Add these whale crafts for kids to your ocean or Jonah and the Whale unit studies. Great for all ages!
If you’re like me, you like to explore all facets of a unit when you’re teaching in your homeschool.
So, as I teach Jonah and the Whale, I also discuss oceans, whales, boats, and obedience.
Whale Crafts for Kids
These crafts are a great addition to any of those topics of study, and you’ll have a hard time deciding which one to make first.
Whale Crafts for Kids
Paper Bag Whale Craft
I love how this paper bag whale craft is easy customize so every child's whale can look different.
Whale Bible Story Art for Little Kids
This open-ended whale craft is designed to go with the story of Jonah and the Whale, but it can be used in your ocean theme as well.
How to Make Whale Crafts Out of Paper
This adorable paper whale craft is easy to make with the free printable template.
The free printable whale puppet template makes this craft a breeze for kids to make. They can color their own or print a colored copy of the template.
The Snail and the Whale Crafts
This moveable whale paper plate craft is designed as the perfect companion to The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson.
Jonah and the Whale Craft Teaches a Lesson on Obedience
Transform a blue plastic cup into a whale, and use it to make this fun Jonah and the Whale craft.
Popsicle Stick Whale
Kids of all ages will have a whale of a good time making this simple popsicle stick whale craft to add to your summer units.
Easy Origami Whale
Let your kids try their hands at origami with this step-by-step tutorial that teaches them how to make an easy origami whale.
Egg Carton Whale Craft for Kids
Save your cardboard egg cartons so your kids can make this egg carton whale craft for kids. He's adorable!
Snail and the whale craft
Here's another Snail and the Whale craft for kids to make. This one includes a paper plate whale.
Whale Craft for Kids with Free Printable Template
Print and cut the free printable template, and your kids can decorate this easy whale craft however they'd like.
Blue Whale Paper Plate Craft
This adorable blue whale paper plate craft is a great addition to your "color blue" activities.
A Pod of Whales
I love using this paper plate whale craft to illustrate the word "pod" as the collective noun naming a group of whales.
Whale paper plate craft
Add this simple whale paper plate craft to your under the sea lesson plans this summer.
Heart Whale Valentine Craft
The heart cutouts used to create this whale paper craft makes a great Valentine's Day craft in addition to the ocean themes you have planned.
PRESCHOOL BOOKS ABOUT WHALES
Fill your book basket with a great collection of books about whales. 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.
The Snail and the Whale – When a tiny snail meets a humpback whale, the two travel together to far-off lands. It’s a dream come true for the snail, who has never left home before. But when the whale swims too close to shore, will the snail be able to save her new friend?
If I Were a Whale – Toddlers will love learning about whales swimming in the deep blue sea in this beautifully illustrated board book that shares simple whale facts in an imaginative way.
Dale the Whale – On his way to meet the Queen for some tea, Dale the Whale runs into so much company! Kids will love Dale and his silly sidekick Ron the Prawn in this touching tale about taking the time to help friends in need.