Follow the Prophet Riddles & Clues

For a fun way to introduce, or review Follow the Prophet this month, have some laughs with these Follow the Prophet Riddles! This logical activity is a great way to encourage the kids to put their problem-solving skills to the test as they learn together!

Follow the Prophet is one of the recommended songs to teach as part of both the Book of Mormon and Primary Old Testament Songs List! I like to teach it as part of the Old Testament year.

*See ALL Follow the Prophet Singing Time Ideas here!*

Use logic and fun to see if the kids can figure out which prophet in this cute printable Follow the Prophet Riddles game for LDS Primary Singing Time or Come Follow Me study.

My primary kiddos have been LOVING word games lately! My Senior primary especially enjoys getting a word puzzle or a riddle to solve. That’s why I’m so excite do bring this riddle activity into singing time this month!

Follow the Prophet Riddles

The idea behind this activity is pretty simple. If I asked you to think about the prophet Noah, the first thing that would come to your mind might be an ark or animals. If I showed you a picture of the tree in the Garden of Eden, you would probably think of the prophet Adam!

This activity takes the associations so many of us have to create a fun riddle game. For this activity, you will give clues or riddles that match to each prophet in Follow the Prophet (archives). Kids will take turns solving the riddle to learn a little bit more about prophets!

Use logic and fun to see if the kids can figure out which prophet in this cute printable Follow the Prophet Riddles game for LDS Primary Singing Time or Come Follow Me study.

Here are just a few of some of the silly Follow the Prophet Riddles and clues I came up with:

  • I wandered in the wilderness, but never found my favorite flowers which are roses, because they rhyme with my name. – MOSES
  • Whale… Whale… Whale… I will try to listen the first time from now on. – JONAH
  • I lived in a garden, the very first man of them all. But some remember me because of my fall. – ADAM
  • Lions here! Lions there! Lions, lions everywhere! – DANIEL
  • See the rest of the riddles in the printable below!

Once you put a few together, you’ll find that these riddles are super easy to come up with! After writing some riddles, write or print them on strips of paper to bring to primary.

During primary, split the class into two teams. Put one riddle on the board at a time, and see which side can correctly solve the riddles! To solve the riddle, the teams will need to correctly identify the prophet that the riddle describes.

printable Follow the Prophet Riddles game for LDS Primary Singing Time or CFM.

How to Play:

  1. Using understanding of Old Testament prophets, create one clues or riddle that corresponds to each of the prophets. Write or type the riddles onto strips of paper.
  2. At the beginning of primary, split the class into two teams.
  3. Put one riddle on the board and read it aloud. To solve a riddle, children must raise their hand and guess the prophet that the riddle matches.
  4. Award teams points for correctly solving riddles!
  5. If teams are struggling to solve the riddle, they may ask a teacher for 1/2 points.
Use logic and fun to see if the kids can figure out which prophet in this cute printable Follow the Prophet Riddles game for LDS Primary Singing Time or Come Follow Me study.

Extension Ideas:

  • Instead of doing a big group competition, do a class competition! Give each class a set of riddles and see which group can solve all the riddles first!
  • Hide the riddles around the room. On the back of each riddle, write a specific way to sing the song. For example, you could write “sing on your tip-toes!” or “Act out your favorite animal!”
  • Divide out the riddles so that each class has a few of them. Have classes only sing the verse of their riddle’s prophet!
  • You can also find some more fun church riddles here! How else can you incorporate these? There are some really cute ones, but they are a CHALLENGE for sure!
  • Use clues instead of riddles! Start with the 3rd clue worth 3 points and then share the 2nd clue (2 points) and 1st easiest clue (worth 1 point) if they need more help!

Printable Follow the Prophet Riddles Printable Teaching Helps

The free printable for this post includes 3 riddles for Jonah, Daniel, and the Current Prophet! It’s a great way to review these last 3 verses.

Follow the Prophet Riddles & Clues Singing time ideas for Primary Music Leaders s Follow the Prophet Pictures Riddles Clues 24
Follow the Prophet Riddles & Clues Singing time ideas for Primary Music Leaders INSTANT Primary Singing Extended Printables

You’ll find riddles and 3 clues for all 9 prophets in several printable formats plus a Guess the Prophet game poster included in the INSTANT Primary Singing membership when Follow the Prophet is the featured song of the month!

Get more out of singing time with the INSTANT Primary Singing membership that includes printable lesson plans, tons of extended printables and an ad-free experience for each featured song of the month, or get immediate access to the entire song list for the year!

INSTANT Primary Singing Book of Mormon Access Packet - Includes teaching ideas for ALL of the Come Follow Me songs for the Book of Mormon year including fun singing time ideas for the holidays, custom art flip charts, Book of Mormon year themed helps, even bonus planners and teaching demo videos! Everything you need to help you be successful as an LDS Primary Music Leader!

Learn more about INSTANT Primary Singing membership options here!
Have questions or need more help, see this FAQ page here.

You’ll also love this Guest Prophet idea to teach Follow the Prophet with fun visitors that come to teach the kids!

Introduce the prophets with this easy way to teach Follow the Prophet Guest Prophets scripts printable lesson plan for Singing Time and Primary Music Leaders.

What riddles will you be using in this activity? Let us know in the comments!

Join INSTANT Primary Singing today for immediate access to monthly printable singing time ideas!

Leave a Comment

Sharing is Caring

Help spread the word. You're awesome for doing it!

0

Your Cart Is Empty

No products in the cart.