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Family Home Evening for Come Follow Me 1/2 for Kids
Families Can Be Together Forever (Children’s #188)
- Talk about family trees. Show that Matthew 1 includes Jesus’s family tree
- Why is it important to know about your ancestors?
- Luke 1:37 What are impossible things that God has done? (miracles)
- What kinds of things can He do for you?
Devotionals for Come Follow Me 1/2 for kids
Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 1/2 devotionals with your children! Please don’t feel as though you have to use every single question, journal entry, or activity. Just make sure you look at the activity in advance so you can gather any materials they may require.
Here is a general outline for each devotional for Come Follow Me 1/2:
- Start by singing the song together and saying a prayer
- Read the scripture together, then your family can have a discussion using the questions/comments provided.
- Copy the journal entries into a spiral notebook. The child or the parent can write the question at the top, after which the child can write or draw an answer.
- Have fun together doing the activity as a family!
Modifications for older children for Come, Follow Me 1/2 daily devotionals:
- Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 1/2
- Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Individuals and Families for Come Follow Me 1/2
- Instead of answering the journal entry with a drawing, you can create a study journal (a simple spiral notebook will work) to answer the question with a few sentences or paragraphs, depending on the child’s age.
You might also enjoy these Come Follow Me Workbooks for Kids:
Come Follow Me (Hymns #116)
- Who was Matthew?
- He was a publican (someone who collected money from people – they didn’t like him).
- He chose to follow Jesus instead and became an apostle.
- Matthew was a Jew
- Wrote to the Jews
- Who was Luke?
- He was a doctor
- A friend of the apostle Paul
- Wrote to the Gentiles (people who weren’t Jews)
How can I follow Christ like Matthew and Luke?
The Shepherd’s Carol (Children’s #40)
- Why did Jesus have an mortal mother and a immortal Father?
- He had to be able to die.
- He had to be able to come back to life.
- Why was Mary chosen to be his mother?
How can I be like Mary today?
Gabriel visits Mary – color by number.
Be Still My Soul (Hymns #124)
- Sometimes blessings don’t come right away.
- Zacharias and Elizabeth were very old when they had John.
- Why do you think that Heavenly Father let them not have a baby for so long?
- Do you think it was important for John to be born around the time of Jesus?
- What blessings do you have to wait for?
What is a blessing I have had to wait for before?
Birth of John the Baptist – spot the differences
When We’re Helping We’re Happy (Children’s #198b)
- How Does Mary respond to the Angel telling her that she is going to have a baby?
- Why is it important to be OK with Heavenly Father’s plan even if it isn’t what we want to do?
- Why is it important to listen to Mommy and Daddy when they ask you to do something you don’t want to do?
- What happened to Zacharias when he didn’t believe what the angel said?
How can I obey better today like Mary and Joseph?
I’m Trying to Be Like Jesus (Children’s #78)
- What kind of things did Mary say Jesus would be like?
- What are the blessings for those that follow Jesus?
- How and what does the Spirit teach you about this?
How can I be like Jesus today?
Primary Children’s Assignment for Come Follow Me 1/2
The Come, Follow Me – For Primary manual contains a section in each week’s lesson entitled “Encourage Learning at Home.” Here is this week’s invitation for Come Follow Me 1/2:
Invite the children to share with their families any pictures they drew during class. Encourage them to ask their family members about times when God answered their prayers.
Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 1/2
Use Sundays for a time of reflection; share what you discussed that day in each of your classes. Did you learn anything new or hear a different perspective about what you studied this week?
If you went to a class that did not use the Come, Follow Me 1/2 Manual, then share what stood out to you the most in your class.
Take a few minutes to talk about what parts of Sacrament Meeting you felt like were meant for you. If your younger children are struggling during Sacrament, try using these Ideas and Activities to Keep Toddlers and Kids Quiet During Church
Here are some activities that go along with this week’s topic in Come Follow Me 1/2
Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 1/2
- Do this week’s free activity pages from Color Me Christian
- Coloring Page: “Jesus Had Righteous Earthly Parents” (December 2004 Liahona and Friend)
- An Angel Visited Joseph Word Tiles
- Gabriel Told About Jesus Word Search
- An Angel Visited Joseph Coded Words
- Mary’s Story Large Jigsaw Puzzle (2)
- An Angel Visited Joseph Word Scramble
- Angels’ Message – Use the symbol code to uncover the message the angel told to Mary
- An Angel’s News for Joseph Jigsaw Puzzle
- Coloring Page – Mary and the Angel
- What I Learned from Mary, Jesus’ Mother – Questions about Mary, Jesus’ Mother
- Which Gospel? (Younger Children) – Identify which Gospel tell about each subject, M for Matthew, L for Luke, B for both, or N for none.