Faith CoLab: Tapestry of Faith: Wonderful Welcome: A Program for Children Grades K-1

Activity 5: Singing "Filled With Loving Kindness"

Activity time: 10 minutes

Materials for Activity

  • Copy of "Filled with Loving Kindness," Hymn 1031 in Singing the Journey
  • Newsprint, markers, and tape
  • Optional: Recording of "Filled with Loving Kindness" and appropriate music player
  • Optional: A guitar, piano or other instrument

Preparation for Activity

  • Prepare to teach the song, "Filled with Loving Kindness," to the group. If you are unfamiliar with the tune, hear it on Youtube.
  • Write the words to the song on newsprint and post.
  • Optional: Obtain a recording of the song to familiarize the children with the tune.
  • Optional: Invite a musical volunteer to lead and/or accompany the song.

Description of Activity

Teach the song line by line, and then lead children in singing it through once or twice.

This is a good song to have the children teach the congregation in the sanctuary at some point.