Come Follow Me 8/22/2022 – 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 8/22/2022.

If you find these Come Follow Me 8/22 devotionals and other ideas for kids useful, please share them with others!

You can get all of the devotionals here.

Last week’s devotional

Family Home Evening for Come Follow Me 8/22 for Kids

Song

Lead, Kindly Light

Scripture

Psalm 119:105

Lesson

  • Create a path with some masking tape of the floor.
  • Turn off the lights and have each child try to follow the path.
  • Give them a lamp or flashlight and have them try again.
  • How is the Lord’s word like a lamp?
  • What in our lives is like the darkness? What is the path?

Activity

Try it again but have someone else shine the light.

Treat

Flashlight cones with popcorn

Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 8/22 for Kids

Work on memorizing this scripture with your children during the week for Come Follow Me 8/22: Psalm 127:3

Lo, children are an heritage of the Lord: and the fruit of the womb is his reward.

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

Devotionals for Come Follow Me 8/22 for kids

Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 8/22 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 8/22:

  • 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 8/22 daily devotionals:

  • Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 8/22
  • Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Individuals and Families for Come Follow Me 8/22
  • 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

If with All Your Hearts (Children’s #15)

Scripture

Psalms 102–3116

Discussion

  • These psalms describe feelings of anxiety and isolation that often come during afflictions.
  • Have you had these feelings before? Do you know someone else who has?
  • How can these feelings be eased?
  • What do these verses say about calling on the name of the Lord?

Journal Entry

Who can I help today who may feel bad?

Activity

Psalms 103 coloring page

Tuesday Devotional

Song

He Sent His Son (Children’s #34)

Scripture

Psalms 110118

Discussion

Journal Entry

What truths do I know about Jesus Christ?

Activity

Psalms 118 coloring page

Wednesday Devotional

Song

Teach Me to Walk in the Light (Children’s #177)

Scripture

Psalm 119

Discussion

  • In the original Hebrew, the first eight verses in Psalm 119 begin with the first letter in the Hebrew alphabet. The next eight verses begin with the next letter, and so on through the end of the alphabet.
  • This psalm contains many phrases that compare our lives to a journey back to Heavenly Father. 
  • What do you learn from this psalm about your journey back home?
  • According to this psalm, what has God provided to help you stay on the right path?

Journal Entry

How can I stay on the right path?

Activity

Psalm 119:11 Coded Word Activity

Thursday Devotional

Song

I Think When I Read That Sweet Story (Children’s #56)

Scripture

Psalms 134–36

Discussion

  • Notice the reasons given in Psalm 135:15–18 about why it is foolish to trust in false gods.
  • What might you be tempted to trust in that is similar to the idols described in these verses?
  • What are some of the powerful things the Lord can do?

Journal Entry

What powerful things have I seen the Lord do?

Activity

Psalms 135:5 Write the Bible Phrase Worksheet

Friday Devotional

Song

Thank Thee for Everything (Children’s #10)

Scripture

Psalms 146–50

Discussion

  • These last psalms are praises of gratitude unto the Lord.
  • What are you grateful for?
  • Why is it important to praise the Lord?

Journal Entry

What would my psalm of gratitude be?

Activity

Psalm 147 – Fill in the words from the Psalm and then find those objects in the picture

Primary Children’s Assignment for Come Follow Me 8/22

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 8/22:

Occasionally, you could invite one of the children and one of his or her family members to share with the class what they are doing to learn the gospel at home. Encourage the rest of the children to share these ideas with their families.

Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 8/22

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 8/22 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 8/22:

Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 8/22

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