{How to Smile} 12+ Activities to make kids happy

Our kids have “sulky” days occasionally.  Here are some of the ways we have helped our kids snap out of the blues and wear a smile!

12 smiles

Make a Smile

Crazy kids activities for active kids. Let them be silly. Be rambunctious.
Make Pipe Cleaner Disguises to put on – take photos of each other.
Create a family festival – here are a bunch of comical activities sure to make your kids giggle.
We have a collection of jokes that will make your kids laugh, hysterically.
Surprise your child!  …With a fight.  Give your child a bag of marshmallows or cotton balls.  Let war begin!
Make silly straws – connect a bunch of straws together and drink from a distance.
Decorate silly faces on a sticker and use them to decorate toothpicks on your child’s lunch.
Best Pranks for your kids – here are a bunch of ways that you can surprise your kids with a prank.
…and if that were not enough, here are a dozen more pranks for kids – make them giggle!
Look forward to April Fools dayTell a knock-knock joke to your preschooler
Have a hug fest.  Try and find all the different ways that you can give each other hugs.
Here are 100 ways to demonstrate love to your child and put a smile in their hearts.


Have you shared a smile recently?  We’d love to hear about it!

About Rachel

An original "Quirky Momma" blogger and "Mommy" to six kids under six, when Rachel is not wiping crayon off the walls or wading through laundry, she can be found exploring and creating with her kiddos. She hopes to be someone who acts justly, loves kindness and walks humbly before God (Micah 6:8).