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Hilal Kids English

Little Amina’s Kindness

December 2023

Secret of Hardwork

Do you know what makes dreams come true? It is something called “hardwork.” Hardwork is like magic. It has the power to turn our dreams into reality. Hardwork is like a superpower that we all have. It helps us achieve our dreams and become the best version of ourselves. Whether it is learning a new skill, getting good grades in school, or becoming a kind and caring person, hardwork is the key to success. Remember, never be afraid of working hard and chasing your dreams. With hardwork, we can convert impossible into possible. 
 Secret of Hardwork 
Hardwork is when you put in a lot of effort, time and dedication to accomplish something. It is giving your best, even when things get tough. It is like planting a seed and nurturing it with care to watch it grow into a beautiful flower. Hardwork is the secret ingredient that turns dreams into success. Imagine you want to learn how to ride a bike. At first, it might seem tricky, and you might fall a few times. But if you keep trying and practising, soon enough you’ll be riding without any trouble. That’s the magic of hardwork. It is about not giving up no matter how difficult things may seem. 
Courage and Persistence  
Hardwork requires discipline, focus, and a willingness to sacrifice short-term pleasure for long-term gains. Secondly, determination and persistence is the key to achieving success. The road to success is often long and difficult, and there will be many obstacles and setbacks along the way. But with hardwork, one can achieve it. The saying goes: “Success is not final; failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” 
Setting Goals 
Hardwork is like having a treasure map. First, you need to know what you really want, just like finding the treasure’s location. This is setting a goal. Your goal might be to become a great artist, a brilliant scientist, or a fantastic soccer player. Once you have a goal, you need to work hard to achieve it. You’ll have to practise, learn, and improve your skills to get closer to your dream. 
Learning from Mistakes 
Mistakes are a part of life. Everyone makes mistakes, even the most successful people do. But hardwork teaches us  how to learn from our mistakes. If you fall while learning to ride a bike, you get back up and try again. If you make a mistake in a drawing, you try a different approach. Hardwork helps us in turning our mistakes into valuable lessons, and keeps us moving forward. 

Once upon a time in a small village there lived a sweet and thoughtful little girl named Amina. She was known for her kindness and her love for animals. She had a special bond with a gentle old donkey named Baka.
Baka was a tired and aging donkey who used to carry heavy loads of firewood for Amina's family. Amina's father, Ali, and her mother, Fatima, struggled to make a living, and Baka was a big help to them.
One sunny morning, as Amina was playing near the well, she overheard her parents talking about their financial difficulties. They were worried about how they would buy food and pay for Amina's school expenses. Amina felt sad while hearing that. She wanted to help her parents.
That evening, Amina sat down with her parents and said, "Mom! Dad! I want to do something to help. I have an idea. Can I take care of Baka and collect firewood from the forest to sell it in the market? This way, we can earn some extra money."
Her parents were surprised by her offer, but they saw the determination in her eyes. They agreed and said: “Amina, you are a kind and responsible girl. If you promise to be careful and not overburden Baka, you can try.”
Amina was overjoyed. The next day, she started her mission. She took great care of Baka by providing him with fresh water and nutritious food. Together, they ventured into the forest to gather firewood. Amina worked diligently, never overloaded the donkey and always made sure he was comfortable.
Weeks passed. Amina's hardwork began to pay off. She had collected a considerable amount off firewood to sell at the market. Her parents were delighted with her efforts, and her father said, "Amina, you are a blessing to our family. Your kindness and hardwork are helping us in our time of need."
In the market, Amina sold the firewood and earned a good amount of money. She saved some for her school expenses, and used the rest to buy essential groceries for her family. Her parents were proud of her responsible behaviour and her selflessness.
One day, as Amina and Baka were returning from the forest, they heard a faint cry for help. Amina followed the sound and discovered a wounded bird with a broken wing. She carefully picked it up and decided to nurse it back to health.
Amina's kindness extended not only to humans, but also to animals. She made a little shelter for the injured bird and provided it with food and water every day. She was overjoyed when the bird's wing healed, and it flew away, chirping happily.
The news of Amina's kindness and hardwork spread throughout the village. People admired her for her selfless acts and her dedication to her family and the animals she cared for. Amina's family, too, was grateful for their daughter's big heart.
As Amina continued to grow, her kind and generous nature remained a source of inspiration for everyone in the village. She learned the value of hardwork and the joy of helping others, and her story was a reminder that even the smallest acts of kindness could have a big impact.
And so, in the little village, the story of Little Amina became a symbol of love, kindness, and the importance of helping one another. Amina's heart, like a shining light, continued to brighten the lives of those around her, making the world a better place.