Song: We Know that Jesus Is Alive

Song: We Know that Jesus Is Alive

Activity Objective


To sing a song expressing joy that Jesus is alive

Lesson Outcome


The children will appreciate the story of Jesus' resurrection.

Directions


  • Invite the children to form a circle and sit down.
  • Ask if anyone knows the song "If You're Happy and You Know It"?
  • Sing the first phrase to familiarize the children with the melody.
  • Tell them that they will be changing the words to fit the session today. The words go as follows:

“We know that Jesus is alive, so clap your hands,
We know that Jesus is alive, so clap your hands,
We know that Jesus is alive and it makes us glad inside,
We know that Jesus is alive, so clap your hands.”

  • Continue with the song, changing the actions to "stomp your feet" and "shout hooray!"
  • By the third verse, the children will remember the words.

Learning Styles


Body Smart, Music Smart

Approximate Time


10 minutes

Hints


You may want to encourage creativity with your class and ask if anyone else can come up with any other suggestions of actions.

Sensitivities


If there are children in your group with special needs (physical, visual, hearing, language, or behavioral disabilities), adapt the activity accordingly.