We want our students to be happy, because happy students are more likely to be engaged students, with engagement leading to higher levels of achievement. Check out this article from the Fast Company website. It includes 10 scientifically proven ways to make us happy. All are things that could easily be done, either at school or home. For those children who we feel don't get the backing from home that we would like, most could be done at school alone.
To read the list, click here.