Come Follow Me 9/16/2024 – Devotionals & FHE for Kids

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Family Home Evening for Come Follow Me 9/16 for Kids


Samuel Tells of the Baby Jesus (Children’s #36)


3 Nephi 1:1-9


  • Five years have passed since Samuel the Lamanite came, and the wicked people said that anyone who still believed on a certain day would be killed.
  • Imagine you were a believer during this time. How would you feel about everything that was going on? Would you want to say you didn’t believe anymore?
  • What did they do to keep their faith strong? How can we have strong faith like those believers?
  • Watch Chapter 41: The Signs of Christ’s Birth


God keeps His promises rainbow craft


Rainbow cookies

Scripture of the Week for Come Follow Me 9/16 for Kids

Work on memorizing this scripture with your children during the week for Come Follow Me 9/16: 3 Nephi 5:13

Behold, I am a disciple of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. I have been called of him to declare his word among his people, that they might have everlasting life.

You can download these tracing sheets as a PDF.

Devotionals for Come Follow Me 9/16 for Kids

Remember that these are guidelines for you to use in your daily Come, Follow Me 9/16 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 9/16:

  • 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 9/16 daily devotionals:

  • Explore the footnotes for each of the scriptures listed in Come, Follow Me 9/16
  • Ask additional discussion questions found in the Personal Study section of Come, Follow Me – For Home and Church: Book of Mormon 2024 for Come Follow Me 9/16
  • 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.
  • Here are some ideas for marking your scriptures.

Monday Devotional


Stars Were Gleaming (Children’s #37)


3 Nephi 1:10-215:1–3


  • Nephi was worried about the believers being killed. He prayed, and he was told that the sign of Christ’s birth would come the next day.
  • What reason did the Lord give them to “be of good cheer”?
  • How can we be of good cheer, even when we’re scared?
  • The sign came! There was a day, a night, and a day where there was no darkness.
  • What does this tell us about the words of the prophets?
  • What are some other stories of the prophets’ words being fulfilled?

Journal Entry

What can I do today to strengthen my faith in Heavenly Father’s promises?


Draw a picture of the people during the night with no darkness. Make sure to include the new star in the skiy!

Tuesday Devotional


Picture a Christmas (Children’s #50)


3 Nephi 1:222:1–3


  • The people had seen an incredible miracle, but after only just a few years they were back to being wicked again.
  • What miracles have we seen in our lives? How can we remember them?
  • Discuss how the Spirit giving us our testimonies is more powerful than seeing miracles.

Journal Entry

What have I witnessed that has strengthened my testimony?


Create a gratitude journal where the child can write or draw one thing each day that strengthens their testimony.

Wednesday Devotional


Behold! A Royal Army (Hymns #251)


3 Nephi 2:11–123:1–265:24–26


  • One of the results of the wicked people was the Lord no longer protecting them from the Gadianton robbers. These robbers made the people have to leave their homes and gather in one place to be safe.
  • We don’t have to leave our homes, but we face spiritual dangers. What did the Nephites do? What can we do to be safe?
  • Gathering together as Saints is important. We strengthen each other.

Journal Entry

What can I do today to be protected from spiritual danger?


Take a pencil or toothpicks and ask the child to break it (or break it yourself if they aren’t strong enough) by snapping it in half. Do that 10 times. Now take 10 pencils and try to do it at once. Show how we are stronger together than apart.

Thursday Devotional


I Stand All Amazed (Hymns #193)


3 Nephi 4:7–12, 30–33


  • The Gadianton Robbers wanted to come kill the Nephites.
  • What did the Nephites do when they saw the robbers coming?
  • How did the Lord protect them?
  • How does the Lord protect us when we call upon Him in faith?
  • How did the Nephites respond afterward? Can you think of times when the Nephites were not this grateful?
  • How can you show more gratitude to your Heavenly Father?

Journal Entry

What has Heavenly Father given me?


Play with this gratitude dice.

Friday Devotional


I Will Be Valiant (Children’s #162)


3 Nephi 5:12–267:15–26


  • Mormon said he was a disciple of Jesus Christ. What does it mean to be a disciple of Christ? (Doctrine and Covenants 41:5)
  • Mormon interrupted the story of the Nephites to say he was a disciple. Then he told of Nephi, another disciple.
  • How can we be disciples like these men were?

Journal Entry

What can I do today to show I am a disciple of Jesus Christ?


I am a disciple of Jesus Christ coloring page

Primary Children’s Activities for Come Follow Me 9/16

The Come, Follow Me – Home and Church: Book of Mormon 2024 manual suggests that you look at this month’s issue of the Friend magazine for more ideas.

There is also an activity page in this week’s section of the CFM manual.

Sunday Ideas for Kids for Come Follow Me 9/16

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 9/16 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 Meeting, 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 9/16

Sunday Kids Activities for Come Follow Me 9/16

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