The Primary song Give Said the Little Stream is one of the featured songs to teach as part of the Old Testament Primary Song List for Come Follow Me. I didn’t get to finish all the activities and ideas I had brainstormed for teaching this song, but I finally got to finish off the last couple Give Said the Little Stream Singing Time ideas this month and finish off this collection post with tons of different ways to teach this song!
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Give Said the Little Stream Singing Time Packet
You’ll be able to easily jump right in to teaching Give Said the Little Stream with this packet full of my 7 favorite teaching ideas with tons of extended printables to perfectly fit your needs! It also includes a beautiful custom art flip chart to help you teaching the lyrics for the first time.
Give Said the Little Stream Flip Charts
I have a bunch of different Give Said the Little Stream Flip Charts to help you easily teach this song or display the words, as needed for your Primary children. You can pick from an assortment of styles to fit your needs including a printer friendly option and even a slideshow!
This song is included in the Children’s Songbook on page #236. You can find printable sheet music on the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints website here.
8 Give Said the Little Stream Singing Time Ideas
This post will help you find all of my Give Said the Little Stream 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. Give Said the Little Stream – Up & Down
Move with the words as you sing “Give” quickly standing up and back down with each time! It’s a fun challenge and you’ll love the repetition in this Give Said the Little Stream Up & Down activity! Plus, see more fun ways to extend your lesson plan.
2. Give Said the Little Stream – Foreign Language
Switch up the keyword “Give” with a few different foreign language options to help challenge the kiddos! Your Senior Primary will especially love this Give Said the Little Stream Foreign Language activity. It might be fun to even include those alternate languages in your Primary Program to be more inclusive in a diverse ward.
3. Give Said the Little Stream – Spring Blossoms
There’s no better way to review to bring the visuals to life with these pretty florals and raindrops as you sing through this song together with the Give Said the Little Stream Spring Blossoms activity! Lots of different ways to use the visuals to review.
4. Give Said the Little Stream – Dance Scarves
Follow along with this dance scarves pattern that follows the rhythm and the meaning of the song with this Give Said the Little Stream Dance Scarves activity. There’s a different pattern for each verse and the chorus to add variety and interest.
5. Give Said the Little Stream – Egg Shakers
Get moving and shaking make your own music with Give Said the Little Stream Egg Shakers lesson plan! It’s a fun challenge while focusing on the beat of the music and adding in movement!
6. Give Said the Little Stream – Color Code
Challenge your Primary children to see if they can crack this Give Said the Little Stream Color Code! Each of the colors represent a different word from the song that’s missing from these lyric pages.
7. Give Said the Little Stream – Rolling Rhythm Sticks
Grab a partner and together you’ll play this Give Said the Little Stream Rolling Rhythm Sticks game! It is a great way to help the concept of “give” come to life with purpose and fun as you sing through the song over and over.
8. Give Said the Little Stream – Interactive Poster
You’ll absolutely adore this Give Said the Little Stream Interactive Poster that helps each verse of the song come to life in a new way! You’ll flip over a flap or add on elements to complete the scene as you make your way line by line through the song.
13 More Different Ways to Teach Give Said the Little Stream
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. Give Said the Little Stream – 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 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. Give Said the Little Stream – Music Video
This is just the SWEETEST video for this song with the Tabernacle Choir and an energetic video to go right along with it. You’ll sing this song with a whole new energy after sharing this video!
3. Give Said the Little Stream – Actions
Use these fun hand actions (and a few mixed in ASL signs) to help teach the different lyrics. Klysta does such a good job at coming up with creative actions the kids will love.
4. Give Said the Little Stream – Dance Scarves
Follow along with these fun dance scarves activity by just painting out whatever you’d love best with your own dance scarves! Plus, practice singing soft and loud!
5. Dot to Dot (Facebook Group)
6. Follow the Stream (LDS Primary Printables)
7. Simplified ASL Sign Language (YouTube)
8. Sing-Along Video (YouTube)
9. Arm Sways (YouTube)
10. Clap on Give (YouTube)
11. Chimes Bell Chart (Facebook Group)
12. History of Give Said the Little Stream (The Tabernacle Choir Blog)
13. Blooming Flowers (Teach Beside Me)
What other fun Give Said the Little Stream singing time ideas have you tried? We’d love to see your fun ideas! Share them in the comments to add to this list.