Bible Story Recipes- John The Baptist

A great idea when teaching your kids is to tell a story using food.  It is said that when learning, using as many of the five senses is very important, so why not add taste when teaching the Bible!  Jesus himself used food as a teaching tool by using it to celebrate the last supper with his disciples (Luke 22: 7-23).

If you are thinking of teaching your kids about John the Baptist try making grasshopper legs as part of the lesson!

“John’s clothes were made of camel’s hair, and he had a leather belt around his waist. His food was locusts and wild honey.”  Matthew 3:4

Check out the recipe:

http://www.dltk-bible.com/recipes/grasshopper_legs.htm

Great for John the Baptist lesson!

  • 6 oz. chow mein noodles
  • 6 oz butterscotch chips
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter

Melt butterscotch chips in microwave
Stir in peanut butter
Add chow mein noodles
Drop on waxed paper
Eat when set  (will set faster if put in fridge for about 10 minutes).

If you want to learn more food/recipes that correlate with Bible stories check out this creative and helpful website!

http://www.dltk-bible.com/recipes.htm

This could be a great idea for sunday school lessons!

If you like what you read, check out our children’s book, Hooked on the Book, on this website.  It is great for parents and kids because it provides the Big Story of God’s miraculous plan for His children in all 66 books in the Bible including colorful illustrations, rhymes and a surprise on every page.


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