Come Follow Me 4/3/2023 (Easter) – 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 4/3/2023.

If you find these Come Follow Me 4/3 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 4/3 for Kids

Song

I Believe in Christ (Hymns #134)

Scripture

“The Living Christ: The Testimony of the Apostles”

Lesson

Activity

Take turns hiding pictures of the Savior around the room and have the children find him.

Treat

Choose something yummy from this list of 100 Easter Treats and desserts.

Since this week is Easter, check our posts on how to have an awesome Easter egg hunt and tons of non-candy Easter egg fillers.

Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 4/3 for Kids

Work on memorizing this scripture with your children during the week for Come Follow Me 4/3: John 20:29

Jesus saith unto him, Thomas, because thou hast seen me, thou hast believed: blessed are they that have not seen, and yet have believed.

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

Devotionals for Come Follow Me 4/3 for Kids

Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 4/3 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 4/3:

  • 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 4/3 daily devotionals:

  • Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 4/3
  • Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Individuals and Families for Come Follow Me 4/3
  • 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

Christ the Lord Is Risen Today (Hymns #200)

Scripture

Matthew 28:1–10

Discussion

  • How did Mary Magdalene and Mary react when the Angel told them that Jesus had risen? (They ran to tell the others!)
  • How did they react when Jesus met them on they way? (They worshiped him and held his feet)

Journal Entry

How can I share my excitement about Jesus’s resurrection with others?

Activity

Dot-to-dot Resurrection coloring page

Tuesday Devotional

Song

Abide with Me; ‘Tis Eventide (Hymns #165)

Scripture

Luke 24:13–35

Discussion

  • How did the disciples find out about Jesus being resurrected?
  • Did they know it was him at first?
  • How did they find out? How did they feel when they realized who it was?

Journal Entry

How can I have Jesus appear to me?

Activity

Jesus Was Resurrected color-by-number

Wednesday Devotional

Song

When He Comes Again (Children’s #82)

Scripture

John 20:19–29

Discussion

  • Thomas didn’t believe that Jesus was resurrected until he saw him. Why do you think Thomas didn’t believe?
  • Do sometimes we have a hard time believing somethings? Do you believe that Jesus was resurrected?

Journal Entry

How can I believe Jesus is real when I haven’t seen Him?

Activity

Handprint craft

Thursday Devotional

Song

He Is Risen! (Hymns #199)

Scripture

1 Corinthians 15:1–8, 55

Discussion

  • Christ appeared to 500 other people in addition to the women and the 12 apostles.
  • Jesus also appeared to the Nephites
  • Why did He appear to so many people?
    • They were able to be witnesses of Him to everyone. Just like the apostles’ witnesses that we read in family home evening.

Journal Entry

How can I be a witness of Christ?

Activity

Jesus Appears to the Nephites coloring page

Friday Devotional

Song

God’s Daily Care (Hymns #306)

Scripture

1 Peter 1:3–11

Discussion

  • These are some of the blessings that we receive because Christ died for us and was resurrected.
  • Which are your favorite?

Journal Entry

What does Jesus’s resurrection mean to me?

Activity

The Story of Easter booklet

Primary Children’s Assignment for Come Follow Me 4/3

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 4/3:

To help the children share what they learned with their families, encourage them to sing a song about Jesus Christ at home this week.

Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 4/3

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 4/3 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 4/3

Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 4/3

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2 Comments

  1. Thank you so much!! This is such a wonderful resource for our family’s “morning meetings” as we start our school day.

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