Fun Songs for
For the first song,
cut out medium- size red hearts and give one to each child.
buy already-made hearts.
I found some wonderfully - glittery ones.
Then the adult leader
tells the children what an echo song is.
Then the adult leader explains
"All of you will sing the words
"I love Jesus"
and I will echo you.
Just the opposite!
(Ham it up with the children.)
Encourage the children to do things like:
Raise their red heart above their head
or to the right or to the left.
Jump forward with their heart.
Jump to the side with their heart.
Instructions for the Second Song
Have the letters "B" "I" "B" "L" "E"
cut out or written on something with a magic marker.
There are 5 letters so choose five children to each hold a letter.
Then sing the following song and encourage the child with the letter to step forward or jump up when his or her letter is called.
Explain that there is a "First 'B' and a Second 'B'.
You also might want to have a laminated picture of a Bible for some child to hold and march around.
You might want the children to march around a circle for part of the song.
Instructions for the Third Song
different ways to enjoy this song:
Buy some light sticks and have fun with this song.
Make some kind of simple instrument for the children to play during this song.
Make up some simple movements to go with the song - including: clapping your hands, pretending you are playing the guitar, holding up one finger to represent the light of Jesus and when it says "Calling all Saints; calling all sinners" the children can cup their hands around their mouth.
Do a combination of the ideas above!
Instructions for the Fourth Song
Have a play microphone available for this song.
During the song,
the leader walks around
encourages each child to sing into the
Instructions for the Fifth Song
The following song
has motions with it.
Consider taking any peppy Bible music
and playing Freeze It!
The leader plays a song
when the music stops everybody freezes!
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