Here are some ideas that might get you writing in your journal…

Who am I?

  • How old are you?
  • How tall are you and how much do you weigh?
  • What is the color of your hair and eyes?
  • Are you a good student? How do you know?
  • What are you especially good at…Reading, Writing, Math, Music, Drawing, Sports…something else?
  • What sports do you like to watch or play?
  • What are your favorite hobbies?
  • What are your favorite animals or pets?
  • Do you have any brothers or sisters? Describe them.
  • What is your place in the sibling birth order?
  • What names or nick names do you go by?
  •  What kind of things do you like to do with your mother, your father, your grandparents?


Write about…


  • The most exciting thing you ever did…
  • The most scary thing you ever did…
  • If you could be a superhero, who would you want to be?
  • Is there something that you did that you never thought you could do?
  • What’s the dumbest thing you ever did?
  • Or, that your friend did even after you told him not to?
  • What are some of the things you are grateful for?
  • Do you have a friend or family member who is far away? What do you miss about him or her?
  • Have you ever had a friend and now he or she isn’t anymore? What happened?