Have You Filled A Bucket Today
An Example of Daily Happiness for children, McCloud teaches how everyone in the world carries an ideal bucket. Its mission is to keep your good ideas and outlooks. You feel great when it is full and sad and alone when it is empty. It is the same for everyone. Preparing a full bucket is pleasant, but you need other bodies to fill it and fill other people’s buckets. You fill a bucket by doing a loving, caring personality that presents other people with a unique feel. If you are making this, you are called a bucket filler.
Have You Filled A Bucket Today? by Carol McCloud
All day long, everyone in the whole wide world walks around carrying an invisible bucket. You can’t see it, but it’s there.
You have a bucket, each member of your family has a bucket. Your grandparents, friends, and neighbors all have buckets. Everyone carries an invisible bucket.
Your bucket has one purpose only, its purpose is to hold your good thoughts and good feelings about yourself. You feel happy and good when your bucket is full and you feel sad and lonely when your bucket is empty.
Other people feel the same way too. They’re happy when their buckets are full and they’re sad when their buckets are empty. It’s great to have a full bucket, and this is how it works. Other people can fill your bucket and you can fill theirs. You can fill your own bucket too. So how do you fill a bucket?
You fill a bucket when you show love to someone, when you say or do something kind, or even when you give someone a smile. That’s being a bucket filler.A bucket filler is a loving, caring person who says and does nice things to make others feel special. When you treat others with kindness and respect, you fill their bucket.
But you can also dip into a bucket and take out some good feelings. You dip into a bucket when you make fun of someone, when you say or do mean things, or even when you ignore someone. That’s bucket dipping.Bullying is bucket dipping. When you hurt others, you dip into their bucket. You will dip into your own bucket too.
Many people who dip have an empty bucket. They may think they can fill their own bucket by dipping into someone else’s, but that will never work. You never fill your own bucket when you dip into someone else’s.But guess what? When you fill someone’s bucket, you fill your own bucket too. You feel good when you help others feel good
All-day long, we are either filling up or dipping into each other’s buckets by what we say and what we do. Try to fill a bucket and see what happens. You love your mom and dad, why not tell them you love them? You can even tell them why. Your caring words will fill their buckets with joy.
Watch for smiles to light up their faces. You will feel like smiling too. A smile is a good clue that you have filled a bucket. If you practice, you’ll become a great bucket filler. Just remember that everyone carries an invisible bucket and think of what you can say or do to fill it.
Here are some ideas for you. You could smile and say hi to the bus driver. He has a bucket too. You could invite the new kid at school to play with you,
you could write a thank you note to your teacher, you could tell your grandpa that you like spending time with him. There are many ways to fill a bucket.
Bucket filling is fun and easy to do. It doesn’t matter how young or old you are, it doesn’t cost money, it doesn’t take much time. And remember, when you feel someone else’s bucket, you fill your own bucket too.When you’re a bucket filler, you make your home, your school, and your neighborhood better places for all. Bucket filling makes everyone feel good.
So why not decide to be a bucket filler today and every day? Just start each day by saying to yourself, I’m going to do something to fill someone’s bucket today. And at the end of each day, ask yourself, did I fill a bucket today?
Yes, I did. That’s the life of a bucket filler and that’s you.
Have You Filled A Bucket Today?book read aloudYouTube Video
So what conversation will you have with your child after reading this book?
Some questions you might like to ask are:
IS Bucket filling cast Money?
it doesn’t cost money.
How is a bucket filler Person?
A bucket filler is a loving, caring person who says and does nice things to make others feel special.
What is Bucket filling?
Bucket filling is fun and easy to do.
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