8 Singing Time Ideas for Away in a Manger

What better way to spend the holidays then learning some of our beloved and favorite Primary Christmas songs!! This year, we are working on Away in a Manger and have 8 fun and engaging singing time ideas to share. We …

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Christmas Songbook Printable of Primary Songs!

I absolutely love the Christmas season! The lights, the Christmas tree, so many opportunities to gather with loved ones, of course all the sweets, and all the awesome Christmas music! We have a tradition in our family of gathering together …

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Away in a Manger – Draw & Trace

My primary children love creative activities! Get some crayons and have fun with this Away in a Manger – Draw & Trace activity! I LOVE this simple watercolor of the nativity, especially because the shapes are very simple to recreate. …

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Away in a Manger – Partner Arm Swings

Socialization can be an important part of a child’s learning. Have your primary kiddos pick a partner and have some fun with this Away in a Manger – Partner Arm Swings activity! Believe it or not, young children truly thrive …

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Away in a Manger – Gifts of Christmas

With Christmas quickly approaching, children are eager to rip open beautifully packaged boxes and bags to see what’s inside. This Away in a Manger – Gifts of Christmas activity is a great way to allow children to use their sense …

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Away in a Manger – Paper Plates

There are weeks when my primary lesson is perfectly planned out and ready to go… and then there are other weeks where I find myself in panic on Saturday night trying to throw something together for singing time. On evenings …

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Away in a Manger – Silent Video

Growing up, one of my favorite parts of the Christmas season was setting up our nativity and watching a video of the miracle of Christ’s birth. There is something so beautiful about watching the birth of the innocent Christ child …

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Away in a Manger – Dance Scarves

If you have an extra wiggly primary, movement activities can be a lifesaver! Dance scarves are a great way to get kids engaged and moving! This simple Away in a Manger – Dance Scarves activity is a super fun way …

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Away in a Manger – Unscramble the Words

I love using word games in primary. Word games are great because they help reinforce problem-solving skills as well as hand-eye coordination. They are also just a fun way to see if your primary kiddos really know the song! This …

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Away in a Manger – Guess What’s Next

One of my favorite ways to review primary songs is through competition. This Guess What’s Next review game is a great way to review “Away in a Manger.” This activity is best for Senior Primary but can be adapted for …

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