If you’re teaching I Feel My Savior’s Love as one of your Old Testament or maybe Doctrine & Covenants Come Follow Me Primary Songs, you’ll love this helpful list of 25 ideas to teach I Feel My Savior’s Love Singing Time ideas for Primary. It’s a suggested song for New Testament year in April, too.
It’s one of the suggested Primary Program songs and one of my favorite songs from the Children’s Songbook for teaching about Jesus’ love to the Primary kids!
It’s a beautiful song with so much meaning and a message that is really important for the kids to know and feel within their hearts as they grow in the gospel.
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I Feel My Savior’s Love Flip Charts
To help you get started in teaching this song and the key words, you can head over to see our I Feel My Savior’s Love Flip Chart & Lyrics. I’ve created a variety of different printable flip charts and slideshow options to best fit your Primary chorister needs.
This song is included in the Children’s Songbook on page #74. You can find printable sheet music on the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints website here.
How do you teach the song I Feel My Savior’s Love?
A great way to teach I Feel My Savior’s Love is with a word map! You’ll diagram out the lyrics of the song to help interconnect the words to the meaning of the song.
Next, a good option is the crack the code to put a challenge while adding lots of song repetition or the partner arm swings to bring in movement while singing! There’s lots of fun ways and any of these activities will be great to help you teach the song in Primary!
10 I Feel My Savior’s Love Singing Time Ideas
You’ll find here all of the varied and unique lesson plans and printable activities I’ve created to help you teach this song in your Primary room. Then, below, I have even more ideas from a variety of sources!
1. I Feel My Savior’s Love – Word Map
Create a visual word map of the different ways we Feel our Savior’s Love in this interactive lesson plan! You’ll draw back all the lyrics to one central idea — how the Savior shows his love! This is one of the first singing time ideas I shared on this blog so it only covers printables for the first verse, but you can use it for any of the verses just come up with your own song visuals for each verse on a piece of paper!
2. I Feel My Savior’s Love – Crack the Code
Add in a variety of movement actions with this fun pattern in our I Feel My Savior’s Love Crack the Code. They can solve for the code and then add in one or multiple actions to up the challenge!
3. I Feel My Savior’s Love – Things we See
Explore some of the different ways we can physically see and experience the ways our Savior loves us in this I Feel My Savior’s Love Things We See lesson idea. A great visual lesson plan for bringing depth and meaning to the lyrics.
4. I Feel My Savior’s Love – Syllable Singing
Work on dynamics and learning the flow of the melody with this I Feel My Savior’s Love Syllable Singing. You’ll substitute out the lyrics for the syllable sounds and the Junior Primary children especially will love singing out the song with sounds. The Primary children will silently sing the words in their mind as they focus on following along with a variety of sounds.
5. I Feel My Savior’s Love – Dance Scarves
Use this fun I Feel My Savior’s Love Dance Scarves pattern to add purposeful movement as you learn and review the song in singing time. It’s a simple but meaningful pattern that the kids will have so much fun recreating!
6. I Feel My Savior’s Love – What’s in the Bag
Pull out a variety of objects from a bag and talk about many different ways we can feel the Savior’s love for us. Head over here to find easy directions and ideas for this I Feel My Savior’s Love What’s in the Bag singing time idea.
7. I Feel My Savior’s Love – Heart Attack
If you’re looking for a fun service project for Senior Primary to have an engaging activity, see this I Feel My Savior’s Love Heart Attack idea! The kids can help you heart attack someone in the ward who needs some extra love, then bring in a picture the next week showing a picture of the heart attack and emphasizing how the children were able to show the Savior’s love for a deserving family.
8. I Feel My Savior’s Love – Partner Arm Swings
Arm swings are a simple but great way to add in movement and lots of repetition singing the song. See the full I Feel My Savior’s Love Partner Arm Swings pattern and printable over in the post. If you have extra time, this would be a fun one to do a slow and pretty “dance” using head shoulders knees and toes (you’ll make your way through that song twice).
9. I Feel My Savior’s Love – Primary Colors
You’ll love this engaging I Feel My Savior’s Love Primary Colors crack the code and a hidden message for the kids to solve with a large heart graphics that will fill in read “My Savior Loves Me.” It’s a wonderful way to tie the song message back in to the lesson that Heavenly Father loves them! This printable lesson plan includes the first, second verse, third, and fourth verse!
10. I Feel My Savior’s Love – Secret Words
Get your Primary teachers or leaders involved with this engaging I Feel My Savior’s Love Secret Words activity. It’s a perfect challenge for your last week with the song to see how well they can catch those words from the song title! You’ll hand out a secret keyword and the kids will try to notice the keyword and action and then try out the actions as a Primary or extend this idea for a small group.
15 MORE Different Ways to Teach I Feel My Savior’s Love
For even more ways to teach this song, if you haven’t found something you love yet, I’ve source a bunch of favorite activities from other LDS Primary music leaders / Primary chorister to help you create meaningful experiences with this song with your Primary children.
1. I Feel My Savior’s Love – Hand Bells
This is a GREAT song to teach with hand bells as it has such a pretty melody. You can choose from Merry Bells play along videos or printable bell charts. This song is part of their Primary Songs #1 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. I Feel My Savior’s Love – Music Video
A video can be a wonderful way to help the children get excited to learn a new song, introduce the song for the first time, or slow down from learning the lyrics to simply feel the spirit of the song! Here’s a few of my favorites:
- I Feel My Savior’s Love – Primary Age Remix with Children talking
- I Feel My Savior’s Love – Reese Oliveira
- I Feel My Savior’s Love – Missionary Remix
- I Feel My Savior’s Love – The Tabernacle Choir
3. I Feel My Savior’s Love – ASL
The pretty musical lyrics of I Feel My Savior’s Love lend wonderfully to teaching this song in Sign Language. I really like this I Feel My Savior’s Love ASL Video that makes it easy to learn the signs.
4. I Feel My Savior’s Love – Magic Potions
This Magic Potion is a really fun and creative idea! You’ll magically transform each one into a colorful exploding potion! See all the directions and how to use this I Feel My Savior’s Love Magic Potions in singing time.
5. I Feel My Savior’s Love – Heart Puzzle
See this cute I Feel My Savior’s Love Heart Puzzle for a fun way to match the lines of the song and put back together the hearts!
6. I Feel My Savior’s Love – Melody Map
A melody chart can be a fun way to teach a new song! Head here to see Sharla’s I Feel My Savior’s Love Melody Map Video.
7. Stacked Cups (Facebook Group)
8. Song Story (Facebook Group)
9. Fill in the Blank Pictures (Facebook Group)
10. Color Code (Angie Killian)
11. Alternate Dance Scarves Pattern (Facebook Group)
12. Sun and Rays (Facebook Group)
13. Pick the Word (Facebook Group)
14. Sing-Along Video (YouTube)
15. ASL Buttons (Facebook Group)
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