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- Scripture of the Week
- Primary Challenge
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Family Home Evening for Come Follow Me 3/14 for Kids
- You may choose a few verses from these chapters to read together.
- Act out the reunion between Joseph and his brothers.
- What can we learn about forgiveness in our family?
- How could forgiving each other more freely help our family.
Act out a few scenarios that happen in your home that may require some forgiveness.
Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 3/14 for Kids
Work on memorizing this scripture with your children during the week for Come Follow Me 3/14: Genesis 50:20
But as for you, ye thought evil against me; but God meant it unto good, to bring to pass, as it is this day, to save much people alive.
Devotionals for Come Follow Me 3/14 for kids
Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 3/14 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 3/14:
- 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 3/14 daily devotionals:
- Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 3/14
- Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Individuals and Families for Come Follow Me 3/14
- 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:
- You may want to summarize these verses, or just read or watch the beginning of Chapter 14: Joseph’s Brother’s in Egypt
- Why do you think Joseph went through so much trouble to hide who he was, send for Benjamin, and get Benjamin blamed for stealing?
- It had been about 22 years since Joseph was sold into Egypt by his brothers. He had suffered many trials, including being falsely accused and imprisoned.
- When Joseph met his brothers again after many years, how did they demonstrate that they had changed since he last saw them?
- What can we learn about repentance from their experiences?
How can I repent?
- What does Joseph feel the purposes were for his trials and being sent to Egypt?
- How is Joseph’s role similar to Jesus’s role in God’s family?
- How is this similar to when we have trials or difficulties?
- It took Joseph over 20 years to see the full purpose in his trials. Even then, he never saw all of it before he died.
- How can we apply this to our own difficulties?
What can I do to have faith that my trials have purpose?
- Joseph could have blamed his brother’s for all of his problems he’d had over the last 20 years.
- Instead, Joseph chose to forgive his brothers.
- What do we learn about forgiveness from Joseph’s dealings with his brothers?
- How might his experiences have helped him learn how to forgive?
- Blessings came to Joseph’s family because of his forgiveness.
- How can we apply this to our own lives?
How can I forgive?
- Jacob gave each of his sons a blessing before he died. These blessings had a lot of symbolism in them.
- Judah’s blessing is special because both King David (David and Goliath) and Jesus Christ are descendants of Judah. What words and phrases remind us of the Savior?
- If you’d like to learn more about Jacob’s sons and the tribes of Israel who descended from them, there is an entry for each in the Guide to the Scriptures.
What have my priesthood blessings told me?
- Joseph had lots of dreams throughout his life that revealed the future.
- This last dream was not translated correctly; it was one that Joseph Smith changed when he was doing his translation of the Bible.
- What do we learn about Joseph Smith in these verses? How did he fulfill these prophecies?
What is my testimony about Joseph Smith?
Primary Children’s Assignment for Come Follow Me 3/14
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 3/14:
Invite the children to share this week’s activity page with their families at home. They can use it to review the story of Joseph and his brothers and to discuss the importance of love and forgiveness in our families.
Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 3/14
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 3/14 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 3/14:
Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 3/14
- Do this week’s free activity pages from Color Me Christian
- “Joseph in Egypt” (February 1990 Friend). Complete the sentences by unscrambling the jumbled words in this condensed story of Joseph in Egypt.
- “Joseph and His Brothers” (May 1995 Liahona and September 1994 Friend).
- Joseph forgives his brothers craft
- God was with Joseph in Egypt word search
- Tons of different printable activities about Joseph
- Joseph’s Brother’s spot-the-difference
- Retell the story of Joseph with this Joseph sequencing pack.
- Joseph forgives his brothers 3D craft
- Joseph and his brothers crossword puzzle
- Glue dried corn kernels to a paper bag and hide a goblet
- Make a sensory bin with dry corn kernels (or rice krispies) and let the kids scoop it out and put in bags, like Joseph did. You can also hide things in it, like Joseph.
- Read Larry J. Echo Hawk, “Even as Christ Forgives You, So Also Do Ye,” Ensign, May 2018, 15–16.
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