Friday, 2 January 2015

Psalm 148: Colourful Worship Biscuit Decorating

When we think about worship, we generally think of musical expression but there are lots of different ways to express how great God is and children love to experiment with taste, touch and colour too!  Here's an easy idea to help express the colourful, joyful nature of worship and the love that is at its heart...

You will need: Biscuits (at least one per child), icing sugar, water, food colouring, eye-droppers (unused!!), knives for spreading, cocktail sticks, heart shaped sprinkles or hearts cut out of fondant.

Read Psalm 148 together or talk about the great things about who God is.  What do you want to celebrate about Him?  What is praise?  How can we praise God?  What does worship feel like?  How would you express praise in colour? Set out your equipment and get ready!

 Make up a  bowl of thick white icing with the icing sugar and some water.  Then make up some individual bowls of different coloured icing, slightly more runny in consistency than the white icing.
Spread a biscuit with white icing and then use the droppers to drop dots of coloured icing on top.
 Use a cocktail stick to make swirls in the icing, expressing the colourful, imaginative, amazing nature of God- let the children do this as the mood takes them!

 Add a heart to the top of the swirls as a reminder of God's love for us and our love for God.

Finally, eat the biscuits and thank God again for how Good he is!

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