Follow the prophet (CS
Friend March 2006, suggestion # 5
the Prophet" (pp. 110–11).
Compare a flashlight lighting up a darkened room to a
prophet sharing light from Heavenly Father so that His people (sing the words) "don't
go astray." Define astray as off course or lost.
Have the children sing that phrase with you.
- Ask them to listen for what the prophet knows as you
sing the last phrase, "follow the prophet; he knows the way."
Lead them in singing that phrase.
- Ask them to listen to you sing the chorus and come in
on the phrases they've just learned; then repeat the chorus again.
Sing the chorus a third time, this time passing a flashlight from child to
- When the singing stops, have the child with the
flashlight represent Adam.
Teach the first verse by singing one phrase at a time and asking the
children to echo it back while following "Adam" as he acts out the verse.
(For example, he could pantomime planting a garden.)
- Have the children sing the chorus and pass the
Repeat the process with Noah, and in following weeks continue teaching all