kids happy

  • drinking from the garden hose
  • speaking a strange language when petting small animals
  • uncontrollable laughter
  • finding my happy place
  • wearing a costume on Halloween
  • classic fried chicken, a scoop of potato salad, and a tall glass of lemonade
  • earning your next martial arts belt
  • finding out your IQ
  • wearing "cool" eye protection when working on science projects and with tools
  • being on TV for the first time
  • being a best friend
  • cruise ships
  • getting ready to start high school
  • waiting for fireworks to start

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.