Whale books for toddlers introduce little ones to these amazing ocean animals as well as the classic Bible story of Jonah and the Whale.
Board books are great for babies and toddlers. Their sturdy pages can withstand the energy of busy little ones. The short sentences and bright illustrations keep little ones engaged from cover to cover.
Below, I’ve featured just a handful of board books that will help your babies and toddlers to learn about different types of whales.
You should be able to find them at your local library or bookstore. If you can’t find them locally, you can click each image cover to purchase them on Amazon.
Whale Books for Toddlers
Join this adorable baby whale in a busy day at sea, culminating in a warm mother-child bedtime ending.
One sunny day, a little boy heads outside for a swim, but his pool is already taken . . . There's a big whale in the water and it's not budging!
Set to the tune of The Wheels on the Bus, this zany adventure provides endless fun for fans of planes, trains, cars, buses, and animals of all kinds!
Young learners discover that baby belugas stay close to their mothers and live in large pods, they eat shrimp and fish and other sea creatures, and they can make many sounds like chirps, moos, whistles, and more.
Baby Orca Finger Puppet Book invites the youngest readers to swim along with Baby Orca as he discovers the wonders of his ocean home from playtime to bedtime.
Good Night Whales features blue whales, killer whales, sperm whales, pilot whales, right whales, narwhals, beluga whales, breaching, bubble netting, dolphins, seals, sea otters, walruses, and more.
Little Whale worries about everything, but Mother Whale is always there to make him feel better.
What would you do if you were swallowed by a whale? Follow Jonah into the sea as he learns a valuable lesson about forgiveness.
Whale Activities for Kids
If you’d like to teach your kids more about whales or the Jonah and the Whale Bible story, be sure to check out these activities and resources.
- Whale Games for Kids
- Jonah and the Whale Puppets (printable finger puppets)
- Whale Crafts for Kids
More Whale Fun
Toddlers will strengthen fine motor skills and hand-eye coordination with this whale chomp bathtub toy.
These adorable stacking whales will help preschoolers practice matching numerals and number words.
Little ones will love making music while strengthening motor skills as they pound on this wooden whale bench and xylophone.