Come Follow Me 10/30/2023 – Devotionals & FHE for Children

Daily devotionals, Family Home Evening (FHE), and Sunday ideas for kids and young children that go with Come, Follow Me for 10/30/2023.

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You can get all of the devotionals here.

Last week’s devotionals

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Family Home Evening for Come Follow Me 10/30 for Kids

Song

Come, Listen to a Prophet’s Voice (Hymns #21)

Scripture

Hebrews 2:1–4

Lesson

  • We know what is right and wrong, but sometimes we let good things we should be doing slip away.
  • You can use an object lesson to show that somethings are hard to hold onto (a bar of soap, etc)
  • How can we make sure that the things we hear and learn don’t slip away from us?
  • Conference was 1 month ago. Do you still remember the things you learned?
  • What can you do to make sure you remember and do those things?

Activity

Play hot potato.

Treat

Jello Jigglers

Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 10/30 for Kids

Work on memorizing this scripture with your children during the week for Come Follow Me 10/30: Hebrews 4:16

Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need.

Here are some ideas for marking your scriptures. You can download these tracing sheets as a PDF.

Devotionals for Come Follow Me 10/30 for Kids

Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 10/30 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 10/30:

  • 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 10/30 daily devotionals:

  • Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 10/30
  • Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Individuals and Families for Come Follow Me 10/30
  • 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:

Monday Devotional

Song

O My Father (Hymsn #292)

Scripture

Hebrews 5:1–5

“Jesus … came to improve man’s view of God and to plead with them to love their Heavenly Father as He has always and will always love them. … So feeding the hungry, healing the sick, rebuking hypocrisy, pleading for faith—this was Christ showing us the way of the Father” – Jeffery R. Holland

Discussion

  • When Christ was here, He was a great example for all of us.
  • He was setting an example of who Heavenly Father is.
  • We can learn much about our Father from His Son that lived His life just like His Father would have.
  • Christ had His Father’s power, and He shares it with righteous men on earth.

Journal Entry

What is something Jesus did that I can work on doing this week?

Activity

Heavenly parents, earthly parents matching activity

Tuesday Devotional

Song

I Stand All Amazed (Hymns #193)

Scripture

Hebrews 2:9–18

Discussion

  • One of the reasons Christ went through temptations and afflictions was so that He could experience those in order to help us with them.
  • He does not expect us to do everything right the first time because He could.
  • He understands how hard it is in life and will be there to help us.

Journal Entry

When I mess up the first time at something, what should I do?

Activity

Atonement color by number

Wednesday Devotional

Song

Be Thou Humble (Hymns #130)

Scripture

Hebrews 3:7–8

Discussion

  • Paul taught that we should not harden our hearts.
  • What does that mean?
  • How can we soften our hearts?
  • Why do you think it is important to have a humble and faithful heart?

Journal Entry

What can I do to have a softer heart?

Activity

Hard/soft hearts with beans and cotton balls (about 1/3 down)

Thursday Devotional

Song

Book of Mormon Stories (Children’s #118)

Scripture

Hebrews 3:9

Discussion

  • When Paul taught about not hardening our hearts he used a scripture story to show what happened when the children of Israel chose not to have faith in the Lord (the story of the children of Israel being delivered out of Egypt but choosing false idols)
  • Can you think of any other stories where people were blessed, but then chose the wrong?  (tower of Babel, Laman & Lemuel on the boat, sons of Mosiah, etc.)
  • Why do you think that happened?

Journal Entry

What are my blessings?

Activity

Build a tower of Babel

Friday Devotional

Song

Hum Your Favorite Hymn (Children’s #152)

Scripture

Hebrews 1:8–9

Discussion

  • How did Christ show that He loved righteousness and hated iniquity? Can you think of any examples of Christ or His prophets loving people in spite of their sins?  (Joseph of Egypt and his brothers, woman taken in adultery, etc.)
  • How did Christ treat those that had been wicked?
  • If we feel like we want to make a wrong choice, what can we do to change our desires?

Journal Entry

Who in my life is difficult to love?  How can I love them?

Activity

“‘I Love You This Much’ Card” (February 2005 Friend)

Primary Children’s Assignment for Come Follow Me 10/30

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 10/30:

Invite the children to share a scripture, song, or activity they learned in class today with their families during home evening.

Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 10/30

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 10/30 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 10/30

Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 10/30

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