As a child I liked very much rolling a ball, but happiness means different things for different people.
Going back to business – the emotion scale of PRESENCE OF GOOD consists of closeness, happiness and joy.
You can also use more precise expressions on growing states of joyfulness : “ glad < happy < delighted < joyful < thrilled < rapturous < ecstatic ”.
According to the SDG*Chart of Emotions the whole scale of PRESENCE OF GOOD sounds as follows going northwards from the middle :
Mainly all the emotions on this emotion scale are based on short exhale – laughter is just a series of short pieces of exhale. Positive surprise makes an exception consisting of a quite deep inhale, which makes us ready to laugh.