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- Family Home Evening
- Scripture of the Week
- Primary Challenge
- Sunday Activity Ideas
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Family Home Evening for Come Follow Me 12/26 for Kids
Faith (Childrens #96)
- Jesus taught that we need to be ready to listen to the gospel and receive it when we hear it.
- Read Matthew 13:3-8 (different types of ground where the seeds fall.)
- Matthew 13:23 Good ground is those who hear the gospel, understand it and do good works.
Go outside. Throw some seeds and see where it lands. Talk about how they think the seeds will grow in different ground.
Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 12/26 for Kids
Work on memorizing this scripture with your children during the week for Come Follow Me 12/26: James 1:5
If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.
Devotionals for Come Follow Me 12/26 for kids
Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 12/26 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 12/26:
- 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 12/26 daily devotionals:
- Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 12/26
- Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Individuals and Families for Come Follow Me 12/26
- 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:
Come Follow Me (Hymns #116)
- What did the rich young ruler want to know? What was Jesus’s answer?
- Does this mean we have to give up all of our money? What kinds of things does God ask us to give up to follow Him?
What can I give up to better follow God?
Teach Me to Walk in the Light (Children’s #177)
- I am responsible for my own learning. I need to listen and learn, then go try it.
- How do you learn a new game? Are you excited to go play it?
- Can you be be excited to try something new in the gospel? (Like being nice to someone or inviting someone to church)
What is a commandment I can try to keep this week?
Play Simon Says
I Want to Be a Missionary Now (Children’s #168)
- What is a testimony? Why do I need one?
- Story of the 5 wise virgins and the wedding: the oil is a symbol of their testimonies.
- Those who didn’t have a testimony could go to the wedding. When things are hard if we don’t have a testimony we will miss out on blessings.
How can I fill my lamp this week?
Teacher, Do you Love Me? (Children’s #178)
- What should I do when I have questions?
- Does Heavenly Father always tell us the answer right away?
- Having a question is like trying to put together a puzzle. God knows everything, but he won’t put the puzzle together for us. He will, however, give us a picture of what it should look like to help us along the way.
What question do I have for Heavenly Father?
Put together a puzzle.
Primary Children’s Assignment for Come Follow Me 12/26
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 12/26:
How can you encourage children and their parents to learn from the New Testament at home? For example, you could invite the children to memorize one of the scriptures you discussed in class (it might help to break the scripture into short phrases) and share the verse with their families.
Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 12/26
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 12/26 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 12/26
Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 12/26
- Do this week’s free activity pages from Color Me Christian
- Read “Excited to Learn” (April 2009 Liahona and Friend). Russell is excited about his first day of school, but he discovers he can’t learn everything all at once.
- Read “A Lesson in Learning” (April 2007 Friend). Kasey learns that learning something well is better than learning it fast.
- Coloring page: “Adam and Eve Teach Their Children”(February 2010 Friend)
- Make a list of all the things you have learned in your life. Can you put everything on it? How long is your list?
- Child at school coloring page
- “I Can Obey” (February 2017 Friend). Use the chart to decode the message and see what Joseph Smith said about obedience. Also includes a letter puzzle.
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