25 My Heavenly Father Loves Me Singing Time Ideas

I have such fond memories singing My Heavenly Father Loves Me in Primary! This song title is the one I chose for my baptism, so it holds an extra special place in my heart.

This is a great song that teaches how everything around us and all of our blessings we have been given are from a loving Heavenly Father – I just love that message!

Here you can find all of the Come Follow Me Primary songs in that music list I’ve used with lots of fun ways to teach all of the songs, including how I’m teaching My Heavenly Father Loves Me.

25 My Heavenly Father Loves Me different lesson plans and ideas for Primary Singing Time music leaders / choristers to teach My Heavenly Father Loves Me! #LDS #Primary #MusicLeader #PrimaryChorister #Imamormon #Music #SingingTime

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My Heavenly Father Loves Me Teaching Packet

You’ll love teaching this song with this packet FULL of awesome teaching ideas and all of our extended printables to engage with learning this song in your Primary Room! It includes 8 different teaching activities plus a beautiful custom art flip chart.

You can find this full My Heavenly Father Loves Me Teaching Packet in my shop. It is also available in my Etsy shop here.

Shop My Heavenly Father Loves Me Singing Time activities with 8 different teaching ideas to help you teach this song for LDS Primary music leaders

My Heavenly Father Loves Me Flip Chart

A great first place to start is with our My Heavenly Father Loves Me Flip Charts! Pick the style that works best for your Primary group and then you can use it combined with any of our fun singing time ideas below.

Shop My Heavenly Father Loves Me Flip Chart visual aids with lyrics and art for singing time helps for Primary music leaders

This beautiful song is included in the Children’s Songbook on page #228. It’s one of my favorite primary songs! Grab the sheet music on the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints website here.

8 My Heavenly Father Loves Me Singing Time Ideas

This post will help you find all of my My Heavenly Father Loves Me 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. My Heavenly Father Loves Me – Pick a Picture Phrase

This idea may be best for Junior Primary, but can also be used in Senior. You’ll make a word symbol puzzle for My Heavenly Father Loves Me!

Take just a few pictures / symbols per phrase of the song and let the kids help you unscramble their way through the song. They’ll love this crack the code game that’s at their level! They’re almost like a word strip but with pictures scramble them up to see if they can get them back in the right order!

My Heavenly Father Loves Me - Primary Singing Time Game - Pick a Picture Phrase. Use these keyword pictures that represent a line of the song to help teach the lyrics. With printable song helps for LDS Primary music leaders.

2. My Heavenly Father Loves Me – Not That Word

A great alternative for the Pick a Picture Phrase game, try this Not That Word game in Senior Primary. The Senior primary loves the challenge, so we’ll be playing My Heavenly Father Loves Me Not That Word.

In this game, they’ll cross out words that don’t belong until there are only the “right” words left.

My Heavenly Father Loves Me Not That Word Game for Primary Singing Time music leaders and choristers. Use these printable song helps to help review the song.

3. My Heavenly Father Loves Me – Matching Senses

In My Heavenly Father Loves Me we talk about 4 different senses. This lesson plan can help the little children think about their senses and how we recognize gifts from a loving Heavenly Father. You could use a large poster board to bring all of the different senses together.

My Heavenly Father Loves Me Matching Senses fun singing time idea to engage with each of the senses references throughout this song lyrics. Fun ways to teach this song with printable song helps for LDS Primary music leaders.

4. My Heavenly Father Loves Me – Sights & Sounds Videos

When you’re ready for the 2nd verse of My Heavenly Father Loves Me, there’s no better way to introduce the songs meaningful words than by showing some videos that will really make an impact.  This lesson plan helps remind us to be grateful for the many blessings we have.

25 My Heavenly Father Loves Me Singing Time Ideas Singing time ideas for Primary Music Leaders My Heavenly Father Loves Me Sights Sounds Video Lesson sq

5. My Heavenly Father Loves Me – Hand Bells

The kids LOVE using hand bells! If you haven’t tried them yet, now is a great time to get started. This song is so pretty with hand bells accompaniment. Includes a link to a free chart to download! Each hand bell note is represented with a different color that coordinates with most common hand bell sets.

My Heavenly Father Loves Me Lesson plan for Primary singing time for music leaders / choristers! Includes printable hand bell chart for teaching this song!

6. My Heavenly Father Loves Me – Dance Scarves

The Junior primary especially loves reinforcing songs with scarves play, but don’t be mislead – the Senior boys secretly love it, too! I created a simple scarves pattern that correlates with My Heavenly Father Loves Me. Great for even the second verse.

25 My Heavenly Father Loves Me Singing Time Ideas Singing time ideas for Primary Music Leaders My Heavenly Father Loves Me Dance Scarves 7

7. My Heavenly Father Loves Me – Playdoh Creations

I’m planning to use this Playdoh Creations game as a fun review game later in the year. To play, I created cute Playdoh rolling mats / templates to represent some of the keywords in the song like the lilac tree and the blue sky – with two different ways to play! This activity is perfect for the first verse.

My Heavenly Father Loves Me Singing Time Ideas - Playdoh Creations is a fun visual activity that gets the kids hands on creating with this printable lesson plan!

8. My Heavenly Father Loves Me – Recorder

As a fun bonus activity, try this Recorder version of My Heavenly Father Loves Me! It would be fun assignment for a 4th grader to learn and practice to share in Primary.

My Heavenly Father Loves Me recorder sheet music

Since most 4th graders learn the recorder as part of their school curriculum, they’ll love trying this Primary song version! You might try to include just small parts of the song for a unique and different way to engage the kiddos with the music. Try assigning the music to the oldest class and I bet they’ll rock it!

9. My Heavenly Father Loves Me – Picture Clues

You’ll love showing all the ways we can feel Heavenly Father’s Love with this idea that uses vibrant hand drawn visuals as your picture clues! Have the children use the clues from the lyrics to find the correct picture or look for clue in the picture to figure out the next line of the song!

My Heavenly Father Loves Me Picture Clues - Help the kids learn the verse and discuss ways we feel God's love with this engaging picture visuals activity for teaching this song. Primary Singing time for Music Ledears.

16 More Ways to Teach My Heavenly Father Loves Me

If you’re looking for even more inspiration, I’ve sourced some of my favorite ideas and wonderful things for other Primary Music Leader and Primary chorister to help you teach this song in fun and varied ways if this is a new song for your Primary children.

1. My Heavenly Father Loves Me – Hand Bells

25 My Heavenly Father Loves Me Singing Time Ideas Singing time ideas for Primary Music Leaders My Heavenly Father Loves Me

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 Song set 1. Use the coupon code PrimarySinging to save 10%.

2. My Heavenly Father Loves Me – Hand Actions & Props

Klysta turns my senses lesson plan above interactive with these fun ideas!! It might be a little much to keep you super busy and running around, but maybe you can have a child help run one step of the actions!

3. Sing-Along Video (YouTube)

4. Lyrics Quiz (Facebook Group)

5. Picture Wheels (Facebook Group)

6. Sights and Sounds (Sharla Dance)

7. Emojis (Facebook Group)

8. Hand Clap Pattern (Sharla Dance)

9. Picture Order (Sharla Dance)

10. Eraser Pass (Sharla Dance)

11. Cartoon Illustrations (Facebook Group)

12. ASL & Hand Actions (Facebook Group)

13. Aided Language Display (Facebook Group)

14. Mini Coloring Book (Facebook Group)

15. ASL Video (YouTube)

16. Song Visuals Around the World (In the Leafy Treetops)

30 When I Am Baptized singing time ideas fun ways to teach this song for LDS Primary Music leaders including paper plates pattern, ribbon wands, comic strip , hand clap pattern, and many more visual and and lesson plans.

For more fun teaching activities and ideas to use in your Primary, continue on to this post with tons of When I Am Baptized Singing Time ideas!

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