Music for the Clouds

Tap the calamus image below to get free access to our best collection of stories for children with related activities. Download it to enjoy our stories whenever you want


Where to start? Download our free Workbook of Values, watch our animated stories and enjoy Jakhu Stories, our stories for kids app

Story File


Taste in music

Main Lesson

A story to encourage an appreciation of music in the youngest children


A rainless country


A group of musicians

Below you'll find the story text and a link to download it. Use it to improve the emotional and cognitive development of your children or your baby and enhance your parenting skills


Music for the Clouds

Get these stories
Moral stories for kids
Moral stories for kids

A short story about what music can bring

There was once a tiny country that was suffering from a long drought. It had gone so long without rain that the people there were starting to go hungry because of the bad harvests.

It just so happened that a group of musicians were travelling the country, trying to make a living from their concerts. But with so many problems in the land, no one felt like listening to music.

-"But music can help overcome any problems,"

objected the musicians, without anyone paying them the slightest attention.

So the musicians tried to find out the reason it wouldn't rain. It was very strange, because the sky was overcast, but no one could provide an answer.

-"It's been cloudy like this for many months, but not a single drop of rain has fallen,"

people would tell them.

-"Don't worry, we'll bring rain to the country,"

the musicians responded, and they began rehearsing for a concert at the summit of the highest mountain.

Everyone who heard the music was seized by curiosity and went up the mountain. And the conductor of this strange orchestra gave the order, and the musicians began to play.

From their instruments came small, playful musical notes, that rose and rose into the clouds. The music was so joyous, happy and fun, and the notes started playing with with the clouds' soft, fluffy bellies, running here and three, up and down, and the whole sky turned into one big game of tickle torture. Before long, the giant clouds were thundering with laughter.

The musicians continued playing joyfully and a few minutes later the clouds, crying with laughter, soaked the little country below with their precious tears, bringing happiness to all.

And in memory of that musical rain, everyone in the land learned how to play an instrument and, taking turns, would go up the mountain every day to bring joy to the clouds with their beautiful songs.

Average: 9.4 (17 votes)
if you like our stories, you can get updates by eMAIL

( fortunately, sending them has no cost for us )

Would you rather look for stories, values and characters? You can do so using links below

search our tales collection

Children with values

Browse this list with different children stories classifications available at our site