Come Follow Me 4/24/2023 – Devotionals & FHE for Children

Daily devotionals, Family Home Evening (FHE), and Sunday ideas for kids and young children that go with Come, Follow Me for 4/24/2023.

If you find these Come Follow Me 4/24 devotionals and other ideas for kids useful, please share them with others!

You can get all of the devotionals here.

Last week’s devotionals

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Family Home Evening for Come Follow Me 4/24 for Kids

Song

The Lord Is My Shepherd (Hymns #316)

Scripture

John 10:1–18, 27–29

Lesson

  • act out the different parts of the story with homemade paper puppet cut outs or toy action figures.
  • What is the difference between the shepherd and the hireling?
  • What does this tell you about Jesus when he calls himself the Good Shepherd?

Activity

Play the animal game (act out animals and everyone tries to guess the animal.) Don’t forget sheep and wolves!

Treat

Sheep cupcakes

Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 4/24 for Kids

Work on memorizing this scripture with your children during the week for Come Follow Me 4/24: John 10:16

And other sheep I have, which are not of this fold: them also I must bring, and they shall hear my voice; and there shall be one fold, and one shepherd.

Here are some ideas for marking your scriptures. You can download these tracing sheets as a PDF.

Devotionals for Come Follow Me 4/24 for Kids

Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 4/24 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 4/24:

  • 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 4/24 daily devotionals:

  • Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 4/24
  • Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Individuals and Families for Come Follow Me 4/24
  • 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:

Monday Devotional

Song

Search, Ponder, and Pray (Children’s #109)

Scripture

John 7:14–17

Discussion

  • What do you have a testimony of?
  • How did you gain that testimony?
  • Did you have to do something first? (Like pray before you knew Heavenly Father answered prayers?)
  • We gain testimony as we try out the things we learn.

Journal Entry

How can I strengthen my testimony today?

Activity

Sharing time idea #4 – build a fortress with testimony stones

Tuesday Devotional

Song

Help Me, Dear Father (Hymns #99)

Scripture

John 8:2–11

Discussion

  • What do we learn about repentance in this video?
  • What does Jesus teach about forgiveness?
  • How are we like the Pharisees sometimes?

Journal Entry

How can I forgive today?

Activity

Balloon object lesson or, if you can’t get a helium-filled balloon, use the disappearing sin activity

Wednesday Devotional

Song

Jesus, Once of Humble Birth (Hymns #196, verse 2)

Scripture

John 8:58–59

Discussion

  • In the Old Testament, Moses saw a burning bush and God said, “I am”
  • Jesus knew who He was.  Who am I?

Journal Entry

Who am I?

Activity

Moses and the burning bush craft

Thursday Devotional

Song

Though Deepening Trials (Hymns #122)

Scripture

John 9:1-3 (summarize chapter)

Discussion

  • The apostles thought the man had sinned because people believed at the time that physical challenges were a punishment from the pre-earth life.
  • Jesus taught the challenges were so God could work miracles in our lives.
  • Have you experienced miracles during your challenges?
  • Sometimes we need the hard things for Heavenly Father to show us miracles.

Journal Entry

What miracle have I seen in my trials?

Activity

Jesus healed a man born blind word tiles

Friday Devotional

Song

Book of Mormon Stories (verse 8)

Scripture

John 10:16

Discussion

  • Who are the ‘other sheep?’
  • Jesus was referring to other people in the world that believed in him, but hadn’t seen him yet. (The Book of Mormon has the record of when Christ came to them after he left the disciples in Jerusalem.)

Journal Entry

How can I bring people to Jesus’s fold?

Activity

Jesus visits the Americas coloring page

Primary Children’s Assignment for Come Follow Me 4/24

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 4/24:

Help the children think of a commandment they can obey more fully. Ask them to try to obey that commandment during the coming week.

Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 4/24

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 4/24 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 4/24

Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 4/24

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2 Comments

  1. Thank you for this. I am always appreciative of the work folks like you do, to help those of us who struggle with Ideas. Thank you.

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