Come Follow Me 12/20/2021 – 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 12/20/2021.

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Family Home Evening for Come Follow Me 12/20 for Kids

Song

How Great Thou Art*

Scripture

The Living Christ

Lesson

  • Read through the document “The Living Christ.”
  • What things stand out to each of you?
  • Pick some key phrases and write them on a large piece of paper.
  • As you talk about them, draw some pictures to represent what you learned.

Activity

Make a paper Christmas chain with some of Christ’s titles and the phrases you read.

Treat

Make Christmas Sour Cream Sugar Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting

Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 12/20 for Kids

Work on memorizing this scripture with your children during the week for Come Follow Me 12/20: The last paragraph of The Living Christ

We bear testimony, as His duly ordained Apostles—that Jesus is the Living Christ, the immortal Son of God. He is the great King Immanuel, who stands today on the right hand of His Father. He is the light, the life, and the hope of the world. His way is the path that leads to happiness in this life and eternal life in the world to come. God be thanked for the matchless gift of His divine Son.

Here are some ideas for marking your scriptures. There are no tracing sheets this week.

Devotionals for Come Follow Me 12/20 for kids

Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 12/20 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 12/20:

  • 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 12/20 daily devotionals:

  • Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 12/20
  • Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Individuals and Families for Come Follow Me 12/20
  • 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

He Sent His Son (Children’s #34)

Scripture

Luke 2:10–11, The Living Christ paragraphs 1-2

Discussion

  • What thoughts come to mind as you read these passages?
  • What would you say in support of the statement that “no other has had so profound an influence [as Jesus Christ] upon all who have lived and will yet live upon the earth”?

Journal Entry

How has Jesus influenced me?

Activity

Coloring Page: “Christmas Is about Jesus” (December 2019 Liahona and Friend)

Tuesday Devotional

Song

Away in a Manger (Children’s #42)

Scripture

The Living Christ paragraphs 3-5

Discussion

  • Paragraph 5 tells us about three times Jesus appeared after He was Resurrected.
  • We learned about one of those visits earlier this year when we studied the First Vision.
  • What do you remember about the First Vision?
  • When Christ appears after His resurrection, He does it to teach people, like when He descended from heaven and visited the Nephites in America, and when He visited the 12 Apostles right after His death.

Journal Entry

How has it blessed my life to know that Jesus was resurrected?

Activity

“Christmas Party” (December 2016 Friend)

Wednesday Devotional

Song

Sleep, Little Jesus (Children’s #47)

Scripture

The Living Christ paragraphs 6-11

Discussion

  • This year we learned so much about the restoration of the Priesthood.
  • Which restored truths or principles have been especially meaningful to you?
  • How the truths of the restored gospel help you know and worship Jesus Christ?

Journal Entry

How has my life been blessed by the Restoration?

Activity

“Christmas Tree Matching” (December 2009 Friend)

Thursday Devotional

Song

Christmas Bells (Children’s #54)

Scripture

The Living Christ paragraph 12

Discussion

  • Christmas is a time both to look back on the day Jesus Christ was born and to look forward to the day He will come again.
  • What do you learn about His return from this paragraph?

Journal Entry

How do I feel about the Second Coming?

Activity

“Make Your Own Manger” (December 2013 Friend). Make a manger out of a brown paper sack.

Friday Devotional

Song

Picture a Christmas (Children’s #50)

Scripture

The Living Christ paragraph 13

Discussion

  • In the final paragraph of “The Living Christ,” note the attributes and titles given for the Savior. 
  • How is Jesus the light of the world? The life? The hope?
  • What other attributes or titles of the Savior mean the most to you?
  • How has studying “The Living Christ” affected your faith in and love for the Savior?

Journal Entry

How is Jesus the light, life, and hope for me?

Activity

“Christmas Music Quiz” (December 2004 Friend)

Primary Children’s Assignment for Come Follow Me 12/20

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 12/20:

Invite the children to share what they did this past week to celebrate the Savior’s birth.

Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 12/20

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 12/20 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 12/20:

Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 12/20

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