The Commandments Song

Activity Objective

To invite the children to sing a song explaining the Ten Commandments

Lesson Outcome

The children will explain that the Ten Commandments are God's rules.


  • Remind the children of the song "Clementine" and its melody. Teach them this new song, substituting the following words:

The Commandments,
God's rules
teach us how to care and love,
They were given to Moses
from our Father up above.

Learning Styles

Music Smart

Approximate Time

10 minutes


Write the words to the new song on the board.


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