The Story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Once upon a time, there was a little girl named
Goldilocks. She went for a walk in the forest. Pretty
soon, she came upon a house. She knocked and, when
no one answered, she walked right in.
‘Oh it’s very dark in here’ she said and she turned on
the lights.
At the table in the kitchen, there were three bowls of
porridge. Goldilocks was hungry. She tasted the
porridge from one of the bowls.
"This porridge is too cold!" she exclaimed.
So, she turned on the oven and put it in
Goldilocks sat in the first chair to rest her feet.
‘Oh it’s very cold in here’ she said and turned the heat
on to the highest setting
Goldilocks was very tired by this time, so she went
upstairs to the bedroom. She switched all the lights
on. She decided then to have a bath before going to
She went to the bathroom, turned the thermostat on
and let the water running. Later, after having a long
bath she saw that her clothes were dirty so she put
them in the washing machine and turned it on.
Now, she was really tired; she lay down in the first bed,
and fell asleep. As she was sleeping, the three bears
came home.
"Someone's been turning all lights on” shouted the
Papa Bear
“Someone's been letting the bath water running and
the thermostat on" exclaimed the Mama bear.
"Someone's been leaving the oven on" said the Baby
"Someone's been using the washing machine" cried
the Papa bear.
They decided to look around some more and when
they got upstairs to the bedroom, Papa bear growled,
"Someone's been sleeping in my bed,"
Just then, Goldilocks woke up and saw the three
bears. "Hello!" she said.
The three bears looked at her angrily.
‘Little girl you turned all the lights of the house
on. You should turn off lights when you are not
using them’ cried the Papa Bear
‘Little girl when the heat is on, set the
thermostat to the lowest temperature that still
keeps you comfortable’ said Mama Bear
‘ Little girl it takes energy to heat water, so you
can save energy and water by taking shorter
showers or half-full baths’ said the Baby bear
‘Little girl the oven and other appliances use
electrical energy, so be sure to turn them off when
you are finished using them’ said the Mama Bear
‘Little girl it takes energy to heat water for
washing clothes, so make sure your clothes are
really dirty before putting them into the hamper’
cried the Papa Bear
Goldilocks now felt really ashamed. She had no idea
that she did so much harm to the Bears’ house and to
the environment.
She ran down the stairs, opened the door and ran away
into the forest. She never returned to the home of the
three bears but she always followed their pieces of
advice; how to use energy more efficiently.
And she shared these tips with her family and friends.

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