Come Follow Me 6/7/2021 – 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 6/7/2021.

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Family Home Evening for Come Follow Me 6/7 for Kids

Song

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

Scripture

Doctrine and Covenants 63:23

Lesson

  • Read the verse. How are gospel truths like a fountain of living water? Why would the Lord choose this analogy?
  • What do fountains and other water sources do?
  • Is water important to our physical bodies? How are gospel truths important to our spiritual bodies?

Activity

Go for a nature walk to a river, stream, spring, or even water fountain.

Treat

Make your own fruit-infused water

Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 6/7 for Kids

Work on memorizing this scripture with your children during the week for Come Follow Me 6/7: Doctrine & Covenants 63:9-10

But, behold, faith cometh not by signs, but signs follow those that believe.

Yea, signs come by faith, not by the will of men, nor as they please, but by the will of God.

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

come follow me 6/7 tracing sheet
come follow me 6/7 tracing sheet

Devotionals for Come Follow Me 6/7 for kids

Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 6/7 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 6/7:

  • 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 6/7 daily devotionals:

  • Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 6/7
  • Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Individuals and Families for Come Follow Me 6/7
  • 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

I Need My Heavenly Father (Children’s #18)

Scripture

Doctrine and Covenants 63:1–6, 32–37

Discussion

  • When this revelation was received, Joseph Smith was facing harsh criticism from several members of the Church who had turned against him.
  • What warnings did the Lord give regarding “the wicked and rebellious”?
  • How are such warnings evidence of God’s love?
  • When we make a choice, there is always a consequence. A good choice gives a good consequence. It’s like picking up a stick – we can’t pick up one end of a stick and not pick up the other end.

Journal Entry

What good choice can I make today?

Activity

Get several popsicle sticks. Write choices on one end and consequences on the other end. (For example: eat your dinner, get dessert. Don’t clean up toys, get toys taken away.) Take turns picking up popsicle sticks.

Tuesday Devotional

Song

Faith (Children’s #96)

Scripture

Doctrine and Covenants 63:7–12

Discussion

  • Signs or miracles alone do not produce lasting faith. Early in 1831 Ezra Booth, a Methodist minister in Kirtland, decided to be baptized after he saw Joseph Smith miraculously heal the arm of Booth’s friend Elsa Johnson.
  • And yet, within just a few months, Booth lost his faith and became critical of the Prophet. How could this be, considering the miracle he’d witnessed?
  • Another example is Laman and Lemuel. They saw an angel and saw Nephi with great power from God, but they still turned wicked.
  • The song we sang talks about different ways we show faith.
  • How do you think the Lord wants you to think and feel about signs? They can either strengthen our faith or they can make our sins worse if we choose to ignore them.
  • Instead of looking for signs to get our testimonies, we should work on our faith with scriptures, prayer, and keeping the commandments. The Holy Ghost will give us our faith.

Journal Entry

What can I do today to strengthen my faith?

Activity

Plant a seed or do something else mentioned in the song.

Wednesday Devotional

Song

Hum Your Favorite Hymn (Children’s #152)

Scripture

Doctrine and Covenants 63:13–23

Discussion

  • Sometimes people make wrong choices. But no one wakes up one day and suddenly decides to be bad when they have always been good.
  • A bad choice (a sin) usually starts when we think bad thoughts a lot of the time.
  • If we leave those bad thoughts in our heads, they move into our hearts. We need to get rid of them.
  • Some ways to help keep our thoughts clean is by listening to good music, watching good TV shows, having good friends, reading scriptures, saying prayers, and going to church.
  • When we get a bad or wrong thought, we can do any of those things to help invite the Spirit and get the bad thought out.

Journal Entry

What things can I do when I get a bad thought?

Activity

Pure thoughts and hearts object lesson

Thursday Devotional

Song

Seek the Lord Early (Children’s #108)

Scripture

Doctrine and Covenants 63:24–31, 38-54

Discussion

  • After the Lord had identified where Zion would be built, the Saints in Ohio still needed direction about when to begin moving and where to get the money to buy the land.
  • These verses the Lord tells them about what they should do.
  • The Lord not only tells us about commandments and righteousness (spiritual things), but he also can help tell us about our money and property (temporal things).
  • We can get direction from the Lord about both temporal and spiritual things because He loves us.

Journal Entry

What is a temporal or spiritual thing I can pray about today?

Activity

Prayer color-by-number coloring page

Friday Devotional

Song

Our Chapel Is a Sacred Place (Children’s #30b)

Scripture

Doctrine and Covenants 63:55–66

Discussion

  • What are your most valuable treasures?
  • How do we treat our treasures?
  • The Lord gives us valuable treasures – they are sacred things.
  • What do these verses tell us about how we should handle sacred things?

Journal Entry

What is something sacred I should treat more carefully?

Activity

Coloring page: “I can show reverence for sacred places and things.” (November 2011 Friend)

Primary Children’s Assignment for Come Follow Me 6/7

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 6/7:

If you didn’t have time to do this week’s activity page in class, consider giving each child a copy to take home to complete with their families.

Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 6/7

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 6/7 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 6/7:

Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 6/7

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