These Jonah and the Whale mazes are a great follow-up to the Jonah and the Whale story in your Sunday School, homeschool, or Christian school lessons.
If you’re teaching Jonah and the Whale for kids, these free printables are great for both groups and individuals.
You can pass them out during your Bible lessons or use them for a quiet time activity. They are perfect for kids of all ages!
If you teach the Bible in your homeschool, you’ll love these free printables. You can use them with kids of all ages.
There are a few different mazes of various levels. Use the easier ones with your younger children and the more challenging ones with your older kids.
Jonah and the Whale Mazes
Mazes are so much fun for kids. They love winding their way through the puzzles. And, you’ll love that they’re educational as well as fun.
Mazes help kids strengthen fine motor skills as they wind their way through the paths keeping their pencils between the lines.
They build problem solving skills as they encounter obstacles and redirect their paths.
This set of free printable mazes comes with five versions. Each one is slightly different from the others. All will challenge your students.
If you’d like to make these reusable, you can laminate them or slip them in a dry erase pocket. Then, kids can solve the maze with dry erase markers. When they’re done, they can wipe them clean and start all over again.
Preparing the Maze Printables
If you’d like to send these home with your Sunday School kids or use them as a one-time activity in your homeschool, just print them on regular printer paper and let your kids use a pencil or crayon to complete the maze.
If you’d like to make them reusable, print them on cardstock and laminate them for durability. If you don’t have a laminator, you can slip them in a dry erase pocket. Then, have kids use dry erase markers to complete the mazes over and over again.
Jonah and the Whale Activities
Jonah and the Whale is a popular story in the Bible with many valuable lessons. There are many topics you can touch on when teaching this Bible story.
Once your child has completed the maze, they can turn it over to write a summary of the story on the back. Or, they can write a creative story about what it would have been like inside the belly of the whale.
Ask your child to write a story about a time they disobeyed and the consequences, if any. Or, ask them to write about a time they prayed to God to help them in a tough situation.
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.
More Jonah and the Whale Activities
If your kids like these printable mazes, you’ll want to check out the Jonah and the Whale activities I’ve featured below. They’ll make a great addition to your Bible lessons.
- Jonah and the Whale Memory Verse
- Jonah and the Whale Sequencing Activity
- Jonah and the Whale Puppets
- Jonah and the Whale ABC Game