If you’re looking for fun and easy ways to teach Seek the Lord Early Singing Time Ideas in this post will help! I’ve included a fun variety of ways to teach using different learning styles so you can reach each of your Primary children while having fun learning this song.
Seek the Lord Early is one of the Come Follow Me Old Testament Primary Songs for December. However, I think it’s a wonderful song to include in the Program and to not be overlooked by Christmas songs, so I plan to include this song throughout the year!
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Seek the Lord Early Flip Chart
A perfect first place to get started, when looking for singing time ideas for teaching Seek the Lord Early, is with our flip charts! It’s a great way to teach a new song! We have a couple of different styles – including a slideshow option, to fit a variety of different music leader needs.
You can pick out your choice of style and keep it with you in your singing time binder just in case you need it. Seek the Lord Early is found in the Children’s Songbook on page number 108. If you need the sheet music it’s available on the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints website here.
8 Seek the Lord Early Singing Time Ideas
Here, you’ll first find all of the printable song helps and lesson plans I’ve created to teach Seek the Lord Early as a new song this year! It’s a good thing to bookmark so you can reference this entire list later to have ideas up through the last Sunday you’ll be teaching this song!
1. Seek the Lord Early – Dot-to-Dot
Your Junior Primary kids will get a kick out of this fun Seek the Lord Early Dot-to-Dot singing time idea! They’ll add a few lines each time you sing through the song until they can guess what the picture is, for an easy way to add in lots of repetition! There’s 2 included dot-to-dot pictures.
2. Seek the Lord Early – Musical Number
It’s always wonderful to use your Primary children’s talents whenever you can! For this singing time idea, you’ll prepare a Seek the Lord Early Musical Number with one of your Primary kids or a special guest musician! See all our tips and how to use the idea in Primary in the post.
3. Seek the Lord Early – Crossword Puzzle
They’ll really “seek” the lyrics from the first verse to help them find the answers in this fun Seek the Lord Early Crossword Puzzle activity! There are 10 total words to fill in that come from the lyrics of the song.
4. Seek the Lord Early – Melody Bar Chart
You can help teach the flow of the melody and notes with this Seek the Lord Early Melody Bar Chart! Pick either the colored in or ready-to-color posters and then use a fun reverse crack the code where the kids help you to color in the code instead of simply solving it! Each different color represents a different theme or keyword.
5. Seek the Lord Early – Relay Race
Your kiddos that need lots of movement will go crazy for this fun Seek the Lord Early Relay Race! They’ll work in teams of 2 to completely simple, fun tasks that correlate with the lyrics completing one challenge at a time. This would also be a fun activity to take outdoors!
6. Seek the Lord Early – Egg Shakers
Use one of these fun egg shaker patterns to make some lively and purposeful music in the Primary room! There are 3 easy and fun Seek the Lord Early Egg Shakers to choose from so you can mix and match or use all 3!
7. Seek the Lord Early – Find His Words
Have a meaningful singing time by discussing all the ways in Seek the Lord Early that we Find His Words! It’s a great way to open up a discussion and share your testimony about how to connect with the Lord — a skill we all MUST learn in our lives! You could also write out the words on big board boards and hide them around the room!
8. Seek the Lord Early – Body Rhythms
Get everyone up and moving with these series of 4 different Seek the Lord Early Body Rhythms! They go from simple to advanced and several fun ways to mix it up along the way. It’s a great way to get moving while adding in lots of singing repetition.
15 More Different Ways to Teach Seek the Lord Early
Here are some more fun ideas to try, if you’re looking for more good things to use for teaching this song that you haven’t found above.
1. Seek the Lord Early – Hand Bells
You’ll love these printable or play along hand bell options! This song is included in Merry Bell’s Primary Songs Set #2 collection.
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If you’d like a little more control, and flexibility, head over to see our Hand Bell Music Note Cards that let you turn ANY song into a hand bell chart easily!
2. Seek the Lord Early – Music Video
A great first way to introduce this beautiful song is with a music video! The kids always love it when I bring in a video and it’s a simple activity to just start with a little exposure to the song. You can find this one on the Church website and even download it so you won’t have any buffering issues!
3. Seek the Lord Early – I Will & He Will
I love this idea by Kami’s Primary Music Ideas. She shares that you create two columns one with the things “I will” do and the other with the things “He Will” do. She has a printable ready to go with 5 things we promise to do from the song and 3 promises from the Lord.
4. Seek the Lord Early – Picture Phrase
Give the kids a challenge to decode your picture phrases with these cute visuals. Just cut each page in half and you’ll have 8 different phrases – 1 per verse! Visit Forty Eighteen to grab the printable posters.
5. Seek the Lord Early – Hand Actions
See this cute idea to teach this song with some simple hand signs and then mix it up with UNO Song Review game! You can watch the video above to see the idea, or click on this link if you have troubles with the video loading.
6. Make a word search using lyrics from Seek the Lord Early
7. Seek the Lord Early Sing-Along Video (YouTube)
8. Seekers in their Youth (Facebook Group)
9. Seek the Lord Early Sign Language (YouTube)
10. Seek the Lord Early Flute Duet (YouTube)
11. Seek the Lord Early Lip Sync (Google Drive)
12. I’ll Seek the Lord Early Clothesline (Primary Singing Time with Matilda)
13. Seek the Lord Early Path Hiker (Sofia’s Primary Ideas)
14. Seek the Lord Early Hide and Seek (The Crazy Chorister)
15. Seek the Lord Early Grid Words (Barefoot Chorister)
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What other ways have you taught Seek the Lord Early? Share your ideas in the comments below to add to this resources!