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Happy Days Bowl
All Ages
Brighten your day by dipping into the Happy Days Bowl. Happy Days Bowl

What You Need

  • A large, plastic bowl
  • Brightly colored slips of paper
  • Colored markers

What to Do

  1. Think of some ideas for the Happy Days Bowl. The ideas can be for things to do or about things that make people happy. Some examples include:
    • A note or greeting
      --greetings and good wishes in another language
      --lyrics from a favorite song
      --a funny poem
      --a pun or a joke
    • Fun things to do
      --listen to a certain song
      --read a favorite book
      --play with a pet
      --hug a favorite stuffed animal
      --take a day trip to some place special
    • Reminders of special days
      --a fun family event
      --a wonderful trip you took
      --the time you met a special person
      --a great surprise

  2. Write your ideas on small slips of paper and put them in the bowl. When you are looking for something to do, or for a happy thought, dip into the Happy Days Bowl for great ideas.

What Else You Can Do

  • Keep blank slips of paper and a pencil close to the bowl so you can add happy things to it.

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