The Bucket Squad: Teaching Children Kindness, Appreciation and Positiv

The Bucket Squad: Teaching Children Kindness, Appreciation and Positive Behavior Through Bucketfilling*

Product Number : 15156351602

  • A useful book of curriculum based off the work of Carol McCloud, Author of Have You Filled a Bucket Today: A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids
  • Use the 10 sessions in this book to teach kids ways to improve their social skills and make a positive difference in their school
  • Designed for use with small groups, but easily adapted for use with larger groups

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By Lisa K. Hansen, M.S.

The Bucket Squad offers a unique approach to teaching and reinforcing positive social behaviors in children. It provides a curriculum inspired by the work of Carol McCloud who wrote the highly acclaimed book, Have You Filled a Bucket Today? A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids. Carol, who is also affectionately known as The Bucket Lady, has written the foreword included in this book.

The Bucket Squad provides 10 targeted lessons and activities to help children learn and sharpen their social skills. The curriculum is designed to be used with small groups but can be easily adapted for whole classroom instruction. Children become a team of bucket fillers, working together to make a positive difference in their school. Their self-esteem and confidence grow as they practice the different ways of bucket filling through positive peer interactions. There are also weekly parent/teacher updates and tips included for each session.

About the Author:

Lisa Hansen is a licensed school counselor in Minnesota. She has seven years experience working as an elementary school counselor and is currently in her third year as a high school counselor. Lisa has also worked extensively with grieving children and teens for over 10 years as a co-director for a children's grief support program in the Twin Cities. Lisa has a degree in Psychology and a Master's degree in Counseling from the University of Wisconsin--Stout.

Lisa lives in Farmington, Minnesota with her husband, Troy. Together they are raising three bucket-filling children, Paige, Chaise, and Dane.

87 pages, 8.5 x 11 x .2, black and white illustrations, paperback.

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