Come Follow Me 12/9/2024 – Devotionals & FHE for Kids

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You can get all of the devotionals here.

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Family Home Evening for Come Follow Me 12/9 for Kids


Choose the Right (Hymns #239)


Moroni 7:12–19


  • There are so many different ideas in the world. How can we tell which ones are right or wrong?
  • What do you think?
  • Talk about some experiences you have had as a family or individually and point out how to tell the difference.
  • Mormon’s words give us ideas we can use to help us know right from wrong.
  • Watch “Patterns of Light: Discerning Light


Play “What’s Wrong?” game


Almond joy cookies

Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 12/9 for Kids

Work on memorizing this scripture with your children during the week for Come Follow Me 12/9: Moroni 7:47

But charity is the pure love of Christ, and it endureth forever; and whoso is found possessed of it at the last day, it shall be well with him.

You can download these tracing sheets as a PDF.

Devotionals for Come Follow Me 12/9 for Kids

Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 12/9 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 12/9:

  • 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 12/9 daily devotionals:

  • Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 12/9
  • Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Home and Church: Book of Mormon 2024 for Come Follow Me 12/9
  • 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.
  • Here are some ideas for marking your scriptures.

Monday Devotional


Teach Me to Walk in the Light (Children’s #177)


Moroni 7:20


  • Mormon asked a question that seems especially important today: “How is it possible [to] lay hold upon every good thing?”
  • What do you think?
  • He then goes on to talk about faith, hope, and charity.

Journal Entry

How do I lay hold on every good thing?


Play “hot potato” (getting rid of something that isn’t a good thing)

Tuesday Devotional


As Zion’s Youth in Latter Days  (Hymns #256) all verses if time


Moroni 7:33


  • Talk about people from the scriptures that had faith, like Nephi or David and Goliath, or Daniel and the Lion’s Den.
  • How did having faith in Christ make a difference for these people?
  • What can we do when we have faith in Jesus Christ?
  • Share your own experiences on when you’ve had faith and God blessed you with His power to do His will.

Journal Entry

How can I increase my faith?


“Fear Not” paper globe craft

Wednesday Devotional


Be Still, My Soul (Hymns #124)


Moroni 7:40–419:25–26


  • As we read these verses, raise your hand when you hear about something we can hope for.
  • What does hope do for us?
  • When we drop something in water, it will either sink or float.
  • When we have hope in Christ, we float up to Him.
  • How does He “lift [us] up” when we face difficult trials?
  • What attributes of Christ and principles of His gospel “rest in your mind” and give you hope? How can we keep them in our minds forever?

Journal Entry

How can I have hope in Christ?


Play sink or float.

Thursday Devotional


Love One Another (Hymns #308)


Moroni 7:44–48


  • What is charity?
  • President Dallin H. Oaks observed: “The reason charity never fails and the reason charity is greater than even the most significant acts of goodness … is that charity, ‘the pure love of Christ’ (Moro. 7:47), is not an act but a condition or state of being. … Charity is something one becomes”
  • How did Jesus show charity?
  • How can I have charity?
  • Why can’t you have charity without faith or hope?
  • Watch “Charity: An Example of the Believers

Journal Entry

What can I do to show charity today?


Go through toys and donate some that are no longer played with. (This is especially good with Christmas coming up soon!)

Friday Devotional


School Thy Feelings (Hymns #336) verses 1 and 3


Moroni 9:3–5, 18–20, 23

**Note: verse 9 is VERY important to go over at another time with your children. See Sunday Ideas below for information and resources.**


  • Mormon’s first message to his son was filled with love and hope.
  • His second epistle, however, was a lot heavier and contained a lot of warnings.
  • One thing Mormon warned against was something any people struggle with today: anger.
  • What were some of the consequences of the Nephites’ anger?
  • What warnings can we take from these verses?
  • How can we be slow to anger?

Journal Entry

How can I be slow to anger today?


Use an empty toilet paper roll and orange streamers to make a dragon for dragon breaths to calm down.

Primary Children’s Activities for Come Follow Me 12/9

The Come, Follow Me – Home and Church: Book of Mormon 2024 manual suggests that you look at this month’s issue of the Friend magazine for more ideas.

There is also an activity page in this week’s section of the CFM manual.

Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 12/9

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 12/9 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 Meeting, 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 12/9

Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 12/9

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