I have so many fond memories of learning and singing Nephi’s Courage as a kid! It’s a favorite that I highly recommend including as part of your Book of Mormon Primary Songs to teach in 2024.
I love that it’s upbeat and fun to sing and teaching about obedience from Nephi’s great example! You will have so much fun teaching this song to your Primary children with all of these Nephi’s Courage singing time ideas to help!
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Nephi’s Courage Teaching Packet
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Nephi’s Courage Flip Charts
If you’re looking for the perfect lyrics and visuals to help you teach this song, you’ll love this post! I’ve got a variety of different Nephi’s Courage Flip Chart options to pick from including a simple lyrics only landscape option, slideshow version, and a colorful flip chart using church photos. Or, pickup the custom art flip chart for a whole bunch of different print formats and styles all in one packet with wonderful illustrations!
8 Nephi’s Courage Singing Time Ideas
This post will help you find all of my Nephi’s Courage 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. Nephi’s Courage – Crossword Puzzle
Sing and then quiz with this fun and simple Nephi’s Courage Crossword Puzzle that covers a variety of different keywords from the 1st verse!
2. Nephi’s Courage – Rhythm Sticks
Add in fun movement and rhythm with this Nephi’s Courage Rhythm Sticks pattern. It’s an easy to follow repeating pattern that fits right with the beat!
3. Nephi’s Courage – Words of a Prophet
Incorporate the words of a current day prophet we are asked to obey as you teach about Nephi as he followed the prophet in his day to keep the commandments. It’s a great way to tie in what’s currently relevant and crucial while teaching the doctrine! See all of these Nephi’s Courage Words of a Prophet quotes and lesson plan.
4. Nephi’s Courage – Body Rhythm
Follow along with a fun Nephi’s Courage Body Rhythm that will get you patting and clapping along with the beat, then up the challenge for the chorus!
5. Nephi’s Courage – Build an Origami Boat
Sing through the song a bunch of times and add in two simple Nephi’s Courage Build an Origami Boat steps between each time through the song to show the children how they can accomplish hard things if they listen and obey!
6. Nephi’s Courage – Song Remix
Bring in a little different way to listen and learn the song with these fun Nephi’s Courage Song Remix video ideas, arrangements, sing-along videos, and ways to incorporate them into your Singing Time effectively.
7. Nephi’s Courage – UNO Review
For a fun and super easy way to review this entire song, you’ll love this Nephi’s Courage UNO Review game! Just assign each verse to one of the colors and draw a card to see how many verses to sing. Plus, more ideas to mix it up to fit your Primary’s needs.
8. Nephi’s Courage – Word Map
You’ll love this Nephi’s Courage Word Map to help you connect the gospel principles of this song of obey the Lord’s command with the feeling words of this song and how to be courageous like Nephi’s example!
9. Nephi’s Courage Sing Along Video
Help your Primary kiddos learn this song or introduce it for the first time with this fun and upbeat Nephi’s Courage sing along video to help!
12 More Ways to Teach Nephi’s Courage
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. Nephi’s Courage – 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. Nephi’s Courage – Nephi Cutout Masks
How adorable are these cutout masks of Nephi and his brothers! Take turns singing out the chorus as one of the brothers or try acting out one of the verses!
3. Nephi’s Courage – Dance Scarves
Dance Scarves are always a fun way to help bring a song to life! You can watch the demo of the dance scarves pattern here.
4. Nephi’s Courage – Hand Rhythm
Here’s a fun pattern that incorporates rhythm and actions into one sequence that’s easy enough for Junior Primary!
5. Pat, Clap, Actions (Facebook Group)
6. Letter Map (Facebook Group)
7. Box Stacking (Facebook Group)
8. Crack the Code (Facebook Group)
9. Who What Where Why (Facebook Group)
10. Eraser Pass (Facebook Group)
11. Envelope Game (Teaching Primary Music)
12. Egg Shakers (Facebook Group)
13. Melody Map (Facebook Group)
For more activities, see these Dare to Do Right Singing Time ideas! *Coming Soon*
What other fun Nephi’s Courage singing time ideas have you tried? We’d love to see your fun ideas! Share them in the comments to add to this list.