Journal Prompts for the Christmas Season

The Christmas season is the perfect time of year to keep a journal. Write down your past memories, traditions, and daily fun. Do you need some journal prompts for the Christmas season? Check out the following list to get you started.

  1. What does the Christmas season mean to you? Go into detail.
  2. What is your favorite part of Christmas? Why?
  3. How does your religious belief fit into your Christmas traditions?
  4. What religious traditions do you practice or attend? A live nativity? A midnight outdoor service?
  5. How will this Christmas season be different?
  6. Is there an annual Christmas community event that you cannot attend this year due to the pandemic? Describe your past experiences at this particular event.
  7. What Christmas stands out the most to you?
  8. What are your favorite types of Christmas decorations in your home? Yard? or Community? What?
  9. What Christmas traditions did you love as a child? Do you still practice them? Why or why not?
  10. What smells remind you the most of the Christmas season? Why?
  11. Did you have Christmas stockings as a child? What was usually inside of your stocking? Do you still do stockings with your family? Why or why not?
  12. What is your favorite Christmas song? Why does this song remind you of the Christmas season?
  13. Finish the sentence. Today I was put in the Christmas season by_____________.
  14. What foods, candy, or other treats remind you the most of Christmas time?
  15. Are you to drive around and look at Christmas lights? What was your favorite? Why did this display stand out the most?
  16. Is there any new Christmas tradition you plan to do?
  17. What is your favorite Christmas movie? Why?
  18. What is your favorite Christmas cartoon? Why?
  19. What one new thing did you do, watch, or bake this Christmas season?
  20. Did you get your family everything on their Christmas list? (Yes, your dog does count). Are there any last minute gifts you need to purchase?
  21. What do you plan to bake or purchase as part of your Christmas celebrations? Why did you make these choices?
  22. Are you ready for your Christmas celebrations? What last minute things do you need to do to prepare?
  23. Christmas Eve—write about your celebrations.
  24. Merry Christmas! Write about your day.
  25. Did your Christmas celebrations go as planned?
  26. What are your hopes for next Christmas?
  27. What was your biggest challenge celebrating Christmas during a pandemic?
  28. Write about your 2020 Christmas season.
  29. Write about 2020, the good and the bad.
  30. How do you plan to celebrate New Year’s Eve?
  31. Write about your hopes and resolutions for 2021.

Author: Rebecca C.

I am just a person who loves to photograph and write about the world around me.

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