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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 8/15 for Kids
- 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?
Take turns trying to break the nuts.
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.
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:
- 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?
How does knowing God will redeem my soul influence my testimony?
- 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?
What do I need to repent of?
- 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?
Who can I share the gospel with today? What will I tell them?
- 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?
What is one family history story that means a lot to me?
- 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?
How can I share the gospel?
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
- Do this week’s free activity pages from Color Me Christian
- Turn to the back of a Hymnbook where it says “Scriptures.” Sing the hymns that go with the book of Psalms and read the verses.
- Free printable worksheets for different chapters in Psalms
- Free printable tracing worksheets of different verses in Psalms
- Learn more about forgiveness of sin from Russell M. Nelson, “We Can Do Better and Be Better,” Ensign or Liahona, May 2019, 67–69;
- Watch “Preparation of Joseph Smith: Tutored by Heaven”
- Read or watch Carole M. Stephens, “The Master Healer,” Ensign or Liahona, Nov. 2016, 9–12.
- Cursive Copy work Psalm 83:18
- TONS of Psalms copywork pages
- Free Psalms doodle pages – one for each chapter!
- Watch “The Shiny Bicycle” about making a wrong choice right.
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