Tag Archive: Christmas in Seminary

Seminary Auction Tips

This information was originally published at http://kenalford.com/semlist/2002/02jan04.htm and sent out as part of Ken Alford’s email list to Seminary teachers. If you’d like to hold Seminary auctions, may I recommend that you… 1)  Have no more than 2 auctions per year. I recommend holding the first either right before Christmas or at the end of January, and then holding the second at the end of the year. Or, to add variety…
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Alert! Special Church history dates in 2016

I’m the music chairperson in our unit, and today I started work on the music planning for my ward 2016.   Since I came on, the bishopric has been planning out the year’s sacrament meeting themes during the past few months of the year. This makes it easy for me as music chairperson to work with the choir director, organist, and others to prepare special music during the year.  Each…
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Make a CTR Gift Box

This cute CTR gift box is perfect for holding small Christmas and Primary birthday gifts.  Measures 1 7/8″ x 2 1/8″ x 1 7/8″ inches when finished. You’ll need: scissors tape or glue scissors CTR gift box pattern or HLJ gift box pattern 5 minutes Step 1: Assemble your materials and cut out the pattern   Step 2: Fold along the dotted lines Step 3: Tape Step 4: Admire your…
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Make a Seminary Basic Doctrines Candy Box

This Seminary Basic Doctrines Candy Box makes introducing the 9 seminary doctrines easy.  Just print, cut, fold, tape, and you’re set! The box is perfect for Christmas gifts, Seminary graduation gifts, Freshman orientation, inservice favors, or just because! You’ll need tape or glue dots Hershey Nugget Labels – I print on HP Everyday paper.  It’s a glossy coated inkjet paper that gives superior professional-looking results. Box Template – print on…
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The Family: A Proclamation to the World Memorization Project

As we were frequently reminded this past General Conference, especially in the Women’s session, This year marks twenty years of The Family: a Proclamation to the World. It was read September 23rd, 1995 at the General Relief Society Meeting, and since …

100 WAYS TO CHOOSE AND REVIEW


  1. Musical Measles
  2. Snowballs (have children write a song to sing on paper, crumple and throw!)
  3. Giant Dice
  4. Plinko Game
  5. Spin the wheel
  6. Name that tune
  7. Songs hiding under chairs

  8. Songs in apron pockets
  9. Bishopbric choice day
  10. Conductor training
  11. Can you hear me?
  12. Memory game on the board
  13. Trivia game
  14. Stop and Go signs
  15. Acapella day!
  16. Sing in rounds
  17. Sing in styles
  18. Magic Wand On/Off
  19. Reverent songs
  20. Charades
  21. Father’s Day – Dads come to primary and pick songs
  22. Father’s Day – Photos of Dad’s hands, guess favorite song
  23. Mother’s Day – Moms come to primary and pick songs
  24. Mother’s Day – Photo of mom as baby, guess favorite song
  25. Action song day
  26. Prophet songs
  27. Guest conductors (one for each song)
  28. Remembering last years program songs
  29. Go fishing
  30. Lights On/Off (stop and go singing piano keeps playing)
  31. Stand up and sit down on key words
  32. Name that song using 1 of the visual aids
  33. Song meter
  34. Program songs
  35. Bean bag toss
  36. Hangman
  37. Tic-Tac-Toe
  38. Hot and Cold (cardboard note, sing when hot or cold as child searches)
  39. Songs search (word search on poster or chalk board)
  40. Pin the song on the Piano (have songs taped to back of piano, sing song that gets “pinned”.
  41. Musical chairs
  42. Stump the chorister
  43. Keyword Connection (keys with a word on them, guess the song)
  44. Basketball throw (mini basketball hoop)
  45. Nerf shoot at numbered target
  46. Christmas gifts – unwrap and sing
  47. Birthday gifts – unwrap and sing birthday songs
  48. Birthday cake – songs on candles
  49. Temple photo and name match game, sing temple songs
  50. Primary Colors (courage, service, truth)
  51. Boys choice day
  52. Girls choice day
  53. Fill out an acrostic poem using the word PRIMARY
  54. Janice Kapp Perry day
  55. Use the nursery box
  56. Wear pioneer dress
  57. Put song page numbers on the board, kids pick a number and you sing that song
  58. Make a fun songbook
  59. Songs hiding under chairs
  60. Pieces of armour (assemble)
  61. Assemble a missionary (tag, scriptures, haircut, suit, etc.)
  62. Assemble a puzzle picture
  63. Assemble a snowman
  64. Assemble a Christmas tree
  65. Assemble a flag
  66. Assemble a pilgrim
  67. Assemble Noah’s Ark or add animals to the ark
  68. Assemble a garden of flowers
  69. Assemble a chapel
  70. Songs in a song bag  OR:
  71. Songs in a hat
  72. Songs in balloons
  73. Songs behind the squares (punch through the paper)
  74. Songs on valentines
  75. Songs on hearts
  76. Songs on Shamrocks
  77. Songs on flowers
  78. Songs on Kites
  79. Songs on raindrops under umbrella
  80. Songs on birds, help them get to their nests
  81. Songs on flags
  82. Songs on ants at a picnic, or plastic food items for picnic
  83. Songs in a covered wagon or handcart
  84. Songs on apples/fruit in a tree
  85. Songs on snowflakes
  86. Songs on pumpkins
  87. Songs on pumpkin parts, make a face!
  88. Songs on pilgrims
  89. Songs on turkey feathers
  90. Songs under nativity figures
  91. Songs on a wreath
  92. Songs on a Christmas tree
  93. Songs in a rocket
  94. Songs on ice cream cone and scoops
  95. Songs on pioneer items
  96. Songs in a quiver of arrows
  97. Songs on props (popcorn, gift, etc.)
  98. Songs on the back of notes, placed on a staff (draw a staff on the board)
  99. Songs on bees around a beehive
  100. Take a Mr. Potato head.  Assign songs to eyes, ears, hat, feet, etc. and put him together!


100 ways started as a challenge to see if I could think of 100 ways to choose and review in 10 minutes. I got to about 70. The next thirty took about 24 hours. Make review weeks fun! Choose and Review!
Even 11 year old boys will participate when singing time is fun!

If you want to print this out, you can print it directly from my google doc.

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1BPeJOERY3GxzItv_FpEGuKfyusnz3kuDdOXXd7R6NY8/edit?usp=sharing








All I need to know I learned in Seminary – Trendy

There’s a slightly different emphasis on this All I need to know I learned in Seminary – Trendy poster.  Pray is the first word, in larger text. Click on “All I need to Know” in the tags to see all these posters. Pray Cease to sleep longer than is needful   Men are that they might have joy   Wickedness never was happiness   No one can serve two masters   Choose the right  …
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All I need to know I learned from Seminary – Shield Style

This version of the All I need to know I learned from Seminary poster is in the shape of a shield (or sort of like a shield), more like the original. Click on “All I need to Know” in the tags to see all these posters. Put on the full armor of God   Cease to sleep longer than is needful   Men are that they might have joy   Wickedness never was…
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All I need to Know I learned from Seminary – Formal style

This version of the All I need to know I learned from Seminary is slightly more formal. Click on “All I need to Know” in the tags to see all these posters.  The text is mostly from the keywords on the back of the 100 scripture mastery bookmark: Pray always   Cease to sleep longer than is needful   Men are that they might have joy   Wickedness never was happiness   No one can…
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All I need to know I learned from Seminary

Back in the day, apparently, there was a poster available that played off of the All I need to Know I learned from Kindergarten fad of the nineties, tweaked for Seminary.  Our Seminary Facebook group was unable to find the original, and since church was canceled due to ice today, I’ve got time to make a few versions. Click on “All I need to Know” in the tags to see all…
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2015 Mutual Theme Candy Bar Wrappers [5 Sizes!]

Woo hoo! I’ve just finished making my 2015 Mutual Theme Candy Bar Wrappers and I’ve got FIVE, yes five, sizes for you! In my download, you’ll find wrappers that fit all of these candy bars: 6.8-ounce [Giant] Hershey’s bars (Symphony, … Continue reading 2015 Mutual Theme Candy Bar Wrappers [5 Sizes!]