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.
What does Jonah mean?
Jonah was a prophet who was swallowed by a big fish in the Old Testament. Did you know his name means “dove”? This is pretty interesting since Jonah was sent (like the dove Noah sent out) to bring God’s message to Nineveh.
BOOKS ABOUT JONAH AND THE WHALEFill 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.