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See Baby Joash. He lives in a king’s palace. (Point to the king.) Baby Joash is the king’s son. (Point to Baby Joash.) Many people work together to take care of Joash. His nurse helps him walk. (Point to the nurse, then to the auntie.) His auntie loves him too.

See Baby Joash. He lives in a king’s palace. (Point to the king.) Baby Joash is the king’s son. (Point to Baby Joash.) Many people work together to take care of Joash. His nurse helps him walk. (Point to the nurse, then to the auntie.) His auntie loves him too.

Joash has a birthday. He is 1 year old. How old are you? (Show the number of fingers and count them.) See Joash’s auntie. See his grandmother. See his uncle. Lots of people love Joash. They come to celebrate his birthday. (Tickle your child.) Lots of people love you, too!

Joash has a birthday. He is 1 year old. How old are you? (Show the number of fingers and count them.) See Joash’s auntie. See his grandmother. See his uncle. Lots of people love Joash. They come to celebrate his birthday. (Tickle your child.) Lots of people love you, too!

Take care, Little Joash! Take care, Auntie! Bad things are happening. Don’t be afraid, Little Joash. Auntie is here. Auntie and Priest Jehoiada will work together. They will hide you in God’s Temple. (Hide your child in your arms.) God keeps Baby Joash safe. God keeps you safe too.

Take care, Little Joash! Take care, Auntie! Bad things are happening. Don’t be afraid, Little Joash. Auntie is here. Auntie and Priest Jehoiada will work together. They will hide you in God’s Temple. (Hide your child in your arms.) God keeps Baby Joash safe. God keeps you safe too.

Priest Jehoiada takes good care of Joash. (Point to Jehoiada.) Joash is safe in God’s house. Priest Jehoiada teaches Joash. Joash learns Bible words. (Point to the scroll.) You can learn Bible words too.

Priest Jehoiada takes good care of Joash. (Point to Jehoiada.) Joash is safe in God’s house. Priest Jehoiada teaches Joash. Joash learns Bible words. (Point to the scroll.) You can learn Bible words too.

Growing, growing. Little Joash is growing. One-twothree- four-five-sixseven. (Count with fingers.) Joash is 7 years old. See the crown on Joash’s head. (Point to the crown.) “Yea!” (Clap.) “Long live King Joash!” Yea! (Clap.) Joash is now the king.

Growing, growing. Little Joash is growing. One-twothree- four-five-sixseven. (Count with fingers.) Joash is 7 years old. See the crown on Joash’s head. (Point to the crown.) “Yea!” (Clap.) “Long live King Joash!” Yea! (Clap.) Joash is now the king.

Joash is in a parade. (Point to Joash, then to the soldiers.) He is with the soldiers. All the people shout and clap, “Long live King Joash.” (Point to the people.) Joash goes to the palace, a beautiful house for the king. (Point to the palace.) The people work together to crown Joash king.

Joash is in a parade. (Point to Joash, then to the soldiers.) He is with the soldiers. All the people shout and clap, “Long live King Joash.” (Point to the people.) Joash goes to the palace, a beautiful house for the king. (Point to the palace.) The people work together to crown Joash king.

Look at God’s house. (Point to the cracks in the Temple pillar.) “We must all fix God’s house,” King Joash says. So the people bring money to God’s house. (Point to the people, then to the worker.) Many people work together to fix the Temple. You can work with your family too.

Look at God’s house. (Point to the cracks in the Temple pillar.) “We must all fix God’s house,” King Joash says. So the people bring money to God’s house. (Point to the people, then to the worker.) Many people work together to fix the Temple. You can work with your family too.