Jonah and the Whale Puppets

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These printable Jonah and the Whale puppets are perfect for your Bible lessons. Kids can use them to act out the story over and over again.

There are so many ways to use these printable finger puppets. Kids can use them to out out the story of Jonah and the Whale.

Or, you can add them to your pretend play area for kids to use as their imagination leads.

It’s so easy to download and print these free printables for your little ones today!

Young children will love using these puppets during your Jonah and/or whale-themed unit study.

Jonah and the Whale Puppets

Are you looking for a fun new activity to add to your Jonah and the Whale lessons? These puppets are just what you need!

There are a few different ways you can use these puppets in your lessons. I’ll share a few below.


You can print these pages on regular printer paper or cardstock (which is sturdier). You could also laminate them for durability.

Cut the finger puppets out individually.

Wrap the puppet around your child’s finger, and secure the open ends with glue or tape.

Learning About Jonah and the Whale

This free printable offers a great opportunity to teach the story of Jonah and the Whale.

Read your favorite version of the story and let your kids act out the story as you read it aloud.


Once your children are familiar with the story, they can use these puppets to retell the story in their own words. This is a great way to check their comprehension.


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 WhaleZonderkidz 16767X The Beginners Bible-Jonahs Big Fish AdventureThe Hard to Swallow Tale of Jonah and the Whale


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.
Jonah and the Whale Finger Puppets

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