Busy, Bored, and Balanced: Story Especially for Girls

Based on a Proverb from Botswana

Mama and Papa Elephant have three little elephants:
Busy, Bored and Balanced.

Busy wakes up every morning and looks at her endless To Do list. She races down to breakfast and gobbles her porridge so she can dig for diamonds before school. No time to talk. She runs to put her dishes

Busy, Bored, and Balanced: Story Especially for Girls2019-10-21T21:30:07-05:00

Busy, Bored, and Balanced: Story Especially for Boys

Based on a Proverb from Botswana

Mama and Papa Elephant have three little elephants:
Busy, Bored and Balanced.

Busy wakes up every morning and looks at his endless To Do list. He races down to breakfast and gobbles his porridge so he can dig for diamonds before school. No time to talk. He runs to put his dishes

Busy, Bored, and Balanced: Story Especially for Boys2019-10-20T16:22:21-05:00

Courage and Coward: A Story Especially for Girls

Based on Alabama’s Motto

Mama and Papa Black Bear have two little black bears:
Courage and Coward.
Whenever bullies come around,
Courage confidently looks at the bullies, keeps her voice calm, and uses the bullies’ names. Courage doesn’t allow bullies to intimidate her because she knows she has faithful family and friends that will help her.
Coward looks away, blurts

Courage and Coward: A Story Especially for Girls2019-10-15T19:31:43-05:00

Courage and Coward: Story for Especially Boys

Based on Alabama’s Motto

Mama and Papa Black Bear have two little black bears: Courage and Coward.
Whenever bullies come around,
Courage confidently looks at the bullies, keeps his voice calm, and uses the bullies’ names. Courage doesn’t allow bullies to intimidate him because he knows he has faithful family and friends that will help him.
Coward

Courage and Coward: Story for Especially Boys2019-10-15T19:19:30-05:00

BELGIUM





Today’s Country: BELGIUM

Today’s Capital: BRUSSELS
Belgium Proverb: He who arrives too late finds the plate turned over
Food eaten in Belgium: chocolate, waffles and fries with mayonaise.
Official Languages: Dutch and French
Belgium is famous for its

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Punctual and Procrastinate: A Story Based on a Belgium Proverb Especially for Girls


Punctual and Procrastinate: A Story Based on a Belgium Proverb
Especially for Girls

Mama and Papa Lion have two little lions:
Punctual and Procrastinate.
Punctual arrives fifteen minutes early, enjoys reading a book while waiting and appreciates the respect others give her in return for being on time.
Procrastinate arrives late, frazzled, frumpled, and frustrated.

Punctual and Procrastinate: A Story Based on a Belgium Proverb Especially for Girls2019-09-28T19:23:22-05:00

Punctual and Procrastinate: A Story Based on a Belgium Proverb Especially for Boys


Punctual and Procrastinate: A Story Based on a Belgium Proverb
Especially for Boys

Mama and Papa Lion have two little lions:
Punctual and Procrastinate.
Punctual arrives fifteen minutes early, enjoys reading a book while waiting, and appreciates the respect others give him in return for being on time.
Procrastinate arrives late, frazzled, frumpled, and

Punctual and Procrastinate: A Story Based on a Belgium Proverb Especially for Boys2019-09-28T20:26:13-05:00

BELARUS






Today’s Country: BELARUS
Today’s Capital: MINSK
Belarus Proverb: Who talks little hears better.
Food eaten in Belarus: Draniki (potato pancakes) homemade sausages, Sashni are melt in your mouth fried potato cutlets stuffed with cottage cheese. chocolate candies, glazed cranberry
Official Languages: Belarusian

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Listen and Talk-a-Lot: A Story Especially for Girls Based on a Belarus Proverb

Listen and Talk-a-Lot: A Story Especially for Girls Based on a Belarus Proverb

Mama and Papa Bison have two little bison:
Listen and Talk-a-Lot.
Listen stops, looks, and listens when Mama or Papa or anyone else talks.
Talk-a-Lot never stops talking, chatting, and interrupting long enough to hear anything.

Listen hears her opportunity clock, the birds chirping,

Listen and Talk-a-Lot: A Story Especially for Girls Based on a Belarus Proverb2019-09-28T19:41:58-05:00

Listen and Talk-a-Lot: A Story Especially for Boys Based on a Belarus Proverb


Listen and Talk-a-Lot: A Story Especially for Boys Based on a Belarus Proverb

Mama and Papa Bison have two little bison:
Listen and Talk-a-Lot.
Listen stops, looks, and listens when Mama or Papa or anyone else talks.
Talk-a-Lot never stops talking, chatting, and interrupting long enough to hear anything.

Listen hears his opportunity clock, the birds

Listen and Talk-a-Lot: A Story Especially for Boys Based on a Belarus Proverb2019-09-28T21:20:54-05:00

Careful Speech and Careless Speech: A Story Based on a Barbados Proverb Especially for Girls


Careful Speech and Careless Speech: A Story Based on a Barbados Proverb
Especially for Girls

Mama and Papa Flying Fish have two little Flying Fish:
Careful Speech and Careless Speech.
Careful Speech talks about the good, the true, and the beautiful. She notices and points out the good in everyone, every circumstance, and everything. Rather than

Careful Speech and Careless Speech: A Story Based on a Barbados Proverb Especially for Girls2019-09-28T20:15:47-05:00

Careful Speech and Careless Speech: A Story Based on a Barbados Proverb Especially for Boys


Careful Speech and Careless Speech: A Story Based on a Barbados Proverb Especially for Boys

Mama and Papa Flying Fish have two little Flying Fish:
Careful Speech and Careless Speech.
Careful Speech talks about the good, the true and the beautiful. He notices and points out the good in everyone, every circumstance, and everything.

Careful Speech and Careless Speech: A Story Based on a Barbados Proverb Especially for Boys2019-04-04T21:00:42-05:00

BANGLADESH








Today’s Country: BANGLADESH

Today’s Capital: DHAKA

Bangladesh Proverb: Look before you leap. Think before you act.

Food eaten in Bangladesh: chicken, beef, fish or mutton, as well as dal (a spicy lentil soup) and vegetables commonly accompany rice

BANGLADESH2019-04-26T01:49:42-05:00

Thoughtful and Thoughtless: A Story for Girls Based on Bangladesh’s Proverb


Thoughtful and Thoughtless: A Story for Girls Based on Bangladesh’s Proverb

Mama and Papa Tiger have two little tigers:
Thoughtful and Thoughtless.
Thoughtful listens and thinks before she speaks and acts.
Thoughtless speaks, acts, and then is sorry she didn’t think first.

At breakfast Mama and Papa Tiger tell Thoughtful and Thoughtless to play inside because the

Thoughtful and Thoughtless: A Story for Girls Based on Bangladesh’s Proverb2019-04-03T20:09:57-05:00

Thoughtful and Thoughtless: A Story for Boys Based on Bangladesh’s Proverb

Thoughtful and Thoughtless: A Story for Boys
Based on Bangladesh’s Proverb

Mama and Papa Tiger have two little tigers:
Thoughtful and Thoughtless.
Thoughtful listens and thinks before he speaks and acts.
Thoughtless speaks, acts, and then is sorry he didn’t listen and think first.

At breakfast Mama and Papa Tiger tell Thoughtful and Thoughtless to play inside

Thoughtful and Thoughtless: A Story for Boys Based on Bangladesh’s Proverb2019-04-03T19:46:20-05:00

Benevolent and Jealous: A Story for Girls Based on Bahrain’s Proverb


Benevolent and Jealous: A Story for Girls Based on Bahrain’s Proverb

Mama and Papa Camel have two little camels:
Benevolent and Jealous.
Benevolent does good for others, wishes others well, and rejoices when good things happen to anyone.
Jealous always wants other’s things, opportunities, and victories.

When Benevolent gets dressed she is thankful for clothes, shoes

Benevolent and Jealous: A Story for Girls Based on Bahrain’s Proverb2019-04-26T01:49:43-05:00

Benevolent and Jealous: A Story Especially for Boys Based on Bahrain’s Proverb


Benevolent and Jealous: A Story Especially for Boys Based on Bahrain’s Proverb

Mama and Papa Camel have two little camels:
Benevolent and Jealous.
Benevolent does good for others, wishes others well, and rejoices when good things happen to others.
Jealous always wants other’s things, opportunities, and victories.

When Benevolent gets dressed he is thankful for clothes,

Benevolent and Jealous: A Story Especially for Boys Based on Bahrain’s Proverb2019-04-26T01:49:43-05:00

THE BAHAMAS









Today’s Country: THE BAHAMAS

Today’s Capital: NASSAU

Bahamas Proverb: When criticizing the other, you are perhaps just as guilty.

Food eaten in Bahamas: conch, grouper, peas ‘n’ rice, johnnycake, grits and rum cake.

Official Languages: English

The Bahamas are

THE BAHAMAS2019-04-26T01:49:43-05:00

Communicate and Criticize: A Story Based on the Bahamas Proverb Especially for Girls


Communicate and Criticize: A Story Especially for Girls
Based on the Bahamas Proverb

Mama and Papa Flamingo have two little flamingos:
Communicate and Criticize.
Communicate calmly communicates with her words and actions.
Criticize finds fault with every circumstance, everything and everyone.

At breakfast, Communicate says, “Thank you Mama for making such delicious johnnycakes, boiled fish and grits

Communicate and Criticize: A Story Based on the Bahamas Proverb Especially for Girls2019-04-26T01:49:43-05:00