1) PARENT PREPARATION

Note to Parents: “Teaching a Sunday School Lesson” is a weekly episode on the Lutheran radio show Issues Etc. that correlates to this specific Sunday School curriculum. Listening to either of these 30-minute conversations will give you the basic Bible points to teach your child(ren).

With LCMS Pastor Tom Baker (2017): https://issuesetc.org/2017/10/11/2844-teaching-a-sunday-school-lesson-jonah-pr-tom-baker-101117/

With Deaconess Pam Nielsen of Concordia Publishing House (2009): https://issuesetc.org/2009/10/27/652/

 

2) WEB PAGES THAT CORRESPOND TO THIS SPECIFIC LESSON

This week’s Bible text, the Book of Jonah (Jonah 1-4)

https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Jonah+1-4&version=ESV

Overview of this lesson from the publisher (CPH):

https://seedsoffaith.cph.org/2017/10/13/old-testament-4-lesson-7-jonah/

This lesson’s Everyday Faith Family Page from the publisher (CPH):

https://www1.cph.org/sundayschool/downloads/OT4_EveryDayFaith_L7.pdf

 

3) AGE-APPROPRIATE MATERIALS FROM OUR SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHERS:

Ages 3 through Kindergarten (6-page PDF)

First, Second and Third Grade (6-page PDF)

Fourth and Fifth Grade (5-page PDF)

 

4) EXTRA OPTIONAL LINKS

Illustrated retelling of this week’s Bible story (for younger children):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oh8zVpPTYEI&list=PLpvH_eASB6_YOz6w3elVB0bxGclwMYJcq&index=5

“Jonah and the Whale” animation (for older children): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BAaR6eKfzXY

“Jonah” song (for younger children): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RlvuWMqAPTQ

“Jonah and the Fish” song (version for older children): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ApDYxS-BeZk

 

Jonah Coloring Pages:

1) https://www.momjunction.com/print-coloring-image/358881/print/2015/06/Whale/

2) https://www.momjunction.com/print-coloring-image/358881/print/2015/06/Jonah-In-The-Water/

3) http://www.bible-printables.com/Coloring-Pages/Old-Testament/10-OT-049-jonah.htm

 

Big Gulp of Jonah Craft and Game: https://biblegamescentral.com/big-gulp-of-jonah/