Simple Noah’s Ark Crafts and Activities You Can Download for Free

Easy printables for your next class!
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Use a Noah’s Ark craft to bring to life one of the most well-known stories in the Bible. Start with these simple ideas!

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“I promise every living creature that the earth and those living on it will never again be destroyed by a flood.”

Genesis 9:11

Mr. Noah Built an Ark

Mr. Noah Built an Ark Download

Music

Ages: Preschool and elementary

This song—with the sound effects of building the ark!—was written for preschoolers. But elementary kids will like it too. Your students will be singing the story of Noah long after class ends!

Animal Memory Game

Animal Memory Game Download

Game

Ages: Preschool and early elementary

Even the youngest kids will enjoy trying to find the matching animal cards. And they can chat about details of the Noah’s ark account while they play.

Genesis 6: Building the Big Boat

Genesis 6: Building the Big Boat Download

Puzzle

Ages: Kindergarten and early elementary

If your little ones can count to 15, they’ll be able to connect these dots to reveal Noah’s ark. An easy memory verse is included.

Genesis 7: Loading the Big Boat

Genesis 7: Loading the Big Boat Download

Puzzle

Ages: Kindergarten and early elementary

This numbers puzzle will help your little ones imagine the scene of animals boarding Noah’s ark. An easy memory verse is included.

Genesis 7–8: Safe in the Boat

Genesis 7-8: Safe in the Boat Download

Puzzle

Ages: Kindergarten and early elementary

Your kids will be giggling at at this silly picture! And the memory verse provides a serious takeaway.

12 Awesome Bible Games for Kids of All Ages cover

12 Awesome Bible Games for Kids of All Ages

Bible learning is serious business, but it doesn’t have to be boring. Choose from games for toddlers to preteens and help kids know that God loves them.
Free Guide
12 Awesome Bible Games for Kids of All Ages cover

12 Awesome Bible Games for Kids of All Ages

Bible learning is serious business, but it doesn’t have to be boring. Choose from games for toddlers to preteens and help kids know that God loves them.
Free Guide
12 Awesome Bible Games for Kids of All Ages cover

12 Awesome Bible Games for Kids of All Ages

Bible learning is serious business, but it doesn’t have to be boring. Choose from games for toddlers to preteens and help kids know that God loves them.
Free Guide

Genesis 8–9: God Sends a Rainbow

Genesis 8-9: God Sends a Rainbow Download

Puzzle

Ages: Kindergarten and early elementary

Counting the elements in the various pictures provides the perfect way for kids to recall the key points of the Noah’s ark story.

Noah Thanks God

Noah Thanks God Download

Coloring Page

Ages: Preschool–early elementary

Kids can color the rainbow picture while you read the accompanying story of the promise God gave to Noah after the flood.

Noah Trusts and Obeys God

Noah Trusts and Obeys God Download

Coloring Page

Ages: Kindergarten–elementary

Kids will be eager to take home this charming coloring page so they can tell their families why Noah and his wife were surrounded by so many animals.

Floating Ark Puppet

Floating Ark Puppet Download

Craft

Ages: Elementary

So few supplies needed! Such minimal preparation! And with a little help, even younger kids can manage to create this fun craft that really brings the story of Noah to life!

Noah’s Flood Hat

Noah’s Flood Hat Download

Craft

Ages: Elementary

This craft requires some supplies and advance preparation, as well as teacher help to create. But kids will end up with a unique take-home about all the weather Noah would have encountered!

God’s Promise Cloud

God’s Promise Cloud Download

Craft

Ages: Elementary

Though some advance preparation is needed, the few supplies are simple. Kids can create these clouds with the rainbow streamers and hang them up at home as a reminder of God’s care and promise.

Two-by-Two Relay

Two-by-Two Relay Download

Game

Ages: Elementary, can be adapted for kindergarten

You’re never the wrong age to do animal imitations! This active—and noisy—game will appeal to almost any group as kids team up to imitate animals going into the ark.

Option: Adapt this game for younger kids by offering an option to draw animal pictures rather than writing their names.

Have Water, Will Travel

Have Water, Will Travel Download

Science Experiment

Ages: Elementary and preteen

Noah may have been scared, surrounded by water and wondering whether things would ever be OK again. This cool science experiment is a fun visual that will help kids remember to hang in there and keep trusting God during tough times!

Rainbows

Puzzle

Ages: Preteen

When preteens decode this message, they’ll reveal one of the coolest promises God ever made!

Noah’s Ark Facts

Noah’s Ark Facts Download

Fun Facts

Ages: Preteen

No matter what other activities you use with the story of Noah and the great flood, older kids can also take home this fun fact sheet to share with their families.

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