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11+ NEW TESTAMENT COME, FOLLOW ME RESOURCES FOR HANDS-ON LEARNERS

Come, Follow Me and Hands-On Learners studying the New Testament

There are so many resources available to help us study and learn from the New Testament with Come, Follow Me this year, especially as Hands-On Learners.

Are you a hands-on learner? Do you know a hands-on learner? Are your children, spouse, or class members hands-on learners? If so, here are some amazing resources you can use today to reach the hands-on learners in your life.

Hands-On Learners: Characteristics and Attributes

Before sharing all the resources, let’s review a few characteristics and attributes of our Hands-On Learners.

Our hands-on learners love to move. They enjoy building things with their hands, moving their bodies, and using all five of their senses. They like acting out scripture stories and be active.

To engage hands-on learning while studying Come, Follow Me it’s best to keep them active. Hands-on learners can eat a small snack, drink water, or chew gum while they study to help keep them engaged in the scriptures. Holding a pencil or a stress ball can also help hands-on learners focus while reading the scriptures.

Hands-on learners enjoy listening to the Come, Follow Me reading assignments while washing dishes, exercising, driving, or folding laundry.

New Testament Study Resources for Hands-On Learners

Here are several resource available that will be great for Hands-On Learners. Keep in mind that most resources incorporate more than one learning style. This will be helpful to know since most families and classes include many different types of learners. Each resource will include a section of all the learning styles that are easily present in each resource.

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LEARNING STYLES

  • Social
  • Individual
  • Hands-on
  • Book
  • STEM
  • Music
  • Nature
  • Visual

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has provided us with manuals and materials to study Come, Follow Me individually, with our families, and in our callings. Each manual is available for free on the Gospel Library App and at churchofjesuschrist.org. The scriptures, along with these manuals, are our greatest resources available to read and study the New Testament.

Getting ourselves and our families into the scriptures, finding Jesus Christ, and experiencing true conversion are our top priorities as we study Come, Follow Me.

The resources provided for us, incorporate all eight learning styles in various ways in each weeks reading assignments. If you are interested in seeing how each study idea uses the learning styles, sign up for my Free “Come, Follow Me and Learning Styles Weekly Guide” that will be emailed each Monday morning HERE.

HANDS-ON LEARNERS:

Each week usually has at least one hands-on activity. If not, you can act out a story, eat a snack while reading, or play a simple game that relates to the lesson.

"Come, Follow Me" and Learning Styles

A weekly guide of the learning styles used in each lesson in the "Come, Follow Me--For Individuals and Families", CFM for Primary, CFM for Sunday School, and CFM for YM and YW.

A weekly download identifying all the learning styles for each weekly study topic to help you plan your weekly study.

I will send you regular emails designed to help you love your gospel study.  No spam. Promise.

LEARNING STYLES

  • Social
  • Individual
  • Hands-on
  • Book
  • STEM
  • Music
  • Nature
  • Visual

There are many other free resources available to supplement your New Testament Come, Follow Me study this year.

Here are just a few:

HANDS-ON LEARNERS:

The ideas in the Friend Magazine usually include activities that include movement. Taking turns holding a picture or acting out a story are helpful for hands-on learners.

LEARNING STYLES

  • Social
  • Individual
  • Hands-on
  • Book
  • STEM
  • Music
  • Nature
  • Visual

Gerald Lund wrote a historical fiction series, “The Kingdom and the Crown”, all about the life of Jesus Christ.

Fishers of Men” (affiliate link) is the first in the triology, with “Come Unto Me” and “Behold the Man” the other books in the series.  This takes you through the life and times of Jesus Christ in story form.

HANDS-ON LEARNERS:

Historical fiction appeals to all learning styles as you walk the road of Palestine with Jesus Christ and see, hear, and feel through the written word.

LEARNING STYLES

  • Social
  • Individual
  • Hands-on
  • Book
  • STEM
  • Music
  • Nature
  • Visual

Women of the New Testament” (affiliate link) by Camille Fronk Olson will aide in your study of the women of the New Testament. This resource includes all the women mentioned in the New Testament, named and unnamed. It includes women by themselves or in large groups, women who followed Jesus Christ and those who didn’t. This book includes historical context, paintings, maps, questions to ponder, charts, timelines, and so much more to help in your understanding of the women in the New Testament.

HANDS-ON LEARNERS:

Read how women interacted with Jesus in their ordinary, daily tasks and routines.

LEARNING STYLES

  • Social
  • Individual
  • Hands-On
  • Book
  • STEM
  • Music
  • Nature
  • Visual

Walking with the Women of the New Testament” (affiliate link) by Heather Farrell is another great resource to study the lives of women mentioned in the New Testament. This book gives study helps and reflection questions to ask yourself as you learn about the women. This book contains photographs, charts, notes, and commentary to learn of the many women in the New Testament. Also included is a chart to show which women portrayed each of the Young Women Values of Faith, Divine Nature, Individual Worth, Knowledge, Choice and Accountability, Good Works, Integrity, and Virtue.

HANDS-ON LEARNERS:

Study the lives of women in the New Testament and see how Heavenly Father and Jesus Christ show up in each of their stories while caring for themselves and their families.

LEARNING STYLES

  • Social
  • Individual
  • Hands-on
  • Book
  • STEM
  • Music
  • Nature
  • Visual

The Red Headed Hostess offers weekly scripture kits which includes resources for all ages, and includes all eight learning styles. Each kit contains study pages, (which explain the verses and include quotes from prophets and apostles), artwork to go with the week’s lesson, activity pages (for all age and ability levels), weekly scripture stickers, games, teen study pages, and more. Specific study books are also available for adults, teens, older children, and younger children that can be used all year long.

HANDS-ON LEARNERS:

Each weekly scripture kit using includes a craft project and/or a game to play as a group.

LEARNING STYLES

  • Social
  • Individual
  • Hands-On
  • Book
  • STEM
  • Music
  • Nature
  • Visual

Creative Come, Follow Me” is a course created by Maria Eckersley at meckmom.com. She shares a weekly video to share insights from each Come, Follow Me lesson block of scripture. Maria includes quotes, explanations, and historical background so you understand the scriptures better. Her extensive notes are available as part of the course. Maria also shares three creative ways to teach the scriptures to your family each week. These include crafts, object lessons, food, challenges, and more. Each week’s creative ideas incorporate different learning styles.

HANDS-ON LEARNERS:

The creative activities include food, crafts, games, or hands-on activities.

LEARNING STYLES

  • Social
  • Individual
  • Hands-on
  • Book
  • STEM
  • Music
  • Nature
  • Visual

Camille Gil at Chicken Scratch N Sniff offers many gospel games that can be played as a family, in church classes, or with a group of friends. The games teach gospel doctrines and principles in fun, interactive ways which can supplement any Come, Follow Me lesson and for all age groups.

HANDS-ON LEARNERS:

Plan an interactive game with your family, friends, or class members.

LEARNING STYLES

  • Social
  • Individual
  • Hands-on
  • Book
  • STEM
  • Music
  • Nature
  • Visual

Let’s Learn Together New Testament” (affiliate link) by Rebecca Irvine is the another great resource to study the New Testament. This book includes 155 entries that include people, places, parables, miracles, and events from the New Testament. Included in each entry are descriptions and brief summaries of each topic, conversation starters, and activities for children related to the topic. The activities throughout the book incorporate all eight learning styles (though not all are included in each topic).

HANDS-ON LEARNERS:

Activities for children are very hands-on and allow children to move and create.

LEARNING STYLES

  • Social
  • Individual
  • Hands-On
  • Book
  • STEM
  • Music
  • Visual

Don’t Miss This in the New Testament” (affiliate link) by Emily Belle Freeman and David Butler is the another daily devotional book for the New Testament. Each devotional focuses on verse from each chapter, from each book of the New Testament. Each entry highlights a short phrase from the verse and then expounds upon the verse and shared additional insights or real-life application. Each page includes a reflection questions with space to write your personal response. Space is also give to write your own favorite verse from each chapter.

HANDS-ON LEARNERS:

The examples in the daily devotional include examples of how others acted and applied the scriptures to themselves. 

LEARNING STYLES

  • Social
  • Individual
  • Hands-on
  • Book
  • STEM
  • Music
  • Nature
  • Visual

The “Come, Follow Me Study Journals” for the New Testament by Aretta Jarvis at myupsidedownumbrella.com are great to record thoughts and impressions while studying the New Testament. Each week pages includes a place to record events, people, gospel truths, inspiring words, favorite verses, thoughts and impressions, plus action items from each weeks reading. There are several cover options–one for every member of the family.

HANDS-ON LEARNERS:

Record and set personal goals to act and work on in the coming week.

"Come, Follow Me" and Learning Styles

A weekly guide of the learning styles used in each lesson in the "Come, Follow Me--For Individuals and Families", CFM for Primary, CFM for Sunday School, and CFM for YM and YW.

A weekly download identifying all the learning styles for each weekly study topic to help you plan your weekly study.

I will send you regular emails designed to help you love your gospel study.  No spam. Promise.

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