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Family Home Evening for Come Follow Me 3/29 Easter for Kids
General Conference is also coming up this week, so we will be talking about both Easter and Conference throughout the week. Get ready for General Conference as a family by preparing these General Conference Activities.
Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 3/29 Easter for Kids
Work on memorizing this scripture with your children during the week for Come Follow Me 3/29 Easter: Doctrine and Covenants 76:22-24
And now, after the many testimonies which have been given of him, this is the testimony, last of all, which we give of him: That he lives!
For we saw him, even on the right hand of God; and we heard the voice bearing record that he is the Only Begotten of the Father—
That by him, and through him, and of him, the worlds are and were created, and the inhabitants thereof are begotten sons and daughters unto God.
Here are some ideas for marking your scriptures.
Devotionals for Come Follow Me 3/29 Easter for kids
Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 3/29 Easter 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 3/29 Easter:
- 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 3/29 Easter daily devotionals:
- Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 3/29 Easter
- Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Individuals and Families for Come Follow Me 3/29 Easter
- 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:
Doctrine & Covenants 110:1–10 (the first experience mentioned below)
Doctrine & Covenants 76:11–14, 20–24 (the second experience)
- April 3, 1836, was Easter Sunday. After taking the sacrament with other saints in newly dedicated Kirtland Temple, Joseph Smith and Oliver Cowdery found a quiet place behind a veil in the temple and prayed.
- The Savior appeared to them and declared
- What does it mean to say that Jesus Christ is “he who liveth”? It doesn’t just mean that He rose from the tomb on the third day and appeared to His Galilean disciples. It means that He lives today. He speaks through prophets today. He leads His Church today. And He heals wounded souls and broken hearts today.
- The Prophet Joseph Smith actually saw the risen Savior several times. In another experience, afterwards Joseph and Sidney described their testimony that He lives.
How can I get a testimony like Joseph Smith’s?
Choose one of these Easter crafts
- In verse 30, it says that this is the only true and living church. What does that mean?
- How does the church live? (Read verses 37-38). We have a living prophet and apostles that can keep telling us what the right choices are when the world tells us differently.
What question do I want answered in General Conference this weekend?
Print these infographs on the Prophet and Apostles to learn more about them.
- Joseph Smith knew how it feels to mourn the death of loved ones. Two of his brothers, Alvin and Don Carlos, died as young men. Joseph and Emma buried six children, each younger than two years old.
- What do we learn about the Resurrection in these scriptures? How does this make you feel?
How can I change how I live because I know about the Resurrection?
Choose one of these Easter crafts
- Even though Joseph Smith was killed, what he did will never be taken from the earth. How is that possible? (the Priesthood is passed down by the laying on of hands)
- President Nelson has the exact same priesthood and authority that Joseph Smith was given from Peter, James and John, and also from John the Baptist!
- What do we use the Priesthood for now? (blessings, baptism, sacrament, temple ordinances, etc.)
What can I do to prepare my heart for General Conference?
Print out the pictures of the First Presidency and 12 Apostles. Write their names on similar sized papers and play a memory game where you match their names to their pictures.
- Easter isn’t just about the Resurrection – it’s also about the Atonement, when Jesus suffered for our sins in the Garden of Gethsemane and then died for us on the cross.
- What do we learn about the Atonement in the scriptures we read?
- Why did Jesus choose to suffer? What do I need to do to be blessed by His sacrifice? How can I know the Atonement is working in my life?
Make a list of what your know about the Atonement.
Choose one of these Easter crafts
Primary Children’s Assignment for Come Follow Me 3/29 Easter
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 3/29 Easter:
Help the children think of something they can do to tell other people—especially their family members—what Jesus Christ has done for us. The next time you meet, ask them to share with you what they did.
Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 3/29 Easter
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 3/29 Easter 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 3/29 Easter:
Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 3/29 Easter
- Do this week’s free activity pages from Color Me Christian
- Make any of these Easter treats and desserts
- Watch “Finding Faith in Christ” to learn more about the Savior
- See if your Church library or the missionaries have a copy of the movie “The Lamb of God.” If not, you can find it on YouTube. This movie is a little more intense and focuses heavily on the last week of the Savior’s life; it shows a brief realistic representation of the pain the Savior endured in Gethsemane and on the cross. (This may be a little intense for some young children.)
- Do any of these General Conference Activities.
- Watch these videos as a family
- Make The Story of Easter booklet
- Create this Handprint craft
- Jesus Was Resurrected color-by-number
- Dot-to-dot Resurrection coloring page
- Read M. Russell Ballard, “The Vision of the Redemption of the Dead,” Ensign or Liahona, Nov. 2018,
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