Where Faith Grows: Level 1

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For Ages 6-9

Where Faith Grows Level 1, a unique homeschool Bible curriculum for early learners, makes learning about God’s character and the Bible fun for everyone. This highly recommended course will help you reveal who God is and how He works in your life, and in the life of your child.

You will have the delight of guiding your child in a discovery of God’s character traits and how they can relate to Him. Your relationship with God and your child with flourish as you take this journey of discipleship together.

Now Where Faith Grows is even easier with video instruction. Learn more and watch the first chapter for free at https://www.masterbooks.com/introducing-master-books-academy.

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Where Faith Grows: Level 1

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SKU M245-5
Manufacturer Master Books
Weight (in lbs) 2.50
Title Where Faith Grows: Level 1
Series Where Faith Grows
Volume in Series 1
ISBN 13 9781683442455
Contributors Jessica McCullar
Binding Paperback
Page Count 388
Publisher New Leaf Publishing Group, LLC
Dimensions (in inches) 8 1/2 x 11

Where Faith Grows is an interactive Bible curriculum series designed to help you develop your child’s love for God and His Word. With this course, you will be equipped to fulfill God’s Deuteronomy 6 mandate to disciple your children intentionally and diligently.

Where Faith Grows Level 1 is highly recommended by Christian homeschool moms. With it, you will have the tools you need to create a strong foundation in understanding who God is and how He works in our lives. This is vitally important as it will help your child continue to trust and rely on God as they mature and live in a world that seeks to destroy their faith in Him.

You will have the delight of guiding your child in a discovery of God’s character traits and how they can relate to Him.

  • Because He is trustworthy, they can commit to Him.
  • Because He is eternal, they can respond to Him with patience.
  • Because He is holy, they can practice self-control.

Your relationship with God and your child will flourish as you take this journey of discipleship together.

The Bible lessons are both fun and effective. Using Master Books highly effective method of education, Where Faith Grows utilizes interactive instruction and hands-on activities to bring the biblical truths to life. Your student will be learning that we find out who God is and how He instructs us to live by reading Scripture.

Where Faith Grows helps you create a beautiful keepsake journal documenting your child’s faith journey. This element of the course will follow through all the levels so you can see the growing faith of your student from Level 1 through Level 6.

Course Features:

  • Instructional dialogue, biblical summaries, Scripture memorization, oral narration, real-life application, and hands-on experience to bring concepts to life
  • Full color workbook with engaging activities
  • Convenient perforated pages
  • Recommended for: 1st grade / 6-9 years old
  • Designed for parent & child to work through together
  • Supplemental video instruction and activities available at MasterBooksAcademy.com

This course requires the purchase of two of our best-selling children’s books:Big Thoughts for Little Thinkers: The Scriptureand Big Thoughts for Little Thinkers: The Trinity.

You can enhance this effectiveness of this course with online video instruction at MasterBooksAcademy.com.

A discipleship course like no other!
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This discipleship program is amazing! I have not seen anything else like it! The academy supplement especially brings the characters and concepts in the course to life, plus it includes a ton of faith-building MB read aloud videos that my kids listen to on repeat! It has been the perfect fit for our family ages ranging from 3.5 to 8.5.

Some things to note up front:
This course is best used alongside Language Lessons 1 and above.

At first I was trying to do this course simultaneously with Simply K but doing the recommended Hands-On activities in both of those books was way too overwhelming. We were also doing Foundations Phonics daily which is Bible heavy as well. Ultimately we dropped everything but phonics for a while and restarted Where Faith Grows when we were ready for language lessons 1 and it is working a lot better.

Have a plan for where you will keep all of the finished activitiy pages. I did not and most of ours got lost or mangled. I really wish I would have had them so that we could go back and review the lessons to further cement our learning.

If you are using the academy course supplement and have multiple students doing the course, I highly recommend just getting the PDF and printing out the activity pages. A lot of the pages are just dialogue which is read by the characters on the screen so they aren't really necessary to have in physical form. I tore out the activity pages and made photocopies which I think did save money for this particular course but I ended up losing some of the pages for a few months in the process. It would have been so much easier just to print it directly .

Love it
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I'm doing where faith grows with my 8yr old. We enjoy it as it is open and go and focuses more on bible than more than Words. Highly recommend, it's fairly easy to understand and she can do all the activities. It's a yes in our book
It's good
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I bought 2 of these books because I have 2 children. I wish I would have only bought 1 because they have lost interest in the coloring anyway. The lessons are short, sweet and powerful. I also think this is geared for young kids. Probably ages 6 and under.
Fun for all the family
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My kid and I had fun doing this together, and after a couple years he still remembers some of the verses because of the tune we made for them.
simple and enjoyable for kids
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my son loves that he can do this book on his own
Simple
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My daughter loves Abby and Miah. She loves learning about Jesus. We're struggling with implementing what she learns but we will get there. I was somewhat raised in church but didn't learn any of what she's learning so it's been great for me too.
SO good!
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I love this book! My 9 year old loves doing this with my 7 year old, she feels like she is teaching, but she learns so much, too!
Pass On This One
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I am an outlier in the other glowing reviews on this curriculum; I simply don't like it. *And* my kids find it boring. Where to begin? Well, my first issue is the text is cluttered from lesson to lesson. The layout is confusing. It should say in much larger font and more clearly, "this is lesson 1, Day 1". Instead, it's in tiny print to the left side of the page - easy for kid to overlook.
Secondly, they will have tear out sheets that lead to an activity - say, the child is supposed to cut out pieces from this sheet and utilize them in the lesson. Fair enough. My gripe is that no where in that current lesson does it state explicitly to save the pieces it for a future lesson. We toss the pieces and lo and behold, we need them for a lesson later. It's annoying and poorly organized in that respect.
And my third complaint is that it takes great liberty with paraphrasing Scripture from the Bible. In Lesson 5, Day 1 they are learning the Creation story of Genesis. This is what it says: "The next day was day six. This is the day that He said for all of the creatures of the earth to be made. The cattle and creeping things and beasts of the earth. The lions, elephants, bunnies and dinosaurs were all created on day six."

Excuse me? Dinosaurs were made at this time too? Really? Because my NIV Bible doesn't reference ANYTHING that sounds like dinosaurs are mentioned in the account of creation. "24And God said, 'Let the land produce living creatures according to their kinds: the livestock, the creatures that move along the ground, and the wild animals, each according to its kind.' And it was so. 25God made the wild animals according to their kinds, the livestock according to their kinds, and all the creatures that move along the ground according to their kinds. And God saw that it was good."

I think this is taking a great leap by the author [McCullar] of this curriculum to make dinosaurs part of the Creation story here. The Bible simply doesn't reference them at this point. And I find it offensive that the author inserted them here, in the narrative. I realize that "Young Earth" versus "Old Earth" is controversial in homeschool circles, but I feel like the author putting this in there makes a mistake.

I don't recommend this curriculum, and I certainly won't be purchasing Level 2.

EDiTOR'S NOTE: As a company we hold to the biblical account of creation in Genesis. We believe in a literal six day creation and a young earth supported by the Bible in Genesis. We do believe that dinosaurs were a part of that six day creation being created on the same day with all land animals. You will find this teaching throughout all of our resources. You can read more about us here: https://www.masterbooks.com/about
Love it!
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Our daughter's favorite subject so far is Bible. She's learning so much. This is the first subject she wants to work with. It's easy to understand too.
Our daughter's favorite subject!
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We love the simplicity of this Bible curriculum. It is full of easy activities to really help sink in the lessons from the bible. Our daughter's favorite subject if bible due to this wonderful curriculum.
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