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- Family Home Evening
- Scripture of the Week
- Primary Challenge
- Sunday Activity Ideas
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Family Home Evening for Come Follow Me 10/31 for Kids
- The king of Babylon was named Nebuchadnezzar. He took several of the princes of Judah into his court.
- We are going to read about four young men who were taken: Daniel, Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego.
- The court of Babylon had a lot of things that were wicked. How do you think these boys felt being taken from their homes with the gospel and were then moved to a place that was wicked?
- Do we have similar situations?
Role play situations you might encounter where you are pressured to make wrong choices.
Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 10/31 for Kids
Work on memorizing this scripture with your children during the week for Come Follow Me 10/31: Daniel 2:47
The king answered unto Daniel, and said, Of a truth it is, that your God is a God of gods, and a Lord of kings, and a revealer of secrets, seeing thou couldest reveal this secret.
Devotionals for Come Follow Me 10/31 for kids
Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 10/31 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 10/31:
- 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 10/31 daily devotionals:
- Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 10/31
- Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Individuals and Families for Come Follow Me 10/31
- 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:
The Lord Gave Me a Temple (Children’s #153) both verses
- Daniel was a young man who was taken into Babylon when Israel was captured and scattered.
- The king’s name was Nebuchadnezzar, and Daniel and 3 of his friends lived in the king’s palace.
- The king wanted them to eat the food that all the others were eating.
- What did Daniel say? How do you think Daniel felt about having to stand up for the right?
- What blessings did Daniel and his friends receive?
- We have the Word of Wisdom today, which teaches us to take care of our bodies. (Not just not doing drugs, but eating healthy and exercising.)
How can I follow the Word of Wisdom today?
The Things I Do (Children’s #170) verses 1-3
- The king had a dream that disturbed him. He wanted to know what it meant.
- None of the wise men at the king’s court could tell the king what the dream was.
- Daniel was told by the Holy Ghost what the dream was and what it meant.
- Through revelation, Daniel saw that Nebuchadnezzar’s dream foretold future worldly kingdoms, as well as the future kingdom of God, which “shall never be destroyed.”
- Elder D. Todd Christofferson said, “The Church is that prophesied latter-day kingdom, not created by man but set up by the God of heaven and rolling forth as a stone ‘cut out of the mountain without hands’ to fill the earth.”
- What similarities do you see between the stone and the kingdom?
How can I help fill the world with the gospel?
- King Nebuchadnezzar built a golden image and commanded everyone to worship it.
- Shadrach, Meschach, and Abed-nego refused, so the king through them in a fiery furnace that was so hot, it killed soldiers just to get close to it.
- The three boys were not burned, and a fourth person appeared in the fire. Who was the fourth person?
- We will probably not be killed for our beliefs. What are some other times we have needed to have courage to stand for what is right?
- How can we have have the courage? What will happen if we do?
How can I follow the example of Shadrach, Meschach, and Abed-nego?
- King Nebuchadnezzar had a another dream, which Daniel interpreted that the king would fall (and he did).
- The his son, Belshazzar, became the next king. He had a feast and drank the wine that had come from the holy temple.
- A hand appeared and wrote on the wall. Daniel interpreted it, and it said that Belshazzar would also fall. That same night, Babylon was conquered.
- What can we learn about the consequences of wickedness from these kings?
- How can we make sure we are following Daniel’s example?
How can I choose the right today?
- The next king was Darius, and he liked Daniel. He made Daniel a prince.
- The other princes were jealous of Daniel. They convinced Darius to make a law that anyone who prayed to God would be put in the lion’s den for a night.
- Daniel was caught praying. Darius was sad, but he had to follow the law.
- An angel came and closed the mouths of the lions the entire night. Darius was happy Daniel was okay, and the wicked princes were put in the lion’s den instead.
- What lessons can we learn from this story?
How can I follow Daniel’s example?
Primary Children’s Assignment for Come Follow Me 10/31
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 10/31:
Invite the children to do something this week that shows their faith in Jesus Christ.
Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 10/31
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 10/31 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 10/31:
Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 10/31
- Do this week’s free activity pages from Color Me Christian
- Read or watch Dieter F. Uchtdorf, “Be Not Afraid, Only Believe,” Ensign or Liahona, Nov. 2015, 76–79
- Watch or read David R. Stone, “Zion in the Midst of Babylon,” Ensign or Liahona, May 2006, 90–93.
- Read or watch Gordon B. Hinckley, “The Stone Cut Out of the Mountain,” Ensign, Nov. 2007, 83–86;
- Watch or read L. Whitney Clayton, “The Time Shall Come,” Ensign or Liahona, Nov. 2011, 11–13.
- Read “Daniel and His Friends“
- Watch or read “Chapter 40: Daniel and His Friends“
- Read “Daniel and the King’s Dream“
- Watch or read “Chapter 41: Daniel and the King’s Dream“
- Read “Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego“
- Watch or read “Chapter 42: Shadrach, Meshach, and Abed-nego“
- Read “Daniel and the Lion’s Den“
- Watch or read “Chapter 43: Daniel and the Lion’s Den“
- Daniel in the lion’s den activity sheet
- Lots of free printables about Daniel and his friends
- More free printables about Daniel and the lions
- Free Daniel and the lions printable worksheets
- Watch “God Gave Them Knowledge”
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