Sammy the Snail
One day a sad snail named Sammy was crawling around the garden (very
slowly). Sammy was sad because he had lost his home (shell). He didn't know
what to do. It just slid off his back when he wasn't looking.
He look all around. So he tried to find something that would do. He thought
maybe a leaf would do. Nope, it just fell off his back. A rock was out of
the question, because it could crush him.
Then he thought maybe he could do without a shell and pretend he was a slug.
Lots of bugs and spiders didn't have shells and they managed just fine. So
why couldn't he? But he was born with a shell on his back. So he kept
Other snails tried to help. But they all had their homes. He crawled into
flowers that had fallen on the ground, but that didn't work either. Then one
lucky day Sammy found A SNAIL SHELL! that had been left by another snail. He
was lucky to, it fit just right! He was so happy, he even crawled a little
So that's the story of Sammy and his shell....home.