The song of the nightingale. Children's story about happiness
To be happy should we fill children with toys and gifts? The reality is that happiness is in the small things and this valuable teaching is sometimes blurred with so many whims with which we fill our children. In Guiainfantil.com we want to go back to the basics and teach children with this children
To be happy should we fill children with toys and gifts? The reality is that happiness is in the small things and this valuable teaching is sometimes blurred with so many whims with which we fill our children.
In Guiainfantil.com we want to go back to the basics and teach children with this children's story about happiness: The song of the nightingale, that they must learn to value small things and that happiness does not come from wealth.
Children's story to teach children to be happy with small things
Resting lying on the sand when he heard the song of the nightingale in the distance. Se Peter got up looking around and
started walking in the direction from where the beautiful melody seemed to come. He stopped shortly to embrace a tree with a wounded trunk and, the song of the nightingale, became more beautiful.
He started walking again and stopped again to caress the petals of a flower and, the song of the nightingale was heard then, with greater intensity and beauty.
He started walking again and stopped in a field of sunflowers. He remained with them looking at the sky. He felt the warm rays of the sun on his face, while he listened gratefully to the beautiful song of the bird closer and closer.
He had only walked a few minutes and discovered colorful butterflies flying from flower to flower. He followed them stealthily so as not to frighten them by feeling very happy and, he heard the most beautiful song he had ever imagined.He reached the river and went to drink and refresh himself. Transparent water ran down his fingers and suddenly reflected the image of a beautiful nightingale on the branch of a tree. Pedro turned to look at him excitedly and sang the bird with such feeling that the man thought that, that day, he had discovered all the beauty of the forest thanks to the beautiful song of the nightingale. He lay down on the grass and listened happily. The little things are what make us happiest.
Reading comprehension activities for children
Reading is not just learning to understand the meaning of the letters when they come together, it is above all, to understand their meaning. So that our children learn to read by understanding from the first stages of reading, we propose some activities related to this story. Ask him to answer these questions:
- What did Peter hear when he was lying quietly?
- What happened to you when you were looking for that beautiful melody?
- Did you manage to find where it came from?
- How did you feel at the end of the story?