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Brave and Strong

Brave and Strong

Emma scared and hiding under her blanket
Once upon a time, there was a little girl named Emma. She was afraid of monsters.
Emma looking under her bed with a flashlight
Every night, when it was time for bed, Emma would check under her bed and inside her closet. She was scared that monsters would come out and scare her.
Emma receiving the special flashlight from her mom
One night, Emma's mom gave her a special gift. It was a tiny flashlight, but not just any flashlight. This flashlight had magic powers. It could scare away any monster!
Emma shining the flashlight into the darkness
With her new flashlight, Emma felt a little braver. She turned it on and shone it into the dark corners of her room. The monsters couldn't hide anymore!
Emma smiling and feeling confident
As the nights passed, Emma became more and more confident. She no longer checked under her bed or inside her closet. She knew she had the power to keep the monsters away.
Emma wide-eyed, listening to the strange noise
One night, as she was falling asleep, Emma heard a strange noise. It sounded like footsteps coming from downstairs. She felt her heart race with fear.
Emma smiling with relief, seeing Max playing
But then, Emma remembered her special flashlight. She grabbed it and bravely walked downstairs to investigate. As she turned on the light, she saw that the 'footsteps' were just her dog, Max, playing with his toys.
Emma standing tall, feeling brave and strong
From that day on, Emma never let fear hold her back. She knew that she was brave and strong, and that there was nothing she couldn't overcome.

Reflection Questions

  • How did Emma feel about monsters?
  • What did Emma's mom give her?
  • How did Emma feel after discovering the 'footsteps'?

Once upon a time, there was a little girl named Emma. She was afraid of monsters.

Emma scared and hiding under her blanket

Every night, when it was time for bed, Emma would check under her bed and inside her closet. She was scared that monsters would come out and scare her.

Emma looking under her bed with a flashlight

One night, Emma's mom gave her a special gift. It was a tiny flashlight, but not just any flashlight. This flashlight had magic powers. It could scare away any monster!

Emma receiving the special flashlight from her mom

With her new flashlight, Emma felt a little braver. She turned it on and shone it into the dark corners of her room. The monsters couldn't hide anymore!

Emma shining the flashlight into the darkness

As the nights passed, Emma became more and more confident. She no longer checked under her bed or inside her closet. She knew she had the power to keep the monsters away.

Emma smiling and feeling confident

One night, as she was falling asleep, Emma heard a strange noise. It sounded like footsteps coming from downstairs. She felt her heart race with fear.

Emma wide-eyed, listening to the strange noise

But then, Emma remembered her special flashlight. She grabbed it and bravely walked downstairs to investigate. As she turned on the light, she saw that the 'footsteps' were just her dog, Max, playing with his toys.

Emma smiling with relief, seeing Max playing

From that day on, Emma never let fear hold her back. She knew that she was brave and strong, and that there was nothing she couldn't overcome.

Emma standing tall, feeling brave and strong

Reflection Questions

  • How did Emma feel about monsters?
  • What did Emma's mom give her?
  • How did Emma feel after discovering the 'footsteps'?