I Love to See the Temple: Ideas for Younger and Older Children


Just saying the word conjures up emotions and feelings… comfort, security, love…

In much the same way, this song can become that kind of song for the children…comforting, secure, full of love… depending upon the way it is taught.

Here are some ideas:

I Love To See the Temple

First and/or Second Verse

Younger Children:

  1. Scarves
  2. Song Story (2nd verse)
  3. Temple puzzles
  4. Magic Crayon
  5. Ribbon Wands
  6. ASL handsigns
  7. Shaker and pencil pattern
  8. Body Rhythm pattern

Older Children

  1. Color Code
  2. Ribbon Wands
  3. Song Story (2nd verse)
  4. What would it look like? temple “trip”
  5. ASL Handsigns
  6. Shaker and pencil pattern
  7. Complicated Body Rhythm pattern

Second Verse

(Do some of the activities listed above using the second verse)

Also see:

ASL Video – https://www.lds.org/children/videos-music/asl?lang=eng#i-love-to-see-the-temple

Payson Utah – http://utahvalley360.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Celestial-update.jpg


  1. Lynn Allen Slocum

    Is there an example for the shaker and pencil pattern? I like that! Thanks.

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