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This packet includes 7 different ways to teach Away in a Manger Christmas song with printable lesson plans and visual aids to help with teaching in Primary! Plus, includes a printable custom art flip chart!

✅ This printable file includes:

** Away in a Manger Flip Chart – Includes color, black and white, landscape, and portrait with multiple font sizing to fit your needs.

1. Dance Scarves – Use a simple or more challenging pattern using dance scarves.

2. Unscramble Words – Unscramble the song lyrics to learn or review this song as a challenge.

3. Guest What’s Next – Can you guess what word comes next? A fill in the blank competition!

4. Draw the Nativity – Draw a simple nativity scene with this easy to follow drawing activity.

5. Partner Arm Swings – Grab a buddy and follow these arm swing patterns with the melody.

6. Paper Plates – Tap paper plates along with the beat with simple and fun actions.

7. Picture the Manger – Ask questions to help picture what it would have like at the manger.

*Draw the Nativity and Picture the Manger are best for the 1st verse. The rest of the activities work to teach any of the verses.


“Away in a Manger” words by Anon. (ca. 1883) music by William J. Kirkpatrick (1838–1921) harmonized by Rosalee Elser (1925–2007) © 1980 by Rosalee Elser. Lyrics used under public domain.

All files are digital print files only and will be delivered digitally.

Due to the digital nature of this product, all sales are final once they have been downloaded. If you have concerns or questions, please message me and I’ll do my best to help!

Print Size & Use:
Each page is designed to print on 8.5″ x 11″ printer paper or cardstock. You can also print on A4 paper size with an extra margin at the top and bottom of the page. Adjust your printer settings to fit the print to page with your paper size settings. You will need a PDF reader software, such as Adobe Acrobat reader which is a (available as a free software) to view and print this file.

Terms of Use:
All files are available for your own personal and church use only. They may not be shared or distributed beyond your own personal and church use. My work is protected by copyright laws and cannot be recreated, resold, or modified.

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Shop Away in a Manger Singing Time activities with 7 different teaching ideas to help you teach this song for LDS Primary music leaders plus a custom art flip chart! Includes dance scarves, paper plate actions, draw a nativity lesson plan, what comes next, and more!

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