Puppet 2: What’s the matter?
Puppet: I can’t keep smiling.
Puppet: I want to be happy all the time!
Puppet: Will joy make me smile all the time?
Puppet: How do I keep His joy even when bad things happen?
Puppet: That would upset me.
Puppet: God put me in a family that loves me.
Puppet: Plop! Plop! Plop! It’s raining. (Pause) God made puddles for me to splash and water to make the plants grow.
Parent: Good. Abby & Kenzie (Insert your own child’s name), can you help us come up with more reasons to say thank You to God? (Have puppet shout words of encouragement each time your child thanks God for something.)
Can you have joy during hard times? (Yes) What is one way to be joyful when bad things happen? (Tell how God is good to you.) What is joy? (Joy is knowing God loves you).