Have you heard of The Virtue Training Bible? The Virtue Training Bible is a simple tool that will help you turn your Bible into a color-coded, highlighted text that will guide you and your children in studying 42 different virtues through more than 500 verses of Scripture. We’ve been using ours for over two years now and it’s one of my favorite resources for family
A couple of years ago now my eldest said that he really loved reading the Bible every day to get us going. But what he really wanted to do was study it and understand everything inside. Of course his words warmed my heart, but they also set me off to look for something that would accommodate our needs. I wanted something that would guide my
We’ve been using the Grapevine Bible Curriculum, New Testament, & loving it! The idea is that your children draws the stories & lessons from the Bible as they learn the lessons. The drawings are simple little stick figures, but if your children are like mine they’ll enjoy embellishing them with a few extra details! They will also write and memorize verses & have weekly reviews.
I had the opportunity to review Grapevine Studies Old Testament Overview for ages 5-7 and teen-adult. I was intrigued by the idea of stick figuring through the Bible. I have to admit I was not quite sure what to expect. If you take a look a their website, you will find wonderful products for homeschooling, churches and Christian schools. I knew my kids and I
Years ago, when we first started homeschooling, another veteran homeschooler recommended that I take a look at “the Greenleaf history guides” from Greenleaf Press, and I am so glad that she did, and I did! I ended up buying a few of them and have had no regrets whatsoever! They have turned out to be a perfect fit for us in many regards, at different
If you’re looking for a Bible study that your 8-12 year old can do alone, the Discover 4 Yourself Inductive Bible Studies for Kids are a good choice. Written by Kay Arthur of Precepts Ministries, these studies are solid introductions to forming a lifelong Bible study habit. There are many titles in the series covering the gamut of Old Testament and New Testament books, people,
Character Building For Families Here is a typical scenario in my house: One of my sons decides he wants to make “shooting sounds” with his mouth while he is drawing his civil war scene. My youngest daughter who is also at the table drawing gets annoyed with her brother and starts to tell him he needs to stop making that noise. Ahh, now my son has realized he