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Encourage Creative Writing with These Journaling Supplies

Learning how to express themselves through writing is a critical skill for kids to master. And while some people might think that journaling is a lofty concept, it can help adults and children process emotions, work through complex thoughts and understand how to express themselves — both on paper and when communicating with others. If you’re interested in encouraging your children or students to begin journaling, stock up on these top journaling supplies.

We think these journaling pens are going to be an instant hit. The pack features pens in a variety of hues including neon, and the pens have a soft comfort grip to reduce the risk of hand fatigue.

Children will love the vibrant hues of these journaling pens. The brush tip is made from nylon fibers that make it easy to layer or mix colors without smudging or creating blotches on the paper.

Each of these journaling pens has a fine ball-point tip that ranges from 0.8 to 1 millimeter in width. These pens also have a large ink capacity and can be used for drawing or writing.

Whether your child enjoys drawing, storytelling or just having a place to jot down their thoughts, this journal kit allows them to use their creativity and develop a fun journal that they are excited about.

Small enough to fit into a pocket or tuck away in a safe spot, these little notebooks feature bright colors and inspirational quotes. They make an excellent gift if you’re shopping for a classroom or if your child really enjoys having a lot of notebook options.

Expert Commentary

My kids enjoy journaling as both a school activity and for organizing their thoughts. These journaling supplies are great for engaging your children or students in creative activities that help them express themselves.

Our Expert Consultant

Melissa Spurling

Melissa holds a doctorate in pharmacy and is a home educator, co-teaching a high school chemistry class and a primary school class. Having taught two of her own children to read, write and traverse Singapore Math, Melissa has spent hundreds, if not thousands of hours researching and testing curriculum.


About The Author

Dorian Smith-Garcia

Dorian Smith-Garcia is a bridal and beauty expert/influencer and the creative director behind The Anti Bridezilla. She is a diverse writer across beauty, fashion, travel, consumer goods, and tech. When Dorian’s not writing she’s collecting stamps in her passport, learning new languages, or spending time with her husband and daughter.


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