Could I Hold the Baby – Flip Chart & Lyrics

If you’re looking for something fresh and different to teach your Primary kids for Christmas this year, I absolutely love the sweet song, Could I Hold the Baby. This flip chart for Could I Hold the Baby will help you quickly and easily teach the song to the kids!

Could I Hold the Baby Flip Chart

You can find Could I Hold the Baby sheet music here, but my very favorite line of the song is right in the title itself. That sweet little drawl from the small voice of a child saying:

“Could I hold the baby? Will He smile at me?” I just picture each of my little children as they asked to hold their baby sibling and the scene just completely melts my heart.

Grab the sheet music for Could I Hold the Baby here.

Primary Singing Time
Flip Chart Resources

Make sure you also head over to see the Primary Flip Charts list to grab any additional flip charts you may need for your Singing Time lessons.

This helpful post on how I use flip charts will walk you through how to make or modify flip charts and some really smart tricks for using these flip charts more efficiently!

You might also love this post on how to make a Sing Along Poster that is perfect to do with 1-time songs like Christmas and Easter song picks as the kids only have a few weeks to learn them and will likely need a visual aid when presenting!

You can find even more fun ideas by browsing all of our Primary Christmas Singing Time ideas!

Could I Hold the Baby Lyrics

Verse 1:

It’s Christmas Eve, I’m tucked in bed,

I’m snug and warm, my prayers are said.

I start to think about the first Christmas Night.

The manger warm, the baby fair,

The star that led the shepherds there,

And what I’d say to Mary as

She smiles at the little Christ child.

Chorus:

Could I hold the baby? Will He smile at me?

Does He know why He is born

And what His life will be?

Could I hold the baby and tell Him of my love?

How glad I am that Jesus Christ

Was sent from heaven above.

Verse 2:

Now every day the whole year through

I’ll think of all that I can do to be like Him a

And live as He showed me how.

And I’ll remember that Christmas toys a

Are not as dear as girls and boys

That Jesus loves each one of us endlessly.

He loves you and me.

Could I Hold the Baby Singing
Time Flip Chart Printable

This colorful flip chart for Could I Hold the Baby is 2 pages for each of the two verses and then 2 pages for the chorus, making the whole printout just 6 pages. That’s pretty good, for such a long and wordy song!

It’s filled with darling Christmas images and colorful accents on some of the keywords throughout the song to help the kids follow along while learning the lyrics.

Click here —> Print Could I Hold the Baby Singing Time Flip Chart

Could I Hold the Baby
Primary Program
Flip Chart Printable

The “Primary Program” version of the flip chart is named that just to follow the other style guide for the rest of my flip charts. If you’re looking for a simple, black and white, no-fuss flip chart with extra large font this is it!

It’s the same 6-pages but with a slightly larger font and in landscape mode to easily hang over the podium!

Click here —> Print Could I Hold the Baby 
Primary Program Flip Chart

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