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This was one of my favorite books to read aloud to my first graders. If you are looking for a book that teaches about friendship, try this one! It is also a good read aloud to compare and contrast the two mammals.

Cute. Stand Up For What Is Right Even If You Are Standing Alone. Need to do a FHE lesson on this.

Great book to read to your class about being kind and how we don't always get a chance to make amends once we realize how wrong we were. The kids were silent as I read it and they asked me to read it again the very next day!

This Plus That: Life's Little Equations: Amy Krouse Rosenthal, Jen Corace: 9780061726552: Books

mentor texts...sweet little read aloud for looking at common themes in literature: kindness

"I Am A Bucket Filler." Free word search activity! This will be a wonderful reinforcement of the main idea and message of the book " How Full Is Your Bucket?" Check out the video version of this book!

"A Closer Look" by Mary McCarthy ... I found this picture book in our local library. It's about observing things closely. It would work well during introductory science lessons and/or when talking about using magnifiers.

How Full Is Your Bucket by Tom Rath and Mary Reckmeyer. Run Time: 7min. The story is about a boy named Felix who learns how one's own interactions with others can have a profound effect on one's own happiness and that of others.

Bucket Filler Posters {Freebie}

Mrs. Wheeler's First Grade Tidbits: Interrupting Chicken!!

Mrs. Wheeler's First Grade Tidbits: Interrupting Chicken!!

Stand in My Shoes: Kids Learning About Empathy by Bob Sornson Ph.D. #books This book teaches young children the value of noticing how other people feel.

Friends~ I have another goody for you! The Crayon Box that Talked by Shane DeRolf. This is a fantastic book to start the school year off with! It hits so many great themes like, cooperation, teamwork and diversity. Your kiddos will love examining these grumpy crayons and seeing them through their character change. $5.99

Primary Graffiti: Bucket Fillers {Pocket Labels, Banner, and Notes)! Freebie Links Embedded too!!!

It is not often, in this digital age, that we get a chance to stop, to really stop and just be. Be in the moment. Be with our families. Be with our neighbors. Be one with our community. Sometimes, when the lights go out, it's a good thing.

These cards are so simple and easy to make. Just print them out, cut them out and laminate them. Put them in a cute little container and you have...