Come Follow Me 2/28/2022 – 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 2/28/2022.

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You can get all of the devotionals here.

Last week’s devotional

Family Home Evening for Come Follow Me 2/28 for Kids

Song

The Spirit of God

Scripture

Genesis 28:10–22

Lesson

  • Show your family ladder or a photo if you don’t have one.
  • Talk about how our covenants are like a ladder. Each builds on the others allowing us to make it closer to Christ.
  • What covenants have we already made? What do we need to work towards next?

Activity

Have each member of the family draw how they imagine Jacob’s dream.

Treat

Jacob’s Ladder cookie bars

Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 2/28 for Kids

Work on memorizing this scripture with your children during the week for Come Follow Me 2/28: Genesis 30:22

And God remembered Rachel, and God hearkened to her, and opened her womb.

Here are some ideas for marking your scriptures. You can download these tracing sheets as a PDF.

Devotionals for Come Follow Me 2/28 for kids

Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 2/28 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 2/28:

  • 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 2/28 daily devotionals:

  • Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 2/28
  • Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Individuals and Families for Come Follow Me 2/28
  • 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

I Will Follow God’s Plan (Children’s #164)

Scripture

Genesis 28:10–22

Discussion

  • Jacob had to leave his home because Esau was angry that Jacob received the birthright blessing (even though he had given it up).
  • Along the way, Jacob had this dream. It’s called Jacob’s Ladder.
  • Covenants are like a ladder. Each time we make a covenant, it brings us closer up to heaven.
  • What covenants have you made? (Or will you make?)
  • How will they help keep you closer to God?

Journal Entry

How can I prepare to make and keep covenants?

Activity

Jacob’s Ladder – Break the code to find out what God said to Jacob

Tuesday Devotional

Song

Follow the Prophet (Children’s #110) verse 4

Scripture

Genesis 29:1–28

Discussion

  • Jacob loved Rachel and worked for her father for seven years before he was allowed to marry her.
  • Leah was the older sister, and Laban switched Rachel and Leah at the wedding.
  • Jacob loved Rachel so much, he worked for another seven years so he could marry her as well.
  • It may seem weird that he had more than one wife (polygamy), but in those days it was allowed. This was one way that the promises to have lots of children was fulfilled.
  • What do we learn about love and marriage from these verses? (Hard work, important to marry in the covenant, etc.)

Journal Entry

How can I work to prepare for temple marriage?

Activity

Coloring Page: “I Love My Family”

Wednesday Devotional

Song

A Child’s Prayer (Children’s #12)

Scripture

Genesis 29:31–3530:1–24

Discussion

  • Even though Rachel and Leah lived in a time and culture different from ours, we can all understand some of the feelings they had.
  • Rachel was sad she could not have any children. Leah was sad that her husband loved Rachel more.
  • It is also important to remember that even though God hears us, in His wisdom He doesn’t always give us exactly what we ask for.
  • How has God looked on us and remembered us in our afflictions?

Journal Entry

In what ways has God remembered me?

Activity

Jacob and Rachel crossword puzzle

Thursday Devotional

Song

Search, Ponder, and Pray (Children’s #109)

Scripture

Genesis 32:24–32

Discussion

  • Do you think that Jacob really wrestled? Probably not.
  • Why is “wrestling” a good way to describe seeking blessings from the Lord?
  • What do Enos 1:1–5Alma 8:9–10 suggest about what it means to “wrestle … before God”?
  • Jacob wrestling with the Lord and getting a new name (Israel) is symbolic of making covenants.

Journal Entry

How can I wrestle with God?

Activity

Jacob wrestles with God secret code

Friday Devotional

Song

Help Me, Dear Father (Children’s #99)

Scripture

Genesis 32:6-13; 33:1–12

Discussion

  • After many years of hard feelings, Jacob and Esau were reunited.
  • If Jacob and Esau could talk to us today, what might they say to help us when there is contention in our family?
  • How did Jacob prepare to meet Esau?
  • What do you learn about forgiveness from Esau’s example?

Journal Entry

What can I do to help our family be at peace?

Activity

“Jacob and Esau” (October 1994 Friend)

Primary Children’s Assignment for Come Follow Me 2/28

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 2/28:

Invite the children to share this week’s activity page with their families to help them learn from and remember Jacob’s dream.

Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 2/28

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 2/28 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 2/28:

Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 2/28

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