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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 4/18 for Kids
- Discuss the 10 commandments.
- Print a page with all of them and cut them into strips with one on each piece.
- Have the family sort them into 2 categories (loving God and loving others)
- Talk about the relationship between these and what Jesus said in Matthew.
Have the children sort the commandments in the order they like the most to least. Being obedient means obeying all commandments, not just our favorite/easiest ones.
Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 4/18 for Kids
Work on memorizing this scripture with your children during the week for Come Follow Me 4/18: Exodus 19:5
Now therefore, if ye will obey my voice indeed, and keep my covenant, then ye shall be a peculiar treasure unto me above all people: for all the earth is mine:
Devotionals for Come Follow Me 4/18 for kids
Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 4/18 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 4/18:
- 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 4/18 daily devotionals:
- Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 4/18
- Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Individuals and Families for Come Follow Me 4/18
- 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:
- Moses as the prophet was in charge of all the children of Israel. He kept doing everything and was burning out.
- What was Jethro’s counsel to Moses?
- Do we sometimes do too much? What should we do?
- How can we be trustworthy men (and women) of truth to be available when God’s servants as for help?
How can I be a person of truth?
“Moses” (October 1998 Friend)
- What does it mean to be a treasure to the Lord?
- What does “peculiar” mean? Does it mean we are weird?
- President Russell M. Nelson offered one explanation of this phrase: “In the Old Testament, the Hebrew term from which peculiar was translated is segullah, which means ‘valued property,’ or ‘treasure.’ … For us to be identified by servants of the Lord as his peculiar people is a compliment of the highest order.”
- How does knowing that keeping your covenants makes you a “peculiar treasure” influence the way you live?
How can I keep my covenants?
I Love to See the Temple (Children’s #95) especially verse 2
- The Lord told Moses that the children of Israel needed to be prepared before they could “meet with God” and make covenants with Him.
- What are things we do to meet with God? (sacrament, temple, Church attendance, prayers).
- How can we prepare ourselves to meet with Him?
What can I do today to prepare to meet with God?
- What does it mean that God is merciful?
- He gives us commandments so He can bless us. How are commandments evidence of God’s love?
- What blessings come from following His commandments?
How have I seen God’s mercy in my life?
Coloring page: “Jesus Loves Me” (May 2018 Friend)
- These are called the Ten Commandments.
- Talk about each commandment and its meaning as you read them.
- Why do you think these are the most important commandments God gave to the children of Israel, out of all the commandments He could give them?
- We may not bow down and worship idols/statues, but sometimes we put other things as more important than God.
How can I put God first in my life?
“The Ten Commandments” (September 2017 Friend)
Primary Children’s Assignment for Come Follow Me 4/18
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 4/18:
Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 4/18
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 4/18 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 4/18:
Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 4/18
- Do this week’s free activity pages from Color Me Christian
- Read Henry B. Eyring, “The Caregiver,” Ensign or Liahona, Nov. 2012, 121–24.
- Watch or read Chapter 19: The Ten Commandments
- Sing the song The Commandments (Children’s #112) lots of times to try to memorize all ten commandments.
- “Journey into Egypt” (April 2008 Friend). A board game with scriptures to learn about the journey of Moses and his people.
- “Keep the Commandments” (May 2012 Friend). Scripture search game.
- “The Ten Commandments Teach Me to Love God and His Children” (September 2012 Liahona and Friend). Write down observations of people keeping the Ten Commandments. Read each one and categorize whether they honored God, respected parents and family, or respected others. Includes labels to be used for jar or bag for this activity.
- Read Dallin H. Oaks, “No Other Gods,” Ensign or Liahona, Nov. 2013, 72–75.
- TONS of free printables about Commandments 1-5 and Commandments 6-10
- More free printables about Moses and the Ten Commandments
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