Come Follow Me 5/16/2022 – 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 5/16/2022.

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You can get all of the devotionals here.

Last week’s devotional

Family Home Evening for Come Follow Me 5/16 for Kids

Song

A Song of Thanks

Scripture

Deuteronomy 6:10–15

Lesson

  • Even though the Isrealites encountered many challenges, they were very blessed by the Lord.
  • In what ways have we been blessed?
  • Make a list of all the blessings the family has.
  • How can we remember that the Lord is the source?

Activity

Write in your journal an entry about your blessings.

Treat

Blessings mixed snacks

Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 5/16 for Kids

Work on memorizing this scripture with your children during the week for Come Follow Me 5/16: Deuteronomy 6:5

And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might.

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

Devotionals for Come Follow Me 5/16 for kids

Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 5/16 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 5/16:

  • 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 5/16 daily devotionals:

  • Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 5/16
  • Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Individuals and Families for Come Follow Me 5/16
  • 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

How Will They Know? (Children’s #182)

Scripture

Deuteronomy 6:4–12, 20–25

Discussion

  • This week we will talk about the end of Moses’s life and the last things he taught the children of Israel.
  • Moses was worried as they entered the Promised Land that the people would not remember all the wonderful things the Lord had done for them, since they would have it easier.
  • What counsel does Moses give to help them remember the Lord?
  • How can we remember the Lord?

Journal Entry

What things has the Lord done for me that I should remember?

Activity

Coloring Page: “My family is blessed when we remember Jesus Christ.” (December 2009 Liahona and Friend)

Tuesday Devotional

Song

To Think about Jesus (Children’s #71)

Scripture

Deuteronomy 8:2–5, 11–1729:18–2030:6–10, 15–20

Discussion

  • Moses also worried the children of Israel would harden their hearts.
  • What do we learn in these verses about how they should feel about the Lord?
  • How can we love the Lord with all our hearts?

Journal Entry

How can I show the Lord my love today?

Activity

Write a love letter to God

Wednesday Devotional

Song

“Give,” Said the Little Stream (Children’s #236)

Scripture

Deuteronomy 15:1–15

Discussion

  • These verses give specific ideas about how we should help the poor and needy.
  • We don’t do some of them today, but our attitude about helping the poor is important.
  • What does the Lord want us to learn from these verses?
  • How can we put some of these into practice?

Journal Entry

What can I do to help someone today?

Activity

Make blessings bags

Thursday Devotional

Song

He Sent His Son (Children’s #34)

Scripture

Deuteronomy 18:15–19

Discussion

Journal Entry

What can I to today to follow the Savior’s example?

Activity

Coloring Page: “Following Jesus”

Friday Devotional

Song

The Fifth Article of Faith (Children’s #125)

Scripture

Deuteronomy 34:5–8

Discussion

  • Even though Deuteronomy 34:5–8 says that Moses died, latter-day understanding clarifies that he was translated, or changed so that he would not suffer pain or death until being resurrected (Alma 45:18–19).
  • When Christ was on the earth, he took Peter, James, and John to the Mount of Transfiguration. There, Moses gave them the keys of the Priesthood.
  • Then when Joseph Smith was called to be a prophet, those three came and gave him the same Priesthood that Moses gave them.
  • Why is it important that the Priesthood be passed on by the laying on of hands?
  • How has this Priesthood blessed our lives?

Journal Entry

What can I do to live worthy of Priesthood blessings?

Activity

Mount of Transfiguration word search

Primary Children’s Assignment for Come Follow Me 5/16

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 5/16:

Invite the children to pretend you are a member of their family, and ask them to tell you one thing they learned in class today. Encourage them to share what they told you with one of their family members when they get home.

Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 5/16

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 5/16 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 5/16:

Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 5/16

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