Come Follow Me 10/21/2024 – Devotionals & FHE for Kids

If you find these Come Follow Me 10/21 devotionals and other ideas for kids useful, please share them with others!

You can get all of the devotionals here.

Last week’s devotionals

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Family Home Evening for Come Follow Me 10/21 for Kids


Dear to the Heart of the Shepherd (Hymns #221) verse 2


3 Nephi 27:30–31


  • Have all the family members hide except for one.
  • That person should go find everyone.
  • Why would God and the angels rejoice when souls are found?
  • What can we do to make sure no one in our family is lost?
  • Why is important to find everyone?
  • How can we help a friend or family member that has fallen off the gospel path?


Finish the “Hide & Seek” Game


Hide and seek banana trifle pudding

Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 10/21 for Kids

Work on memorizing this scripture with your children during the week for Come Follow Me 10/21: 4 Nephi 1:3

And they had all things common among them; therefore there were not rich and poor, bond and free, but they were all made free, and partakers of the heavenly gift.

You can download these tracing sheets as a PDF.

Devotionals for Come Follow Me 10/21 for Kids

Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me / 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 10/21:

  • 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 10/21 daily devotionals:

  • Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 10/21
  • Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Home and Church: Book of Mormon 2024 for Come Follow Me 10/21
  • 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.
  • Here are some ideas for marking your scriptures.

Monday Devotional


The Church of Jesus Christ (Children’s #77)


3 Nephi 27:1–12


  • What is your name? What if I called you Fred or another name?
  • Why are names important?
  • When Jesus came to the Americas, He called 12 disciples to lead His church there, just like He called the 12 Apostles in Jerusalem.
  • The disciples didn’t know what to call the church, so they prayed to ask. Jesus appeared – what did He tell them?
  • Why would the Church be called in His name? Why is it important to have the right name?
  • Why are you thankful to belong to the Savior’s church?

Journal Entry

What can I do to be a good representative of the Church of Jesus Christ?


The 12 Nephite Disciples coloring page

Tuesday Devotional


The Fourth Article of Faith (Children’s #124)


3 Nephi 27:13-21


  • Here Jesus teaches the people about the gospel. What is His gospel?
    • Faith
    • Repentance
    • Baptism
    • Gift of the Holy Ghost
    • Endure to the End
  • Do we do any of these one time? Many times?

Journal Entry

What can I do to live the gospel?


“Fourth Article of Faith Maze” (November 2004 Friend)

Wednesday Devotional


Had I Been a Child (Children’s #80)


3 Nephi 28:1–11


  • In these verses, Jesus asks the 12 disciples what they want from Him. 9 of them want to live to an old age, then go to the Celestial Kingdom to live with the Lord.
  • What did the other 3 want? What happened next?
  • What do you learn about the desires of the disciples’ hearts from their answers to His question?
  • What would you say if the Savior asked you, as He asked His disciples, “What is it that ye desire of me?”
  • How are your desires changing as you live the gospel of Jesus Christ?

Journal Entry

What do I desire of the Savior?


Write a letter to the Savior to let Him know what you desire of Him. (A little like a letter to Santa, but not frivolous.)

Thursday Devotional


I Will Follow God’s Plan (Children’s #164)


4 Nephi 1:1–18


  • Can you imagine what it would have been like to live in the years following the Savior’s visit?
  • How did the people maintain this divine peace for so long—nearly 200 years?
  • Roleplay situations where you might get angry. How can they be handled with love?
  • Watch “Chapter 48: Peace in America

Journal Entry

How can I live in unity now like the Nephites did?


“Peace in America” (September 1988 Friend)

Friday Devotional


Choose the Right Way (Children’s #160)


4 Nephi 1:19–49


  • We learned yesterday about how the people lived happily for 200 years. Then what happened?
  • The people started making wrong, wicked choices. Eventually these choices led to the entire destruction of the Nephites by the Lamanites.
  • As we read these verses, do any of those choices seem like choices we make today in our community? What about in ourselves?

Journal Entry

What wrong choices do I make that can I work on?


Peace handprint craft

Primary Children’s Activities for Come Follow Me 10/21

The Come, Follow Me – Home and Church: Book of Mormon 2024 manual suggests that you look at this month’s issue of the Friend magazine for more ideas.

There is also an activity page in this week’s section of the CFM manual.

Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 10/21

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 10/21 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 Meeting, 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 10/21

Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 10/21

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