Children's Songbook
of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Published by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Salt Lake City, Utah

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My Heavenly Father

I Am a Child of God     2

I Lived in Heaven     4

I Know My Father Lives     5

Thanks to Thee     6

I Thank Thee, Dear Father     7

Father, We Thank Thee for the Night     8

Can a Little Child like Me?     9

Thank Thee for Everything     10

I'm Thankful to Be Me     11

A Child's Prayer     12

I Pray in Faith     14

If with All Your Hearts     15

Children All Over the World     16

I Need My Heavenly Father     18

Heavenly Father, Now I Pray     19

A Song of Thanks     20

Thanks to Our Father     20

For Health and Strength     21

For Thy Bounteous Blessings     21

A Prayer Song     22

A Prayer     22

Father Up Above     23

Heavenly Father, While I Pray     23

Thank Thee, Father     24

We Bow Our Heads     25

I Love to Pray     25

Reverently, Quietly     26

Reverence     27

We Are Reverent     27

I Want to Be Reverent     28

I Will Try to Be Reverent     28

Father, I Will Reverent Be     29

This Is God's House     30

Our Chapel Is a Sacred Place     30

Reverence Is Love     31

The Savior

He Sent His Son     34

Samuel Tells of the Baby Jesus     36

Stars Were Gleaming     37

When Joseph Went to Bethlehem     38

Little Jesus     39

There Was Starlight on the Hillside     40

The Shepherd's Carol     40

Once within a Lowly Stable     41

Away in a Manger     42

Mary's Lullaby     44

Who Is the Child?     46

Sleep, Little Jesus     47

Oh, Hush Thee, My Baby     48

Picture a Christmas     50

Have a Very Merry Christmas!     51

The Nativity Song     52

Christmas Bells     54

Jesus Once Was a Little Child     55

I Think When I Read That Sweet Story     56

Tell Me the Stories of Jesus     57

Little Lambs So White and Fair     58

Jesus Is Our Loving Friend     58

Jesus Loved the Little Children     59

Jesus Wants Me for a Sunbeam     60

Jesus Said Love Everyone     61

Beautiful Savior     62

Did Jesus Really Live Again?     64

He Died That We Might Live Again     65

Hosanna     66

Easter Hosanna     68

Jesus Has Risen     70

To Think about Jesus     71

The Sacrament     72

Before I Take the Sacrament     73

Help Us, O God, to Understand     73

I Feel My Savior's Love     74

This Is My Beloved Son     76

The Church of Jesus Christ     77

I'm Trying to Be like Jesus     78

Had I Been a Child     80

When He Comes Again     82

The Gospel

An Angel Came to Joseph Smith     86

The Golden Plates     86

The Sacred Grove     87

On a Golden Springtime     88

The Priesthood Is Restored     89

Truth from Elijah     90

The Hearts of the Children     92

Family History-I Am Doing It     94

I Love to See the Temple     95

Faith        96

God's Love     97

Repentance     98

Help Me, Dear Father     99

Baptism     100

When Jesus Christ Was Baptized     102

When I Am Baptized     103

I Like My Birthdays     104

The Holy Ghost     105

The Still Small Voice     106

Listen, Listen     107

Seek the Lord Early     108

Search, Ponder, and Pray     109

Follow the Prophet     110

The Commandments     112

The Books in the Old Testament     114

The Books in the New Testament     116

Book of Mormon Stories     118

The Books in the Book of Mormon     119

Nephi's Courage     120

The First Article of Faith     122

The Second Article of Faith     122

The Third Article of Faith     123

The Fourth Article of Faith     124

The Fifth Article of Faith     125

The Sixth Article of Faith     126

The Seventh Article of Faith     126

The Eighth Article of Faith     127

The Ninth Article of Faith     128

The Tenth Article of Faith     128

The Eleventh Article of Faith     130

The Twelfth Article of Faith     131

The Thirteenth Article of Faith     132

Latter-day Prophets     134

Our Bishop     135

Love One Another     136

Where Love Is     138

I'll Walk with You     140

Every Star Is Different     142

Shine On     144

A Special Gift Is Kindness     145

Kindness Begins with Me     145

Keep the Commandments     146

I Want to Live the Gospel     148

I Believe in Being Honest     149

I'm Glad to Pay a Tithing     150

I Want to Give the Lord My Tenth     150

I Am Glad for Many Things     151

Hum Your Favorite Hymn     152

The Lord Gave Me a Temple     153

The Word of Wisdom     154

Remember the Sabbath Day     155

The Chapel Doors     156

When I Go to Church     157

Dare to Do Right     158

Stand for the Right     159

Choose the Right Way     160

I Pledge Myself to Love the Right     161

I Will Be Valiant     162

I Am like a Star     163

I Will Follow God's Plan     164

A Young Man Prepared     166

Go the Second Mile     167

I Want to Be a Missionary Now     168

I Hope They Call Me on a Mission     169

The Things I Do     170

We'll Bring the World His Truth     172

Called to Serve     174

Tell Me, Dear Lord     176

Teach Me to Walk in the Light     177

Teacher, Do You Love Me?     178

How Dear to God Are Little Children     180

How Will They Know?     182

Home and Family

Families Can Be Together Forever     188

Family Prayer     189

Love Is Spoken Here     190

Home        192

Sing Your Way Home     193

The Family     194

Family Night     195

Saturday     196

A Happy Helper     197

Quickly I'll Obey     197

A Happy Family     198

When We're Helping     198

I Have a Family Tree     199

Grandmother     200

When Grandpa Comes     201

I Often Go Walking     202

My Mother Dear     203

Mother, Tell Me the Story     204

Mother Dear     206

Dearest Mother, I Love You     206

Mother, I Love You     207

The Dearest Names     208

Fathers     209

Daddy's Homecoming     210

My Dad     211


Pioneer Children Sang As They Walked     214

Pioneer Children Were Quick to Obey     215

Little Pioneer Children     216

Westward Ho!     217

To Be a Pioneer     218

The Oxcart     219

The Handcart Song     220

Covered Wagons     221

Whenever I Think about Pioneers     222

My Country     224

My Flag, My Flag     225

Nature and Seasons

My Heavenly Father Loves Me     228

God Is Watching Over All     229

I Think the World Is Glorious     230

All Things Bright and Beautiful     231

Beauty Everywhere     232

The World Is So Lovely     233

Because God Loves Me     234

The World Is So Big     235

"Give," Said the Little Stream     236

The Prophet Said to Plant a Garden     237

Springtime Is Coming     238

Because It's Spring     239

In the Leafy Treetops     240

Birds in the Tree     241

Rain Is Falling All Around     241

Popcorn Popping     242

Little Seeds Lie Fast Asleep     243

Little Purple Pansies     244

Oh, What Do You Do in the Summertime?     245

It's Autumntime     246

Autumn Day     247

Falling Snow     248

Once There Was a Snowman     249

Fun and Activity

Lift Up Your Voice and Sing     252

Sing a Song     253

Fun to Do     253

Hello, Friends!     254

Our Door Is Always Open     254

Come with Me to Primary     255

We Welcome You     256

Our Primary Colors     258

We're All Together Again     259

Hello Song     260

Here We Are Together     261

Friends Are Fun     262

We Are Different     263

Happy Song     264

Be Happy!     265

If You're Happy     266

Smiles     267

A Smile Is like the Sunshine     267

Two Little Eyes     268

I Have Two Ears     269

Two Happy Feet     270

I Wiggle     271

I Have Two Little Hands     272

My Hands     273

Roll Your Hands     274

Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes     275

To Get Quiet     275

Do As I'm Doing     276

Hinges     277

Stand Up     278

Oh, How We Love to Stand     279

Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise     280

The Wise Man and the Foolish Man     281

Feliz Cumpleaños     282

Your Happy Birthday     283

Happy, Happy Birthday     284

Have a Very Happy Birthday!     284

You've Had a Birthday     285

Prelude Music

Impromptu     288

To a Wild Rose     289

Each Sunday Morning     290

In Quietude     291

Loving Shepherd     292

Morning Prayer     292

My Heart Ever Faithful     293

Andante     294

O Rest in the Lord     295

Air from Orpheus     296

Supplication     297

Prelude in F     298

Distant Bells     299

Using the Songbook     300

Indexes     305

Authors and Composers     305

Topics     306

Titles and First Lines     312

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