Have You Filled a Bucket Today?: A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids

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Ferne Press, 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 31 pages
Through simple prose and vivid illustrations, this heartwarming book encourages positive behavior as children see how rewarding it is to express daily kindness, appreciation and love. Bucket filling and dipping are effective metaphors for understanding the effects of our actions and words on the well being of others and ourselves. Winner of 15 US children's book award, including the Best Children's Picture Book in the Writer's Digest Self-Published Book Award and Honorable Mention at the London Book Festival 2007.

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The concept of bucket filling is an effective metaphor for encouraging kind and considerate behavior and for teaching the benefits of positive relationships. Read full review

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A book about ways we can take care of others with examples on how we can be a bucket filler or how we can empty someones bucket with bad actions or by being mean to them. Ages 3-6 Puyallup Library Read full review

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About the author (2006)

Carol McCloud is an early childhood specialist, popular speaker, and president of Bucket Fillers, Inc., an educational organization in Brighton, Michigan. She and her team of Bucket Filler educators have traveled across the United States giving school assemblies and staff development seminars. For information on presentations, books, and other bucketfilling products or to receive the free e-newsletter, BUCKET FILL-OSOPHY 101, visit www.bucketfillers101.com.

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