Come Follow Me 11/27/2023 – 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 11/27/2023.

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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 11/27 for Kids

Song

Love at Home (Hymns #318)

Scripture

1 John 2:8–11 

Lesson

  • Go into a dark room and talk about how when we hate others that we are in a dark room.
  • When we love others it is like we are in the light.
  • What do you all learn from this imagery?
  • Is it easy to walk around? How do you feel when you are angry with someone?

Activity

Play blind man’s bluff.

Treat

Pineapple Sunshine cake

Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 11/27 for Kids

Work on memorizing this scripture with your children during the week for Come Follow Me 11/27: James 2:17–18

Even so faith, if it hath not works, is dead, being alone.

Yea, a man may say, Thou hast faith, and I have works: shew me thy faith without thy works, and I will shew thee my faith by my works.

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

Devotionals for Come Follow Me 11/27 for Kids

Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 11/27 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 11/27:

  • 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 11/27 daily devotionals:

  • Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 11/27
  • Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Individuals and Families for Come Follow Me 11/27
  • 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

God Is Love (Hymns #313)

Scripture

1 John 4:8, 16

Discussion

  • God is compared to light and love in these verses.
  • Why do you think John made that comparison?
  • Where does love come from?
  • What experiences have taught you that God is love?

Journal Entry

What in my life shows me God’s love?

Activity

Jesus candle craft

Tuesday Devotional

Song

I’m Trying to Be like Jesus (Children’s #78)

Scripture

1 John 3:2

Discussion

  • Do you believe that you can become like Christ?
  • He has promised us that we can, through Christ’s power, become like Him.
  • Learning about Christ teaches us how we can strive to become like Him.
  • He will help us make up the difference when we fall short.

Journal Entry

What is something Jesus did that I can do this week?

Activity

“Come Follow Me” coloring page

Wednesday Devotional

Song

A Poor Wayfaring Man of Grief (Hymns #29, verse 6 & 7)

Scripture

JST, 1 John 4:12

Discussion

  • Has anyone seen God?
  • We know from other scriptures that some very faithful people have seen God the Father. John himself is on this list.
  • The clarification in this verse tells us that only the faithful can see God

Journal Entry

What can I do to be more faithful?

Activity

Godhead color by number (you do not need to look up all of the verses – just use the colors after each verse is listed)

Thursday Devotional

Song

Keep the Commandments (Hymns #303)

Scripture

John 16:33

Discussion

  • What do you think it means to overcome the world?
  • Jesus overcame the world, by resisting all temptation and sacrificing Himself for us.
  • How can each of us overcome the world? – We can abandon our worldly desires and focus our desires on God’s commandments.

Journal Entry

What worldly desire can I give up this week?

Activity

Overcome the darkness coloring page

Friday Devotional

Song

A Child’s Prayer (

Scripture

1 John 3:21–22

Discussion

  • Confidence in a situation is when you feel good about who you are, what you’ve done and what you can do.
  • What does it mean to have confidence in God?
  • What does it mean to have confidence in our ability to receive answers to our prayers?
  • How can you feel more confident with God?

Journal Entry

What can I do to have more trust in God?

Activity

Trust God blind drawing activity

Primary Children’s Assignment for Come Follow Me 11/27

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 11/27:

Encourage the children to make a plan to do something to share their light with their families.

Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 11/27

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 11/27 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 11/27

Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 11/27

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