Read in 1 min Bible Activities and Sermons » Activity Type » Kids' sermon/message » Snacks Print / Download Article Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email Children’s Message: Christmas Candy Cane Story Published: August 3, 2013 Use this Christmas children’s sermon: Christmas Candy Cane Story in big church or your Sunday school class at Christmastime. Christmas Message: Christmas Candy Cane Story You’ll need: two red-and-white candy canes for each child. (Get J-shaped candy canes with one large red stripe and three smaller red stripes.) Christmas Candy Cane Story Say: According to legend, a long time ago, a candymaker in Indiana made the Christmas candy cane to tell the real Christmas story. He chose pure white candy for the virgin birth and to remind us that Jesus is sinless. He made the candy hard so it would remind us that Jesus is the solid rock and that all God’s promises are solid. Say: The candymaker made the candy in the shape of a “J” to remind us of Jesus who came to Earth as a baby and became our Savior. Say: Then the candymaker added stripes. Real candy canes have three small stripes for the blood Jesus shed for us before he went to the cross and a big stripe for the blood Jesus shed on the cross so we could have eternal life. Give kids two candy canes. Say: Jesus came at Christmas to make a way for us to go to heaven to be with him forever. Keep one candy cane and give the other one to someone who isn’t here. Tell that person the story of the candy cane. Vivian Jones San Jose, California Candy Cane Ice Cream Snack Idea You’ll need: an 8oz. clear plastic cup, 1 quart of vanilla ice cream, 1 quart of strawberry ice cream, and peppermint extract. Mix the extract in the vanilla ice cream. Then make layers of vanilla-strawberry, vanilla-strawberry until you reach the top. Check out all these Christmas ideas! And for even more ideas and daily posts of inspiration, follow us on Facebook! © Group Publishing, Inc. All rights reserved. No unauthorized use or duplication permitted. Get our FREE enewsletter! Join thousands of other children’s ministry leaders, getting fresh, helpful ideas delivered weekly to your inbox. Sign Up Please enter valid email address Sign Up Recieve offers and promos from Group? Got it! Would you also like offers and promos from Group? Yes! No Thanks, you're all set!