Come Follow Me 8/15/2022 – 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 8/15/2022.

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You can get all of the devotionals here.

Last week’s devotional

Family Home Evening for Come Follow Me 8/15 for Kids

Song

With Humble Heart

Scripture

Psalm 51:17

Lesson

  • Show your family several nuts.
  • When we have hard hearts it is difficult for the Holy Ghost to talk to us and influence us.
  • How are our hearts sometimes like a nut?
  • What can we do to make sure our hearts are softer?

Activity

Take turns trying to break the nuts.

Treat

Eat the nuts with Nutella.

Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 8/15 for Kids

Work on memorizing this scripture with your children during the week for Come Follow Me 8/15: Psalm 119:105

While this chapter won’t be studied until next week, there are two Doctrinal Master verses that fall into next week’s chapters, so we are doing one of them this week.

Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path.

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

Devotionals for Come Follow Me 8/15 for kids

Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 8/15 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 8/15:

  • 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 8/15 daily devotionals:

  • Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 8/15
  • Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Individuals and Families for Come Follow Me 8/15
  • 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

Because God Loves Me (Children’s #234)

Scripture

Psalms 4962:5–12

Discussion

  • The Psalms talk about deep feelings, both positive and negative.
  • This week, we will read about the praises the psalmists had for the Lord for His goodness, power, and mercy.
  • Psalm 49 has a message for “both low and high, rich and poor.” What is that message?
  • How does Psalms 62 add to that message?

Journal Entry

How does knowing God will redeem my soul influence my testimony?

Activity

Psalms 62 doodle page

Tuesday Devotional

Song

Hear Thou Our Hymn, O Lord (Hymns #222)

Scripture

Psalms 5185–86

Discussion

  • The pleas for mercy in Psalm 51 are attributed to King David, who was guilty of adultery and murder.
  • Even if our sins are less serious, we all need mercy.
  • What do we learn from these vereses about the attitude we need to repent?
  • How does the affect my life?
  • What do chapters 85-86 say about the Lord? How do they strengthen my faith that He will forgive me?

Journal Entry

What do I need to repent of?

Activity

Psalms 51 memory worksheets

Wednesday Devotional

Song

I Want to Be a Missionary Now (Children’s #168)

Scripture

Psalms 51:13–1566:16–1771:15–24

Discussion

  • How did I gain my testimony of Christ and His Atonement?
  • How can invite others to come and see the works of God?
  • What does it mean to talk of His righteousness all day long?
  • How can I tell others what He has done for my soul?

Journal Entry

Who can I share the gospel with today? What will I tell them?

Activity

Psalms 66:19 Write the Bible Phrase Worksheet

Thursday Devotional

Song

Seek the Lord Early (Children’s #108)

Scripture

Psalms 636977–78

Discussion

  • Several of the psalms talk abot what it is like to feel distant from God and to need His help.
  • What gave these psalmists reassurance?
  • How does it help to remember God’s works and wonders of old?
  • What experiences in our family history inspire us?

Journal Entry

What is one family history story that means a lot to me?

Activity

Psalms 63 doodle page

Friday Devotional

Song

My Heavenly Father Loves Me (Children’s #228)

Scripture

Psalm 72

Discussion

  • Psalm 72 was written by David about his son Solomon, but much of it can also apply to Jesus Christ.
  • What verses remind you of Jesus?
  • How can we help fulfill the desire that the whole earth be filled with His glory?

Journal Entry

How can I share the gospel?

Activity

Psalms 72 doodle page

Primary Children’s Assignment for Come Follow Me 8/15

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 8/15:

Invite each child to name one reason they love Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ. Encourage them to share that reason with someone at home. Testify that their words will bless that person.

Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 8/15

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 8/15 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 8/15:

Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 8/15

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