50 Affirmation Ideas From the Grocery Store



What’s something we all have to do at one time or another even
though we’d rather not?

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Grocery shopping.

What’s something we all should do at one time or another but we
often forget?


Why not blend the two activities?

We sent our super-sleuth staff to a local grocery store to look
for cheap (under $2) affirmation ideas. The next time you’re at the
store, buy something for teachers. Then use a ribbon to attach a
note to each item and let people know how wonderful you think they

  • Zest soap — You add zest to our program!
  • Quik drink mix — Thanks for being so QUIK to help out!
  • Whoppers candies — Thanks for your whopper ideas!
  • Baby Ruth candy bar — You’re a real slugger! Keep on batting
    for children.
  • Mounds candy bar — You’re making a mound of difference!
  • Snickers candy bar — You don’t hear any snickers from your
    class when you teach the Bible.
  • 5th Avenue candy bar — Your teaching would stand out on Fifth
    Avenue! You’re great!
  • BarNone candy bar — Bar none, you’re the best!
  • 100 Grand candy bar — You’re worth even more to us.
  • PayDay candy bar — What a payday you’ll have in heaven.
  • Life Savers candies — You’re a real life saver.
  • Potato chips (variety pack) — You’re a chip off the block;
    you’re so much like our father!
  • Salt — You make children thirst for God!
  • Equal sweetener — When it comes to reaching kids, you have no
  • Sugar substitute — There’s no substitute for you!
  • Slice soft drink — You’re an important slice of our pie; we
    wouldn’t be whole without you!
  • Gatorade drink — You quench kids’ thirst for God!
  • Kool-Aid packet — You’re a cool aid!
  • Mountain Dew soft drink — You do so much for kids!
  • 7UP soft drink — (List 7 reasons you’re up about them or their
  • Crush soft drink — In a crush, I can depend on you!
  • Peanuts — We’re nuts about you! Thanks for bringing kids out
    of their shell.
  • Seasoning packets — You add spice to our program!
  • Candles — You share Jesus’ light with so many.
  • Bugles snacks — Thanks for proclaiming God’s Word!
  • Teddy Grahams cookies — Thanks for being a big teddy
  • Animal crackers — This place would be a zoo without you.
  • Fat-Free Newtons cookies — Thanks for trimming the fat from
    our program.
  • Cracker Jack popcorn — You’re the prize in our program!
  • Pretzels — We’d be in knots without you.
  • Party mix — Thanks for joining our party! You add a new
  • Bottled water — You haven’t bottled up the living water.
  • Energizer battery — Thanks, you keep on going and going!
  • Halls cough drops — You belong in God’s halls of fame!
  • Small mirror — You’re a reflection of God’s love!
  • Rubber bands — Thanks for being flexible!
  • Heart-shaped soap — I appreciate your heart for children.
  • Band-Aid adhesive strips — Thanks for coming to our aid!
  • Cotton swabs — This is just the tip of our thanks!
  • Hanger — You’re getting the hang of it; hang on to God’s
  • Light bulbs — You’ve got great ideas!
  • Glue or tape — Thanks for sticking with us!
  • Recipe cards — You’ve got the ingredients of a great
  • Flashlight — Jesus shines through you!
  • Funnel — God’s love funnels through you to kids!
  • Ball — Kids in your class are having a ball! Keep up the good
  • Ziploc bags — Teaching is your bag!
  • Matches — Your creative teaching is red hot!
  • Dog bones — No bones about it, you’re the best!
  • Joy dishwashing liquid — You bring joy to kids!

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50 Affirmation Ideas From the Grocery Store
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