"Children are not the only ones that need to learn how to be truly happy. It''s all in the bucket, that invisible bucket that follows you everywhere. . . teaches young readers valuable lessons about giving, sharing, and caring. This guide to daily happiness, though, is not just for kids. We all need reminders of the benefits of positive thinking and positive behavior. It''s an important lesson to teach and remind us all . . . that showing kindness and appreciation of others goes along way to making this world a happier place for everyone, including ourselves. A classic tale, beautifully told and beautifully shared." -Emily-Jane Hills Orford, Readers'' Favorite Book Reviews
While using a simple metaphor of a bucket and a dipper, author Carol McCloud illustrates that when we choose to be kind, we not only fill the buckets of those around us, but also fill our OWN bucket!
Conversely,when we choose to say or do mean things, we are dipping into buckets.
All day long, we are either filling up or dipping into each other''s buckets by what we say and what we do.
When you''re a bucket filler, you make the world a better place to be! This 32-page picture book is perfect for children,parents, grandparents,
teachers and people that want to teach empathy, nurture kindness and create a positive environment in their home, classroom, workplace and community.
Winner of 16 awards. For more information on bucket filling or free downloadables and resources, please visit bucketfillers101.com.
Publications by Bucket Fillers:
You Filled a Bucket Today?
·Fill a Bucket
·Growing Up with a Bucket Full of Happiness
·My Bucketfilling Journal
·Will You Fill My Bucket?
·Bucket Filling from A to Z
·Bucket Filling from A to Z Poster Set
·My Very Own Bucket Filling from A to Z Coloring Book
·BABY''S BUCKET Book
·Halle and Tiger with their Bucketfilling Family
·Buckets, Dippers, and Lids
This best-selling, award-winning, 32-page picture book has become one of the most effective character development programs offered to all ages.
Through sweet, simple prose and vivid illustrations, this heartwarmingbook encourages positive behavior as children see how very easy andrewarding it is to express kindness, appreciation,and love on a dailybasis.
"A childhood play toy becomes the symbol of universalcompassion and caring. Carol McCloud guides the readers towards makingthe world a better place to be. Her bucketfilling symbolism is writtenwith sheer simplicity, yet results in powerful returns." -- DonnaDeWitt-Schnell, thirty-year public eduation teacher; 2005-2006 LakeOrion Michigan Middle School Teacher of the Year; mother andgrandmother.
"This delightful book leads the reader todraw from the wisdom of his or her own heart. The power of affirmingwords and actions to strengthen families and spread joy is captured inthe simple and enduring concept of bucket filling." -- Karen Wells, parenting facilitator; mental health clinician; counselor and teacher; mother and grandmother.
Carol McCloud is an early childhood specialist, award-winning author, popular speaker, and president of Bucket Fillers, Inc., an educational organization in Brighton, Michigan.