December Journal Ideas
Journal for Primary Ages 6 - 8

written by Katrina Lybbert

December 1st:  What do you like about the month of December?

December 2nd:  Do you have an advent calendar to count the days until Christmas?  If yes, please tell about it.

December 3rd:  What is your favorite Christmas song?  Copy the words to the 1st verse in your journal.

December 4th:  Do you put up a real tree or an artificial tree for Christmas?  When do you put up your tree?

December 5th:  What is a special decoration you put out at Christmas time?

December 6th:  Do you like candy canes? Why or why not?

December 7th:  Make a cut out snowflake and paste it in your journal.

December 8th:  Write a poem about December:  D is for...., E is for..., C is for... etc.

December 9th:  Do you have a favorite Christmas story or book?  What is the title?

December 10th:  Do you have a favorite Christmas video or movie you watch each year?

December 11th:  Do you have any Christmas parties to go to this year?

December 12th:  What is something nice you could do for someone this Christmas season?

December 13th:  Has anyone done something nice for you?

December 14th:  Do you have a nativity scene?  Do you put it all out at once or add one piece a day?

December 15th:  Who do you hope to visit or have visit you this year for Christmas?

December 16th:  Do you have a gingerbread house?  Did you help make it?

December 17th:  What is your favorite Christmas baking goodie?

December 18th:  What is on the top of your Christmas tree?

December 19th:  Do you have your own special tree ornaments?  Which is your favorite?

December 20th:  What is the weather like today?  What do you think it will be like on Christmas Day?

December 21st:  What is a gift you could give to Jesus this year?

December 22nd:  What is your favorite part of the Christmas Story found in Luke Chapter 2?

December 23rd:  What does Christmas mean to you?

December 24th:  Christmas Eve.  What does your family do on Christmas Eve?

December 25th:  Merry Christmas!  What is your favorite Christmas tradition?  Is the weather what you thought it would be?
December 26th:  Today is Boxing Day in Canada.  Do you know what it is about?  Yes?  Tell about it.  No? Find out.

December 27th:  What was the best present you received for Christmas?

December 28th:  What was your most favorite gift to give?

December 29th:  What was the best thing that happened to you this year?

December 30th:  The year is almost over.  Did the year seem to go by quickly or slowly?

December 31st:  Today is New Year's Eve.  How are you going to celebrate?



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