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50 Ways to Feel Happy: Fun activities and ideas to build your happiness skills

4.14  ·  Rating details ·  36 ratings  ·  26 reviews
What can you do to help yourself (and others) feel happier? This book is packed full of activities and ideas to try with family, friends and on your own. So, whether you feel happy right now and want to stay that way or you need some ideas to help you feel happier, this book is for you. 

A cheerful, fun, inspiring, and varied collection of projects for creative, happy and t
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Hardcover, 64 pages
Published March 15th 2018 by QEB Publishing
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[Shai] Bibliophage
A very colorful and well-illustrated book that not only children will get to enjoy, but young adults and much older readers will also get to appreciate this. The information may not be new information for older readers, but reading this is like reminding us that sometimes we should exert some effort to find some happiness. Once in a while, we experience a little gloom in our lives, but we can reverse it if only we wanted to. And this cute and short-read book might help us to find that joy we are ...more
Kirsty ❤️
Mar 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I saw the synopsis above and didn't read anything else about this book then wondered why when I started reading it told me to have a supervising adult when using scissors....I hadn't realised it was aimed at children.

Switching my mental gears I started again. It's a lovely book packed full of ideas on things that can make you happier and be kinder to each other and ourselves. The exercises looked really fun. And you know what even as an adult there's always time for happiness through play

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Etienne
Jan 22, 2018 rated it it was ok
Really bad. The kind of book where the message, the presentation and the writing style just doesn't seem to address the same public. We find ourself with a book, that pretend to be a kids books, while bringing a subject that younger kids doesn't bother themselves with. We present it with a very childish design and we write it small, a bit too theoretical and an harder to read style. So it look like a children book, while talking to teen with a subject that bother mostly the adults. It sad becaus ...more
GONZA
Apr 09, 2018 rated it really liked it
Books with suggestions for all type of educators, from parents to teachers, to help kids (and not only them) new ways to be happy or to search for happiness in little things of every day. Well done tips and easy to apply rules for every type of context.

Libro pieno di suggerimenti per tutti gli educatori, dai genitori agli insegnanti, per aiutare i bambini (e non sono loro) ad essere felici o a cercare la felicitá anche nelle cose di ogni giorno. Trucchi facili e regole applicabili in ogni tipo d
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Rachel
*thank you to Netgalley and Quarto Publishing Group - QEB for a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review*

4 stars.

I was surprised by this. It was a really fun book! Aimed at kids but also still enjoyable for teenagers, this fun crafty activity book is full of ways to help you be happy and it's also about kindness. It's been well done and I would definitely give it to others to take a peak at.
Ryan
Mar 15, 2018 rated it really liked it
This is a wonderful book for children. It helps them learn what makes them happy. It has small facts tacked throughout. Plus exercises such as carrying bags, write a note to someone, volunteer, and give back to others and the community. A lovely book to help keep and find happiness.
Bethany
Mar 14, 2018 rated it really liked it
This is a wonderful book for teachers looking for activities to supplement character education in their classrooms, as well as for parents who want to help instill gratitude and kindness in their children. The design is lovely and eye-catching. I brought this into the principal of the elementary school where I work; she promptly ordered a copy for the school and suggested that I show it to several specific teachers who would find it immediately helpful. I’m excited to utilize it at work and at h ...more
Michelle
Apr 04, 2018 rated it really liked it
This wonderfully designed book is a self-help starter guide for kids and I loved it! The organization of information and challenges was done in a unique way that both children and adults can enjoy. I'm beyond happy this exists for a much younger generation and think it's a great tool for parents to utilize too.

Thank you to the publishers who provided me with an ARC of this book through NetGalley!
Claire Lyons
Feb 15, 2018 rated it really liked it
After 15 years lecturing in mental health recovery I know a few things about this topic, and have written lots of courses around it's themes. This is a great collection of ideas and suggestions for practical living, I loved the illustrations and tone of the book and hope it goes on to help lots of people with big and small things they would like to change to improve their happiness x
Ruksana
Apr 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This is a beneficial book for kids from 8+ to develop self awareness and mindfulness habits early on. The book is easily relatable and gives prompts on 10 areas of happiness such as being kind to others and practicing gratitude. Loved the book and would highly recommend it as a gift!
Jesica DeHart
Mar 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This is a dynamic guide to happiness that will strengthen you home, classroom and work work. While this is geared towards children, it is a colorful invitation and reminder for all of us.
Sabrina
Mar 26, 2018 rated it liked it
This is a children's version of 10 Keys to Happier Living by the same author. Lots of ideas and activities for kids to find ways to increase happiness.
Megan Byrd
Mar 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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This is a very practical book of information about ten keys of happiness and activities you can do within each key to improve your mood and potentially have lasting positive effects for your mood. The book is geared toward children and contains information about happiness along with 50+ activities that can be done to create or develop feelings of happiness. It empowers the reader to believe that they can take charge of their emotions and do something that can increase their level of happiness.

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Helen
Mar 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Aimed at children, this book is full of activities and information to help children look at how they are feeling and thinking in a different way. It also suggests at the beginning of the book to have a notebook at hand to write down what they discover on their investigation through these activities, I’ve learnt recently if I get overloaded sometimes it’s a good idea to write in a book to get it out of my head. This is a good idea for children or for adults to as it frees up our minds when things ...more
Jeanette
Mar 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This little gem of a book is based on the GREAT DREAM model of Happiness championed by the Action for Happiness charity and the book's writers. The books is divided into chapters following the GREAT DREAM with activities and exercises that can help to open up conversations and discussions around each of the keys, all found to be evidence based and well researched in terms of enhancing wellbeing and resilience. As such, it is equally applicable to the school library shelf and book corner in the c ...more
Mithila
Mar 21, 2018 rated it really liked it
I was invited to review this book on the occasion of International Happiness Day. Thank you!

This activity guide is filled with 50 activities your child can perform in order to be more self-aware, grateful and happy. The activities range from healthy eating, exercising, understanding emotions, making social connections, etc. Some of the games can also act as icebreakers for the kids during their birthday parties and other social activities. As a 19yo, I also felt that some of the activities were
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Paul Franco
May 21, 2018 rated it liked it
Did not know this small British book was geared toward kids until I turned the first page. It’s heavy on the arts and crafts, heavy as in tons. And if you aren’t sick of hearing about mindfulness yet, it pops up here too. Yep, they’re trying to teach that to children now, and not just mindfulness while eating or going for a walk, but to the point of feeling the toothpaste as you brush your teeth. I feel like it’s too early to get kids to think that way; let them be kids for a while! And that doe ...more
Eve beinguniquebooks
Mar 20, 2018 rated it it was amazing
We all can have struggles to be happy throughout times of our lives and this book is a small eye opener for us all in how to take steps to feel better.



Whether it's starting up a hobby like a form of exercise or crafting a card for someone or simply helping out your parents or friend, scientifically proven activities fill this guide for us to take inspiration from.



A creative guide that was a quick enjoyable read and surprisingly inspiring too.



Many thanks to the publishers for allowing me to revie
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Helen Kerr
Mar 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing
A super book, full of really great practical ideas. I'm currently working my way through it with my kids and, as it suggests, a notebook to record all our adventures in!
Highly recommend!
Jennifer
rated it it was amazing
Mar 23, 2018
Tiffany W.
I got attracted by the cover at first sight, and was later attracted by the graphics and page design as well --- almost every kid loves fun and colorful books. I love the ideas, and most activities are pretty creative and practical. Definitely a good way to teach kids about finding happiness :)
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Overall: 4.5/5
Cover: 5/5
Writing: 4.5/5
Appealing: 5/5
Content: 4/5
Page Design & Graphics: 5/5
BookwormBev
Jun 18, 2018 rated it liked it
I'm not entirely convinced by this book. Aimed at children aged 8+ and prettily designed, I'm sure some would enjoy the activities it describes - especially those who enjoy arts and crafts projects. However, one of the problems I see is that its always assumed that all children DO enjoy arts and crafts......and they don't. Aside from this, the book has two main aspects. Firstly, kindness and empathy, turning focus outwards and feeling better by helping others. Then gratitude and mindfulness, whi ...more
Leslie
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Susie Chalom
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Emily
Jun 02, 2018 rated it liked it
I was expecting something more simple since this was for children. However, it had a lot of good ideas and examples on how to carry out each idea. Kids will enjoy it.
Laura
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Oct 08, 2018
Rebecca Johnson
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Annarella
Apr 09, 2018 rated it really liked it
A very good book, full of idea on how to help children to feel happy.
Strongly recommended to parents
Many thanks to Quarto Publishing and Netgalley
charlotte
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Stix Nicholls
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