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Kids will love completing this Jonah and the Whale coloring sheet while you teach them the Bible story. Be sure to add it to your upcoming lessons featuring Jonah and the whale for kids.
I like to give kids something to do while I read aloud, and coloring pages are perfect! They keep hands busy and minds engaged as you read to them.
You can pass this coloring page out during your Bible lessons or use them for a quiet time activity. They’re perfect for kids of all ages.
We all know that coloring is fun! But, did you know that coloring is also beneficial for kids?
Color pages require focus and attention, and they can be used as a calming activity. They also helps improve focus, increase creativity, and relieve anxiety.
So, print out this free Bible coloring page, grab your favorite coloring tools, and color away.
Jonah and the Whale Color Page
Coloring pages aren’t just for kids! In fact, they can be quite therapeutic for adults as well.
I enjoyed testing out this coloring page myself, and I bet you will, too.
How to Prepare This Printables
This coloring page is pretty simple to prepare. Just print it on regular printer paper, and you’re all set!
I like to print mine on cardstock, because I think crayons color smoother on cardstock than on printer paper.
You could also cut down some watercolor paper if your kids want to use markers or watercolor pencils. Watercolor paper will help prevent the colors from bleeding.
More Ways to Use the Coloring Pages
Of course, you color the pictures on coloring pages. But, there are so many more ways you can use these pages to inspire creativity in your kids.
Use the image on the coloring page as a picture prompt. Have your kids tell how they’d feel or what they’d do if they were Jonah in the belly of a whale.
Use the page to spark a lesson on whales. Read a few nonfiction books about whales. Kids can use them to create a list of different types of whales. They can write this list on the back of the coloring page.
Jonah and the Whale Activities
If your kids enjoy this Jonah and the Whale activity, be sure to check out these printables, book lists, and more! Pick and choose a few to add to your upcoming Bible lessons.
BOOKS ABOUT JONAH AND THE WHALE
Picture books are a great way to introduce young children to Biblical stories. The story of Jonah and the Whale is a popular one that has been retold in many different ways.
Here are some picture book versions of the story that your child is sure to enjoy.
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.
Jonah and the Whale Printables
- Jonah and the Whale Mazes
- Jonah and the Whale Preschool Printables
- Jonah and the Whale Memory Verse
- Jonah and the Whale Tot and PreK Pack
- Jonah and the Whale Sequencing Activity