Sunday, November 17, 2019

Come Follow Me: James (November 18-24)

These week we are covering James.  I knew I wanted to talk about James 1:5 and the First Vision.  More specifically we are going to talk about receiving answers and acting on those answers.  There are several topics this week and many of them we have covered before.  If you are needing one of these other topics use the search bar on my website and there may be a few ideas.  These lesson helps can be used for FHE or primary class.

Start by reading the scripture together.  Discuss what it means and if they have heard this scripture before.

Next I plan to watch one of the following videos.
The first is a clip of the first vision (towards the bottom of the page) OR if you have more time you can find the full movie here.  I also found it free on Amazon prime-I like this option so we can watch it on our tv.  
I plan to use the full movie and watch it tonight with some popcorn.  The reason why I am choosing to use the full movie is because I want to teach my kids that after Joseph Smith received his answer his work was not done.  In fact it was just starting.  Heavenly Father answers our prayers but it is up to us to first listen and recognize the answer and then ACT on that prompting.

I also included some puppets if you prefer to tell the story. Cut and attach to Popsicle sticks.

Answers to Prayer activity.  We are going to talk about some ways Heavenly Father answers our prayers.  Add the pictures during your discussion or a favorite is to hide the pieces and add them to the poster as you find them.  I also included black and white pages for the kids to color.  They can draw the ways Heavenly Father answers their prayers OR draw pictures of  times their prayers or even questions they may have.

The last page goes with James 1:22 "be ye doers of the word..." This goes a little bit with what I said above about needing to act.  This reminded me of a quote we have in our house that I absolutely love "it is in the doing not just the thinking that we accomplish our goals."  I looked up the talk this was from and thought it well with this scripture.  We are going to read the following quote and story and talk about effort and the need to act to progress.
Update: I just added this page to the download.  It goes with the story and quotes above.  The idea is to write or draw a goal on the shoe.  Maybe write a few ways to accomplish the goal.  Encourage your kids to pick something that may be difficult and require some effort.

That's all for this week.  If you have any trouble downloading or have any questions please let me know :)


  1. Always so awesome! Thank you for your hard work!

  2. I absolutely love these ideas!! Thank you so much!! 💕

  3. This is so wonderful! Thank you so much for sharing your talent with all of us so that we can use them to share the gospel with others.

  4. Do you by chance have the coloring page cutouts in black & white as well? Thanks again for all you do to help all of us!!! and HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

    1. I can do all but President Nelson in black and white. Let me know and I can get it to you tomorrow :)

  5. thank you so much for share my class love it !!!