"I've been a big fan of the timeless concept of Bucket Filling . . . This newcomer . . . brings an important dimension to the idea of filling and dipping by addressing the invisible lid to help with what to do with the ouches in life. . . I think you'll find it'll make the intangible concepts of kindness, resilience and grit something that our learners can hold on to and apply as they learn to sail the somewhat stormy seas of life." —Barbara Gruener, The Corner on Character The latest release in the bestselling Bucket Fillers line takes the concept of bucket filling one step further by adding the idea that we also have an invisible lid. We “use our lid” to protect and keep the happiness inside our bucket. Offering charming illustrations with personified buckets, dippers, and lids, readers learn what gives happiness, what takes it away, and what protects it. This concrete concept helps children of all ages grow in understanding, kindness, self-control, resilience, empathy, and forgiveness. A valuable teaching tool for home, school, and life, this is a stand-alone or companion book to the other award-winning books by Bucket Fillers, Inc. Winner of 1 award. For more information on bucket filling or free downloadables and resources, please visit bucketfillers101.com. Publications by Bucket Fillers: • Have 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
|Product dimensions:||10.50(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)|
|Age Range:||7 - 10 Years|
About the Author
Carol McCloud, a.k.a. the "Bucket Lady", has captivated all ages and encouraged them to become daily bucket fillers since her first book, Have You Filled a Bucket Today? was published in 2006.
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Reviewed by Darin Godby for Readers' Favorite Author Carol McCloud in Buckets, Dippers, and Lids: Secrets to Your Happiness explains how each individual has three secrets to their happiness. She stresses that it is involved with a Bucket, Dipper and Lid. A bucket is used to contain one’s happiness. People give into our personal bucket, we fill our own as well as fill other people’s. We shouldn’t allow people to drain happiness from our bucket, rather we should fill them up. Dippers are used to dip into people’s buckets, removing a portion of their happiness, replacing it with some type of negativity. When this occurs, it hurts both the person who does the dipping as well as the one into whose bucket it’s being dipped. Just because a person has a dipper and can dip into someone’s bucket doesn’t mean they should use it to cause issues in another person’s life. Everyone has a lid, even if they haven’t been using it to its fullest potential. One should use their lid to keep people from dipping into their happiness and stealing it, allowing your own bucket to go down in its own level of happiness. The lid causes one to think about what was just done to them before they respond in an unkind manner. Everyone should fill their bucket with happiness, not use their dipper to take away their or anyone else's happiness, and use their lid to keep in their happiness and prevent others from affecting them in a negative manner. Author McCloud does a wonderful job of helping us understand how to keep our buckets full.
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