These Jonah and the Whale activities are perfect for homeschool, Bible school, and Sunday school lessons. Hands-on Bible fun for kids!
Whether you’re planning Bible activities for kids in your homeschool or for your Sunday school class, the activities feature below are perfect for your Jonah and the Whale and/or obedience lessons.
Jonah and the Whale Activities
You can read the story of Jonah and the whale straight from the Bible, if you’d like. But, you could also choose an engaging Jonah and the Whale story book to read to your kids. Either way, kids are going to love the story and all of these fun activities to go with it.
This Jonah and the Whale craft is a fun twist on a typical cup-ball-toss game. Not only will this activity reinforce the Bible lesson, it will help develop hand-eye coordination. Meaningful Mama
Here’s a fun Jonah and the Whale clothespin craft that will help children visualize Jonah in the belly of the whale. It also helps kids develop their pincer grasp as they open and close the clothespin. Modestly Hot
After reading the story of Jonah and the Whale, let your little ones practice retelling it with this Bible story sequencing set. Pre-Kinders
This pack of Jonah and the Whale activities provides opportunities for practicing counting, handwriting, and coloring. Mary Martha Mama
These beautiful Jonah and the Whale puppets are perfect for helping young children act out the story as you read (and reread) it from the Bible. Little LDS Ideas
Kids will love assembling this Jonah and the Whale game as you review the Bible story. Ministry to Children
This cute Jonah and the Whale craft doubles as a holder for a tasty snack. Fun 365
Serve up this Jonah and the Whale snack during your Bible lesson. It’s perfect for home and Sunday school.
Here’s a fun set of activities for teaching Jonah and the Whale to small children. Mama’s Happy Hive
Can your kids help Jonah get out of the whale’s belly on this Jonah and the Whale printable maze? Bible Wise
BOOKS ABOUT JONAH AND THE WHALE
Fill your book basket with a great collection of Jonah and the Whale stories. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.
If you have a hard time finding them, you can order them through my Amazon affiliate links by clicking the images below.
Jonah and the Whale – Enjoy this traditional retelling of the classic Biblical story about Jonah and the Whale with beautiful illustrations!
Jonah’s Big Fish Adventure – Uh-oh! Jonah didn’t listen to God, and now he’s in the belly of a big fish! What will happen to Jonah next?
The Hard to Swallow Tale of Jonah and the Whale – The story of Jonah is full of ingredients that children love: a dangerous mission; a man on the run; danger at sea; an incredible whale rescue; and a grand finale about forgiveness.
Round Out Your Unit with These Activities:
This wooden Jonah in the Whale 4 piece shaped puzzle exercises manipulative skills and helps children remember the Jonah bible story.
Set up a Bible-themed sensory bin with these Jonah and the Whale story kit pieces including a peg doll, playdough, fish net, and more.