Come Follow Me 5/24/2021 – 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 5/24/2021.

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Family Home Evening for Come Follow Me 5/24 for Kids

Song

My Heavenly Father Loves Me

Scripture

Doctrine and Covenants 59:18–21

Lesson

  • What does is it mean to confess God’s hand in all things?
  • Go for a walk together and talk about how you see God in the things around you.
  • How have you seen God in your own life?

Activity

Draw pictures of some of the things that remind you of God.

Treat

Fruit & vegetable bug snacks

Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 5/24 for Kids

Work on memorizing this scripture with your children during the week for Come Follow Me 5/24: Doctrine and Covenants 58:26-27

For behold, it is not meet that I should command in all things; for he that is compelled in all things, the same is a slothful and not a wise servant; wherefore he receiveth no reward.

Verily I say, men should be anxiously engaged in a good cause, and do many things of their own free will, and bring to pass much righteousness;

Here are some ideas for marking your scriptures. Download the tracing sheets PDF.

Devotionals for Come Follow Me 5/24 for kids

Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me / 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 5/24:

  • 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 5/24 daily devotionals:

  • Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 5/24
  • Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Individuals and Families for Come Follow Me 5/24
  • 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

Though Deepening Trials (Hymns #122)

Scripture

Doctrine and Covenants 58:1–5; 59:23

Discussion

  • The Saints were going to Jackson County, Missouri. They had many trials there and in a few years were kicked out.
  • What does the Lord say in these verses about trials?
  • What blessings does He promise those who have trials and endure them well?
  • Why do you think some blessings only come after tribulation?
  • What trials do we have?

Journal Entry

What can I do when I have a difficult trial?

Activity

Christ Strengthens Me coloring page

Tuesday Devotional

Song

Quickly I’ll Obey (Children’s #197b)

Scripture

Doctrine and Covenants 58:26–33

Discussion

  • What does it mean to be “anxiously engaged in a good cause”? What does “slothful” mean?
  • What does God expect of us when we know what He wants us to do?
  • How does being anxiously engaged affect our blessings?
  • How can we be more obedient without being told?

Journal Entry

What can I do without being told by my parents?

Activity

“I Can Obey” (February 2017 Friend) secret message

Wednesday Devotional

Song

Repentance (Children’s #98)

Scripture

Doctrine and Covenants 58:42–43

Discussion

  • What does the Lord tell us about repentance in these verses?
  • How do you feel about repentance?
  • How can we truly repent? What does “forsake” mean?
  • What blessings come from repentance?

Journal Entry

How do I repent when I do something wrong?

Activity

Repentance coloring page

Thursday Devotional

Song

When I Go to Church (Children’s #157)

Scripture

Doctrine and Covenants 59:9–19

Discussion

  • These verses are about keeping the Sabbath day holy.
  • What does the Lord say about the Sabbath and its importance?
  • How can we keep the Sabbath day more holy? Get ideas at “Bulletin Board: Sabbath-day Activities” (April 2012 Friend)

Journal Entry

What can I do to make Sunday special in my home?

Activity

“Sunday Activities” (July 2007 Friend) or the “Sunday Box: Pencil Spin” (July 2006 Liahona and Friend)

Friday Devotional

Song

Can a Little Child like Me? (Children’s #9)

Scripture

Doctrine and Covenants 59:18–21

Discussion

  • What does it mean to confess God’s hand in all things?
  • How can I show God my gratitude?
  • What are the things that I am grateful for?

Journal Entry

What am I grateful for?

Activity

“The Choice to Be Grateful” (December 2011 Liahona) hidden images page at the end.

Primary Children’s Assignment for Come Follow Me 5/24

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 5/24:

Invite the children to share with their family something they can do to keep the Sabbath day holy.

Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 5/24

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 5/24 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.

Here are some activities that go along with this week’s topic in Come Follow Me 5/24:

Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 5/24

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