I’m excited to help you jump right in teaching with all these Faith singing time ideas! This LDS Primary song (“Faith is like a little seed…”) is a great song to teach the importance of receiving a personal testimony by taking action!
Faith is included in both the New Testament and Book of Mormon Primary Song List. I like to include it as one of the songs I teach for the Book of Mormon year as I feel like it ties in really well to that book of scripture best!
But whichever year you plan to teach this song, you’ll love all these fun ideas to help you teach Faith song in your Primary room!
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Faith Teaching Ideas Packet
You’ll love this packet packed full with my favorite teaching ideas with all the extended printables included! It’ll be easy to teach this song in a variety of unique ways.
Faith Flip Charts
To help you get started, I have a bunch of different Faith Flip Chart printables to choose from, including a colorful option, simple lyrics only flipchart, a color-in landscape file, and even a slideshow!
This song is included in the Children’s Songbook on page #96. You can find printable sheet music on the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints website here.
How do I teach the Primary song Faith?
A great way to start teaching Faith song in your Primary is with the color clues activity. You’ll have visual helps and lyrics as the kids work to decode what the song is talking about while singing it through a bunch of times.
Then, you’ll love teaching the second verse using the testimony ingredients to tie the song lyrics of the first verse into the second half of the song.
8 Faith Singing Time Ideas
This post will help you find all of my Faith teaching ideas around this blog. Plus, I’m also sharing additional favorite lesson plans from other Primary music leaders at the end of this post!
1. Faith – Summer Olympics Yoga
Add in lots of fun movement with the summer themed Faith Summer Olympics Yoga. You’ll pose in a variety of yoga positions themed around your favorite summertime sports.
2. Faith – Learn to Draw
Have fun with this easy to implement Faith Learn to Draw activity! You can trace, draw, or color in simple shapes to connect with the song lyrics.
3. Faith – Color Clues
This Faith Color Clues lesson plan will have the kids helping you to decode the different themes and words of the song with these color and shapes! Your logic learners are going to love this activity and it’s very visual, too.
4. Faith – Word Search
Seek for the song keywords in this fun Faith Word Search! It can be used in singing time with a group or send it home to help encourage practicing this song outside of Primary.
5. Faith – Coloring Page
These 3 coloring page images is a great activity especially for Junior Primary! Head over to pick up the Faith Coloring Page printables and ideas for using them during singing time.
6. Faith – Testimony Ingredients
This Faith Testimony Ingredients activity is especially designed to connect the first verse to the 2nd verse and deepen the meaning of analogy of faith being like a seed.
7. Faith – Egg Shakers
You’ll bring each line of the song alive with this unique Faith Egg Shakers pattern! You’ll use 5 different patterns to bring the music to life while adding fun movement!
8. Faith – Team Dance Scarves
Work together as a team in this super fun Faith Team Dance Scarves activity! Each group will have a specific part of the song and pattern to use! Watch it all come together and they’ll have a great time working as a team.
12 More Different Ways to Teach Faith Song
If you’re looking for even more inspiration, I’ve sourced some of my favorite ideas for other Primary Music Leaders to help you teach this song in fun and varied ways.
1. Faith – Hand Bells
My Primary children always love it when I bring hand bells in and Merry Bells makes it easy with their play along videos or printable bell charts. This song is included in the Primary Songs #2 set. Use the coupon code PrimarySinging to save 10%.
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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. Faith – Image Sliders
How cute is this visual to help you teach this song? You’ll hide the image within the box and then pull the string to raise up the image from it’s hiding space and reveal the next keyword. Head over to the Primary Singing Time Ideas blog to see this activity here.
3. Faith – Arm Swings
See this fun Sharla Dance Faith activity uses your arms to swing and sway through the music following the melody. If the video doesn’t load, you can see the arm swings activity video here.
5. Faith – Hand Actions
Follow along with this sweet sisters hand actions to help the children easily remember the song lyrics! Plus, echo singing idea.
5. Song Story for Verse 2 (Facebook Group)
6. Simple Objects (YouTube)
7. Egg Shaker Keyword Hot Seat (YouTube)
8. Faith Sing-Along Video (YouTube)
9. Tabernacle Choir at General Conference (YouTube)
10. Tapping Pattern (Facebook Group)
11. Keyword Images (Facebook Group)
12. I Can Play It Simplified Sheet Music (ChurchofJesusChrist.org)
For more activities, see these My Heavenly Father Loves Me Singing Time ideas!
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What other fun Faith singing time ideas have you tried? We’d love to see your fun ideas! Share them in the comments to add to this list.