are filled in.
– Share a brief testimony how these moments really happened and how the Savior wants us to follow the example he set for us during his life.
– Share the completed pictures with a less active Primary member or an investigator. The kids can sign the back of the picture or write an invitation to come to church.
– Share a brief story on how the picture correlates to Christ’s invitation to follow him.
– Frame the completed puzzles to use on your bulletin board. The kids will love seeing something they worked on repurposed as art!
For another great way to use coloring in Primary, see our Keep the Commandments Color the Commandments singing time idea. There are some great ideas in the post too, you can add to extend this singing time idea!
Christ Pictures to Paint Come Follow Me Painting Pictures Singing Time
This printable lesson plan includes a 1-page overview with how to use this activity in singing time.
You’ll also be able to pick from your choice of 4 different pictures from Christ’s life. Use paints or your choice of materials to add color to the pictures.
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For another meaningful visual singing time idea, see our Come Follow Me Picture Puzzles that will be so fun to put together a picture from Christ’s life.
How else could you use these coloring sheets to enhance your lessons? Share your ideas in the comments below!