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Family Home Evening for Come Follow Me 3/13 for Kids
The Oxcart (Children’s #219)
- What does it mean to have a heavy burden?
- When have you felt that life is hard?
- Who can you ask for help?
Get a wagon. Load it up with rocks/bricks until the kids can’t pull it anymore. Help them out and show that they can do a lot more when someone is helping pull their responsibility.
Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 3/13 for Kids
Work on memorizing this scripture with your children during the week for Come Follow Me 3/13: Matthew 11:28–30
Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.
Devotionals for Come Follow Me 3/13 for Kids
Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 3/13 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 3/13:
- 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 3/13 daily devotionals:
- Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 3/13
- Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Individuals and Families for Come Follow Me 3/13
- 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:
How Gentle God’s Commands (Hymns #314)
- What are some of the burdens we may have? (Sin, trials, health issues).
- What are burdens others have?
- How can we help others and ease their burdens?
Whose burden can I ease today?
- The teachings of the Pharisees differed from the Savior’s in many ways, but especially in how to honor the Sabbath day.
- What is my attitude towards the Sabbath Day?
- How can I bring my attitude in line with the Savior’s teachings?
What can I plan to do this Sunday to keep the Sabbath Day holy?
“Sending Sunday Letters” (June 2019 Friend)
- What does it mean to be full of light?
- How can we make ourselves full of light?
- How can we bring the Savior’s light into our lives? Our home? Our world?
What can I do to fill myself with light today?
Coloring Page – You Are the Light of the World
- Wash some dishes together. What if we only washed the outsides of things like bowls and cups?
- How are we like bowls and cups? (We have an inside and an outside).
- How do we clean our outside? (Things we do and say.)
- How do we clean our inside? (Thoughts, desires.)
- We need to be righteous not just in outward deeds, but also in our thoughts and feelings.
How can I clean my inside today?
- People who are bad on the inside but try to show good on the outside are called hypocrites.
- Eventually, our words, our thoughts, and our actions will be judged by God.
- Will we feel comfortable with our hearts showing?
- How can we have good treasure of the heart? How does it bring forth good things?
How can I have good treasure in my heart today?
- “Choosing Integrity” (September 2015 Friend).
Primary Children’s Assignment for Come Follow Me 3/13
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 3/13:
Invite the children to share with their families ideas to keep the Sabbath day holy.
Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 3/13
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 3/13 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 3/13
Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 3/13
- Do this week’s free activity pages from Color Me Christian
- Listen to episode #11 of the podcast Tween Talk for Latter-day Saints about keeping the Sabbath Day holy
- Coloring Page – Set Your Heart on God’s Kingdom and On His Goodness
- Read or listen to John A. McCune, “Come unto Christ—Living as Latter-day Saints,” Ensign or Liahona, May 2020, 36–38.
- Listen to or read Lawrence E. Corbridge, “The Way,” Ensign or Liahona, Nov. 2008, 34–36.
- “Honesty Jars” (September 2018 Friend). Make these honesty jars with your family to see how being honest builds others’ trust in you over time.
- Watch the video “The Light That Shineth in Darkness”
- Make your own list of Sabbath Day activities. “Bulletin Board: Sabbath-day Activities” (April 2012 Friend). Includes a list of things that children can do on the Sabbath.
- Ye Are the Light of the World – Cut out the pictures and place them in the correct spot to complete Matthew 5 verses 14-16.
- Read “Doing Good on the Sabbath Day” (September 2007 Liahona and Friend). Plan at least two activities that you can do next Sunday.
- Math Code (You Are the Light of the World) – Complete the math equations to decode Matthew 5: 14-16 from the Sermon on the Mount.
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