This activity will use Rice Krispie Treats to demonstrate the concept of trust. Show the family a box of Rice Krispies or similar cereal. Read the claims on the label and review any commercials that anyone remembers about it. Ask if they think the claims are true. Follow your favorite recipe for making this treat. Adding rainbow sprinkles can tie in to the ending. While you are making them explain about trusting the claims of those you meet and interact with during the day. How do you decide if someone is trustworthy or not? Do you base it on how they look or how they act? Do you consider how long you have known them or if you have been able to trust them in the past? How does it feel when a friend lets you down? When the treats are done, test them to see if they lived up to their claims.
As you all are enjoying the treat, ask about trusting in God:
- How does it feel to know that God will always keep his promises?
- Does anyone know what symbol the Old Testament uses to show that God will always keep his promises? (The Rainbow from the Noah story)
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