This year, why not start a tradition: a New Year Journal for kids. I got this idea years ago (can’t remember where). Each January 1, I get out the journal, which is just a regular notebook. Each of the kids gets a page to answer these three questions:
1. If I had 3 wishes, they would be:
2. I am lucky because:
3. I’m a little afraid of:
Then I let them draw a picture at the bottom. We’ve been doing this since 2004, and it’s a lot of fun to see what the kids are thinking (and how they write and draw) throughout the years.
Happy New Year, everyone!