Come Follow Me 8/29/2022 – 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 8/29jn/2022.

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You can get all of the devotionals here.

Last week’s devotional

Family Home Evening for Come Follow Me 8/29 for Kids

Song

Faith of Our Fathers

Scripture

Proverbs 3:5–7

Lesson

  • Have each member of the family lean against a wall.
  • Then have them lean against something not firm (a broom stick, narrow stool, etc)
  • What does it mean to lean on God instead of our own understanding?
  • In what areas of our lives are we depending too much on ourselves?

Activity

Stand on a bed/couch and see how far you can lean without falling over.

Treat

Lemon poppyseed muffins (because faith is like a seed)

Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 8/29 for Kids

Work on memorizing this scripture with your children during the week for Come Follow Me 8/29: Proverbs 3:5–6

Trust in the Lord with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding.

In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.

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

Devotionals for Come Follow Me 8/29 for kids

Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 8/29 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 8/29:

  • 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 8/29 daily devotionals:

  • Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 8/29
  • Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Individuals and Families for Come Follow Me 8/29
  • 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

Teach Me to Walk in the Light (Childrens #177)

Scripture

Proverbs 1–4

Discussion

  • The book of Proverbs is filled with insights about wisdom.
  • What do we learn about wisdom in these chapters?
  • How would you describe the wisdom that the Lord gives?
  • What blessings come from His wisdom?

Journal Entry

How am I seeking God’s wisdom?

Activity

Proverbs – Fill in the missing words in proverbs and then find those items in the picture

Tuesday Devotional

Song

I Will Be Valiant (Children’s #162)

Scripture

Proverbs 1:72:516:631:30Ecclesiastes 12:13

Discussion

  • These verses talk about the fear of the Lord. Does God want us to be scared of Him?
  • Elder David A. Bednar explained: “Unlike worldly fear that creates alarm and anxiety, godly fear is a source of peace, assurance, and confidence. … [It] encompasses a deep feeling of reverence, respect, and awe for the Lord Jesus Christ; obedience to His commandments; and anticipation of the Final Judgment and justice at His hand. … Godly fear is loving and trusting in Him”
  • What do we learn about fearing the Lord from these verses?

Journal Entry

How can I fear the Lord?

Activity

Proverbs good name activity

Wednesday Devotional

Song

Kindness Begins with Me (Children’s #145)

Scripture

Proverbs 15:1–2, 4, 18, 2816:24–32

Discussion

  • What is wrath? What is a soft answer? How can a soft answer turn away wrath?
  • What are grievous words?
  • How can these verses apply to us?

Journal Entry

What should I do when I want to react in anger?

Activity

Proverbs paper plate craft

Thursday Devotional

Song

Love Is Spoken Here (Children’s #190) verse 1

Scripture

Proverbs 31:10–31

Discussion

  • A virtuous woman is one who of great spiritual strength, capability, and influence.
  • How do these verses describe a virtuous woman?
  • How can I be a virtuous person?
  • What qualities would a virtuous woman have as a friend?

Journal Entry

Who is a virtuous woman that I know? How can I follow her example?

Activity

Proverbs 31 word search

Friday Devotional

Song

I Know My Father Lives (Children’s #5)

Scripture

Ecclesiastes 1–312

Discussion

  • Something being a vanity means that it is temporary or unimportant.
  • Why is so much in this world described as a vanity?
  • How does this knowledge help me?
  • What gives life eternal value?

Journal Entry

What can I do choosing valuable things in life?

Activity

Ecclesiastes coloring page

Primary Children’s Assignment for Come Follow Me 8/29

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 8/29:

Help the children pick a verse they read in class that they liked. Encourage them to share that verse with their families and tell them what they learned from it.

Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 8/29

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 8/29 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 8/29:

Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 8/29

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