One fun way to introduce, or to testify of If the Savior Stood Beside Me by the spirit, is with this engaging song story activity. This one always completely captivates the kids attention as they hang on every word.
If the Savior Stood Beside Me Song Story
Tell a story that follows closely to the lyrics in the song. You’ll share a part of the story, then sing a short line of the song that correlates, then continue along with the story.
This is a really captivating way to share the song, engage the children with a story that helps them to think about the words of the song, and helps them to quietly listen and feel the spirit. Song Stories always have a powerful effect in my Primary class.
I created a story about Jack who decided to stand up against a his friend bullying one of their classmates. It includes the first two lines of verse 1 and the third verse as part of the Song Story.
I absolutely love using a Song Story to introduce a song for the first week, it’s just so engaging and captivating! For another fun song to use this activity with, head over to see our A Child’s Prayer Song Story printable!
If the Savior Stood Beside Me
Printable Song Story
This printable song story is an easy to follow 1-page printable. It weaves in the story and the song lyrics so you can easily read and know just when to transition to singing a line of the song.
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Use this If the Savior Stood Beside Me contrasting choices game next to teach about how our everyday choices can be affected by following the words of If the Savior Stood Beside Me.