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- Family Home Evening
- Scripture of the Week
- Primary Challenge
- Sunday Activity Ideas
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Family Home Evening for Come Follow Me 3/7 for Kids
- Joseph was a righteous man, but he had many trials.
- How did he choose to act?
- What advice would you give Joseph as he was sitting in prison?
- How can we respond when we have trials?
Watch the Refiner’s Fire here.
Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 3/7 for Kids
Work on memorizing this scripture with your children during the week for Come Follow Me 3/7: Genesis 39:9
There is none greater in this house than I; neither hath he kept back any thing from me but thee, because thou art his wife: how then can I do this great wickedness, and sin against God?
Devotionals for Come Follow Me 3/7 for kids
Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 3/7 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 3/7:
- 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 3/7 daily devotionals:
- Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 3/7
- Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Individuals and Families for Come Follow Me 3/7
- 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:
- If you had been one of Joseph’s brothers, what could you have done to keep jealousy from weakening your relationship with him?
- How would it help us to “speak peaceably” to each other?
How can I have peace in my family?
- Potiphar’s wife was trying to get Joseph to break the Law of Chastity, which is one of God’s most important laws.
- Joseph ran away from temptation as fast as he could.
- Reading these verses could provide an opportunity to discuss the law of chastity with your family. Depending on the age of your child(ren), here are some resources that could help with this discussion:
How can I run away from temptation?
- Elder David A. Bednar taught, “Revelations are conveyed in a variety of ways, including, for example, dreams, visions, conversations with heavenly messengers, and inspiration.”
- How have we seen the Lord use dreams in these stories?
- Sometimes revelation (whether dreams or not) seems confusing. What do learn from Joseph about what to do if revelation isn’t easy to understand?
- Other than dreams, how else does Heavenly Father talk to us?
How have I felt Heavenly Father speak to me?
Do this craft to make the baker
- The Lord warned Pharoah in a dream to prepare for the famine. In the seven years of plenty, Egypt saved all of the extra to help them get through the famine.
- What do we learn from these verses about how the Lord blessed the people of Egypt through Joseph?
- What can we learn about preparing for the future?
How can I prepare for the future?
“Emergency Scavenger Hunt” (August 2018 Friend). Use this scavenger hunt to help your family collect supplies for an emergency kit.
- Time and again, good fortune seemed to abandon Joseph, but the Lord never did.
- What did Joseph do to stay close to the Lord during his times of trial?
- How was the Lord “with him”?
- Sometimes it seems like bad things happen for no reason, but the Lord can turn anything that is bad into good. How did that happen for Joseph?
How can I stay close to the Lord during my trials?
Primary Children’s Assignment for Come Follow Me 3/7
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 3/7:
Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 3/7
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 3/7 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 3/7:
Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 3/7
- Do this week’s free activity pages from Color Me Christian
- Watch the videos “The Refiner’s Fire” and “After the Storm”
- Read or watch Joseph and Joseph in Egypt
- Coloring page I Can Be a Peacemaker
- Read “Katie’s Peaches” (August 2003 Friend). Katie learns about the importance of food storage when her mom tells her the story of Joseph of Egypt.
- Watch Video: “Joseph of Egypt”. Excerpts from a talk by President Ezra Taft Benson (1899–1994).
- Make one of these crafts for Joseph and his coat of many colors
- Paint by numbers Joseph’s coat of many colors
- Play this fun coat of many colors game
- Make these crafts about the different dreams Joseph interpreted.
- Make these cows from Pharoah’s dream
- Get tons of Joseph coloring pages and worksheets
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