681 Tunnel Trouble: a mindful story and relaxation

Bertie Bat helps Morgan Mole find their missing tunnel. The two friends learn that their differences are what makes them both amazing and helpful!

Narrator: Female

Story Begins: 4:05

Tunnel Trouble Excerpt:

It was a breezy evening on Ahway Island.  The sun had set, and the stars were just beginning to twinkle. Bertie Bat flew around the edge of the forest, feeling the cool wind under his wings. Bertie liked to practice his flying tricks on breezy nights. It was so much fun darting through the night sky and flitting between the branches of the trees. Some nights, Bertie would find himself in a new, exciting place where adventure waited for him. But tonight, Bertie wanted to practice flying near his cave. Even though it was fun to go somewhere new sometimes, Bertie knew that home could be just as exciting.

As Bertie flew around, he noticed his neighbor Bailey Bat quietly watching him practice his tricks. Bailey’s eyes were fixed on Bertie as he practiced one of his most difficult stunts, a triple loop-de-loop. Bertie made three big circles in the sky: One, two, three! When he finished his last circle, he heard Bailey chittering in excitement.

“That was excellent, Bertie!” called Bailey.

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