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Teaching Compassion in the Elementary Schools
Transitional Kindergarten, Kindergarten, and 1st Grade classes will read, Have You Filled A Bucket Today? by Carol McCloud. This story teaches us that everyone carries around an invisible bucket. When our buckets are full, we are happy and when our buckets are empty, we are sad. All day long, we are either filling or dipping into each other’s buckets by what we say and what we do. The story encourages students to become bucket fillers, spreading happiness and kindness. The students created their own bucket pictures … (read more)
Teaching Compassion in the Middle Schools