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Fill a Bucket: A Guide to Daily Happiness for Young Children

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  • This is a version of Have You Filled a Bucket Today? for younger children
  • Suitable for ages 4-7
  • Uses "Bucket filling" and "dipping" to explain the effects of our actions and words
  • Encourages kind and considerate behavior, and teaches the benefits of positive relationships

This award-winning prequel to Have You Filled a Bucket Today? is the perfect book for anyone with working or living with young children. When children have their buckets filled and learn how they can fill other people's buckets too, they understand how special, valuable, and capable they are.

Winner of Four Awards:

2008 -Top 10 Children's Books, Best You Can Be Foundation

2009 - Gold Medal, Children's Picture Books, Developing Social Skills, Mom's Choice Awards

2013 - Honorable Mention, Family Matters Books, Purple Dragonfly Book Awards

2013 - Honorable Mention, Picture Books - 5 and younger, Purple Dragonfly Book Awards


"Here's a delightful little book to warm the hearts of young children and teach them how to experience the joy of giving and receiving. Just think of all the little buckets this book will fill with love and encouragement." - Dr. Kevin Leman, author of Have a new Kid by Friday

"I'm simply amazed at how children, including my own preschool grandchildren, enjoy this book and love being bucket fillers. This adorable book offers the simplest and most effective early childhood character development I've seen in my 30 years of teaching." - Kathleen Dunham, M.A., Early Childhood Educator, University of Michigan - Flint

About the Author
Since her first book, Have You Filled a Bucket Today? A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids, was published in 2006, Carol McCloud has authored or coauthored seven additional books on "bucket filling" With a small team of educators, she travels around the world with one goal in mind: to help create happier lives. Carol is a graduate of Oakland University School of Education (Rochester, MI), a certified Emotional Intelligence Trainer, and long-time member of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

Paperback, 24 pages, ages 4-7