Bucket-Filling Families Rock: How to Help Promote Kindness & Prevent Bullying! by Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead

Parenting
a year ago
Bucket-Filling Families Rock: How to Help Promote Kindness & Prevent Bullying!

Bucket filling is a character education, bullying-prevention concept that is being taught in schools across the U.S. and abroad. Perhaps your kids have come home from school or daycare talking about how someone has filled their bucket. Here’s what they mean... 

We all have invisible buckets inside us. We fill each other’s buckets by saying and doing kind things. We dip each other’s buckets by saying and doing unkind things. Kids want to fill buckets because bucket fillers are kind and loving people who make others feel happy. Want to encourage bucket filling at home? Talk to your kids about what a Bucket Filling Family would:

  • look like (smiles, cuddling, playing together)
  • sound like (compliments, calm voices, nice manners) 
  • feel like (safe, supportive, kind)

Here are some resources to help:

Have You Filled a Bucket Today?: A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids
Have You Filled a Bucket Today?: A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids $3
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 Fairy
Bucket Filling Fairy $15
"Bucket Filling Fairy" is the winner of a Santa Choice Award and will teach your child how they can prevent bullying.
Bucket Filling from A to Z: The Key to Being Happy
Bucket Filling from A to Z: The Key to Being Happy $10
Uses the letters of the alphabet to help young and old see the many simple ways that they can fill buckets and fill their own buckets in return.
Baby's Bucket Book
Baby's Bucket Book $8
This colorful, rhyming board book starts the process of teaching infants and toddlers that they each have their very own invisible bucket.
Halle and Tiger With Their Bucketfilling Family
Halle and Tiger With Their Bucketfilling Family $11
Halle has her job cut out for her; she has to teach the new cat, Tiger, all about bucket filling.

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