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- Family Home Evening
- Scripture of the Week
- Primary Challenge
- Sunday Activity Ideas
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Family Home Evening for Come Follow Me 6/6 for Kids
- Read the verses and then act out the story of Samuel hearing the voice of the Lord.
- How have each of you heard and answered the Lord when he has spoken to you.
- If they can’t think of anything, talk about how he will speak to them.
- You may not hear a voice, but there will be feelings and ideas.
Watch the following video together:
Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 6/6 for Kids
Work on memorizing this scripture with your children during the week for Come Follow Me 6/6: Ruth 1:16
And Ruth said, Entreat me not to leave thee, or to return from following after thee: for whither thou goest, I will go; and where thou lodgest, I will lodge: thy people shall be my people, and thy God my God:
Devotionals for Come Follow Me 6/6 for kids
Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 6/6 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 6/6:
- 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 6/6 daily devotionals:
- Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 6/6
- Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Individuals and Families for Come Follow Me 6/6
- 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:
- Naomi had two sons, who married women who were not Israelites. Ruth, one of the women, converted and believed in Christ.
- When the boys died, one of them wives went back to her family, but Ruth stayed with Naomi because she wanted to be with people who had the same beliefs she did.
- What can we learn from Ruth’s example?
What example of Ruth’s can I work on today?
All About Ruth word search
Kindness Begins with Me (Children’s, #145)
- Ruth and Naomi went back to Naomi’s family. In those days, women were not allowed to work to earn money.
- When farmers collected food from the fields, anything that fell on the ground was allowed to be picked up by people who had no food or money.
- What did Boaz do when he saw Ruth working hard and taking care of Naomi, even though she didn’t have to?
- The Lord turned Ruth’s tragedy into great blessings, although the women probably did not see it at the time.
- How can this apply to us in difficult times?
- Ruth and Boaz were Jesus’s ancestors.
How can I have faith during difficult trials?
A Child’s Prayer (Children’s, #12)
- Hannah was an Israelite woman who wanted to have a child more than anything in the world.
- It took a very long time for her to have a baby. Even when it seemed God wasn’t hearing her prayers, she kept praying and going to the temple.
- How did Hannah show faith in God?
- How can I have the same faith and trust that Hannah did?
What example of Hannah’s can I follow today?
Faith (Children’s, #96)
- Hannah promised God her son would serve Him in the temple. How do you think she felt giving up her boy?
- After she took him to the temple, she said words of gratitude.
- How can we be grateful to the Lord for our blessings, even when we feel sad?
What am I thankful for?
Follow the Prophet (#110) verse 6
- Like all of us, Samuel had to learn how to recognize the voice of the Lord.
- What do we learn from Samuel about hearing the voice of the Lord and obeying Him?
- Have we had any experiences about hearing the Lord’s voice?
- What opportunities do we have, like Eli, to help others recognize when the Lord is speaking to them?
What can I do today to open my spiritual ears to the Lord’s voice?
Primary Children’s Assignment for Come Follow Me 6/6
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 6/6:
Encourage the children to think of someone or something they can pray about this week. Give them opportunities in the future to share how Heavenly Father answered their prayers.
Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 6/6
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 6/6 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 6/6:
Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 6/6
- Do this week’s free activity pages from Color Me Christian
- Read or watch Reyna I. Aburto, “Thru Cloud and Sunshine, Lord, Abide with Me!” Ensign, Nov. 2019, 57–60.
- Not all prayers are answered the way Hannah’s was. What do you find in President Dieter F. Uchtdorf’s message “Grateful in Any Circumstances” that can help you when your prayers aren’t answered in the way you hope? (Ensign or Liahona, May 2014, 70–77).
- Watch “Hannah’s Faith“
- Read “Hannah“
- Read “Samuel the Prophet“
- Watch “Samuel and Eli“
- Read “Ruth and Naomi”
- Read or watch “Chapter 24: Ruth and Naomi“
- Ruth Was a Loyal Friend – learn more about Ruth and Naomi.
- Watch or read “Chapter 25: Samuel“
- Lots of free printables about Ruth
- Coloring Page: “The Lord Calls to Samuel” (June 2010 Liahona and Friend)
- Free printable activities about Hannah
- Free printable activities about Samuel
- More free printable activities about Ruth
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