Come Follow Me 5/10/2021 – 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 5/10/2021.

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Family Home Evening for Come Follow Me 5/10 for Kids

Song

221. Dear to the Heart of the Shepherd

Scripture

Doctrine and Covenants 50:40–46

Lesson

  • Look at this image of Christ and a sheep.
  • How do you know that Jesus loves the sheep?
  • How is the Savior like a shepherd to us?
  • What part of the scripture gives us this image?
  • What do the sheep need to do?

Activity

Take turns pretending to be a shepherd and his/her sheep.

Treat

Sheep cupcakes

Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 5/10 for Kids

Work on memorizing this scripture with your children during the week for Come Follow Me 5/10: Doctrine and Covenants 49:15–17

And again, verily I say unto you, that whoso forbiddeth to marry is not ordained of God, for marriage is ordained of God unto man.

Wherefore, it is lawful that he should have one wife, and they twain shall be one flesh, and all this that the earth might answer the end of its creation;

And that it might be filled with the measure of man, according to his creation before the world was made.

Here are some ideas for marking your scriptures.

come follow me 5/10 handwriting tracing for kids
come follow me 5/10 handwriting tracing for kids

Devotionals for Come Follow Me 5/10 for kids

Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 5/10 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 5/10:

  • 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 5/10 daily devotionals:

  • Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 5/10
  • Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Individuals and Families for Come Follow Me 5/10
  • 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

Listen, Listen (Children’s #107)

Scripture

Doctrine and Covenants 49:5–23

Discussion

  • There was a man nameed Lemon Copley who had been part of a different church called the Shakers.
  • The Shakers had many false teachings, like that the Second Coming had already happened and Jesus was a woman. They didn’t believe in baptism by immersion, wouldn’t eat meat, and refused to marry.
  • What does the Lord say about these teachings?

Journal Entry

How can knowing the truth help me guard against false teachings?

Activity

“The Scriptures Are the Word of God”

Tuesday Devotional

Song

I Love to See the Temple (Children’s #95) especially verse 2

Scripture

Doctrine and Covenants 49:15–17

Discussion

  • Some of the Shakers said that people shouldn’t marry. What do we learn about marriage in these verses? It needs to be between one man and one woman.
  • Elder Bednar gave two reasons: 1) because men and women complete each other, and 2) both are needed for children.
  • The world tries to confuse this issue. This is one reason why the Lord called a prophet for our time.

Journal Entry

What can I do now to prepare to be a good husband/wife?

Activity

“Preparing for the Temple” (August 2012 Friend) hidden objects.

Wednesday Devotional

Song

I Think When I Read That Sweet Story (Children’s #56)

Scripture

Doctrine and Covenants 49:26–28

Discussion

  • Oliver Cowdrey was told to go to the Shakers and share this revelation with them. How would you feel having to go tell people they were wrong?
  • What does the Lord tell Oliver about his fear?
  • What does it mean that He goes before you and in your rearword and midst.
  • How do you think that Oliver felt when he heard this revelation?
  • Have you had times when you’ve felt the Lord with you?

Journal Entry

What do I need to do to have the Lord with me? (v. 26)

Activity

Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego coloring page – the Lord is with us in difficult times.

Thursday Devotional

Song

Reverence Is Love (Children’s #31)

Scripture

Doctrine and Covenants 50:13–24

Discussion

  • Many members of the Church were confused because they didn’t know how to tell if what people were saying was true or not (like the Shakers).
  • The Lord taught that it was important for people to be good learners and good teachers. What are some of those characteristics we read about?

Journal Entry

What can I do to improve as a learner?

Activity

Draw a picture of a teacher and a learner. Next to each, write words/phrases that apply to each based on what we learned.

Friday Devotional

Song

The Still Small Voice (Children’s #106)

Scripture

Doctrine and Covenants 50:1-3, 29–34, 40–46

Discussion

  • Some churches at that time had people speak in strange languages or shout or faint, claiming it was the Holy Ghost.
  • Most of these were Satan’s imitations trying to fool people. What does the Lord tell us about how to recognize the Spirit?

Journal Entry

How does the Holy Ghost feel to me?

Activity

Coloring page: “I choose to fill my life with things that invite the Spirit” (August 2012 Friend)

Primary Children’s Assignment for Come Follow Me 5/10

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 5/10:

Prepare a note for each child with these words: Ask me about . Let the children fill in the blank with something they learned in class (give them help if needed) and pin the note to their clothes to prompt a discussion at home.

Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 5/10

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 5/10 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.

Here are some activities that go along with this week’s topic in Come Follow Me 5/10:

Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 5/10

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