Come Follow Me 4/4/2022 – Devotionals & FHE for Kids

Daily devotionals, Family Home Evening (FHE), and Sunday ideas for kids and young children that go with Come, Follow Me for 4/4/2022.

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You can get all of the devotionals here.

Last week’s devotional

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

Song

God of Power, God of Right

Scripture

Exodus 14:13–22

Lesson

  • Have the children try to ‘divide’ a bowl or tub of water.
  • The only way to do that is by the power of God.
  • Where have we seen the power of God in our own lives?

Activity

Play with plastic animals and people in the water.

Treat

Make these Red Sea cupcakes (any cupcake dyed blue)

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

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

And Moses said unto the people, Fear ye not, stand still, and see the salvation of the Lord, which he will shew to you to day: for the Egyptians whom ye have seen to day, ye shall see them again no more for ever.

The Lord shall fight for you, and ye shall hold your peace.

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

Devotionals for Come Follow Me 4/4 for kids

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

  • 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 4/4 daily devotionals:

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

Follow the Prophet (Children’s #110) verse 5

Scripture

Exodus 14

Discussion

  • Pharaoh finally let the people go, but then changed his mind and sent his armies after them.
  • How the Israelites might have felt as they saw Pharaoh’s army closing in when they were stuck at the Red Sea?
  • Sometimes we face difficult times and need a miracle to be rescued. What are some examples of this?
  • How does God deliver us from adversity?

Journal Entry

How have I seen God’s power in my life?

Activity

Parting of the Red Sea activity page

Tuesday Devotional

Song

Where Love Is (Children’s #138)

Scripture

Exodus 15:22–27

Discussion

  • The people were in the desert and came across bitter water. The Lord made it sweet for them.
  • What are some bitter things in our lives? How can the Lord make it sweet?

Journal Entry

What should I do when I encounter something bitter?

Activity

Plagues of Egypt matching page

Wednesday Devotional

Song

Go the Second Mile (Children’s #167)

Scripture

Exodus 15:23–2716:1–1517:1–7

Discussion

  • The children of Israel complained a lot during their 40 years in the wilderness, but those were difficult times.
  • How are we like the children of Israel in our complaints?
  • What should we do to show our trust in the Lord?

Journal Entry

What can I do when I feel like complaining?

Activity

Plagues for Pharaoh – Color by number of a few plagues God sent to tell Pharahoh to let his children go

Thursday Devotional

Song

Saturday (Children’s #196)

Scripture

Exodus 16

Discussion

  • The people were hungry and the Lord sent them manna.
  • He only sent them enough for one day at a time, except for when preparing for the Sabbath.
  • What lessons do we learn about doing things every day to feed ourselves spiritually?
  • What lessons do we learn about the Sabbath?

Journal Entry

What can I do today to feed myself spiritually?

Activity

God’s People Wandered in the Wilderness Word Search

Friday Devotional

Song

The Wise Man and the Foolish Man (Children’s #281)

Scripture

Exodus 17:1–7

Discussion

  • As we read these verses, think about Jesus.
  • How is the Savior like a rock for us? How is He like water?

Journal Entry

What can I do to rely on Jesus today?

Activity

Where Did They Go? – After escaping from Pharaoh, where did Moses lead the children of Israel.

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

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 4/4:

Invite the children to choose one of the stories from your discussion today. Help them think of something they can do during the next week to apply what that story teaches.

Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 4/4

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 4/4 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 4/4:

Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 4/4

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