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Morals for kids – Aesop’s Fables – The Hens

Never Judge one and other.

Narrator:

Once upon a time, there was a farm full of hens.  Some were fat, and some were skinny.  The fat hens were always making fun of the skinny hens.

Fat Hen 1: Cluck, cluck … Ha, ha, ha, ha … look at those skinny hens! Cluck, cluck.

Fat Hen 2: They don’t have food to eat!  Cluck, cluck Ha, ha, ha, ha, ha  They look sick…and so pale!  Ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, cluck, cluck.

Fat Hen 1: I’m giving a party tonight in my hen house… and you are invited!

Fat Hen 2: Just don’t invite those skinny, little, ugly hens!

Fat Hen 1: Of course not!  I’m not inviting them… the party is just for us… fine and healthy hens!

Fat Hen 1, 2: Ha, ha, ha, ha, ha, cluck, cluck.

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But the Cooks of the farm had another plan.

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Cook 1: How many hens do you have for the soup?

Cook 2: How many do you need?

Cook 1:  I need only two… but I need them fat!

Cook 2: Let me get them.

Cook 1: Hurry up… the water is boiling already.

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The cook left the kitchen and went looking for the hens.  Meanwhile in the hen house.

Skinny Hen 1: What are you going to do tonight?

Skinny Hen 2: Nothing… did you know that there’s a party going on right now… and we were not invited?

Skinny Hen 1: Why do you think so?

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Skinny Hen 2: Maybe it’s because of the way we look… you know… skinny.

Narrator:

Meanwhile, at the party, the two fat hens were having a lot of fun.

Fat Hen 1: La, la, la, la, tra, la, tra, la, tra, la, cluck, cluck.

Fat Hen 2: I love that song!

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Suddenly the cook entered and pointed at the two hens.

Cook: You … and you … beautiful hens, come over here!

Fat Hen 1 and 2: Oh, no!

Fat Hen 1: I wish I were skinny!

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Fat Hen 2: Me too!

Moral:

Don’t despise the weak and insignificant, maybe they are luckier than us.

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