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

Hardcover | October 15, 2007

byCarol MccloudIllustratorDavid Messing

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Through sweet, simple prose and vivid illustrations, this heartwarming book encourages positive behaviour as children see how very easy and rewarding it is to express kindness, appreciation and love on a daily basis. This wonderful book is a winner of seven awards.

From the Back Cover
"A childhood play toy becomes the symbol of universal compassion and caring. Carol McCloud guides the readers towards making the world a better place to be. Her bucketfilling symbolism is written with sheer simplicity, yet results in powerful returns." -- Donna DeWitt-Schnell, thirty-year public eduation teacher; 2005-2006 Lake Orion Michigan Middle School Teacher of the Year; mother and grandmother

"This delightful book leads the reader to draw from the wisdom of his or her own heart. The power of affirming words and actions to strengthen families and spread joy is captured in the simple and enduring concept of bucket filling." -- Karen Wells, parenting facilitator; mental health clinician; counselor and teacher; mother and grandmother

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Through sweet, simple prose and vivid illustrations, this heartwarming book encourages positive behaviour as children see how very easy and rewarding it is to express kindness, appreciation and love on a daily basis. This wonderful book is a winner of seven awards.From the Back Cover"A childhood play toy becomes the symbol of universa...

Carol McCloud is an early childhood specialist, award-winning author, popular speaker, and president of Bucket Fillers, Inc., an educational organization in Brighton, Michigan.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 8.34 × 11.02 × 0.39 inPublished:October 15, 2007Publisher:Nelson Publishing & MarketingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1933916168

ISBN - 13:9781933916163

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

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from "filling buckets!" I always read this book at the beginning of the school year to talk about how to treat others. Such a great read to teach empathy and kindness. Would recommend to parents/teachers/caregivers etc. Buy the hardcover because you're going to be reading it a lot!
Date published: 2016-12-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from wonderful book for children and adults I discovered this at my daughter's school from a presentation a grade 3 class did - it's a wonderful book with an inspired and inspiring message. Love it!
Date published: 2014-01-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 3 year old loves "filling buckets!" My daughter got this book for Christmas, a month before turning 3, and she loves it. We don't read it every night, but probably once a week or every other. But we don't need to read it constantly for the message to get through - almost every day, she talks about how someone filled her bucket, or how she said or did something to fill someone else's bucket. It's awesome for positive reinforcement as well; if we catch her doing or saying kind things to others, espeically her baby sister - "good bucket filling!" A really great message that even the youngest toddler can understand! The world can always use more bucket fillers!
Date published: 2013-03-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from An inspiring book This book makes understanding social relations so easy. It helps young minds to see the value of treating others with respect. I loved reading it, and sharing it.
Date published: 2012-10-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful message for kids My kids loved this book & as a parent I love the message. It is simple but powerful and I love that my kids and I discuss bucketfilling and scooping on a regular basis.
Date published: 2012-07-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of the best kids books! This book is so easy for any child to understand. And it sends a wonderful message about how to treat people and how to become a happier person. I wish every child in every household had the experience of reading this book. I will be sharing it with my son's teacher so they can spread the word about our bucket-filling adventures!
Date published: 2012-03-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from AMAZING BOOK! I bought this book for my two daughters (aged 9 & 5) and they absolutely love the book and already started talking about filling each others buckets. I think EVERYONE should read this book ~ the world would be a brighter place if we all focused on filling each others buckets and no one was a bucket dipper. To understand what I am saying you will need to read the book! You are an amazing person ~ go fill someone's bucket!
Date published: 2012-01-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from delightfully lovely I cannot express how much I LOVE this book. My children, 3 and 5, picked up on the language right away. It has a beautiful message about how to be a kind, caring and responsible person. I have found it useful as well with acknowledging behaviors such as "you just filled my bucket!" or "that is bucket dipping behavior, how are you feeling today?". I love it, my kids love it, and I share it with everyone I know... they love it too!
Date published: 2011-06-02