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Picture This! Review by Kelly Miller

By Dan and Juanene Peters
Picture This Ministries
236 Castilian Avenue
Thousand Oaks, California 91320

"Proverbs 15:2 says that 'A wise teacher makes learning a joy' (Living Bible). Cartooning is fun, and almost everyone likes to draw. Effective teachers have found that very serious truths can be planted in the heart while students are having fun. Delight yourself in the law of God (Psalm 1:2)." - Dan and Juanene Peters (creators of Picture This!)

Picture This! does just that - helps you to delight in learning God's word. It is a unique Bible study program that combines all three learning styles (visual, auditory, and kinesthetic) into fun, educational, and memorable times in God's word for the whole family. Dan and Juanene Peters (gifted illustrator and teacher) have refined and perfected this amazing approach to Bible learning with 20 years of serving as Bible teachers at Hillcrest Christian School in Thousand Oaks, California.

The Picture This! program contains well over 400 pages of illustrations, text, and scripted lessons, along with reproducible tear-out pages for both Old and New Testaments. Each book of the Bible comes alive on one page of traceable illustration and makes Bible memorization easy and lasting. This program also comes with a CD ROM, timelines and maps, and a special "Intertestament Bridge" section that addresses the 400 quiet years between the Old and New Testament.

You do not have to be an artist to successfully teach Picture This! because the program takes care of everything for you. We use this as part of our daily learning in God's word, and my daughter keeps asking for more. She is a highly kinesthetic learner, and I was elated to finally find a product that could help her remember the Bible without the painstaking and frustrating hours of memorization. I can't speak highly enough about this incredible teaching tool. When family and friends come to our home, our daughter gladly brings out her colorful Picture This! pages and shows her work, which opens doors of opportunity to share God's word.

I highly recommend Picture This! to your family and hope you will find, just as we have, joy and delight in learning God's word and sharing it with others.

-- Product review by Kelly Miller, The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine, LLC, December 2005