Part 3 Travel/Adventure Journals
The best part about travel or adventure journals is that you don't have to go anywhere to use them. You can use your imagination to determine the destination and sites you'll see along the way.
Print out a road map or use Google maps to plot your course. Look up interesting fun facts about your destination
while you're Googling.
Of course, the main reason we make travel journals for kids is to ease their restlessness on long road trips.
It's like a quiet book that you can color or journal in.
There are tons of FREE printables on Pinterest that you can download and print off for your travel journals.
I'm going to show you the journals I made for my grandkids this summer. Some of them are trying out their notebooks at this very moment. These pages are in the FREE Library of Printables and when you subscribe to my email list.
I downloaded pre-school papers from
3 Dinosaurs for the younger kids who aren't reading yet. They are from Goldilocks and the Three Bears section. This website has tons of fun printables.
This is a summary-of-the-day kind of page.
Journal pages for older kids.
Photo or drawing pages for younger kids.
Ciphers and word searches
I laminated some of the pages and gave the kids dry erase markers so they could use the pages over and over.
Then I used my Cinch to punch
the holes and add the spiral binding.
You could add your pages to a three-ring binder.
It was a lot of work, but a huge learning experience. Of course, I learned most of my lessons after my grandkids' journals were already printed, things I would've liked to have done differently.
Oh well, that's the best way to learn.
I'm sure I will find even more things
to improve upon next time.
Keep on journaling!