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THE GREATEST DISASTER OF ALL HISTORY – ONLY 8 PEOPLE SURVIVED!

So… ever wondered exactly how big Noah’s Ark actually was? Here are some pics of various Noah’s Ark replicas to give you a really good perspective of the size, particularly those with people walking past. Johan Huibers, a modern day carpenter who loves God, is just one person who was inspired to build one. It holds more than 5000 people. Check out this short promo video from arkvannoach.com (Netherlands). It will blow you away. Love the music, too. This is majestic! And in this post, you will find FREE Noah’s Ark colouring pages (with a nice B.I.G. ark), puzzles, crafts, activities, learn to draw, posters, bookmarks, freebies, FABULOUS images and lots of cool items to send to our kids… enjoy!

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Just a word of caution before we start. Please be careful if you choose ‘cute’ – we all love those tiny arks with the giraffes sticking out of the top, but it leaves a fairy tale image that is NOT Biblical. Think ocean liner! Work out the true measurements for yourself from Scripture, and make sure you tell your child about the REAL Noah.
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BIBLE VERSES

Genesis 5:28 – Genesis 9  tells the complete story of the REAL Noah. Don’t rely on Hollywood myths. Read the true story for yourself direct from the source.

Genesis 7:11-20  …in the second month, the seventeenth day of the month, the same day were all the fountains of the great deep broken up, and the windows of heaven were opened. And the rain was upon the earth forty days and forty nights… And the flood was forty days upon the earth; and the waters increased, and bare up the ark, and it was lift up above the earth. And the waters prevailed, and were increased greatly upon the earth; and the ark went upon the face of the waters. And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth; and all the high hills, that were under the whole heaven, were covered. Fifteen cubits upward did the waters prevail; and the mountains were covered.

Psalm 104:5-9  Who laid the foundations of the earth, that it should not be removed for ever. You covered it with the deep as with a garment: the waters stood above the mountains. At thy rebuke they fled; at the voice of thy thunder they hasted away. They go up by the mountains; they go down by the valleys unto the place which You had founded for them. You have set a bound that they may not pass over; that they turn not again to cover the earth.

Isaiah 54:9  For this is as the waters of Noah unto me: for as I have sworn that the waters of Noah should no more go over the earth; so have I sworn that I would not be wroth with thee, nor rebuke thee.

Matthew 24:37-38  “But as the days of Noah were, so shall also the coming of the Son of man be. For as in the days that were before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day that Noah entered into the ark, and knew not until the flood came, and took them all away; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.”  [These words of Jesus Christ (the Creator) refer to Noah’s Flood as a REAL historical event.]

Luke 3:36  [Noah is a REAL person listed in the genealogy of Jesus Christ, that goes all the way back to Adam and Eve. They are all listed in YOUR genealogy also, if you could take it back that far. Mine too. Every person alive on Earth today is descended from Noah and his sons.]

Luke 17:26-27  And as it was in the days of Noe, so shall it be also in the days of the Son of man. They did eat, they drank, they married wives, they were given in marriage, until the day that Noe entered into the ark, and the flood came, and destroyed them all. [The words of Jesus, teaching about a real flood.]

Hebrews 11:7  By faith, Noah, being warned of God of things not seen as yet, moved with fear, prepared an ark to the saving of his house; by the which he condemned the world, and became heir of the righteousness which is by faith.

1 Peter 3:20  …when once the longsuffering of God waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was a preparing, wherein few, that is, eight souls were saved by water.

2 Peter 2:5  And spared not the old world, but saved Noah the eighth person, a preacher of righteousness, bringing in the flood upon the world of the ungodly.

2Peter 3:5-6  For this they willingly are ignorant of, that by the word of God the heavens were of old, and the earth standing out of the water and in the water: whereby the world that then was, being overflowed with water, perished: But the heavens and the earth, which are now, by the same word are kept in store, reserved unto fire against the day of judgment and perdition of ungodly men.

Amos 5:8  Seek Him that makes the seven stars and Orion, and turns the shadow of death into the morning, and makes the day dark with night: that calls for the waters of the sea, and pours them out upon the face of the earth: The LORD is His name.

Amos 9:6  …He that calleth for the waters of the sea, and poureth them out upon the face of the earth: The LORD is His name.

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NOAH’S ARK ~ INFORMATION ~ FREE PRINTABLE

  • God had a problem

The Reason for the Flood  (Dr Chuck Missler) Have you ever thought God was unjust or cruel to send the terrible disaster of Noah’s Flood? This article discusses that big question… why. You may not know that God actually had a gene pool problem that threatened to corrupt not only humanity, but more importantly, the Messiah line, which would prevent the Messiah ever being born, and therefore forever condemn mankind in our sin. This diabolical plan was intended to stop God’s plan of redemption for mankind in its tracks. [After reading this, a lot of strange passages in the Bible will suddenly start to make sense; share it with your child.]

The Terrible Flood of Noah  (khouse) The purpose of the Flood was to judge and destroy a decadent, thoroughly evil human civilization that probably numbered some billions of individuals, along with their cities and all the infrastructures. Noah escaped, not because he was blameless (he was justified by his faith as we are), but because he (and his family) responded to God’s mercy and grace; an article by a scientist who takes the Bible seriously

Noah’s Ark – story for kids  (Christiananswers) As the years passed, people began to fill the earth. But when God saw that man’s wickedness covered the earth, and that every imagination of his heart was only evil continually, it grieved the Lord. And the Lord said, “I will destroy mankind, which I created, from the face of the earth… Because people have filled the earth with violence, I will destroy them along with the earth…”

Noah tried to rescue more people  (answersingenesis) The Bible tells us that the world was filled with wickedness and that every thought of all the people was evil all the time (Genesis 6:5). But Noah was different from everyone else. He walked with the Lord and found grace in God’s eyes (Genesis 6:8–9). In the New Testament, Noah is described as “a preacher of righteousness” (2 Peter 2:5) who obeyed God because he had faith and godly fear (Hebrews 11:7). Surrounded by people who didn’t love God or obey Him, the obedient, faithful Noah… was still faithful to obey God.

Noah – World Changer and Rebel  (link removed) World changers don’t march in lockstep with current culture. World changers think for themselves. They do what is right. God spoke to Noah, and Noah listened… I think people are way too casual with God sometimes. This is almighty God we’re talking about. Fearing God means that we have reverence for him. It is not so much a fear of retribution; it is a dread of displeasing him or dishonoring him. Noah moved with this reverence and fear. He lived a godly life in an ungodly place, shining as a bright light in the darkest circumstances imaginable… God does not love us for what we have done or haven’t done. Nor does God love us for what we are or are not. God loves us and extends his grace to us because he chooses to – just because He loves us. He extended His grace to Noah, and Noah responded appropriately to that grace by obeying God and honoring him. Noah walked with God when no one else did.

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  • Fossils – billions of dead things buried in rock layers, laid down by water, all over the earth

Water on the Earth  (icr.org; scientists who take the Bible seriously) If there was a worldwide flood as the Bible tells us, what evidence would we expect to see around us today? How about billions of dead things buried in rock layers, laid down by water, all over the earth. What do we see? Billions of dead things buried in rock layers, laid down by water, all over the earth… and did you know that 70% of the earth is covered by water. Yes… 70% (in fact, NASA figures are even higher at 75% – see the footnote at the end of this post). Seriously, have you ever wondered where ALL that water came from? Scientists have no idea. But the history book of the universe, the Bible, tells us exactly where all that water came from.

Marine fossils have been found everywhere on Earth  (icr.org) even at the top of Mount Everest and in the middle of vast deserts, evidence they were once covered by ocean water. The Earth before and after the flood was very different, as it experienced huge upheaval. If the earth’s surface was flattened out, with no high mountains or deep ocean basins, the ocean would cover the earth to a depth of about 8,000 feet; from scientists who take the Bible seriously.

The Second Greatest Catastrophe of all time  (creation.com; scroll down) this article includes a photo of an incredible fossil of an ichthyosaur, buried and fossilised while giving birth – clear evidence that it was buried quickly by water-borne sediments. The fossil record is consistent with creatures having been buried suddenly, otherwise most creatures would either rot or be devoured by scavengers.

You can see the effects of Noah’s Flood today – fun facts for kids  (answersingenesis) When you travel on the highway, look at any rocky hillsides that were cut away for the road. You’ll see lots of layers. When you see these layers, remember the Flood of Noah’s day. The Flood would have stirred up many different types of mud and rocks. Eventually, the floodwaters deposited them in layers. Over time, these hardened into the many layers of rock that we see today. This didn’t happen over millions of years—instead, it happened mostly during the Flood, just a few thousand years ago. Most fossils formed during Noah’s 
Flood, as sand and mud came and covered the animals and plants, killing them 
quickly and turning them into fossils.

A Fossil Clock? How fast do Rocks form?  (answersingenesis) Because of the intense evolutionary indoctrination we’ve all received, most people assume that it takes millions of years for sediment—like sand or mud—to harden into rock. But given the right ingredients and conditions, like Noah’s Flood, this can actually happen quickly. It’s just like mixing cement…

Do Fossils form in the Mariana Trench?  (answersingenesis) answers to kids’ questions

How could the flood cover Mt Everest?  (creation.com; scientists who take the Bible seriously) Earth’s highest mountains have fossils of sea creatures at their tops, showing they were once under the sea… mountains such as the Himalayas were probably built by catastrophic movement of the earth’s continental plates during and after the Flood… Measurements indicate that the Himalayas are still rising. The rate of rise now measured is just the remnant of the processes that occurred much faster in the past. Mountain building occurred as a part of the geologic processes that deepened the oceans to take the waters off the land towards the end of the Flood… [and did you know there is] enough water on all the earth to cover mountains about 3 km (2 miles) high, if all the ocean basins were raised.

What does the Fossil record show us?  (isgenesishistory) Everyone is fascinated with fossils… they are windows into a vanished world… everyone agrees it’s clear evidence there were an enormous number of creatures living on the earth in the past that are now dead and buried within the rock layers of the earth. It is a complex story. But paleontologist Dr. Marcus Ross does an excellent job pulling many of the pieces together to reveal what the fossil record shows us about the history of the earth.

Fossil graveyards everywhere  (isgenesishistory) …Dr. Art Chadwick explained, “Fossilization requires rapid burial, and it requires other unique conditions that normally are not present. If my dog dies and I bury him in the backyard, he’s not made into a fossil. He’s going to deteriorate just like he would if he were above ground. But under unique circumstances, where you have rapid burial and then you have minerals coming in, and altering those remains, then you can preserve the fossil.” If fossilization is not happening in any extensive way today, then why do we have billions of fossils in the world?

Ten Thousand Dinosaurs in One Metre of Mud  (isgenesishistory) Dinosaurs are the iconic image of fossils and, even though they make up only a small fraction of the fossil record, they are certainly the most exciting… exploring a real dinosaur dig with over a million bones in it in one metre of mud.

Evidence of the Flood  (Godisreal) Is there evidence for the flood of Noah? Geologist Dr. Andrew Snelling, explains six geological evidences for the global flood.

What did the Flood do?  (isgenesishistory) …the tsunamis in the Pacific destroying entire islands where incredible mud flows obliterate everything in their paths. But those are small compared to a global flood. Such an event would totally transform the earth in ways impossible to imagine. When you realize there are enormous sequences of rock layers filled with fossils, each hundreds to thousands of feet thick, that stretch across the entire continent, you start to grasp what a global flood could do; devotional and video clip from the feature documentary ‘Is Genesis history?’

101 Scientific Facts  (eternal-productions; scroll down to numbers 29,30,31,32,33) written down in the Bible centuries before science discovered them:

  • The fact that God once flooded the earth would be denied (2 Peter 3:5-6). There is a mass of fossil evidence to prove this fact, yet it is flatly ignored by most of the scientific world because it was God’s judgment on man’s wickedness.
  • Vast fossil deposits anticipated (Genesis 7). Geologists now know that fossils only form if there is rapid deposition of life buried away from scavengers and bacteria. This agrees exactly with what the Bible says occurred during the global Flood.
  • The continents were created as one large land mass (Genesis 1:9-10). Many geologists agree there is strong evidence that the earth was originally one super continent – just as the Bible said way back in Genesis.
  • Continental drift inferred (Genesis 7:11). Today the study of the ocean floor indicates that the landmasses have been ripped apart. Scripture states that during the global Flood the “fountains of the great deep were broken up.” This cataclysmic event apparently resulted in the continental plates breaking and shifting.
  • Ice Age inferred (Job 38:29-30). Prior to the global Flood the earth was apparently subtropical. However shortly after the Flood, the Bible mentions ice often – “By the breath of God ice is given, and the broad waters are frozen” (Job 37:10). Evidently the Ice Age occurred in the centuries following the Flood.

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  • 7 Cs of Gospel History

7C’s of History – Catastrophe – FREE article for kids  (creation.com) one of the Seven C’s of Gospel History; beautifully illustrated articles for kids from scientists who take the Bible seriously showing God’s big plan of redemption for mankind; the others are: Creation; Curse; Confusion; Covenant; Christ; Consummation; free printable

7C’s of history for kids – Catastrophe part 1 | part 2  (answersingenesis) part of The Seven C’s of History – Creation, Corruption, Catastrophe, Confusion, Christ, Cross, Consummation—that help us remember the big events which have affected—and will affect—the history of the universe.

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  • Flood Legends

Flood legends from around the world – information for kids  (answersingenesis) The worldwide catastrophic Flood, recorded in the Bible was a real event that affected real people. Flood legends abound globally across many cultures… including Africa, China, Greece, Mexico and North American Indians.

Legends of a Global Flood in 270 different cultures  (answersingenesis) Not surprising, considering that everyone alive on Earth today is related to Noah and his family, “over 270 cultures retain distant memories of that “life-changing event.” The details have been lost, but most of the legends share common themes: man became corrupt; the flood was worldwide; eight people survived; representatives of all land animals were saved; a dove was released to seek dry land; the survivors came down from a mountain to re-populate the whole world…

Global flood traditions from all over the world  (icr.org) One of the strongest evidences for the global Flood that annihilated all people on Earth except for Noah and his family has been the presence of flood legends in the folklore of people groups from around the world. And the stories are all so similar. Local geography and cultural aspects may be present, but they all seem to be telling the same story. Over the years I have collected more than 200 of these stories… While the differences are not always trivial, the common essence of the stories is instructive… Once there was a worldwide flood sent by God to judge the wickedness of man. But there was one righteous family that was forewarned of the coming flood. They built a boat on which they survived the flood along with the animals. As the flood ended, their boat landed on a high mountain, and they descended and repopulated the whole earth; from scientists who take the Bible seriously; share a snippet with your child.

Was the Flood Global?  (creation.com) scroll down and download chapter 10 of this free Q&A apologetics book for your older child; and check out the answers to other tricky questions you or your child may have while you are there; from scientists who take the Bible seriously; free printable

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  • Noah’s Ark Replicas

Ark Encounter  (answersingenesis) Noah’s Ark tourist theme park in USA that features a full-size Noah’s Ark that will make your jaw drop. Partly built by Amish timber framers using incredible workmanship, it’s the largest timber frame structure in the world with some wooden beams more than 3 feet in diameter and nearly 50 feet long. Inside the Ark, the ship’s handcrafted animals will amaze you. You’ll recognize some of the animals, but prepare to meet some odd-looking creatures you’ve probably never even heard of, as many of the animals that lived during Noah’s lifetime didn’t look much like the animals we see around today, as they were the original KINDS that God created. Check out this cool drone footage of the ark (below) as it was under construction and share it with your child. If you are looking for a different twist to this theme, maybe you might like to share how this ark was built; or even how 21st century video gaming technology was used to make 3D people and animal models.

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Noah’s Ark  (noahsark.com.hk) This full size Noah’s Ark replica is a massive tourist resort complex in Hong Kong – 5 storeys high – complete with animals – and has been built to the (almost) exact dimensions of the original ark. They actually ran out of room, so are a bit short by about six feet. Click on ‘park attractions’ – then ‘park map’ to get some idea of the size. Here is a photo of the actual ark complex sitting near the freeway to the Hong Kong airport, and you can clearly see a bus passing overhead, which looks tiny in comparison. More great photos here. Dr Carl Wieland from creation.com was curious enough to fly there and spend a whole day in this massive tourist complex, but still not able to see everything, and notes, “Where the original Ark had three decks, its Hong Kong counterpart [of the same size] has five levels. The ground floor has an ocean-front restaurant and banquet hall, and the top floor is “Noah’s hotel” with sea views.”

Ark van Noach  (arkvannoach.com) another amazing Biblical full size Noah’s Ark built in the Netherlands and now on a worldwide journey with a message of hope. See the video at the top of this post; and this interview with the man behind this incredible project – and yes, it floats.

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  • Fairy Tale Arks might be cute, BUT…

Why fairy tale arks are so dangerous  (arkencounter) Answers in Genesis is dedicating an entire exhibit at the Ark Encounter to warn people how they could be unknowingly teaching their kids to disbelieve the Bible from a young age… Let’s remember that the Biblical account of the Ark and the Flood is not a fun story about an old man and lots of cute animals. It’s about God judging an exceedingly wicked world while sparing a righteous man, his family, and representatives of the land animals from destruction. You’ll also learn the 7D’s of Deception (a twist on the Creation Museum’s 7C’s of History), such as Deceptively Cute, Disregarding God’s Word, Disorienting the Reader, Distorting the Message, e.g. – Many of the fairy tale arks are extremely cute and were surely drawn with great intentions. However cute things are not necessarily innocent or harmless, and good intentions can lead to disastrous consequences.

Cartoon Arks  (creation.com) The Bible in Genesis Chapter 6 very clearly sets out the dimensions, purpose and shape of Noah’s Ark… A ridiculously-shaped small houseboat with giraffes’ heads poking out of windows, and elephants’ trunks hanging down the side leaves the impression of a rather pathetic-looking, definitely non-ocean-going boat that drastically downplays the Flood as a real event in Biblical history. And it detracts from the real history of God’s judgment on the evil of mankind; kids seem to be meant to enjoy the picture mostly because of the cute animals, rather than learning about God’s grace towards those He saved.

Models of Noah’s Ark  (creation.com)

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  • Questions, Questions, Questions!

Noah’s Ark – FREE articles for kids  (creation.com; scroll down) beautifully illustrated articles for kids from scientists who take the Bible seriously. Direct links: The Worldwide Flood (pdf); Water, Water Everywhere (pdf); After the Flood – Noah back on Land (pdf); A New Start (pdf) also with information about the rainbow; Was there an ice age? (pdf); free printable

How big was Noah’s Ark?  (arkencounter) Noah’s Ark was a massive ship. This wooden vessel measured approx 510 feet long, 85 feet wide, and 51 feet high. These are staggering dimensions… Think of it this way—it would take nearly one and a half football fields to equal the Ark’s length, and the Ark had the storage capacity of 500 standard semi-trailers. That’s big enough that NASA could lay three space shuttles—nose to tail—on the Ark’s roof.

Just how big was Noah’s Ark?  (answersingenesis) The Bible tells us Noah’s Ark was 300 cubits long… Let’s compare it to things we are familiar with – like airplanes, football fields, NASA space shuttles, Olympic swimming pools, submarines, aircraft carriers, telephone poles and railway cars…

Noah’s Ark – Q&A for kids  (answersingenesis) How big was Noah’s Ark? Which animals did Noah take? How did Noah care for the animals? Did the flood really cover the whole Earth? Is there any evidence today of a global flood? Could the ark have survived the flood? Has the Ark ever been found?

Noah’s Ark – fun facts for kids  (answersingenesis) When did God flood the world? How long was their trip? How big was the Ark? What did the animals eat? Were dinosaurs too big for the Ark? What was the ark made of? How did the water come? Who shut the door? Where is Noah’s Ark today? How big is a cubit? Where did all the flood waters go? (They’re still here! At the end of the Flood, the valleys sank down and the mountains rose up. The flood waters ran off the land and into the oceans).

Noah’s Ark – Q&A  (answersingenesis) What did the Ark look like? How many people built it? How many animals were on it? How could Noah’s family care for all those animals? and more

Noah’s Ark – Q&A  (creation.com) for answers to all those tricky questions you may have – and if you have them, your child will, too – from scientists who take the Bible seriously. Was the ark big enough? How could all those animals fit? Was the flood really global? What about the dinosaurs? Where did the water come from? Where did all the water go? Is there historical evidence of a global flood? Geology? Fossils? Animal migration? How did kangaroos get to Australia? and more; Noah’s Ark – Q&A

How did Noah fit all the animals on the Ark?  (arkencounter; scroll down) Noah didn’t take two of every species on the Ark—only two of each “kind” of animal. The biblical “kind” is actually more like the “family” level of classification. That’s a lot fewer animals! Share this very quick snippet (more like a sound bite) with your child.

Dinosaurs on the Ark? – fun facts for kids  (answersingenesis) We often hear that dinosaurs died out millions of years ago. But that’s not true. God’s Word, the Bible, tells us something totally different. It’s NOT a big mystery. Dinosaurs were created about 6,000 years ago on Day 6 with the other land animals AND with people. Yes, dinosaurs and humans lived together. Dinosaurs were also on Noah’s Ark. God sent at least two of each air-breathing, land-dwelling animals.

One Flood, One Boat, One Man and One God – fun facts for kids  (answersingenesis) Everyone, beginning with Adam and Eve (the first two people), has disobeyed God. That’s called sin. Only 1,700 years after creation—about 4,300 years ago—the people were so disobedient to God that God sent a flood, Noah’s Flood, to kill every person and air-breathing land animal on the earth. God is very patient. He gave the people a long time to stop sinning, but they wouldn’t. Who survived? Will there be another global flood? How does God provide a way for us to escape His judgement?

Ocean Commotion VBS  (answersingenesisvbs) Every day, our kids are challenged to stand for God in their schools, among their friends, in our culture. And they’re bombarded with the lie that God’s Word isn’t true when it talks about earthly things (rocks, fossils), so it can’t be trusted to tell the truth about spiritual things. Noah experienced the same challenges during the time of the great Flood thousands of years ago. Yet, by God’s grace, he was able to Stand for God, Obey God, Trust God, Thank God, and Fear God . . . no matter what. The biggest watery catastrophe the world has ever known happened during his lifetime. But through it all, Noah found grace in the eyes of the Lord. Let your kids dive deep into the account of Noah and the Flood from the book of Genesis. They’ll learn to apply the spiritual lessons from Noah’s life to their own. And, along the way, they’ll uncover earthly lessons from the Flood: how all the animals fit on the Ark, how the Flood covered the whole Earth, and how we can still see the effects of this Flood today. They’ll also learn that the flood legends from around the world are based on the true account in Genesis

Tom and Jenny find out the Ark was big enough to hold 432 double-decker buses  (answersingenesis; scroll down to ‘Tom and Jenny’)

Students are surprised to find Noah’s Ark feasible  (icr.org) Advanced physics students at a secular UK university were given an unusual assignment… to determine if the Biblical dimensions of Noah’s ark—assuming it was properly constructed—could have supported 70,000 animals. Students were extremely surprised at what they found…

Post-Flood World  (answersingenesis) What was it like for Noah and the animals when they disembarked the Ark and stepped back into the world?

What causes a Rainbow?  (Christiananswers)

The Deluge – Flood of Noah  (Dr Chuck Missler) an article to discuss with older kids – Did it really happen? Was the Ark big enough? Where did it rest? And did you know that the “new beginning” of the world under Noah, was on the very “anniversary-in-advance” of our “new beginning” in Jesus Christ. The New Testament is in the Old Testament concealed; and the Old Testament is in the New Testament revealed. One book. One Message. It’s all about Him.

Genesis 6-9 – Bible commentaries  (blueletterBible) include a snippet in your letter or print off a whole article for older children; tons of wonderful information here (both audio and text) about Noah’s Ark, and of course my favourite is Dr Chuck Missler :)

Noah’s Ark – could it really hold all those animals?  (Christiananswers) information for kids; see how big Noah’s Ark is compared to a house; how big is a cubit?

Noah’s Flood – how many people survived the greatest disaster of all history?  (Christiananswers)

Creation – super library  (Christiananswers) with heaps of answers to tricky questions about Noah’s Ark, dinosaurs, catastrophe, fossils, origins of life, and more; also available in different languages

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  • Where did all the water go?

Where did all the water go?  (creation.com) from scientists who take the Bible seriously; If the earth’s surface were even, then there is enough water in the oceans to cover the globe to a depth of about 3 km. This suggests that, during the Flood, the ocean floor moved vertically, relative to the continents, something mentioned in the Bible (Psalm 104:8)… The ocean basins would have only had to rise enough for the water to cover everything. Then, in the second half of the Flood, other parts of the earth’s crust sank. The water flowed off our continents into new ocean basins. Movement of the earth’s crust at this time also pushed up new mountain ranges, including the one that is home to Mt Everest. So where did all the water go? It is in the ocean.

How did the water drain off the continents?  (creation.com) from scientists who take the Bible seriously; This question has a simple answer, and once we understand what happened and how, we can see the reality of the biblical Flood all around the world. The floodwater is in the oceans! The Pacific Ocean alone takes up almost half the earth’s surface.

Science confirms Genesis Flood – again  (wnd) the discovery of actual droplets of the water hundreds of miles deep below the Earth’s surface… traces of water trapped within diamonds

Where did all the water go? This NASA image has the answer  (icr.org) from scientists who take the Bible seriously; share it with your child.

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  • They lived how long?!

Declining Life Spans of Adam’s Descendants  (icr.org) From Noah to Abram, the numbers reveal an overall steep trend of diminishing life spans. When the data is plotted on a graph, a definite exponential curve emerges. What caused this pattern? [Fascinating.]

Did Adam and Noah really live for hundreds of years?  (answersingenesis) from scientists who take the Bible seriously; similar claims of long life spans are found in the secular literature of several ancient cultures including the Babylonians, Greeks, Romans, Indians, and Chinese. But even a life span of nearly 1,000 years is sadly abbreviated when we consider that God initially created us to live forever.

People could live for centuries  Dr Aubrey de Grey, a scientist and doctor who has devoted his life to the quest for treatments to stop aging, insists that humans should be able to consistently re-repair and live as long as 1,000 years or possibly even forever. “People have this crazy concept that ageing is natural and inevitable, and I have to keep explaining that it is not. The human body is a machine with moving parts and like a car or an aeroplane, it accumulates damage throughout life…”

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  • Has Noah’s Ark been found?

Searching for Noah’s Ark – video  (Bob Cornuke) follow a former FBI trained police investigator as he investigates rumours of various Noah’s Ark locations; very interesting

Has Noah’s Ark been found?  (arkencounter) short answer… not yet!

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THINK SPOT

Fifteen cubits is a lot of water. Have you ever wondered… where did all that water go??? Did you know that NASA claims that water covers 75% of our planet? (See footnote at the end of this post). This free printable poster by Paper Gifts for Estefany (scroll down to download it) shows the Earth, but it is is not the image we normally see. This is the Pacific Ocean view. We’re on the other side.   :o

Where did all the water go; Noah's Ark Bible poster featuring Psalm 104:5-9 and showing the Pacific Ocean; free printable

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NOAH’S ARK ~ COLOURING PAGES FOR KIDS ~ FREE PRINTABLE

  • Building the Ark

Building the Ark – colouring  (abdaacts) with the ark sitting up on a hill and Noah’s sons working in the foreground; free printable

Building the Ark – colouring  (ldolphin; scroll down) showing a cut away section of the ark and the 3 decks, giving a good idea of how big the Biblical ark was

Building the Ark – colouring  (answersingenesis) free printable

Noah Building the Ark – colouring  (supercoloring) free printable

Noah Building the Ark – colouring  (sundayschoolzone) free printable

Noah’s Big Ark – colouring  (Christiananswers; pdf) showing the size of Noah’s Ark compared to a house; free printable

Building the Ark – colouring  (transformcreative; scroll down to the end of the post) Noah (or one of his sons) with planks of wood, an African antelope and armadillo and Bible verse from Genesis 6:9 and Hebrews 11:7 – Noah was a righteous man, blameless in his time; Noah walked with God. By faith, Noah, being warned by God about things not yet seen, in reverence, prepared an ark for the salvation of his household; free printable

Building Noah’s Ark – colouring  (sermons4kids) with Bible verse from Genesis 6:14; free printable

Noah with a plank of wood – colouring  (freeChristianillustrations) free printable

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Animals boarding the ark – colouring  (sergiocariello; scroll down and click on the giraffes) from the Action Bible artist; loved this one for my kids and it’s great for older boys; the elephants, kangaroos, ducks and bison are moving up the ramp; the big cats, swan, zebras, giraffes and other animals are in the queue; with Noah and his family directing the traffic; free printable

Animals boarding the Ark – colouring  (Biblecartoons; first one in the list) the animals moving up a long ramp and showing a large selection of diverse animals; free printable

Dinosaurs boarding the Ark – colouring  (answersingenesis; scroll down; pdf) love this one; I will trust in You – colouring  Noah welcomes the animals onto the ark; free printable

Noah’s Ark – colouring  (creation.com) the animals gathering outside the Ark and a dinosaur in the foreground; free printable

Noah welcomes the 2 Lions – colouring  (free-coloring-pages) free printable

Animals boarding the Ark – colouring  (benscoloringpages) with Noah in the foreground; free printable

Animals boarding Noah’s Ark – colouring  (sundayschoolzone) free printable

Animals inside Noah’s Ark – colouring   (sundayschoolzone) free printable

Noah on deck – colouring  (kids-n-fun) standing among the animals, including giraffes, panda, moose, birds, kangaroo; free printable

God closes the Door of the Ark – colouring  (creationscience4kids; scroll down) the ark has a cross over the door, with Bible verses from John 14:6 – I am the way, the truth, and the life, no man comes to the Father but by Me; and John 10:9 – I am the Door; by Me if any man enter in, he shall be saved, and shall go in and out and find pasture; free printable

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Noah found Grace – colouring  (answersingenesis) the huge ark on the water; Ark on the water – colouring with ‘caution wide load’ sign; Ark on the water – colouring with an inset of Noah attending the animals; Ark on the Water – colouring; free printable

Noah’s floating Ark – colouring  (supercoloring) free printable

Noah’s floating Ark – colouring  (Christiananswers) free printable

Noah’s Ark – colouring  (Jesusandkidz; click on ‘PDF – Coloring Book #1’ and scroll down the pdf to page 36) the Ark floating on the wild waters, with fish and dove in the foreground; free printable

Grand Canyon – colouring  (coloringcafe) formed by the global flood run-off from the continents at the end of the flood; for something different share a snippet of these fun Grand Canyon facts from scientists who take the Bible seriously while you are colouring: Answers in Genesis; creation.com; free printable

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Noah watches the Dove returning to the Ark – colouring  (abdaacts; scroll down) free printable

Noah and the Dove – colouring  (free-coloring-pages) with the dove about to land on Noah’s finger; free printable

Noah and the Dove – colouring  (supercoloring) free printable

Noah releases a dove – colouring   (sundayschoolzone) free printable

The Dove returns to the Ark – colouring  (creationscience4kids; scroll down) free printable

Dove – colouring  (1arthouse; scroll down) a beautiful doodle featuring a dove in flight with an olive branch, a nest, and Bible verse from Genesis 8:11; free printable

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Animals leaving the Ark – colouring  (abdaacts) showing lots of animals – camels, elephant (with his trunk up in triumph – it’s sooo good to get out of that boat!), horse, big cats, hedgehogs, rabbits, rhinos, peacock, rooster, frilled neck lizards, hyenas and more, with the rainbow in background; free printable

Animals leaving the Ark – colouring  (answersingenesis) mammoths, dinosaurs, dodos, giraffes and more; Animals leaving the Ark – colouring  mammoths, dodo birds, dinosaurs with knapsacks over their shoulders and rainbow in background; free printable

Animals leaving the Ark – colouring  (creation.com) free printable

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Blessed is the man – colouring  (answersingenesis) Noah worshipping God, with the ark, rainbow, a couple of animals and birds and even a dragonfly zooming past in the background; Noah gives thanks – colouring  Noah offers God a sacrifice; God’s Plan of Redemption – colouring the 7C’s of creation showing creation to the cross; Stand fast in the faith – colouring with Bible verse from 1 Corinthians 16:13; free printable

Noah’s Ark – colouring  (creation.com) with a rainbow over the Ark; free printable

Remember God’s promise – colouring  (hopeink) a full rainbow, fluffy clouds and a big heart and the words ‘Remember God’s Promise’; free printable

Noah and his family worshipping God – colouring  (supercoloring) with the rainbow and the ark in background; free printable

Noah worships God – colouring  (kidsBible; scroll down) with rainbow in the background; free printable

Noah and his family worship God – colouring  (sundayschoolzone) with the rainbow and the ark in the background; free printable

Noah and his wife admire the rainbow – colouring  (raisingourkids) free printable

The Rainbow – God’s Promise – colouring  (Christiananswers; pdf) free printable

God’s Promise – colouring pages  (creationscience4kids) several colouring pages of Noah’s ark, the rainbow, the animals leaving the ark, and Noah worshipping God; free printable

Noah and the Rainbow – colouring  (sermons4kids) free printable

God Keeps His Promises – colouring  (craftingthewordofGod) a dove and the rainbow in the background; free printable

Rainbow – colouring  (trueaimeducation; scroll down) with Bible verse from Genesis 9:13 – I have set my bow in the clouds; rainbow, fluffy doodle clouds and water drops; free printable

Rainbow – colouring  (coloringcafe) what Noah saw when he looked up – a full rainbow, sun peeking out and clouds with water drops; free printable

Rainbow – colouring  (frompond; scroll down) a cute colouring page of clouds, sun, rainbows, and hearts in a doodle style; free printable

Jazz up your colouring pages  combine or shrink individual colouring pages to make a unique scene; add a border, a title, a Bible verse and some clip art to make your colouring pages more interesting with this easy tutorial.

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NOAH’S ARK ~ PUZZLES FOR KIDS ~ FREE PRINTABLE

Noah’s Ark – hidden picture puzzle  (answersingenesis) find the 12 objects; Ark – word find in the shape of an ark; 10 words; Noah’s Ark – word scramble unscramble each word to finish the 7 sentences; Dinosaurs and Noah’s Ark – fill in the blank quiz  8 questions; Noah – crossword  13 words from a word bank; Flood – crossword 17 words; choose from a word bank; Ark – crossword 15 words from a word bank; Fossils – worksheet use your Bible to get the answers; Grand Canyon – crossword; Noah’s Ark – puzzle worksheet  (scroll down) find out who closed the door of the ark and circle the animals not on the ark; in colour; Psalm 35:9 – word find  And my soul shall be joyful in the Lord; It shall rejoice in His salvation; find your way through this maze (scroll down) to find out why we look different and trace the history of the human race from Adam to Noah to you; free printable

The Worldwide Flood – crossword  (creation.com; click on ‘The Worldwide Flood’) 38 words; free printable

325 Puzzle / Colouring Bible Activity Sheets for kids  (calvarycurriculumoriginal; scroll down to numbers 7-9) fun booklet; each one is about 6 pages and has one colouring page and several puzzle pages, including word searches, fill-in-blanks, crosswords, true or false, circle correct words, mazes. They are also available in Spanish (scroll down to numbers 7-9); free printable

Noah’s Ark – word search  (livingwaterBiblegames) 20 words; and here is a Bible Timeline Game  designed to go with the Bible history timeline. It consists of 24 Bible event cards (including Noah) and 9 action cards. As children (ages 7+) play with their friends (2 – 6 players) they place the cards in order to learn the overall flow of the Biblical story; 2 different levels of difficulty; includes blank cards so you can add extra Bible events; free printable

Noah’s Ark – crossword  (Biblepathwayadventures) 12 clues; free printable

Noah’s Ark – puzzles  (sundayschoolzone) word scramble, spot the difference, jigsaw, hidden letters puzzle, word tiles, word line up, match game, crossword; free printable

Noah – word search  (creationmoments; scroll down to ‘Noah puzzle’ or do a CTRL + F page search for ‘Noah’) 45 words; free printable

Adam’s Family – maze  (answersingenesis; scroll down) showing how Adam and Eve and their family lead to Noah and then the tower of Babel showing that we are all one family; free printable

Genesis – crossword  (Christiananswers) covering creation and the flood; 20 words; free printable

Noah and the Ark – word search  (Biblepuzzles) 25 words; Noah and the Flood – word search 31 words; members only, but membership is free

Rain – word maze  (mazestoprint) free printable

Rainbow – maze  (Biblefunforkids; scroll down) free printable

Rainbow colours:  Teach the correct order of rainbow colours (link removed) as well as the classification of living things by using this mnemonic: King(dom) Phylum called his class to order so the family gen(i)us could learn more about species. Or make up your own using some of these ideas. Turn it into a puzzle activity.

Design your own puzzle  specifically tailored for your child

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NOAH’S ARK ~ CRAFTS FOR KIDS ~ FREE PRINTABLE

Noah’s Ark – FREE playset for kids  (Paper Gifts for Estefany) This cute little freebie can be a playset or placemat to use for crafts and has a nice B.I.G. ark (actually, to scale), a beautiful, vibrant rainbow ~ God’s promise, and Bible verses from Genesis 6:8 – ‘But Noah found grace in the eyes of the Lord‘ and Genesis 9:13 – I do set my bow in the cloud and it shall be for a token of a covenant between me and the earth; free printable

Noah's Ark Bible placemat, playset or poster for kids with rainbow and featuring Bible verses from Genesis 6:8 and Genesis 9:13; free printable

Noah’s Ark – playset background  (answersingenesis; scroll down to ‘Promotional Backgrounds’) a beautifully illustrated playset background of a coral reef, where a shocked fish watches as the ocean floor erupts in front of him at the beginning of the flood;  Noah’s Ark – 3D craft  for your homeschool or Sunday school students, but could be adapted for paper only; Noah’s Ark Ocean Commotion – vbs crafts  (scroll down to ‘ocean commotion’); more Ocean Commotion – crafts; free printable

Noah’s Ark – 3D craft  (Gospelhall; scroll down and click on ‘Sunday School Lesson Activity 106 Noah in the Ark’; pdf) make a full size Noah’s Ark; scale is 135:1; free printable

Noah’s Ark – classroom decorations  build a walk-through Noah’s Ark from cardboard boxes that kids can play in (make it a nice long one though); a fun idea for your homeschool or Sunday school and kids could bring their favourite toy animals. :) More ideas herehere; here; here; here; and a more fancy one here; and for a bit of extra pizzazz, you may like to check out these fun Ocean – classroom decorations (there’s an easy one using different coloured blue and green material or plastic tablecloths) or jazz up a door to make it the entrance to the ark (you could do this with cardboard, too). Lots of fun ideas to get you thinking. Aren’t there some amazingly creative people around?

Pairs of cute animals  (answersingenesis) 6 pairs of animals to cut out and use for Noah’s Ark crafts, make into a mobile, crazy hat, or finger puppets (just punch two finger holes in each circle); Animal – finger puppets  (highlights) chick, horse, lamb, goose, dog, duck – print 2 copies to make pairs; Animal – finger puppets  (mothernatured) koala, tortoise, ladybug, owl; Animal – finger puppets  (ohmyfiesta) elephant, zebra, hippo, lion; Animal – finger puppets  (mrprintables) pig, mouse, cat, rabbit, horse;  more animal – finger puppets  (duckduckgo) in colour or to colour; just print 2 copies to make sure they’re in pairs; free printable

Kids make their own Seashell Fossils – fun craft for kids  (answersingenesis) for homeschool or Sunday school to teach students how fossils were formed; and scroll down to the bottom of the page to grab a copy of their cool Ocean Commotion Flood Legend – trading cards / booklet for kids (pdf) showing flood legends from different continents around the world to remind children that the legends are remnants of the true account given in the Bible; free printable

Noah’s Ark – door hanger to make  (Biblefunforkids) with a pocket to put animals in; more Noah’s Ark crafts and activites for kids; free printable

Noah’s Ark – craft  (kirstymcallister) using a chocolate wafer finger and a bowl of stormy blue jelly. The wafer finger is – believe it or not – almost the same proportions as the ark. And, as an added bonus, when you bite into it, it has three floors.

Noah’s Ark – lesson ideas  (street.ns.ca) using a time machine, where children ‘travel back in time’ to see the real event.

Noah’s Ark – group activities for kids  (sermons4kids)

Noah  (activity-mom) Your child will love these cool Bible figures to cut out and play with; free printable

Creation to Noah – Bible board game  (richardgunther) fun and colourful game with your choice of Bible verse written on the arrows: John 14:6 (click on ’10’) or Genesis 7:1 (click on ’08’); free printable

Flood in a jar – activity for kids  (delightfullearning; scroll down) a fun idea for kids to create their own ‘storm’.

Animals 2×2 – memory game  (biblegamescentral); Animal – match up game have fun mimicking your assigned animal by sounds and actions to find your counterpart; Animals – who am I game students identify the animal they have been assigned by asking yes or no questions; free printable

Animal – silhouette bingo  (mrprintables) colorful bingo cards with animal silhouettes; 2 pages of call cards with 24 different animals and 5 bingo cards; free printable

Dove – craft  (craftingthewordofGod) free printable

Dove with olive leaf – silhouette template  (silhouettegarden); Animal – silhouette templates to cut out and use for crafts; free printable

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Rainbow – craft  (kidsBible) decorate the rainbow while Noah worships God; free printable

Rainbow – suncatcher crafts  (duckduckgo) pretty sun catchers to make

Rainbow – slime to make  (sugarspiceandglitter) make cups of each rainbow colour, roll them out separately, then add them together to make a beautiful rainbow

Rainbow – scrapbooking paper  (frompond) to cut out and use for crafts; free printable

Rainbow Clouds – craft  (frompond) clouds with strips of coloured paper hanging from them; template is for members only (but membership is free)

Rainbow Blowers – craft  (kidscraftroom) using cardboard tubes and streamers; kids will love to huff and puff down their rainbow blowers and see all the colourful streamers blow and billow about… they look wonderful hanging up too and double up as pretty windsocks; Rainbow – paper plate craft one paper plate makes two rainbows; add tiny bells and it’s a tambourine; Rainbow – handprint painting

Rainbow – handprint silhouette craft  (pintsizedtreasures) trace over tiny hands, paint, then frame it; a fun way to preserve tiny handprints

Rainbow Ribbons – easy craft for kids  (kirstymcallister) using strips of coloured plastic bags or streamers

Rainbow – craft ideas for kids  (krokotak)

Rainbow – craft ideas for kids  (iheartcraftythings)

Rainbow – windcatcher craft  (answersingenesis) instructions are free printable

Rainbow Promise – group activities for kids  (sermons4kids) to go with your Noah’s Ark lesson for Sunday school or homeschool – rainbow tag; pin the drops on the rainbow; rainbow hunt; make a handprint rainbow; rainbow finger painting; animal fingerprints and more

Rainbow Surprise – craft  (mrprintables) an easy rainbow to make which folds up then pops out of an envelope, sealed with a large blue water drop; this one is a party invitation or use the idea to make your own craft; fun and very cute; Rain and Rainbows – Board Game a snakes and ladders type game; freeprintable

R is for Rainbow – craft  (digitprop) a standing rainbow shaped in the letter R; many angles and small inner space make this a challenge for any budding engineer; free printable

Colors of the Rainbow – lesson idea  (sermons4kids) When you feel battered by life’s storms and you are filled with doubt, just remember God’s rainbow is coming and He’ll be there for you. God said every time we see a rainbow it would remind us of His promise never to flood the whole world again and remind us of His love for us. The rainbow is a sign of God’s promise, that he will guide us thru any storm. Do you know what each color in the rainbow means? Red represents the blood Jesus shed for us. Yellow is for God’s perfect light, the sun so bright. Orange is coming from night into life with thru Jesus. Green reminds us that God created the earth and trees. Like the grass in spring, it represents the new life we have in Jesus. Blue represents the color of water. God created the oceans & seas, this reminds us of the baptism that identifies us with Jesus. Black represents our sins and God’s darkest day. Purple is for Jesus’ hours of sorrow, so we can gain the crown of life. Pink is for our new tomorrows. White represents God’s purity and the cleansing of our sins through God’s grace.

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NOAH’S ARK ~ LEARN TO DRAW FOR KIDS ~ FREE PRINTABLE

What Noah’s Ark would your child draw?  (creation.com) I was asked to take a children’s teaching session… The very first task was for the kids to draw Noah’s Ark; they were given no other instruction or prompting. All of the children, to my knowledge, were from a church background. I was presented with a wide range of shapes and sizes of the Ark when they had finished their drawings. The majority had drawn small bathtub-style arks. I asked them where they had got the idea for their image. The responses were mostly: from a book, a toy, the internet, TV, and Sunday School. A bathtub ark conveys a fairy tale, not a real, historical event. Then I asked the children who had drawn an ark that more closely compared to proportions of the biblical Ark where their idea had come from. All resolutely answered: the Bible! Try this ‘Drawing Noah’s Ark’ exercise with your own kids, Sunday School, or youth group; see what result you get, and then use it as a fun teaching session! Or turn it into a hands-on activity and find something near you (e.g. a public building, a sports ground) and take the children out to measure it, so they can see with their own eyes just how big Noah’s Ark really was.

Noah’s Ark – learn to draw  (answersingenesis) draw a picture of the Ark floating on the water during the storm for Shem’s notebook; free printable

Dove – learn to draw  (1arthouse) a beautiful doodle featuring a dove in flight with an olive branch, a nest and Bible verse from Genesis 8:11; free printable

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NOAH’S ARK ~ PAPER GIFTS FOR KIDS ~ FREE PRINTABLE

Where did all the water go? – FREE Bible poster  (Paper Gifts for Estefany) featuring Bible verses from Psalm 104:5-9; Fifteen cubits is a lot of water. Have you ever wondered… where did all that water go??? Did you know that water covers 75% of our planet? (See the footnote from NASA at the end of this post). This free poster shows the earth globe; but it is not the image we normally see… we’re on the other side. This is the Pacific Ocean view; free printable

Where did all the water go; Noah's Ark Bible poster featuring Bible verses from Psalm 104:5-9 and showing the earth's globe - Pacific Ocean view; free printable

Noah’s Ark – FREE Bible poster for kids  (Paper Gifts for Estefany) This cute little freebie has a nice B.I.G. ark (actually, to scale), a beautiful vibrant rainbow ~ God’s promise, and features Bible verses from Genesis 6:8 – ‘But Noah found grace in the eyes of the Lord‘ and Genesis 9:13 – I do set my bow in the cloud and it shall be for a token of a covenant between me and the earth; free printable

Noah's Ark Bible placemat, playset or poster for kids with rainbow and featuring Bible verses from Genesis 6:8 and Genesis 9:13; free printable

Noah’s Ark – FREE posters  (arkencounter; scroll down to the end of the page) beautiful photos of the full sized Noah’s Ark tourist theme park in USA like the ones on this page; share them with your child; and some of these in high-res would also make a cool display for your homeschool or Sunday school classroom; free printable

Noah’s Ark – FREE poster  (answersingenesis) a beautifully illustrated poster showing the story of how God saved Noah and his family; free printable

Noah releases a Dove – FREE poster  (answersingenesisvbs; scroll down to ‘slides’) the dove flies back to Noah and his wife, with words, ‘Noah checks to see if there’s any dry land’; there’s also a poster about Noah releasing the raven; and if you scroll down to ‘additional information for leaders’, you will find links to more information about Noah; free printable

Noah’s Ark – FREE posters  (moodypublishers / freebibleimages; scroll down) over 40 beautiful images without words telling the story of Noah; free printable

The waters began to go down and the ark began to settle, somewhere high above the mountains of Ararat. – Slide 39

Noah’s Ark – posters  (arkvannoach; left click on the image to scroll through the slideshow) images of the full size Noah’s Ark from the Netherlands to share with your child; a couple more of the inside of the ark here

Ark of Noah_Noah's Ark, Netherlands

Rainbow – Bible poster  (alittleperspective) a beautiful double rainbow against a stormy sky with Bible verse from Genesis 9:16 – And the rainbow shall be in the cloud, and I will look upon it, that I may remember the everlasting covenant between God and every living creature of all flesh that is on the earth; free printable

Noah’s Ark – FREE poster and bookmark  (answersingenesis) in gold and grey tones showing the size of the ark in relation to a school bus – 12 school buses long; 4 buses high and 10 buses wide; free printable

Seven Cs of Gospel History – FREE poster for kids  (answersingenesis) showing the short version of world history, including Noah’s Ark; free printable

Noah’s Ark – timeline poster  (visualunit) with diagram showing what happened when; also available in Spanish; free printable

Noah’s Floating Ark – FREE poster  (alittleperspective) with Bible verse from Genesis 7:12 – It rained on the earth forty days and forty nights; Ocean Water – FREE poster with Bible verse from Genesis 7:19 – And the waters prevailed exceedingly upon the earth, and all the high hills that were under the whole heaven were covered; Rainbow – FREE poster on a stormy sky with Bible verse from Genesis 9:16 – And the rainbow shall be in the cloud; and I will look upon it, that I may remember the everlasting covenant between God and every living creature of all flesh that is on the earth; God’s Promise – FREE poster  seed head with Bible verse from Genesis 8:22 – While the earth remains, seed time and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease; free printable

Noah’s Ark – poster  (answersingenesis) showing the ark floating on the ocean; for purchase

Rainbow – bookmarks  (bookmarkbee) featuring rainbows and clouds, chevron and stripe patterns; add a Bible verse to remind your child of God’s promise, and a note of encouragement on the back; free printable

Flood Legends – trading cards for kids  (answersingenesis) beautifully illustrated cards in colour, showing legends of the flood from around the world – Africa, China, Greece, Mexico and North American Indians – as a reminder that the flood legends are remnants of the true account given in the Bible; free printable

Rainbow – labels / name tags  (nametagjungle) clouds, rainbows, sun with blue border; perfect to add a Bible verse and make your own wallet cards; free printable

Rainbow – weekly planner  (frompond) strips of colour on a white background, in the shape of a rainbow; free printable

Noah’s Ark – cartoon for kids  (creation.com; scroll down to ‘Thats not the ark … THIS is the ARK!’ and click on the image) free printable

Noah’s Ark – cartoon booklet for kids  (Bibleforchildren; scroll down to number 3) in colour or to colour (CB); big (story – 24 pages) or small (tract – 2 page); in very bright primary colours; click on the other languages menu to find it in Spanish, French, Portuguese, Tagalog, Hindi, Kinyarwanda, Swahili, Amharic, and more; free printable

Noah builds a Big Boat – cartoon booklet  (lambsongs; scroll down to ‘Noah builds a boat’) in colour or to colour; free printable

Rainbow – gift box  (donteatthepaste) a full rainbow with fluffy clouds against a blue background with water drops and some rainbow stripes; Rainbow – gift box  a yellow umbrella with a rainbow coming out of it and blue background with water drops; free printable

Rainbow – gift box  (ohhappyday) bright geometric gift boxes on white background; simply cut, fold and glue; free printable

nextmanga.com  (for purchase) The story of the universe in manga form. A comic book Bible series that keeps kids/teens (and adults!) riveted. Book 1 (Mutiny) tells the story starting from creation in Genesis 1 and up to time of the Exodus from Egypt (somewhere around Exodus 15). And I love how they have added a few extra frames of background history to give a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the true villain of history. The top angel (a created being like us) rebels against the Creator; is kicked out of Heaven; becomes God’s arch enemy; and arrives on earth to create mischief, mayhem and havoc with… (as he sneers)… ‘God’s favoured ones’ – humans. To rob, kill and destroy. Buy and send a few pages at a time. It’s also an excellent gift idea for a sponsor visit. My kids loved these. Monica told us that it was her favourite book.  :)

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NOAH’S ARK ~ IMAGES

Noah’s Ark – cartoon  (©answersingenesis.org) ‘Only an ark of Biblical dimensions could survive a flood of Biblical proportions’ showing a very cute ark, complete with giraffes at the bottom of the ocean!

Noahs Ark cartoon

Images of Earth you may like to share with your child:  Blue Marble (Pacific Ocean) (NASA); Pacific Rim (showing the Mariana Trench, Hawaii, Japan and the top of Australia); Pacific Ocean (you can see New Zealand and Pitcairn Island in this one); Pacific Ocean (USA, Australia and New Zealand are visible in this shot)

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CREATIVE IDEAS – MAKE YOUR OWN:

Add a Bible verse to a favourite Noah’s Ark image, rainbow image, or maybe you might like this rainbow frame and make your own:

Bible poster or Bible verse card
Bible bookmark – add your child’s name
Bible note cards
Bible wallet cards
Bible stickers
Jazz up your envelopes if you are including any special treats like stickers for your homeschool or Sunday school students. Sticker sheets are fine for your sponsored child.

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NOAH’S ARK ~ STATIONERY FOR KIDS ~ FREE PRINTABLE

Noah’s Ark – FREE stationery for kids  (Paper Gifts for Estefany) with Bible verse from Genesis 6:8 and a nice BIG ark to scale; free printable

Noah's Ark Stationery for kids with rainbow and featuring Bible verse from Genesis 6:8; free printable

Rainbow – stationery  (colormegood; pdf) with a jagged rainbow border all the way around the page; free printable

Rainbow Garden – stationery  (pageborders.net) the sun peeking over the edge of a colourful rainbow, garden, with pale blue border; free printable

Rainbow Garden – stationery  (printstationery) rainbow over a garden scene; free printable

Rainbow – stationery  (stationerytree) rainbows, clouds and blue sky around your page; blank, lined or handwriting; free version is fine

Rainbow Stripes – stationery  (pageborders.org) on white background; Rainbow Polka Dots – stationery on white background; Rainbow Glitter – stationery; Rainbow – stationery  a simple frame of rainbow colours; free printable

Rainbow – stationery  (sparklebox) two designs – a rainbow with fluffy clouds across the top of your page; or a colourful strip of rainbow colours going around your page; portrait or landscape; free printable

Rainbow Raindrop – card  (wildolive) cute coloured raindrops arranged in the shape and colours of a rainbow; add a favourite Bible verse; free printable

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RELATED LINKS

Dinosaurs ~ FREE colouring pages, puzzles, crafts and creative ideas for kids (YES! They were on the Ark!)

FREE Dinosaur Mini Thaumatrope for kids dinosaur-green

Tower of Babel ~ FREE colouring pages, puzzles, crafts and creative ideas for kids

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Tell them about Jesus!

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  13. Enjoyed the links very much. Ray Comfort rocks! This Hollywood Noah movie is not surprising. Disappointing,
    but not surprising considering the source. The sad thing is how Mr Comfort’s film so accurately depicts our society. Asleep and in darkness. Yet, time is so short. Thanks for the inspiration to keep praying and sharing Gods truth. Blessings for your hard work.

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    • Yes, our little drop is just a drop in the ocean, but as Mother Teresa used to say, if we do not do it, our drop is missing forever. So we keep doing it AND we have the last page in the book. We know we win in the end! Blessings Sue. :)

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