Now that the children are learning to read and write, I will have a little form they can fill out when somebody "fills their bucket". (We will not fill it out for those who make our buckets drip - we want to accentuate the positive! I have a bucket in the classroom where the children will drop their "drops", and at the end of the day, I will read them aloud. We will be working on learning our lifeskill of Caring along with practicing writing!
Another GREAT idea came from The First Grade Parade using the David character:
I can't wait to do this in my class! Such great ideas from talented teachers! Thanks for sharing, y'all!