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How to Handle "Bucket Dippers"

By Beth Newingham on August 9, 2012
  • Grades: 3–5

If students are being bucket dippers, what should you do? This decision is certainly up to the teacher. However, my teaching partner and I prefer to make this activity a purely positive one. While students may face other consequences when they act as bucket dippers, we do not remove pom-poms from their buckets. 

Our goal is to promote bucket filling and not use this activity as a way to punish students for their behavior.

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