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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 7/11 for Kids
- How might you have felt, for example, to hear the taunts of the Assyrians as recorded in 2 Kings 18:28–37 and 19:10–13? What do you learn from what Hezekiah did in response? (see 2 Kings 19:1–7, 14–19). How did the Lord sustain Hezekiah? (see 2 Kings 19:35–37). Ponder how He has sustained you in challenging times.
Make a sign that will help you remember to turn to the Lord.
Elephant ears (to show we close our ears to the mocking of others)
Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 7/11 for Kids
Work on memorizing this scripture with your children during the week for Come Follow Me 7/11: 2 Kings 18:5–6
He trusted in the Lord God of Israel; so that after him was none like him among all the kings of Judah, nor any that were before him.
For he clave to the Lord, and departed not from following him, but kept his commandments, which the Lord commanded Moses.
Devotionals for Come Follow Me 7/11 for kids
Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 7/11 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 7/11:
- 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 7/11 daily devotionals:
- Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 7/11
- Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Individuals and Families for Come Follow Me 7/11
- 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:
- Even thought Elisha was a great prophet for the Northern kingdom of Israel, they continued to be wicked. Eventually the Assyrian Empire took over and scattered the ten tribes.
- In the Southern kingdom of Judah, they were wicked, too. But there were two good kings during that time: Hezekiah and Josiah.
- What do we learn from these verses about why Hezekiah was righteous in spite of all the wickedness?
- How can we apply these verses to ourselves?
How can I follow Hezekiah’s example?
I Pray in Faith (Children’s #14) both verses
- What can we learn from Hezekiah’s example that can help us when we have difficult problems or questions?
- What do we learn about prayer from Hezekiah’s prayer?
- How has the Lord answered our prayers for help?
How can I improve my prayers today?
- Sennacherib, the king of Assyria, had good reason to believe that his army would conquer Jerusalem. Assyria had defeated many nations, including Israel—why should Jerusalem be any different?
- But the Lord had a message for Sennacherib, given through the prophet Isaiah. What did this message say?
- What truths do you find in these verses that help you have faith in the Lord and His plan?
- How do these verses apply to us?
How can I have more faith in God’s plan for me?
Break the Code – Hezekiah – Which king turned to God for a way to protect his people?
- The workers described in these were trusted with the money used to rebuild the temple “because they dealt faithfully.”
- How have we been trusted with things in our lives?
- What can we do to prove that we are trustworthy and honest?
How can I be trustworthy today?
- How did Josiah and his people respond to the word of God?
- How do we respond to God’s word in the scriptures?
- In what ways do scriptures increase our desire to follow Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ?
What can I do to improve my scripture study?
Primary Children’s Assignment for Come Follow Me 7/11
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 7/11:
Invite the children to share with a family member a verse of scripture or a story from the scriptures that has blessed them.
Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 7/11
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 7/11 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 7/11:
Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 7/11
- Do this week’s free activity pages from Color Me Christian
- Read D. Todd Christofferson, “Firm and Steadfast in the Faith of Christ,” Ensign, Nov. 2018, 30–33.
- Read Takashi Wada, “Feasting upon the Words of Christ,” Ensign or Liahona, May 2019, 38–40;
- Watch “Josiah and the Book of the Law”
- Read “King Josiah“
- The Lost Book – Follow the maze of letters to find out what happened when King Josiah ordered the temple to be cleaned
- The King’s Quiz – Answer questions about king’s Joash, Josiah, Jehoshaphat, and Solomon
- Hide candy or other treasures in a messy room, then encourage the children to clean the room. Discuss how Josiah was more excited about finding the scriptures than they were about finding candy.
- Hezekiah prays for healing coloring page
- Create the Picture (Diggers Work Around the Clock) – Draw the picture to go with this news story about Hezekiah
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