I love the cute and easy to teach song, Stand for the Right! It’s a great pick for adding a more upbeat tune to your mix of song picks as part of the Book of Mormon Primary Songs list, or in the New Testament year.
Here, I’ve complied a collection of all of my Stand for the Right Singing Time ideas plus lots of additional ways to teach Stand for the Right inspired by other Primary Music Leaders to help you come up with the perfect activities to use with your Primary children!
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Stand for the Right Flip Charts
To help you teach this song, you’ll love this beautiful collection of Stand for the Right Flip Charts! I’ve included a bunch of different styles including the brand new art flip chart you’ll love!
This song is included in the Children’s Songbook on page #159. You can find printable sheet music on the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints website here.
Stand for the Right Singing Time Packet
Get instant access to my 6 favorite ways to teach this song including all of the extended printables in this Stand for the Right Singing Time Packet! You’ll have everything you teach to teach this song right at your finger tips.
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8 Stand for the Right Singing Time Ideas
This post will help you find all of my Stand for the Right 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. Stand for the Right – Sand Blocks
Bring in your sand blocks to pat and tap along with the melody in this fun Stand for the Right Sand Blocks pattern with additional patterns to change it up and adjust the difficulty.
2. Stand for the Right – Pat Instead
Replace specific keywords throughout the song with this fun Stand for the Right Pat Instead activity! Then, switch it up and sing the missing words that you pat and skip singing all of the written keywords.
3. Stand for the Right – First Letters Map
The Primary children will love to try to solve this engaging Stand for the Right First Letters Map! Each of the first letters for each word are displayed as they try to solve where each letter goes and crack the color code, too.
4. Stand for the Right – Learn & Teach
Dive into the scriptures to help add additional meaning to the lyrics in this Stand for the Right Learn & Teach lesson plan. It’s a great way to help to reinforce the doctrine and teach the gospel, while having fun.
5. Stand for the Right – Video Story
You’ll find a bunch of really awesome videos to pick from here in this Stand for the Right Video Story post. Choose your favorite video to help teach the core message of this song in a way that helps bring in the Spirit.
6. Stand for the Right – Song Story
You can’t go wrong with a song story as a powerful way to teach and introduce this song in an engaging way. You can follow along with this Stand for the Right Song Story as you share a story about Maddie at school while you interweave singing one line of the song at a time.
7. Stand for the Right – Mirror Your Partner
Can they follow along with a mix of different actions that you do as you lead this song? Let them try in this fun Stand for the Right Mirror Your Partner idea. You can also pair up the children into groups of two and let them take turns leading a variety of actions to mirror.
8. Stand for the Right – Work & Play
Bring sounds from real life into your Primary room to help build a strong nature and senses connection to this song in this Stand for the Right Work & Play Sounds lesson plan. It’s a great way to tie in a message about standing for the right — wherever you are!
12 More Different Ways to Teach Stand for the Right
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. Stand for the Right – 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. Stand for the Right – Clap & Move
This fun and simple movement pattern the kids will love using! Head over to see Sharla Dance in this Clap & Move rhythm pattern here.
3. Stand for the Right – Stacking Boxes
How fun is this cute idea by Melanie in the Facebook group! You can stack boxes with one word or picture each as you build the song and teach Stand for the Right!
You can find her printable helps here!
4. Stand for the Right – Rhythm Sticks & Shakers
Bring out both your rhythm sticks and egg shakers with this fun combo instrument activity. Watch the full video here if it doesn’t load there.
Rhythm sticks are a very versatile instrument to use in Primary and the boys especially love using them! You can pick up a set of rhythm sticks on Amazon here. To get even more use out of your set of rhythm sticks, I have this really cool set of printable Rhythm Sticks pattern cards to help you come up with varied sequences!
5. Another Rhythm Sticks Pattern (Facebook Group)
6. “BEE” True (Facebook Group)
7. Sound Experiments Starts at 4:33 (YouTube)
8. Singing “Wave” (Facebook Group)
9. Pencil Taps Starts at 3:11 (YouTube)
10. Body Rhythm (YouTube)
11. Bell Chords (Primary Handbells Blog)
12. Maori Sticks (YouTube)
13. Song Story Newspaper (Facebook Group)
14. Interactive Picture (Teaching Children the Gospel)
15. Work and Play Categories (Teaching Primary Music)
16. Sign & Movement Actions (Facebook Group)
17. Drum the Beat Starts at 3:01 (YouTube)
18. Slideshow Guess the Song Starts at 3:54 (YouTube)
19. Stand Up Game (Teaching Children the Gospel)
20. ASL Sign Language (YouTube)
For more activities, see these When We’re Helping Singing Time ideas!
What other fun Stand for the Right singing time ideas have you tried? We’d love to see your fun ideas! Share them in the comments to add to this list.