Children's Dinner Prayers and Mealtime Blessings

15 Dinner Prayers to Teach Your Christian Child

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Try teaching your Christian child these mealtime blessings and dinner prayers. Your kids will enjoy learning and praying these simple prayers with rhyme and rhythm.

Traditional Dinner Prayer

God is great!
God is good!
Let us thank Him
For our food.
Amen.

-- Traditional

Children's Mealtime Blessing

God bless this food
We are about to receive.
Give bread to those who are hungry,
And hunger for mercy and justice
To us who have food.


Amen.

-- Author Unknown

A Child's Grace Dinner Prayer

God is great and God is good,
And we thank God for our food;
By God's hand we must be fed,
Give us Lord, our daily bread.
Amen.

-- Traditional

Dinner Table Prayer -Thank You, Jesus, For Them All

Round this table, here to pray
First we thank you for the day
For our family and our friends
Gifts of grace that heaven lends
Living water, daily bread
Countless blessings our God sends
Thank you, Jesus, for them all
For the great ones and the small
When we're happy, when we're sad
On the good days and the bad
We are grateful, we are glad
Amen.

--Mary Fairchild © 2016 About.com

Fun Children's Dinner Prayers

Good food,
Good meat,
Good God,
Let's eat.
Amen.

-- Author Unknown

Dear Lord, bless this bunch
As we munch on our lunch.
Amen.

-- Author Unknown

A B C D E F G
Thank you, God,
For feeding me.
Amen.

-- Author Unknown

Rub a dub dub
Thanks for the grub
Yay God!
Amen.

-- Author Unknown

Children's Mealtime Blessing

Thank you for the world so sweet,
Thank you for the food we eat.


Thank you for the birds that sing,
Thank you God for everything.
Amen.

-- Author Unknown

Bless Us, O Lord

Bless us, O Lord,
And these Thy gifts
Which we are about to receive,
Through Thy bounty
Through Christ our Lord we pray.
Amen.

--Traditional Catholic Prayer

Give Us Grateful Hearts

Give us grateful hearts,
O Father, for all thy mercies,
And make us mindful
Of the needs of others;
Through Jesus Christ our Lord.


Amen.

--Book of Common Prayer

More Dinner Prayers and Blessings

Come, Lord Jesus, be our guest
May this food by you be blessed.
Amen.

-- Author Unknown

Bless the food before us
The family beside us
And the love between us
Amen.

-- Author Unknown

Our Heavenly Father, kind and good,
We thank Thee for our daily food.
We thank Thee for Thy love and care.
Be with us Lord, and hear our prayer.
Amen.

-- Author Unknown

Father, we give our thanks
For food that stays our hunger
For rest that brings us ease
For homes where memories linger
We give our thanks for these
Amen.

-- Author Unknown

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