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Make memorizing the Bible fun and engaging with this Jonah and the Whale memory verse worksheet to copy and color.
When teaching Jonah and the Whale for kids, this no-prep activity is perfect for kids of all ages. Print a copy for each student, and read on to learn how you can use this printable in a variety of ways.
Jonah and the Whale Memory Verse
If you’re looking for a way to help your kids memorize Bible verses, these printables are a great resource to add to your Jonah and the Whale unit study.
Not only will they teach your kids a key Bible verse from the story of Jonah and the Whale, but they’re great for handwriting practice.
Why memorize Bible verses?
As a parent, you want your child to have a strong foundation in their faith. One way to do that is to help them memorize bible verses.
First, the Bible teaches us how to live our lives. Second, memorizing scripture can give us strength in difficult times. And finally, it’s a way to get to know God better.
Preparing the Worksheets
These no-prep worksheets are perfect for busy moms and Sunday School teachers like you. Just print one page for each student, and you’re all set.
If you’d like to make these pages reusable, you can print them on colored paper (so kids don’t have to color the image) and laminate them. Then, complete the writing portion with a dry erase marker.
How to Use These Worksheets
There are a variety of ways you can use these worksheets with your kids. The most straightforward way is to have kids read the memory verse (there are two versions of Jonah 2:2 included) and copy it on the writing lines. Kids can copy the verse in print or in cursive.
If you have younger children who aren’t ready to copy complete sentences, choose a few words for them to copy. Maybe words like cried, Lord, heard, and Jonah.
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.