Monday, January 17, 2011

Social Studies Vocabulary- Happiness

hap·pi·ness (noun)

1. good fortune : prosperity
a : a state of well-being and contentment : joy  
b : a pleasurable or satisfying experience 

This can be written or printed or you could simply ask your child the questions.

What is Happiness? 
Happiness "Senses"-
Happiness looks like: 
Happiness tastes like:
Happiness feels like: 
Happiness sounds like:
Happiness smells like: 

Riley's answers:
What is Happiness? Happiness is a feeling that makes you feel good. Happiness is when momma is silly. 
Happiness looks like: Connor 
Happiness tastes like: Hot dogs
Happiness feels like: Vibration (yes that's really what he said)
Happiness sounds like: Santa
Happiness smells like: Cookies

Riley's Synonyms or "Happy Feeling" words-
excited, sharing, smile, proud, silly

The best way to cheer yourself up is to try to cheer somebody else up. 
-Mark Twain

Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
- Abraham Lincoln

Since you get more joy out of giving joy to others, you should put a good deal of thought into the happiness that you are able to give. 
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Sing a Song-  
If your Happy and you Know it, lyrics and chords

1 comment:

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