Shiny happy people, laughing? Kids around the world love to play and can turn something as simple as a sidewalk into an epic road to adventure. In honor of the official International Day of Happiness, we bring you beautiful, happy children playing around the world. May it bring a smile to your face!

Kasmir, India

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photo: sandeepachetan.com via flickr

Pitas, Malaysia

 

kidsplaying - cc angela sevin via flickr

photo: Angela Sevin via flickr

 

Japan

kidsplaying - cc Benedick Mark Chan via flickr

photo: Benedick Mark Chan via flickr

Portugal

kidsplaying - cc Paulo Alegria via flickr

photo: Paulo Alegria via flickr

United Kingdom

kidsplaying - cc James Morley via flickr

photo: James Morley via flickr

United States

photo: lacates via flickr 

Mexico 

photo: Adam Jones via flickr 

Ireland

photo: Connor Turner via flickr 

India

photo: Pison Jaujip via flickr 

—Christal Yuen & Amber Guetebier

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