Come Follow Me 6/26/2023 – 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 6/26/2023.

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You can get all of the devotionals here.

Last week’s devotionals

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Family Home Evening for Come Follow Me 6/26 for Kids

Song

Dear to the Heart of the Shepherd (Hymns #221)

Scripture

John 21:15–17

Lesson

  • Jesus is now resurrected. We’ll talk about all of that this week.
  • After He was resurrected, He visited His apostles several times to give them instructions. These verses are one of those instructions.
  • Why did Jesus tell Peter to feed His sheep?
  • Who are the sheep?
  • How should we take care of Christ’s followers?

Activity

Feed my sheep game

Treat

Pretzel sticks and jumbo marshmallows to make sheep treats. (You don’t need to be all fancy with the coconut and jelly beans)

Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 6/26 for Kids

Work on memorizing this scripture with your children during the week for Come Follow Me 6/26: Matthew 28:19

Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost:

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

Devotionals for Come Follow Me 6/26 for Kids

Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 6/26 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 6/26:

  • 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 6/26 daily devotionals:

  • Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 6/26
  • Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Individuals and Families for Come Follow Me 6/26
  • 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

He Is Risen! (Hymns #199)

Scripture

Matthew 28: 1-10

John 20:11-18

Luke 24:1-6

Discussion

  • Who saw the resurrected Christ?
  • Which is your favorite story of when Jesus Christ was resurrected?
  • What would you have felt if you had been there?

Journal Entry

What does the Resurrection mean to me?

Activity

Make Resurrection lightning

Tuesday Devotional

Song

The Holy Ghost (Children’s #105)

Scripture

Luke 24:13-16, 28-32

Discussion

  • The disciples that spent time with Jesus didn’t want him to leave. The wanted Him to tarry with them (or stay with them.)
  • Why did they want Him to stay? They felt the Spirit.
  • When have you felt that way?

Journal Entry

How can I invite Jesus to abide with me?

Activity

Holy Ghost coloring page

Wednesday Devotional

Song

The Lord Gave Me a Temple (Children’s #153)

Scripture

Luke 24:36–43

Discussion

  • When Jesus was resurrected, He received a body of flesh and bones. He is still alive today with that body.
  • What did Jesus do to show his disciples that he really had a body?
  • Do you believe that Jesus has a body?

Journal Entry

What is special about my body?

Activity

Resurrection color-by-number

Thursday Devotional

Song

Faith (Children’s #96)

Scripture

John 20:19–29

Discussion

  • Thomas (one of the apostles) had a hard time believing that Christ had risen before he had seen Him.
  • Christ said that those who believe even when they haven’t seen are even more blessed.
  • What are some things that you believe, but you haven’t seen?

Journal Entry

How can I believe when I haven’t seen Jesus?

Activity

Doubting Thomas games (choose one or more that fit best with your family)

Friday Devotional

Song

The Lord Is My Shepherd (Hymns #316)

Scripture

John 21:1–17

Discussion

  • How is this similar to the first time that Jesus met the disciples?
  • Jesus asks Peter if he loves Him and then tells him to feed His lambs.
  • Who are the lambs? How can we feed them?

Journal Entry

How can I show Jesus I love Him today?

Activity

Sharing the gospel coloring page

Primary Children’s Assignment for Come Follow Me 6/26

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 6/26:

Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 6/26

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 6/26 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 6/26

Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 6/26

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One Comment

  1. Thank you for taking the time to do this. It’s perfect for my family and helps me tremendously. I look forward to having this help each week. Thank you again!

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