12 I Will Be Valiant Singing Time Ideas

Are you teaching I Will Be Valiant this year as one of your Come Follow Me songs? I love the upbeat nature of this song and it made it fun and easy to come up with a variety of I Will Be Valiant Singing Time Ideas you’ll love!

I Will Be Valiant shows up in 3 of the Come Follow Me Primary Song Rotation years. See our handy list on that link for a year-by-year comparison! While it would easily work for any of the 3 years, I personally think it’s perfect to include in the Doctrine & Covenants Come Follow Me Primary Songs list!

I think it just fits that book of scripture wonderfully especially with the example of how faithful the saints were through all their challenges.

12 I Will Be Valiant Singing Time Ideas Easy ideas for Music Leaders I Will Be Valiant Singing Time Ideas

12 I Will Be Valiant Singing Time Ideas

12 I Will Be Valiant Singing Time Ideas Easy ideas for Music Leaders I Will Be Valiant Flip Chart 2

If you’re just getting started teaching this song, you may want to grab our I Will Be Valiant Flip Chart! There’s several different styles to pick from including a slideshow option! I don’t use flip charts often in Primary, but I always like to have one on hand for when I need it!

1. I Will Be Valiant – Clap Instead

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This fun I Will Be Valiant Clap Instead singing time idea adds in purposeful movement to clap in place of select keywords. You can then have the kids sing only the star words or compete one side vs the other side of the room to add in tons of variation and repetition.

2. I Will Be Valiant – Picture Puzzle

I Will Be Valiant Picture Puzzle singing time ideas with a fun picture scrambled up with the lyrics to reveal the hidden picture! Great way to teach this song for LDS Primary music leaders.

Use these adorable I Will Be Valiant Picture Puzzle printables to teach this song! You can work on unscrambling the picture (and lyrics) as a Primary or use them as fun small group challenges. Then rotate the puzzles so everyone gets to try each of the puzzles and then sing their part of the song.

3. I Will Be Valiant – Cup Pattern

Kids will love the movement and music in I Will Be Valiant Cup Pattern singing time idea for LDS Primary music leaders with demo video and printable song helps!

My Primary kiddos always LOVED when I brought in cups with a fun pattern!! This I Will Be Valiant Cup Pattern uses a lot of movement and a few different challenges to keep the kids on their toes. It’s a perfect activity to feel the rhythm of this song.

4. I Will Be Valiant – Tag Team Singing

I Will Be Valiant Tag Team Singing fun singing time idea for LDS Primary music leaders teaching this song

Invite in a guest, like your ward missionaries, to help your group try out this fun back and forth I Will Be Valiant Tag Team Singing idea. Your older kids especially will love the competition feel while working together to make it through the song with lots of fun different tag team singing patterns.

5. I Will Be Valiant – Team Patterns

I Will Be Valiant Team Patterns singing time idea using ribbon wands and rhythm sticks for LDS Primary music leaders

Divide up your Primary into 2 groups with this I Will Be Valiant Team Patterns singing time lesson plan. One group will use ribbon wands while the other half use rhythm sticks. It adds in a lot of visual interest, music, movement, and a fun challenge!

6. I Will Be Valiant – Fill in the Blank

I Will Be Valiant Fill in the Blank singing time ideas for LDS Primary music leaders

Use our I Will Be Valiant Fill in the Blank printables to sing the song while filling in one of the blanks with either the written word or a fun picture representation! The kids will love getting creative and showing off that they know the next missing word.

7. I Will Be Valiant – Icon Poster

I Will Be Valiant Icon Poster singing time ideas for LDS Primary Music Leaders

You’ll love this I Will Be Valiant Icon Poster that turns each line into a simple symbol. It’s a great way to show the entire song with a purposeful poster to represent the song! Then, add in a variety of challenges to up the task for your older Primary children.

8. I Will Be Valiant – Team Lap Pattern

This one just looks like so much fun! Have the kids line up in rows closely seated together, or sit in one big circle! Then, demonstrate the pattern of lap-lap, right-right, lap-lap, clap! See the I Will Be Valiant Lap Pattern on YouTube here.

9. I Will Be Valiant – Pennant Parade

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Use the keywords across a series of pennant flags to help teach I Will Be Valiant in your Primary! She has a bunch of fun ideas of ways to use the flags like sing and trade your flag and even create a cute parade to march around the room with the flags! Visit Primary Notes 29 for the Personal Pennant Parade!

10. I Will Be Valiant – Sand Blocks

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How fun is this idea by Purposeful Primary Music to teach I Will Be Valiant with Sand Blocks. Just rub along with the beat, on each word, or with they rhythm!

See this easy tutorial for how to make sand blocks for $2!

11. I Will Be Valiant – Safety Signs

12 I Will Be Valiant Singing Time Ideas Easy ideas for Music Leaders i will be valiant safety signs

I love Camille’s I Will Be Valiant Safety Signs lesson plan! It talks about how signs help keep us safe, just like the commandments are guide posts to help keep us safe. It can go a long way towards helping the kids understand why we should be valiant, and what the big word means!

12. I Will Be Valiant – March in Place

Use this fun I Will Be Valiant March in Place Follow-Along Video! It’s a fun and easy way to incorporate movement and would even work perfectly for an at-home singing time.

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