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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 7/25 for Kids
- Esther was very brave.
- What did she mean by ‘If I perish, I perish?’
- How can use this attitude in challenging situations that we face?
Watch the video “Courage”
Smarties and Dum-Dums for this Queen Esther snack.
Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 7/25 for Kids
Work on memorizing this scripture with your children during the week for Come Follow Me 7/25: Esther 4:16
Go, gather together all the Jews that are present in Shushan, and fast ye for me, and neither eat nor drink three days, night or day: I also and my maidens will fast likewise; and so will I go in unto the king, which is not according to the law: and if I perish, I perish.
Devotionals for Come Follow Me 7/25 for kids
Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 7/25 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 7/25:
- 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 7/25 daily devotionals:
- Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 7/25
- Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Individuals and Families for Come Follow Me 7/25
- 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:
- King Ahasuerus was angry with his wife (Vashti) and wanted a new one. Esther was chosen.
- Esther was a Jew, but the king did not know that.
- Her uncle Mordecai exposed a plot against the king and was honored.
- We are going to learn this week about how Esther was brave and chosen for a reason. She ends up saving all the Jews from being killed, even though she risked her own life to do so.
- Sister Anne C. Pingree taught: “To become an instrument in the hands of God is a great privilege and sacred responsibility. Wherever we live, whatever our circumstances, no matter our marital status or age, the Lord needs each one of us to fulfill [our] unique part in building His kingdom in this final dispensation.”
- How does this quote apply to Esther? How can it apply to us?
What can I do today to be one of God’s instruments?
Be Thou Humble (Hymns #130) both verses
- What do we learn about Haman? He was very wicked.
- Haman had a lot of pride. He thought he was better than everyone else.
- How do we have pride? What can we do to be humble?
How can I be humble today?
- Esther wanted to save her people, but she was afraid. The king killed anyone who went into him without being summoned first.
- How did Esther overcome her fears?
- What do we learn about fasting?
What can I fast for next time I fast?
- When Mordecai and Esther stood up for their beliefs, they put their lives at stake.
- Our choices have consequences that might be less severe, but doing the right thing can still require courage.
- What do we learn from Esther about doing the right thing?
How can I be brave like Esther?
- What were the consequences for Haman’s wickedness and pride?
- It’s important to choose the right, even when it’s hard or we don’t want to. Our feelings might be hurt, but we shouldn’t put them above doing the right thing.
- What are some of the consequences of my actions?
- How can I learn from consequences?
What can I do to choose the right today?
Primary Children’s Assignment for Come Follow Me 7/25
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 7/25:
Sing a song together about a principle you learned in class today (see the topic index in the Children’s Songbook for ideas). Invite the children to sing the song with their families.
Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 7/25
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 7/25 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 7/25:
Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 7/25
- Do this week’s free activity pages from Color Me Christian
- Watch Fasting: Young Single Adult Ward, Amanda
- Read or watch “Chapter 45: Esther“
- Watch the video “Having Courage & Trusting the Lord: Stand Up for What You Believe In“
- Read “Queen Esther“
- Watch or read Thomas S. Monson, “May You Have Courage,” Ensign or Liahona, May 2009, 123–27.
- Watch these videos about fasting.
- Free printables about Esther
- Watch “Choose the Harder Right”
- Queen Esther crossword puzzle
- More free printables about Esther and Mordecai
- Even more free printable worksheets about Esther
- Watch “For Such a Time As This“
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