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Bible Snacks: 18 Yummy, Memorable Snacks for Sunday School Classes

Bible snacks

Bible snacks are a great way to enhance your Sunday school lessons. Plus, you’ll fill hungry tummies while making connections to Scripture. Read on for 18 easy, high-impact treats to share with students!

From the moment Jesus first broke bread with his disciples to a Sunday school teacher sharing a snack with kids, the Christian experience has been passed from one hand to another in the form of food and fellowship. Food is one of God’s many gifts—a true blessing that serves many purposes. It nourishes, satisfies, and prompts us to share with others. Food is a delicious, tangible reminder of the blessings God gives us.

Plus, food is lots of fun! It looks, smells, and tastes great. And it’s the perfect way to make  Bible lessons even more memorable and exciting. These 18 amazing—and simple—Bible snacks will intrigue, engage, and entice the children in your ministry as they explore the Bible. And each food craft comes with suggested Bible connections to help you get the most out of your munchables!

Alert: Some of these Bible snacks contain peanuts or peanut products. Check for allergies before allowing children to create or consume any items.

18 Bible Snacks to Enhance KidMin Lessons

1. Gone Fishin’


  • Pretzel sticks,
  • peanut butter or cream cheese,
  • paper plates,
  • Goldfish crackers,
  • and a knife.

This is a fun, active snack that illustrates how difficult it can be to “catch fish”! First, use the knife to spread peanut butter or cream cheese on a paper plate. Then fill another paper plate with Goldfish crackers, and place it next to the first plate.

Next, have kids dip one end of a pretzel stick into the peanut butter or cream cheese. Then, using their pretzel stick “fishing rods,” have kids “catch” Goldfish crackers by touching the dipped pretzel ends to Goldfish crackers and picking them up to eat. Monitor kids to prevent “double dipping.”

Bible Connections: Follow Me, Mark 1:16-20; Catching Fish, John 21:4-7.

2. Apple Boats


  • Apples,
  • thin cheese slices,
  • toothpicks,
  • paper plates,
  • and a knife.

First, core and quarter the apples. Then push a toothpick through opposite ends of a cheese slice to create a “sail.” Next, place the apple wedges on paper plates, skin side down. Then insert a “sail” into the center of each apple wedge.

Bible Connections: Jesus Stills the Storm, Mark 4:35-41; Walking on Water, Matthew 14:22-27; Catching Fish, John 21:1-14; Paul Shipwrecked, Acts 27.

3. Baby Moses Baskets


  • Large biscuit shredded wheat cereal,
  • marshmallow creme,
  • peanut butter or Nutella hazelnut spread,
  • melted butter,
  • mixing bowls,
  • mixing spoon,
  • wax paper,
  • jelly beans,
  • and red licorice whips.

For every four servings, place one cup of crumbled shredded wheat cereal in a bowl. Then in another bowl, stir one cup of marshmallow creme and one tablespoon of peanut butter or Nutella into 1½ tablespoons melted butter until the mixture becomes syrupy. Next, pour the marshmallow mixture over the shredded wheat cereal, and mix all the ingredients together.

Then form four equally sized balls from the mixture and then place them on wax paper and use your thumb to indent each ball, creating a “basket.” Next, use a 3-inch piece of a red licorice whip to create a handle and attach it by sticking it into the top sides of the “basket.” Lastly, put a jelly bean in each basket to represent baby Moses.

Bible Connections: Baby Moses, Exodus 2:1-10.

Alternative: Fill the baskets with Goldfish crackers and white jelly beans. They can represent the leftover baskets of fish and bread when Jesus fed the 5,000. Or place the indented balls on their sides to represent Jesus’ tomb.

4. Pools of Fish


  • Blue Jell-O gelatin,
  • boiling water,
  • cool water,
  • gummy sharks,
  • clear plastic cups,
  • a mixing bowl,
  • and a mixing spoon.

First, combine the gelatin and boiling water in the mixing bowl, following the package directions. You’ll need enough gelatin for each child to have ½ cup. Then add cool water, and pour equal amounts into the clear cups. Refrigerate the cups until the gelatin begins to thicken. Next, suspend gummy sharks in the middle of the gelatin cups. Then place these Bible snacks back in the refrigerator until the gelatin is set.

Bible Connections: Creation, Genesis 1:20-23; Jonah and the Fish, Jonah 1-2; Follow Me, Mark 1:14-20; Catching Fish, John 21:1-14.

5. Sunshine Cupcakes


  • Yellow frosting,
  • cupcakes,
  • candy corn,
  • orange Tic Tac mints,
  • plastic knives,
  • and red licorice whips.

Spread yellow frosting on the cupcakes, and then arrange candy corn pieces around the cupcakes’ edges to create the sun’s rays. Finish by adding two orange Tic Tac mints for eyes and a red licorice whip for a smile.

Bible Connections: God Creates Light, Genesis 1:14-18; The Day the Sun Stood Still, Joshua 10:12-14; Easter Morning, John 20:1-9.

6. Baking Bread


  • Bread dough,
  • cookie sheets,
  • a clean work surface,
  • access to an oven,
  • oven mitts,
  • and nonstick spray.

Give each child a fist-sized piece of bread dough, and have kids each roll the ball into a “rope.” Then, on the cookie sheets, have kids shape their ropes into ovals, crossing the ends to create fish shapes. Once kids have perfected their shapes, bake the bread according to the recipe directions.

Bible Connections: Boy Shares Lunch, Mark 6:30-44.