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A Day at the Zoo

Once upon a time, there was a little girl named Lily. She loved animals more than anything in the world. One sunny day, Lily's parents took her to the zoo. As they entered the zoo, Lily's eyes widened with excitement.

Lily is a little girl with curly brown hair and bright blue eyes, her parents, and the entrance of the zoo with a big sign

Lily and her parents walked through the zoo, exploring all the different animal exhibits. They saw lions, tigers, and bears! Oh my! Lily couldn't believe her eyes. She giggled as she watched the monkeys swinging from tree to tree.

Lily is a little girl with curly brown hair and bright blue eyes, her parents, lions, tigers, bears, and monkeys in their respective exhibits

Next, they came across the penguin exhibit. Lily's face lit up with joy. She loved how the penguins waddled and slid on the ice. She even got to see a baby penguin taking its first steps!

Lily is a little girl with curly brown hair and bright blue eyes, her parents, and penguins sliding on the ice, including a baby penguin

As they continued their zoo adventure, Lily spotted a giraffe with its long neck reaching for leaves on a tall tree. She marveled at its beautiful spots and wondered how it could eat leaves so high up.

Lily is a little girl with curly brown hair and bright blue eyes, her parents, and a giraffe with a long neck eating leaves from a tall tree

Finally, it was time to say goodbye to the zoo. Lily felt a mix of happiness and sadness. She was happy because she had seen so many amazing animals, but sad because she didn't want the day to end. As they walked out of the zoo, Lily waved goodbye to all her new animal friends.

Lily is a little girl with curly brown hair and bright blue eyes, her parents, and various animals waving goodbye at the zoo exit

Reflection Questions

  • How do you think Lily felt when she saw all the animals at the zoo?
  • Which animal would you like to see the most at the zoo? Why?
  • Why do you think Lily felt both happy and sad at the end of the day?

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