Have You Filled a Bucket Today?
I went into my first grader's classroom yesterday afternoon as a " Mystery Reader ". A mystery reader is just what is stated - the children...
I like this idea - I use this to teach kids that some things are within their control (Play-Doh problems) and some things are not (rock problems). I give them a set to take home as a reminder. Throughout therapy I'll often ask, is that a rock problem or a Play-Doh problem? It's one of my favorite tools.
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It's Bucket Filling Time!
Bucket Filling 101 "Have You Filled A Bucket Today?" by Carol McCloud is one of my FAVORITE 'feel good' stories and a book that is known by many. There are a variety of books that can be used to compliment the original story, such as; "How Full is your Bucket?" This is the story I chose this year to review "bucket filling" with my 1st-4th grade students. Since most of my students are familiar with bucket filling from last year, I start the lesson by discussing "bucket filling" vs. "bucket…
A Lesson About Teasing! Book Giveaway! - Teaching Heart Blog
During the next few weeks I will be giving you a chance to win some great books to add to your “Bucket filling” collection of feel good books! Dana Leham, the author of the Walnut Grove Children’s collection of books, has graciously given Teaching Heart three signed books to give away to you! I have enjoyed …
Ideas for Using the Book Have You Filled Your Bucket Today? (Minds in Bloom)
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Have student wrinkle up the paper heart (not tearing it) and then try to flatten it out. Discuss how words or actions can harm a heart and take time to heal.... Good first week of school activity!
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