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15 Delicious Bible Snacks Tied to Bible Stories

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These 15 delicious snacks tied to Bible stories will give kids something to think about as they munch!

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Snack time. Get out the Goldfish crackers and water and call it a day. Right? It’s easier to fill little bellies with whatever’s on hand, and simple kid food fits the bill. But wait a minute. Why settle for boring, forgettable snacks? Why not carry your lesson into every facet of the morning—including the 10 minutes reserved for eating? Snack time is already a favorite time for kids, so use their motivation and put them to work! Get them involved as they create simple snacks that serve not only to fill tummies but also as a visual illustration of an important biblical truth.

Creative snacks don’t have to be difficult or costly. With just a bit of imagination, food becomes an excellent complement for some of our favorite lessons from the Bible. And when stories are presented in a fun and deliciously edible way, kids are likely to carry the lessons with them for years to come.

These 15 delicious snack ideas are creative, simple to make, and designed to help illustrate biblical concepts. Noah’s ark springs to life when kids create one-of-a-kind animals to munch on. The Garden of Eden materializes right on kids’ plates with just a few nutritious ingredients.

Next time you’re looking to leave a lasting—and delicious—impression on kids, give them some “food for thought” with one of these 15 creative snack ideas.

Allergy Alert: Some children have food allergies that can be dangerous. Know your children, and consult with parents about allergies their children may have. Post a sign at your room entrance that details any foods you’ll be serving kids that day.

 

Edible Garden

Bring the Garden of Eden to life with this simple, healthy snack that allows kids to play with their food.

Bible Snacks Edible GardenBest for Chefs Ages 6 to 12

 Stock Your Pantry

  • radish slices
  • fresh spinach leaves
  • cucumber rounds
  • cherry tomatoes
  • celery sticks
  • baby carrots
  • other assorted chopped vegetables
  • ranch dip

 Simmer and Sauté

Challenge kids to create a colorful display of vegetable flowers and plants like they may’ve seen if they’d been in the garden themselves. With a little imagination, cucumbers are flower petals, a celery stalk is a stem, and spinach becomes the flower’s leaves. Once kids have each created a masterpiece, hand out servings of ranch dip and let them eat their art.

Scrumptious Seconds

Use this same snack when teaching children to be thankful for the food God provides.

 

Fruity Flowers

Give kids a chance to experience the fruit of the Spirit in a tasty new way.

Bible Snacks Fruit Flower

Best for Chefs of All Ages

Stock Your Pantry

  • bananas
  • kiwis
  • raspberries or strawberries
  • licorice twists
  • mint leaves

 Simmer and Sauté

Have kids design flowers, starting with a banana or kiwi slice as the center of each flower. Arrange a variety of other fruits around the center circle to create flowered fruit of the Spirit (Galatians 5:22-23). Slice raspberries and strawberries into petals, and use licorice twists as the stem. Mint leaves become the final touch.

 Scrumptious Seconds

Use this same snack when teaching children about the Garden of Eden (Genesis 2:5-15).

 

 

Tasty Tents

Gideon stayed warm and dry in his tent as he set out his fleece and waited for God to respond to his prayer. Create one-of-a-kind tents for Gideon with this easy and tasty snack.

Bible Snacks Tents

Best for Chefs Ages 6 to 12

Stock Your Pantry

  • sugar cones
  • vanilla frosting
  • cake-decorating frosting
  • decorative candies
  • plastic knives

Simmer and Sauté

Have kids lightly frost sugar cones. Place cones in a freezer for a few minutes or set aside until frosting hardens. Use cake-decorating frosting and candies to dress up the tents.

 

Scrumptious Seconds

Use this same snack when teaching children about Paul, the tentmaker (Acts 18:3), the building of the tabernacle (Exodus 26), the ark housed in a tent (2 Samuel 7), or Christmas trees.

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