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Daily devotionals, Family Home Evening (FHE), and Sunday ideas for kids and young children that go with Come, Follow Me for 12/21/2020.

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Daily devotionals, Family Home Evening (FHE), and Sunday ideas for kids and young children that go with Come, Follow Me for 12/21/2020.

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Last week’s devotional

Family Home Evening for Come Follow Me 12/21

Song

Away in a Manger

Scripture

Mosiah 3:5–10

Lesson

Activity

See Lesson

Treat

Crockpot hot chocolate

Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 12/21

Work on memorizing this scripture during the week for Come Follow Me 12/21: Mosiah 3:8

And he shall be called Jesus Christ, the Son of God, the Father of heaven and earth, the Creator of all things from the beginning; and his mother shall be called Mary.

Here are some ideas for marking your scriptures.

Devotionals for Come Follow Me 12/21

Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 12/21 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 12/21:

  • 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 12/21 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 12/21
  • 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.

Monday Devotional

Song

Samuel Tells of the Baby Jesus (Children’s, #36)

Scripture

1 Nephi 11:13–36Mosiah 3:5–10Helaman 14:1–133 Nephi 1:4–22

Discussion

  • Many prophets in the Book of Mormon prophesied of Christ’s birth.
  • What do we learn about the Savior in these verses?

Activity

Download these paper ornaments to glue onto this tree and learn about different Christmas traditions around the world. (Note: this is technically an advent calendar, but you can do it however you want)

Journal Entry

How do the testimonies of these prophets in ancient America strengthen my testimony of Christ and His mission?

Tuesday Devotional

Song

He Sent His Son (Children’s #34)

Scripture

2 Nephi 2:6Alma 7:7–1311:40Helaman 5:914:16–17

Discussion

  • Why are we so excited that Jesus was born? After all, many other babies are born and we don’t ALL celebrate their birthdays.
  • Jesus’s birth was important because He was the only person to be born with God as His earthly Father. He was perfect, and because of that He could perform the Atonement and die for our sins.
  • Without His birth, we would never be able to return to the Celestial Kingdom.
  • What do the scriptures tell us about His mission on earth?

Activity

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Journal Entry

What can I do this Christmas season to show my gratitude to the Savior?

Wednesday Devotional

Song

Picture a Christmas (Children’s #50)

Scripture

1 Nephi 6:419:182 Nephi 25:23, 2633:4, 10

Discussion

  • Read the verses together. What do we learn about the Savior from these Book of Mormon prophets?

Activity

“Christmas Party”  image search

Journal Entry

My favorite person [or story] in the Book of Mormon taught me that the Savior….

Thursday Devotional (Christmas Eve)

Put on this “Christmas in the Americas: A Christmas Program” (December 2004 Friend). It’s a musical program about the Samuel the Lamanite, the Nephites, and Christ’s birth. Includes costume and prop ideas.

Friday Devotional (Christmas Day)

Enjoy this time with your family! If you would like ideas on what you can do, here are several.

Primary Assignment for Come Follow Me 12/21

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 12/21:

Invite the children to share with their family how the Book of Mormon has helped them learn more about Christ. Encourage them to share a verse or story from the Book of Mormon as part of their testimony.

Sunday Ideas for Come Follow Me 12/21

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 12/21 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 12/21:

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