Come Follow Me 2/6/2023 – Devotionals & FHE for Children

Daily devotionals, Family Home Evening (FHE), and Sunday ideas for kids and young children that go with Come, Follow Me for 2/6/2023.

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You can get all of the devotionals here.

Last week’s devotionals

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Family Home Evening for Come Follow Me 2/6 for Kids

Song

Give Said the Little Stream (Children’s #236)

Scripture

John 4:6–23

Lesson

  • Ask the child(ren) if they’ve ever been really thirsty.  How does that first drink of water feel?
  • Watch the video of Jesus teaching a Samaritan woman
  • Jesus is the living water
    • What are the ways that Jesus is like water?
    • Read John 4:6–23. Ask again what are the ways that Jesus is like water?

Activity

Running on Thirsty Bible Game

You could also fill a watering pail with water and water plants/flowers while talking about how water is needed to make things grow.

Treat

Root beer floats (to help quench thirst)

Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 2/6 for Kids

Work on memorizing this scripture with your children during the week for Come Follow Me 2/6:

Jesus answered, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God.

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

Devotionals for Come Follow Me 2/6 for Kids

Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 2/6 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 2/6:

  • 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 2/6 daily devotionals:

  • Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 2/6
  • Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Individuals and Families for Come Follow Me 2/6
  • 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

I Pray in Faith (Children’s #14)

Scripture

John 2:1–11

Discussion

  • If Jesus can change water into wine, can he change us?
  • In what ways do you want to be better?
  • Do you believe Jesus can help you?
  • What do you need to do to get his help?

Journal Entry

What can I ask Jesus to help me change today?

Activity

Fill a glass with water. Put a little colored fruit drink into it (or use food coloring). Jesus actually made water turn into wine (grape juice).

Tuesday Devotional

Song

When I Am Baptized (Children’s #100)

Scripture

John 3:1–7

Discussion

  • Can we be born again?
  • How is getting baptized like being born?
  • Do you like starting something new? Why or why not?

Journal Entry

How can I start over today?

Activity

Born again from caterpillar to butterfly (instructions)
You can download the printouts HERE

Wednesday Devotional

Song

He Sent His Son (Children’s #34)

Scripture

John 3:16–17

Discussion

  • Does Heavenly Father love you? How do you know?
  • What makes you think about Heavenly Father’s love?
  • You can feel his love during the sacrament. What can you do during the sacrament to think about his love?
  • The tree of life represents the love of God? What does that mean the fruit is?

Journal Entry

How have I seen God’s love for me?

Activity

God’s love rainbow mobile.
Suggestions for adaptations: write John 3:16-17 on the cloud instead.  Instead of writing people’s names on the hearts, write different things that are evidence of God’s love for us.

Thursday Devotional

Song

I Am a Child of God (Children’s #1 or Hymns #301)

Scripture

John 4:24, footnote a

Discussion

  • The Holy Ghost is a member of the Godhead. He is a spirit that can visit us and teach us.
  • Heavenly Father has a body of flesh and bones similar to us, (but perfected.)
  • Sometimes the scriptures can be confusing. You should always pray about what you learn and ask questions.

Journal Entry

How do I feel the Holy Ghost?

Activity

You Are Eternal Sunday box puppet (or a simpler version would be to put a glove over a hand)

Friday Devotional

Song

All Creatures of Our God and King (Hymns #62)

Scripture

John 4:21–24

Discussion

  • How we worship is more important than where we worship. What does that mean? What does worship mean?
  • We should worship God at all times and in all ways. We should want to listen and follow him, not just because we are told to.
  • Why do you obey? Is if because you want to be good or just don’t want to get in trouble?

Journal Entry

How can I be reverent at Church to worship God?

Activity

Reverence is love booklet

Primary Children’s Assignment for Come Follow Me 2/6

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 /:

Consider asking the children to give their family members a drink of water when they get home. As they do, they could share what they learned about living water.

Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 2/6

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 2/6 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 2/6

Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 2/6

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