Come Follow Me 12/6/2021 – 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 12/6/2021.

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Family Home Evening for Come Follow Me 12/6 for Kids

Song

The First Article of Faith

Scripture

Articles of Faith

Lesson

  • Pick one of the Articles of Faith for your family to focus on for the week.
  • Learn the song, memorize the words, if possible, and discuss what it means.

Activity

Take turns acting out how you would respond with an article of faith when someone asks what you believe.

Treat

Make an almond dessert (because the 13th Article of Faith is commonly confused as saying “and in doing good to almonds.”

Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 12/6 for Kids

Work on memorizing this scripture with your children during the week for Come Follow Me 12/6: Articles of Faith

Choose one of the Articles of Faith that your family can work on memorizing this week.

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

Devotionals for Come Follow Me 12/6 for kids

Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 12/6 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 12/6:

  • 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 12/6 daily devotionals:

  • Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 12/6
  • Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Individuals and Families for Come Follow Me 12/6
  • 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

Choose one of the Articles of Faith songs

Scripture

Articles of Faith 1-4

Discussion

  • The doctrines of our Church, the things we believe, don’t change. The Articles of Faith have many of our core beliefs in them.
  • What are some of the beliefs in these first four articles of faith?

Journal Entry

Write a list of the doctrines in these Articles of Faith.

Activity

“Fourth Article of Faith” (August 2004 Friend)

Tuesday Devotional

Song

Choose one of the Articles of Faith songs

Scripture

Articles of Faith 5-8

Discussion

  • What are some of the beliefs in these articles of faith?

Journal Entry

Write a list of the doctrines in these Articles of Faith.

Activity

“Article of Faith 6” (June 2011 Friend)

Wednesday Devotional

Song

Choose one of the Articles of Faith songs

Scripture

Articles of Faith 9-13

Discussion

  • What are some of the beliefs in these articles of faith?
  • The ninth Article of Faith specifically talks about how we believe God will continue to reveal important truths. That is one of the reasons we need modern prophets.
  • Over the next two days, we will talk about two different times that this occurred.

Journal Entry

Write a list of the doctrines in these Articles of Faith.

Activity

“Sharing Time: The Gospel is Restored” (February 2003 Liahona and Friend) matching activity

Thursday Devotional

Song

Choose one of the Articles of Faith songs

Scripture

Official Declaration 1

Discussion

  • The United States government declared plural marriage (polygamy, having more than one wife) to be illegal.
  • Based on the end of this declaration, what reasons did the prophet give for the Lord ending the practice of plural marriage?
  • What does this teach you about God’s work?

Journal Entry

How can I support the Lord’s work in the latter days?

Activity

“Funstuff: We Believe” (June 2015 Friend) secret code about the Articles of Faith

Friday Devotional

Song

Choose one of the Articles of Faith songs

Scripture

Official Declaration 2

Discussion

  • For a long time, people of African descent were not allowed to hold the priesthood or go to the temple.
  • The scriptures teach us to trust in the Lord (see Proverbs 3:5), and that’s what many Church members of African descent did when the Church withheld priesthood ordination and temple ordinances from them.
  • Even though they did not understand why this policy existed—and often felt hurt by the explanations taught at the time, which the Church disavows today—many devout members of African descent trusted the Lord and stayed faithful throughout their lives.
  • How you have learned to trust in the Lord even when you don’t have a perfect understanding?

Journal Entry

How can I increase my faith and trust in God?

Activity

Coloring Page: “We Listen to Our Prophet Today”

Primary Children’s Assignment for Come Follow Me 12/6

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 12/6:

Help the children select an article of faith they would like to memorize, and help them make a plan to do so.

Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 12/6

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 12/6 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 12/6:

Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 12/6

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