Things That Make Me Happy Worksheet

What is the theory behind this Things That Make Me Happy Worksheet?

Emotional awareness and regulation training at a young age are crucial to healthy personality development. Kids can be taught to identify and express basic emotions as part of early childhood education. This can ensure they are better able to regulate their emotions as they grow older and face complex experiences. Envisioning what causes basic emotions is one such exercise that can help them understand what causes certain emotions. 

How will the worksheet help?

This worksheet will help young kids envision the things that make them happy. It will encourage them to think about the positive aspects of their lives that they can link with their understanding of the happy emotion. It can serve as a visual reminder for them to engage in activities that make them happy whenever they feel down or sad. It can be an important first lesson about how one can influence their emotions. 

How to use the worksheet?

This worksheet can be used in classrooms or counselling sessions with young kids as part of emotion regulation skills training or general mental health awareness. Encourage the kids to think about things that make them happy and instruct them to always remind themselves to indulge in those activities whenever they feel sad.

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