- street smarts
- performing dolphins
- going on a treasure hunt in your grandparents' basement or attic
- "Yankee Doodle"
- looking good in a hat
- ducks on the pond in baseball
- smiling at mirrors as you walk by
- caddying for your Dad or Mom
- watching out for traffic, holding hands, and sticking together
- playing the "telephone" game in a circle
- candid snapshots
- feeling good about myself
- wearing your favorite item of clothing for no reason
Things for kids to be happy about is a random list of smiley thoughts. It says to young people: enjoy the moment and look positively toward the future.