Teach your Primary kids the words to Tell Me the Stories of Jesus with this fun and easy, no-prep, eraser pass game! It will help build it lots of meaningful repetition as the children really cement the words into their minds!
For an easier Junior Primary activity, try this Tell Me the Stories of Jesus Pick a Picture game!
Head over here to see our 21 Tell Me the Stories of Jesus Singing Time Ideas! Lots of fun ways to teach and learn this song in Primary.
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Tell Me the Stories of Jesus Eraser Pass
How to Play:
Sing through the song Tell Me the Stories of Jesus before introducing your activity.
Reveal or post the words to your eraser pass game. You can write your words on the whiteboard or simply post the printable included here. Tell the kids they’ll need to pay careful attention to the words, because you’re going to need their help to cross off the “wrong” words so only the correct words are left! Sing through the song again looking for participating singers.
Call up 2-3 children to each cross off one word. I like to bring in a Pro King Size Sharpie (also awesome for your food storage labeling!!) as it makes it really fun for the kids to cross off the words – but you can use any type of marker or erase the words if written on a whiteboard.
Continue singing your way through the song and giving the kids turns to mark off some words from the chart until there is only ONE word left out of each trio of choices.
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- Have the children sing ONLY the words left up on the chart once you’ve finished the activity.
- For a harder challenge, have the children SKIP the words from the blanks. You may need a blank word chart to help them stay on track.
Junior & Combined Primary Idea:
For an activity better suited for younger children, try our Tell Me the Stories of Jesus Pick a Picture activity.
For combined Primary groups, I would recommend starting with Eraser Pass with the older kids, and when only ONE word is left from the row, call up a Junior Primary child to add a picture from the Pick a Picture activity next to the word row!
If you loved this activity, head over to our When He Comes Again Eraser Pass singing time idea! You’ll also find additional ideas to extend the eraser pass game.
Tell Me the Stories of Jesus Eraser Pass Printable Lesson Plan
Included in this printable Tell Me the Stories of Jesus Eraser Pass is a guide page (so you know those keywords!) as well as a blanks page for those who may want to use it. There’s also 2 pages of eraser words for the first verse.
You’ll find extended printables for the 2nd verse and a printable lesson plan included in the INSTANT Primary Singing membership when Tell Me the Stories of Jesus is the featured song of the month!
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Head over to our fun Tell Me the Stories of Jesus Team Band idea next. It’s a perfect way to get kids making music and connecting with the song!
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