Grapevine Bible Study Review and Giveaway!

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As a child my very artistic mother taught me everything through drawings. It didn’t matter what it was she would always teach and tell stories through doodles.  Now I’m the mom and I’m the teacher and I love teaching my children through pictures and so for that reason Grapevine Bible Studies is amazingly perfect fit for us!

Grapevine Bible Studies differ from other studies not only in its’ use of stick figure drawings, but in the manner that it breaks down sections of the Bible into small, bite-sized, digestible chunks of memorable information! Our oldest is about retain and enjoy so much because of how this wonderful program is put together!  As the kiddos work through the five-part-lessons they understand the biblical characters and events in terms of their context, chronology, culture and geography.

When I was blessed with the wonderful opportunity to review not ONLY the Joseph Multi Level but ALSO the Joseph Traceable, I was ecstatic!!

I received Joseph Multi Level ebook and Joseph Traceable ebook along with their teachers guides! When I got the email with my ebooks I downloaded to my desktop computer and my iPad.

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Our Thoughts:

I have REALLY loved having the full color Teacher’s Book! Teacher Book guides you through the daily activities! Each lesson begins with reading scripture from the Bible, followed by discussion of the scriptures(s), which is sometimes followed by a map assignment. Looking up key words in the Bible dictionary…my sons favorite part! AND then….Finally we get to draw our stick figures! The drawing is kiddos favorite part…and…ahem…mine too!!

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WOWY!!! Who would have thought that “stick figuring” through the Bible could be so much fun?!?! We have thoroughly enjoyed ourselves with this study! My oldest son LOVES it and says  “Joseph is his favorite part of school!”

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What You’ll Need:

You kids {or students} will need the Grapevine Studies Student book and crayons, markers or colored pencils {mine opted for all}

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Teachers will need the Grapevine Studies Teacher book, a Bible, a Bible dictionary, a dry erase board & markers (8 colors).

How did I get Organized?:

First, I began printing off the Student eBook for the kids. Each child will need their own copy of the book. For my oldest I printed the Multi-level book and for the twins I printed the traceable book. Each of them had their own folder as well!

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Note- I didn’t print off the teachers guide I opened it on my iPad – there was less paper for me to keep track of!

I have a 16×20 white board that I used! Then…we all sit in a circle so everyone can see and hear!

About Grapevine:

Grapevine Studies is a Bible curriculum that uses time lines and stick figures to teach Biblical events.  Grapevine offers products for young children through adults, ranging from Old and New Testament. They offer  multi-level studies, great for families with multiple children and their brand new traceable studies for very young {or in our case: the little brother and sister who want to do EXACTLY what their big brother does!}

Bible Study for All Ages

Grapevine Bible Studies are available for every age level beginning with their new offering, Traceables, appropriate for ages 3-5. We chose this level for Billy to work with and he really enjoyed it. Created to allow younger students to work along with their older siblings, Traceables offer a “filled out” stick figuring box (with the stick figures in gray) on the student worksheets which young students can trace over. In our case, Billy wanted to color the figures more than trace them, but that was okay! By the end of the lesson he had truly made a connection with the scripture and did very well answering the review questions. That understanding was the goal of the lesson, not perfect tracing.

In addition to the TraceablesGrapevine Studies offers the following levels

  • Beginner (Ages 5-7)
  • Level 1 (Ages 6-8)
  • Level 2 (Ages 8-10)
  • Level 3 (Ages 10-13)
  • Level 4 (Young Teen)
  • Level 5 (Teen-Adult)
  • Multi-Level (Ages 7 and up)

Each Grapevine study begins with introducing the students to the big picture of what will be covered in the form of a time line.  This forms a framework for the students to fit each additional piece of information as it is covered.  Subsequent lessons then take the students through each time line event in more detail, adding relevant facts and concepts. With a nice mix of Bible memory work and review questions, Grapevine has it covered.

Would you like to win the Grapevine Joseph study? I have the opportunity to give away a student and teacher eBook to one of my readers! Plus, you get to choose between the beginner, the multi-level study OR traceable!

 

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The giveaway ends at midnight on Saturday, March 30th! Winner will be randomly selected and emailed. Be sure to leave a separate comment for each entry and a way for me to contact you in case you win! For more info about the Grapevine Studies, be sure to visit the Grapevine website or the Grapevine Facebook page!

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One thought on “Grapevine Bible Study Review and Giveaway!

  1. I would be most interested in Beginner The Resurrection study. Thanks for introducting me to Grapevine Bible Studies!

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