Come Follow Me 2/8/2021 – Devotionals & FHE for Kids

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Daily devotionals, Family Home Evening (FHE), and Sunday ideas for kids and young children that go with Come, Follow Me for 2/8/2021.

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Family Home Evening for Come Follow Me 2/8 for Kids

Song

The Priesthood Is Restored

Scripture

Doctrine and Covenants 13

Lesson

  • Read chapter 13. Discuss who is talking.
  • What can we do now that we have the Aaronic Priesthood again?
  • You can also read Joseph Smith—History 1:68–74 that is from Joseph Smith’s perspective.

Activity

Draw pictures of what happened. You can reference the gospel art book to see other depictions.

Treat

Any of the candies based on these cute Etsy ideas.

Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 2/8 for Kids

Work on memorizing this scripture with your children during the week for Come Follow Me 2/8: Doctrine and Covenants 12:8

And no one can assist in this work except he shall be humble and full of love, having faith, hope, and charity, being temperate in all things, whatsoever shall be entrusted to his care.

Here are some ideas for marking your scriptures.

Devotionals for Come Follow Me 2/8 for kids

Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 2/8 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 2/8:

  • 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 2/8 daily devotionals:

  • Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 2/8
  • Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Individuals and Families for Come Follow Me 2/8
  • 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

Called to Serve (Children’s #174)

Scripture

Doctrine and Covenants 12 introduction

Discussion

  • Joseph Knight Sr. and his wife, Polly, met Joseph Smith when, as a 20-year-old, he began to work on their farm in Colesville, New York.
  • Joseph Knight described him as the best worker he ever had.
  • He believed Joseph Smith’s testimony about the gold plates and took Polly to visit Joseph Smith while he was translating the Book of Mormon at his home in Harmony, Pennsylvania. She immediately believed.
  • For the rest of their lives, Joseph and Polly remained faithful to the restored gospel. More than 60 members of the Knight family joined and helped establish the Church in New York, Ohio, Missouri, Nauvoo, and eventually Salt Lake City.

Journal Entry

How can I have faith like Joseph and Polly Knight?

Activity

come follow me 2/8 ideas for kids

Tuesday Devotional

Song

We’ll Bring the World His Truth (Children’s #172)

Scripture

Doctrine and Covenants 12

Discussion

  • Joseph Knight wanted to know how he could help in the work of the Lord.
  • The Lord answered in D&C 12. What was that answer?

Journal Entry

What qualities can I work on today so I can assist in the Lord’s work?

Activity

come follow me 2/8 ideas for kids

Wednesday Devotional

Song

Baptism (Children’s #100)

Scripture

Matthew 3:1–6, 13–17

Discussion

  • Who was John the Baptist? What did John the Baptist do?
  • John had the Aaronic Priesthood, which is why Jesus went to him to be baptized.
  • Without that Priesthood, baptisms would not be valid.

Journal Entry

What can I do to prepare for baptism? (Or, What can I do to keep my baptismal covenants?

Activity

Coloring page: “Jesus Christ Is Baptized”

Thursday Devotional

Song

The Priesthood Is Restored (Children’s #89)

Scripture

Joseph Smith—History 1:66–75

Discussion

  • Joseph and Oliver were translating the Book of Mormon and wanted to be baptized.
  • They prayed about it, and John the Baptist appeared to give them the Aaronic Priesthood by the laying on of hands.
  • Sister Carole M. Stephens, former counselor in the Relief Society General Presidency, taught: “Priesthood ordinances and covenants provide access to the fulness of the blessings promised to us by God, which are made possible by the Savior’s Atonement. They arm sons and daughters of God with power, God’s power, and provide us with the opportunity to receive eternal life”

Journal Entry

What blessings do I receive from the Aaronic Priesthood?

Activity

John the Baptist Word Puzzle

Friday Devotional

Song

The Fifth Article of Faith (Children’s #125)

Scripture

Doctrine and Covenants 13

Discussion

  • This is the blessing that John the Baptist gave Joseph and Oliver.
  • How do you think Oliver and Joseph felt being called “fellow servants”?
  • What are all of the keys (or parts) of the Aaronic Priesthood?
    • Ministering of angels
    • Gospel of repentance
    • Baptism by immersion

Journal Entry

How can I live worth of Priesthood blessings?

Activity

Priesthood Crossword Puzzle

Primary Children’s Assignment for Come Follow Me 2/8

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 2/8:

If you don’t have time for the children to complete the activity page in class, consider sending copies home so the children can work on it with their families.

Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 2/8

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 2/8 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.

Here are some activities that go along with this week’s topic in Come Follow Me /:

Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 2/8

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