This is a story that has been told for many years by the Irish Traveller Community and has been shared through the excellent book 'Why the moon travels' by Oein DeBharduin.
In this story a hardworking goes from door-to-door looking for work to help feed himself and his family. Upon knocking at the door of an elderly lady she tells him of a fish in a local lake that once caught will feed him and his family forever. The man takes a small boat and heads towards the water but after 7 days fishing he's extremely surprised by what he finally pulls into the boat.
After listening to the story consider the following questions and activities:
The most simple yet magical thing you can do following this story is to head out on a dark night and marvel at the starry sky!
Have you ever looked at the sky through a telecope? Visit a local observatory, try a telescope and be transported to an entirely different world.
Learn about the constelations, some can be seen easily and its fun to try and recreate them by drawing or painting them, give it a try!