Come Follow Me 10/5/2020 – Devotionals & FHE for Kids
Daily devotionals, Family Home Evening (FHE), and Sunday ideas for kids and young children that go with Come, Follow Me for 10/5/2020.
- Family Home Evening
- Scripture of the Week
- Primary Challenge
- Sunday Activity Ideas
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Family Home Evening for Come Follow Me 10/5
- Read chapter 17 together as a family.
- Talk about the things that happened and think about what it would have been like to be there.
- What kinds of things would you want Jesus to heal?
- What would you want him to pray for?
- Who would you want him to bless?
- Using this list come up with a few people/things you want to add to your prayers this week.
Write a letter or draw pictures for someone on the list you just made.
Cherry hand pies (because you pray with your hands and arms folded)
Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 10/5
Work on memorizing this scripture during the week for Come Follow Me 10/5: 3 Nephi 18:21
Pray in your families unto the Father, always in my name, that your wives and your children may be blessed.
Here are some ideas for marking your scriptures.
Devotionals for Come Follow Me 10/5
Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 10/5 devotionals! 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 10/5:
- 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 10/5 daily devotionals:
- Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed
- Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Individuals and Families for Come Follow Me 10/5
- 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.
Had I Been a Child (Children’s, #80)
- How many people were there to see Jesus? How long do you think it would take for Him to talk to and bless that many people?
- Who did He focus on the most? He blessed the sick and then the children.
- How would it feel to have Jesus give you a blessing?
Jesus Blesses the Children coloring page
Who can I minister to today?
Jesus Is Our Loving Friend (Children’s, #58b)
- The Savior prayed for all of the people. Then He taught them how to pray.
- How would it feel to have the Savior pray for you? What would it be like?
- What does He teach about how we should pray? How can we make our prayers more meaningful?
Create your own prayer prompt cards (or use these free printable ones)
What is something meaningful I can pray about today?
I Think When I Read That Sweet Story (Children’s, #56)
- What did the Savior teach in these verses? Do you recognize the prayer?
- Verse 9 says that the people were “filled.” Do you think this means they ate a lot of the sacrament bread? What does it mean?
- In order to be filled with the Spirit, we need to be making right choices during the week and not just repenting on Sundays.
Make a list of questions to prompt personal reflection that you can keep in your scriptures and discuss with your children during the sacrament.
What can I do today to help me prepare for the sacrament on Sunday?
Jesus Loved the Little Children (Children’s, #59)
- After blessing the people and teaching them so many wonderful things, Jesus went into Heaven.
- What did the people do after He left? They worked hard to tell everyone about it! Why?
- Imagine you lived back then. How would you feel to have missed Him the first day? What would you want others to do?
- How does this apply to our lives now?
Coloring page: “Jesus Christ Blesses the Little Children”
Who can I share my testimony with today?
How Dear to God Are Little Children (Children’s, #180)
- What did the people pray for? The Holy Ghost.
- What did they do right after praying for the Holy Ghost? They were baptized. After you’re baptized, you will get the gift of the Holy Ghost, too.
- The scriptures we read say the thing they desired most was the Holy Ghost – what do you desire the most? What do you need to do to get it?
Prepare this gift box in advance and open it together
What can I do today to feel the Holy Ghost?
Primary Assignment for Come Follow Me 10/5
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 10/5:
Encourage the children to talk to their parents or other family members about how they can have a more meaningful experience with the sacrament next Sunday.
Sunday Ideas for Come Follow Me 10/5
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 10/5 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.
Here are some activities that go along with this week’s topic in Come Follow Me 10/5:
- Do this week’s free activity pages from Color Me Christian
- Read “Jesus Christ Blesses the Children”
- Watch Book of Mormon Stories, “Chapter 44: Jesus Christ Blesses the Children”
- Read “Jesus Blesses the Nephite Children”
- Complete this Jesus and the children Word Search
- Jesus and the children Spot the Difference
- Make these scripture figures of Jesus healing the sick and blessing the children
- If appropriate, have a Priesthood holder give each child a blessing. (We do this in our family to start the school year and periodically during times of transition in our home)
- Have the children draw a picture of themselves with the Savior. While talking, discuss the different ways He shows His love for them.
- Talk about General Conference from last weekend. Make plans on putting the prophets’ words into action.
- Make quiet books that younger children can use during sacrament meeting to help them be reverent.
- Sing together a song about reverence, such as “Reverently, Quietly” (Children’s Songbook, 26). How can reverently taking the sacrament help us feel the Spirit? How does it help us make righteous choices?
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