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Family Home Evening for Come Follow Me 10/4 for Kids
- What things does our family consider treasures?
- What things should we treasure? Why?
- Hide some things that are symbolic of things your family treasures and have a treasure hunt looking for them.
- Discuss the meaning behind each treasure.
The Treasure hunt from the lesson.
Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 10/4 for Kids
Work on memorizing this scripture with your children during the week for Come Follow Me 10/4: Doctrine and Covenants 111:11
Therefore, be ye as wise as serpents and yet without sin; and I will order all things for your good, as fast as ye are able to receive them. Amen.
Devotionals for Come Follow Me 10/4 for kids
Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 10/4 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 10/4:
- 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 10/4 daily devotionals:
- Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 10/4
- Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Individuals and Families for Come Follow Me 10/4
- 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:
- Joseph Smith and other Church leaders started a bank where many Saints kept their money.
- Some of the Saints wanted to get a lot of money. One man who worked at the bank was not honest. He stole some money.
- Joseph Smith told other men to take good care of the money, but the bank continued to have problems. Soon it had to be closed because all the money was gone. This was a hard time for many banks in the United States, and many others were also closed.
- Many of the Saints were angry because they couldn’t get their money back. Some of them said it was Joseph Smith’s fault that the bank closed. Some of Joseph’s best friends said bad things about him. Some people even wanted to kill him.
- Some leaders of the Church were angry too. Some of them didn’t want to be members of the Church anymore. A few of them became enemies of the Church.
- Other Church leaders loved Joseph and helped him. Brigham Young was one of the good leaders. He told the Saints that he knew Joseph was a prophet of God.
- What do we learn about sustaining the prophet from this story?
How can I support the prophet?
- As Joseph Smith and others worried about these debts and considered ways to pay them, they traveled to Salem, Massachusetts, perhaps because it was rumored that some money had been abandoned in a house there.
- The Lord promised in this section that there would be treasures in Salem.
- Although no money was found in Salem, the converts that came from later missionary efforts there were part of the fulfillment of the Lord’s promise.
- How does the Lord help us find treasures?
- How does the Lord order all things for our good?
- What do we learn about the Lord when He says that He will only give the treasures as quickly as they were able to receive them? Why doesn’t He give them all the treasures at once?
What are some of my treasures from the Lord?
- The Quorum of the Twelve was not having unity because of all the problems in the Church.
- Thomas B. Marsh, then President of the Quorum of the Twelve, was concerned, and he came from Missouri to Ohio, seeking counsel from the Prophet.
- This section is the Lord’s response to that.
- How might the Lord’s counsel have helped him and his quorum?
- How can it be applied to us when we have contention and fighting with someone?
- What does it mean for the Lord to lead us by the hand?
What should I do next time I fight with someone?
- Isaiah referred to one of Jesse’s descendants as a “rod” and a “root.”
- How do these verses describe Joseph Smith?
- How do you think Joseph and the Saints felt, knowing about this revelation from Isaiah during difficult times?
- Do you think think this verse applies to us today?
How can I share the gospel with someone today?
- Some of the people were leaving the Church because they didn’t believe in Joseph Smith as a prophet anymore.
- What does the Lord say about the people who deny Him and His church?
- How does this apply to us today?
- Think of a time when the consequences of a wrong choice has led you to miss out on something good.
What can I do today to get all of the Lord’s blessings?
Primary Children’s Assignment for Come Follow Me 10/4
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 10/4:
Invite the children to summarize what they learned in class today. Help them make a note or draw a picture that will remind them of what they learned so they can share it with their families.
Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 10/4
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 10/4 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/:4
Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 10/4
- Do this week’s free activity pages from Color Me Christian
- Discuss your favorite talks from last weekend’s General Conference. Listen to or read any talks you may have missed.
- Watch or read “Chapter 41: Trouble in Kirtland” (Doctrine and Covenants Stories, 158–60)
- “More Treasures Than One,” Revelations in Context, 229–34.
- Read the remainder of D&C 112 that was not read in devotionals and discuss the verses together as a family.
- Do this Always Choose the Right activity as a family.
- Read this story and then follow this maze to talk about correct decisions when faced with difficult circumstances.
- Make paper bag ninjas and talk about how it’s fun to pretend, but we shouldn’t really fight.
- Do the hidden treasures LEGO challenge.
- Take turns wearing blindfolds and leading each other by the hand across the room. Talk about how the Lord also leads us by the hand and discuss the symbolism.
- Hang Bright Idea Poster: “Blessed are the peacemakers”(October 2010 Friend) somewhere in the house, like the play room, to remind children to help keep peace.
- Play with a treasure hunt sensory bin (you can also use beans or rice instead of kinetic sand)
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