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Family Home Evening for Come Follow Me 11/25 for Kids
Seek the Lord Early (Children’s #108)
- Hide a picture of Jesus somewhere in the room and let the small children ‘seek’ for it.
- Read the scripture and talk about why it is important to seek Christ.
- How do we seek Him?
- What are the blessings that we might receive for actively trying to find Christ in your life?
Play hide and seek.
Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 11/25 for Kids
Work on memorizing this scripture with your children during the week for Come Follow Me 11/25: Ether 12:6
I would show unto the world that faith is things which are hoped for and not seen; wherefore, dispute not because ye see not, for ye receive no witness until after the trial of your faith.
You can download these tracing sheets as a PDF.
Devotionals for Come Follow Me 11/25 for Kids
Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 11/25 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 11/25:
- 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 11/25 daily devotionals:
- Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 11/25
- 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 11/25
- 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.
The Books in the Book of Mormon (Children’s #119)
- We are now finishing the book of Ether. Ether was the last prophet of the Jaredites.
- He had many prophecies, and he saw the destruction of the entire civilization because of their wickedness.
- He saw Christ’s time, and he also saw our day, in addition to telling the Jaredite kings what would happen if they didn’t repent.
- The Jaredites were split into two countries, who often went to war with each other. When the kings were righteous, the people prospered, but over time they kept getting more and more wicked.
- This week we will study a lot about Ether’s words because they apply to us.
Who can you share the gospel with this week? How?
Take turns pretending to be Ether telling the kings and the people that they need to choose the right.
Faith (Children’s #96)
- Moroni interrupts here and talks to us a little bit, too, about the importance of Ether’s writings.
- What does Moroni say about faith in these verses?
- He gives lots of examples about faith. For each example, discuss teh following questions:
- What did these people hope for?
- How was their faith tested?
- What happened because of their faith?
How can I increase my faith?
Hope of Israel (Hymns #259)
- Why do boats need anchors? What happens to a boat without an anchor?
- There are some wonderful promises in these verses. What do they teach about hope?
- Look up “hope” in the Guide to the Scriptures.
- Hope helps us the way an anchor helps a boat.
- What do we need to do to have this hope?
- What are some other words for hope? What is the opposite of hope?
What should I hope for?
When Faith Endures (Hymns #128)
- What was Moroni worried about? What did the Lord tell Moroni?
- Do we worry about things that we aren’t good at? What should we do?
What weakness do I have that I can work on making a strength?
Follow the Prophet (Children’s #110)
- The last two kings in Ether’s time were Shiz and Coriantumr.
- Ether told Coriantumr that if he would repent, they would be spared. But Coriantumr had too much pride and anger. Thousands and thousands of people died in the war between the two.
- Coriantumr killed Shiz, and he was the only person left alive of the Jaredites. He is the same one we read about King Benjamin’s people meeting. That’s how we got the writings of the Jaredites.
- What are the consequences of rejecting the prophets?
- What happens when the Spirit of the Lord stops being with people? (Ether 15:19)
- What might the Lord want you to learn from these accounts?
How can I follow the prophet?
Follow the Prophet- Maze
Primary Children’s Activities for Come Follow Me 11/25
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 11/25
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 11/25 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 11/25
Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 11/25
- Do this week’s free activity pages from Color Me Christian (or do them in the workbook if you purchased it from Amazon).
- Draw a picture of something weak and something strong. Then add to the drawing some words and phrases from Ether 12:23–29 that teach about how the Savior can turn our weakness into strength.
- Watch Video: “A Mother’s Hope”. President Dieter F. Uchtdorf shares the faithful example of his mother.
- Read Russell M. Nelson, “Christ Is Risen; Faith in Him Will Move Mountains,” Liahona, May 2021, 101–4.
- Invite the children to write down a truth they would like to gain a testimony of. Help them set a goal to exercise faith so they can gain a witness of that truth.
- Read Jeffrey R. Holland, “A Perfect Brightness of Hope,” Ensign, May 2020, 81–84.
- Watch Chapter 52. The Destruction of the Jaredites
- Put on a talent show as a family. Use your strengths to help each others’ weakenesses.
- Watch “The Last of the Jaredites: Coriantumr and Shiz”
- Use this model to set goals as a family.
- The Prophet Speaks for Heavenly Father- Mobile about being willing to follow the prophet
- Watch Blessed and Happy Are Those Who Keep the Commandments of God (about 5 1/2 minutes)- Story from Elder Keetch’s General Conference talk with the barrier from the sharks.
- Play a guessing game. Give clues about the faithful people described in Ether 12:13–15, 19–20 until the children can guess who they are. Then let the children play the game again by taking turns giving clues about the same people (or other faithful people) while the rest of the class guesses. Share what you admire about the faith of these people.
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