As school came to an end we were writing fairy tales and folk tales…. help us continue this story by adding to it. Perhaps the sharks arrive, pirates take them aboard a ship, they are washed out to sea to a deserted island or another adventure awaits them…..Perhaps they are sweep away to the Gold Coast, Saltburn by the Sea, Hilo, Spain, Jamaica or Italy……. What do you think will happen to the young travelers as they explore the ocean?
Once upon a time in the month of June there was two young boys who waited weeks to go to _____________ beach when school was out. They packed their gear and climbed aboard a __________ to make the journey of many miles and long hours with the excitement of a long awaited trip. Chatter could be heard along with “Are we there yet?” Arriving at the final destination they quickly got prepared for the trip down to the Atlantic Ocean. They crossed sand dunes with long pieces of grass sticking up and big and small footprints could be seen in the deep, yellow-white sands.
When they walked a little further the ocean waves called to them to” come closer.” So the two eager young boys journeyed across the hot desert with a few stops along the way. Others had journeyed there ahead of them and screaming and laughter could be heard at every turn. Someone had built a a moat, another built a castle with a drawbridge, others gathered shells in buckets and each time the two young travelers stopped to add more to the scene . The others were all sizes from tiny infants to giants as tall as a building with their shadows looming over the small ones crawling, jumping, running around the castles. Joyful laughing and the splashing of water was close by. Some sat under big colorful umbrellas while others laid on colorful blankets scattered across the sands. Water had gathered in the center of the desert and one small person lay on his belly kicking and laughing in the wet sand and water while other small ones continued to pile wet sand around the edges. Soon the ocean was calling again and the eager, young travelers set forth to continue on the journey across the hot sands.
Once they reached the edge of the sand, the giant waves crashed into the boys knocking them down………