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The Loch Ness Monster. Monster tales for kids


It is said that there a terrible monster prowling Loch Ness For more than 1500 years! Located in Scotland, Loch Ness is very famous for the belief that there is this mythical creature living in its waters. Many local inhabitants claim to have seen 'Nessie' (colloquial name that has been given to the monster), and to date there are still various investigations that try to verify its existence.

But where does the idea that a sea monster exists? If you want to know the history of loch ness monster, we show you this monster tale for kids where the little ones will discover the origins of this legendary being.

A long long time ago, in a town by the lakes of Scotland lived a man named Nessie. The boy was in love with a beautiful villager, but an abominable and evil being was jealous of him and put a curse on him, thus turning him into a monster.

Nessi, seeing her distorted image, felt so ashamed that all she could think of to do was dive to the bottom of the lake to hide from the others.

Years later, an Irish priest named Saint Columbo visited Scotland with the purpose of spreading Christianity among the natives. When he reached the lake he could see a monster attacking some fishermen. Then he came closer and shouted:

- 'Stop! Don't touch those men!'

The beast, hearing it, quickly dove without leaving a trace.

This short story or legend contains a lot of information and, now, it is time to discover if the child has been attentive and if he has understood everything that was told in it. We propose the following reading comprehension questions.

1. Where does the story take place?

2. What does Nessie become?

3. What does Nessie do when she discovers her distorted image?

4. What is the name of the priest who visits Scotland?

5. Who does the lake monster attack?

¿The Loch Ness Monster really existed? The theories are diverse and it is up to you to believe them or not, but what is certain is that this story dating from the 6th century attracts a lot of onlookers to the lands of Scotland to witness the waters of this lake with their own eyes. and see if something peeks out of them.

It all started when a man fell into the sea by accident and, immediately, an unknown animal pounced on him. The speed of some fishermen saved him from "certain death." Later, different versions of fishermen in the area speak of the presence of a 'dinosaur', 'a giant fish' or 'a crocodile' (no one agreed on what his figure was) in those waters.

And this is how the legend stayed alive for years and years until ... did you know that in 1934, a famous British newspaper - the Daily Mail- published a black and white photo of a surgeon who was in the area made the lake and in which the figure of a dinosaur was intuited? Thirty years later it was certified that both the captured image and the identity of the doctor were false, but it served to return to the present nessie figure.

But the investigations followed one another (divers who tracked the area or scientists from the prestigious BBC television network who walked there) with the aim of shedding light on this legend that is still alive today and with an unsolved mystery.

The legend of Lake Ness It comes to us from Scottish lands, but throughout the world there are many more: Mexican, Oriental, Greek ...

- The weeping
He is the most famous Mexican legend of all time. It tells the story of a woman who goes out at night in search of some children she has lost. Recommended for counting stormy nights or Halloween!

- The blue butterfly
From the East comes this story that will allow you to talk with your children that the only ones responsible for their actions are they and that their lives depend on their decisions and, above all, their happiness.

- The truth about the elephant
What does the truth mean? This Indian legend speaks about this question so existential that we all face many situations in life. Is there an absolute truth or are they all valid?

- The Minotaur's Labyrinth
Greek legends, in addition to entertaining, serve for the little ones in the house to learn and learn about some eras of past history. Have you been talking about Daedalus and the Minotaur?

There are monsters that are scary, but there are also those that help us overcome our fears because they are fun, friendly and very crazy. Take a look in this list at the stories of these curious fantastic characters!

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