Catholic Child's Daily Journal
*** New Covers Now Available for the 2013/2014 School Year! ***
Directions for creating your own journal:
1.) Download the Journal Cover File
2.) Select the covers (for corresponding grades) that you want to print
- Card stock of 110 lb is highly recommended, 65 lb should also work. Feel free to laminate your covers for durability.
- If your printer has a 'print to edge' or 'print without borders' setting it is highly recommended that you use it for the best looking cover.
3.) For every cover you print have a blank piece of paper of the same stock that you printed the main cover on. This will be your back cover.
4.) Download the Journal Page File for either Draw your Day for younger kids or Bible Quote for older (and younger) children.
5.) Print as many journal pages as you desire. Our school year is about 150 days.
-To save on paper and ink: (a) Print half in black ink and half in color by changing your printer settings (b) print one on side of paper and then on the second side to limit number of sheets used. (c) Print in draft mode (d) print all pages in black and have child add his/her own color
6.) Last but not least bind your new journal!
- Coil binding at a local office store is only a dollar or two or purchase your own coil binder. They really do come in handy!
- 3 hole punch your Journal Pages and insert them into a 3 ring binder, slip your journal cover in a clear binder cover
Eventually I hope to add more journal pages and you will find those updates on our blog as well as on this page. God bless!