All Dressed Up

    “All Dressed Up,” Friend, Apr. 2011, 32–33

    All Dressed Up

    Ye are the children of the Lord your God (Deuteronomy 14:1).

    1. Elise wanted to dress up. She put on Dad’s shoes and a fake red nose.

      I’m a funny clown.

    2. Elise ran back to her room. She put on a yellow construction hat and grabbed a plastic hammer.

    3. Elise hammered the floor before she ran back to her room.

      I’m a strong builder.

    4. Elise put on a glittery purple and silver gown and twirled out of her room.

    5. Elise liked being a princess. She stayed dressed in her gown for the rest of the day.

      I’m a beautiful princess.

    6. At bedtime Elise changed into her favorite green pajamas. She walked out of her room and sat on Mom’s lap.

      Who are you?

    7. I am Elise. I am a child of God.

    Illustrations by Scott Peck