If you are using Yahoo or MSN Messenger, then here is a freeware which will give you smileys or free animated emoticons. Bandoo is a freeware which will add smileys and animated emoticons to your Yahoo or MSN messenger. Once installed, this software adds a new row in the chat windows above the text area. There are different categories of smileys to chose from.
Bandoo is currently supported by Yahoo messenger and MSN messenger.