Jonah and the People of Nineveh


Primary 6 Lesson 43: Jonah and the People of Nineveh- The purpose of this lesson is to understand that all who truly repent will be forgiven.


"Help Me, Dear Father"- Children's Songbook pg. 99

"Repentance"- Children's Songbook pg. 98

"Follow the Prophet"- Children's Songbook pg. 110 (verse 7)

"I Want to Live the Gospel"- Children's Songbook pg. 148

"The Fourth Article of Faith"- Children's Songbook pg. 124


Matthew 12:39-40- Jonas was foreshadowing of Jesus' death and resurrection

Matthew 16:4

Luke 11:29-30

Book of Jonah

This is the scripture that was mentioned in the Enrichment Activities to memorize or talk about important words. I made it big so it would be easy to highlight those important words and the ropes allude to the entanglement of sin as well as Jonah. Simply click to print it.

Lesson Ideas

Jonah and the Whale Cutouts- Stick figures to tell the story (whale mouth can open and close) or color these cutouts.

Jonah and the Big Fish- Illustrated story and more cutouts

Repentance: Turning from Wrong to Right- Make this repentance reminder

 What is Repentance?- Follow the lines to fill in the answers

Help Eli Show He is Sorry- Maze

Kelsey Makes a Mistake- Several activities- the last one is a hidden objects picture

Coloring Pages

Jonah and the Great Fish

Jonah Repents


Jonah- Illustrated scripture story about 2 1/2 minutes

Rachael has outdone herself with this awesome handout- check out how to make one on Rachael's Booknook.