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Daddy Jacob is happy. (Point to the father.) Mother Rachel is happy. (Point to the mother.) They are happy because they have a new baby. (Point to the baby.) “Thank You, God, for Baby Joseph,” they pray. “Joseph is God’s gift to our family.” (Whisper in child’s ear.) You are God’s gift to our family.

Daddy Jacob is happy. (Point to the father.) Mother Rachel is happy. (Point to the mother.) They are happy because they have a new baby. (Point to the baby.) “Thank You, God, for Baby Joseph,” they pray. “Joseph is God’s gift to our family.” (Whisper in child’s ear.) You are God’s gift to our family.

See Joseph walk. Joseph is growing big. His daddy loves him. His mommy loves him. God loves him. God watches over him everywhere he goes. Who loves you? (Hug child; twirl around.) God does! And I do! You are special to our family. (Repeat hugs.)

See Joseph walk. Joseph is growing big. His daddy loves him. His mommy loves him. God loves him. God watches over him everywhere he goes. Who loves you? (Hug child; twirl around.) God does! And I do! You are special to our family. (Repeat hugs.)

See Joseph. He is a big, big boy now. God goes with Joseph everywhere he goes. See Jacob work. See the servants help. They make yarn from the sheep’s wool. They make pretty yarn for Joseph’s gift. Joseph helps the servant make pretty yarn. The yarn is in bright colors. (Show colorful yarn.)

See Joseph. He is a big, big boy now. God goes with Joseph everywhere he goes. See Jacob work. See the servants help. They make yarn from the sheep’s wool. They make pretty yarn for Joseph’s gift. Joseph helps the servant make pretty yarn. The yarn is in bright colors. (Show colorful yarn.)

See the pretty wool. (Point to colorful wool.) Comb the pretty wool. (Pretend to comb with open fingers.) Make a coat for Joseph. Spin some yarn. (Rub hands together.) Weave the threads. (Weave right index finger over and under fingers of left hand.) Make a coat for Joseph.

See the pretty wool. (Point to colorful wool.) Comb the pretty wool. (Pretend to comb with open fingers.) Make a coat for Joseph. Spin some yarn. (Rub hands together.) Weave the threads. (Weave right index finger over and under fingers of left hand.) Make a coat for Joseph.

Cutting, cutting. (Move fingers like scissors.) Make a coat for Joseph. Sewing, sewing. (Make sewing motions.) Sew the pretty cloth. Make a coat for Joseph. A coat of bright colors for Joseph. (Point to colors.)

Cutting, cutting. (Move fingers like scissors.) Make a coat for Joseph. Sewing, sewing. (Make sewing motions.) Sew the pretty cloth. Make a coat for Joseph. A coat of bright colors for Joseph. (Point to colors.)

See the new coat. See all the bright colors in the coat. The coat is for Joseph. “Thank you, thank you, Father,” says Joseph. “I like my new coat.” “Father loves Joseph very much,” the brothers say. “That is a very special coat.”

See the new coat. See all the bright colors in the coat. The coat is for Joseph. “Thank you, thank you, Father,” says Joseph. “I like my new coat.” “Father loves Joseph very much,” the brothers say. “That is a very special coat.”

Hop, Joseph! Hop and twirl! Hop in the new coat. A gift of love for Joseph. (To child.) What do you have that is special? (Hop and twirl for a gift the child names.) Thank You, Jesus, for special gifts. Go with us every-where we go today.

Hop, Joseph! Hop and twirl! Hop in the new coat. A gift of love for Joseph. (To child.) What do you have that is special? (Hop and twirl for a gift the child names.) Thank You, Jesus, for special gifts. Go with us every-where we go today.