Celebrated 5 Years of Touring

Peaceful Schools Productions launched The First Official Touring Production of “Have You Filled A Bucket Today? The Play” in August 2013. Since then, two different casts have toured simultaneously in both Central and Western NY to over 100 schools. We were thrilled to celebrate 5 years of bucket filling!

Coming in 2018!

Peaceful Schools Productions is thrilled to announce the World Premiere of "Weird! The Musical" based on the popular Weird! book series by Erin Frankel and Paula Heaphy. One story of bullying told from three different character’s perspectives...the target, the bystander and the one using the bullying behavior. See your favorite books Weird!, Tough!, and Dare! come to life on stage in this new original musical.

Peaceful Schools on iTunes

Check out music from Peaceful Schools and Peaceful Schools Productions on iTunes including our Top 10 hit “The Bucket Filling Song” and our album "Stand Tall." You will find upbeat music perfect to help you teach social skills in the classroom!

Meet Sonny & Joy

Get to know the hosts of our Character Education Talk Show for Kids...Rise Up! Sonny McCloud and Joy VanSadden are the fun and zany duo that bring our colorful show to life.

Have You Filled A Bucket Today?

Peaceful Schools Productions presents the First Official Tour of “Have You Filled a Bucket Today? The Play” by Ann Marie Gardinier Halstead. The show uses humor, heart, and larger-than-life characters to teach students the concepts of Bucket Filling and Bucket Dipping. Based on Carol McCloud’s award-winning books, the play tells the story of Trey, a 4th grade student who learns about Bucket Filling at summer camp. Along the way he is helped by Mark the camp counselor, Professor Smarty Pants III, and Bucket Filling Fairy. This theatrical adaptation is a fun and effective way to teach students how to treat each other with kindness and respect.

Rise Up!

Rise Up! is an energetic presentation for elementary students that teaches character education in a fresh new format…an interactive talk show! Rise Up! will help support your school in creating a caring, cooperative and safe community. Students practice character- building skills by helping hosts Sonny and Joy resolve conflicts in a fun 45-minute show! Each performance of Rise Up! focuses on a specific topic such as Choices, Self-Worth, Joking, Friendship & many more.

Weird! The Musical

WEIRD! The Musical, based on the Weird! book series by Erin Frankel and Paula Heaphy, is a energetic family musical with a powerful message. One story of bullying told from three different female character’s perspectives…the target, a bystander, and the one using bullying behavior. Created to perform for young audiences, families and kids will enjoy seeing the pages of the books come to life on stage with Luisa, Sam, Jayla and their friends learning where their power comes from and how to use it . Audiences will love WEIRD! The Musical, with soaring music, fun choreography, bright colorful costumes and sets and scenes that will speak to issues students face every day. First Official Tour launches Fall 2018!

The Bucket Filling Song on iTunes
Peaceful Schools
Weird The Musical
Stand Tall on iTunes