Create a Journal
Have you ever kept a journal before?
Journaling is a really great way of calming you mind which is exceptionally beneficial in these days of isolation. All you need is a notebook and a pen and there is lots of inspiration online on pinterest and instagram. Plus we are living through history now and it would be a great thing to look back on in years to come. Add stickers or drawings to your pages to make then colourful and fun.
What you will need:
Pens and pencils
Coloured pencils and pens
Anything you collect can be included - newspaper or magazine words, leaflets, scrap paper etc.
Stickers or fancy tape
Think of all the pages you would like your journal to have. Here are some ideas:
Calendar - monthly overview
20 facts about me
20 things I want to do when this is over
Typical day in isolation, typical day before isolation
Things that make me happy
Books I've read/ Games I've played/ Films I've watched
Diary of each day
Doodle a day
Brain dump ( Pit down everything you are thinking about or need to remember)
Places I want to travel to
Trackers - you could track exercise, how much water you are drinking, anything really.
Things I'm grateful for.
There are many more that you can come up with.
How you can help your child:
Tell us about it:
You can help out too! How?
Look through the inspiration and ideas links above with them and help them to plan the pages for their journal.
Be on hand to offer lots of praise and encouragement!
If you want to tell us about your journal and share it, create a document with all the information in. You can submit it using the form found in the navigation bar titled "Tell us about it." You can also tweet us and tag @OGATrust on twitter, don't forget tagging your academy twitter account as well!