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Healthy Valentine’s Day Snack: Watermelon Heart Drops

This healthy Valentine’s Day snack will help kids learn that God’s love is sweeter than ever with these simple, heart-shaped watermelon slices. It’s also a delicious break from all that candy children are bound to get! 


Healthy Valentine’s Day Snack: Watermelon Heart Drops

Use this same snack when teaching children about Valentine’s Day, asking God to create in them a clean heart (Psalm 51:10), God changing Saul’s heart (Acts 9), the famous love chapter (1 Corinthians 13), and loving God with all their heart (Deuteronomy 6:5).

You’ll need:

  • seedless watermelon slices
  • orange slices or gummy candies
  • toothpicks
  • heart-shaped cookie cutter

First, give each child a slice of watermelon. Then pass heart-shaped cookie cutters around, and give everyone a chance to cut a heart out of the fruit. Use two toothpicks per watermelon heart to create the arrows by piercing them through small orange slices (or gummy candies), one shaped like a triangle and the other shaped like a semi-circle.

Looking for even more great Valentine’s Day ideas like this snack? Check out all our Valentine’s Day postsAnd for even more ideas for your children’s ministry and daily posts of inspiration for you and your team, follow us on Facebook!


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