RECOMMENDED BY Paediatricians,
psychologists and teachers
LASTS 3 FULL MONTHS
The journaling time preferred by kids
GOLD AWARD WINNER
Junior Design Award 2020/21
RATED 4.9 STARS
Based on 347 reviews

My First Journal

For ages 3-6

“I was amazed at how much discussion each page created. Thank you so much. I think this is an amazing resource for all children”

Mum to a 3 and 5 year old

€24,90
What's inside?
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“The best time to start working on your child’s mental health is today”

Francesca Geens, Creator, The HappySelf Journal

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Watch this run through of the My First Happyself Journal [1:27]

Product details
3-month journal, B5 size (17.6 x 25 cm), 128 pages, premium 100 gsm responsibly sourced FSC paper, soft-touch cover, lie-flat binding.

What's Inside?

We’ve had so many requests for a younger edition of our much-loved HappySelf Journal that we’ve created this My First HappySelf Journal for you to enjoy with the three- to six-year old in your life. It brings you all the goodness of our Junior edition adapted to this younger age group.

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A daily quote or thought to help with a positive mindset

2

Build self-awareness. Circle and colour in the character that best reflects your feelings

3

Practice gratitude by sharing the good things in your day

4

Checklists, challenges and questions support positive habits, mindset and behaviour

It’s specially designed to be a shared experience, and there are lots of prompts along the way to help spark lovely conversations as you fill out the pages. We have deliberately left things flexible so you can make the journal your own, with plenty of space for a shared writing, drawing and colouring experience.

There is no better time than these early years to lay the foundations for happiness by exploring the positive habits that will help your child for years to come.

Our journals bring positive psychology and proven happiness habits into a beautifully illustrated child friendly journal format. Beautifully illustrated and easy to use, with just a few minutes each day, children benefit by being encouraged to express gratitude, reflect on their emotions and think about their actions.

  • High quality paper is pencil, pen and crayon friendly
  • Larger format than our Junior edition with plenty of space this age group
  • The journal has a soft lie-flat binding to make it easy to write in
  • Designed to be a shared experience so you can share the experience with your child
  • Tested on children aged 3 to 6 to make sure the design and contents work across the age group
  • Elastic and ribbon to keep your journal private and mark your page
  • Undated so it doesn’t matter if you skip a day. Start whenever you want and use daily or whatever pattern suits you
  • 3 months of daily journaling pages as well as a section of fun pages to fill out anytime

“I hope this journal becomes a beautiful way of exploring feelings, memories, kindness and gratitude as well as capturing what life is like for you and your child at this moment in time.”

With love from my family to yours
Francesca Geens, Creator The HappySelf Journal

Reviews

Rosie

Mum to a 3 year old boy
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Ordered the first journal for my 3 year old son and it’s a really good conversation starter before bed about how his day has been. I never thought about asking about his feelings as thought he was too young but I was wrong as when we fill in each section, he has so much to say! It’s so important to have an open dialogue about feelings from any age. Would recommend.

Rosie

Mum to a 3 year old boy Artboard 64
Ordered the first journal for my 3 year old son and it’s a really good conversation starter before bed about how his day has been. I never thought about asking about his feelings as thought he was too young but I was wrong as when we fill in each section, he has so much to say! It’s so important to have an open dialogue about feelings from any age. Would recommend.

Verity

Mum to a 4 year old boy
Recommends

I bought My First HappySelf Journal for my 4 year old son and he loves it! We complete it at bedtime each night, and it’s a great conversation starter for him to talk about his day, how he’s feeling and what he’s proud of. For me this is setting the foundation for him to feel comfortable talking about his emotions and my hope is that as he grows, and those emotions get more complex, he has the outlet and language to talk to us openly about them.

Verity

Mum to a 4 year old boy Artboard 64
I bought My First HappySelf Journal for my 4 year old son and he loves it! We complete it at bedtime each night, and it’s a great conversation starter for him to talk about his day, how he’s feeling and what he’s proud of. For me this is setting the foundation for him to feel comfortable talking about his emotions and my hope is that as he grows, and those emotions get more complex, he has the outlet and language to talk to us openly about them.

Ellie

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The My First Happy self Journal for 3-6 year old is amazing!! The way the book is written is really creative and engaging, and the illustrations are absolutely phenomenal, some of the best I have seen!! Really well done to everyone who worked on this, I will be telling all my friends to buy this for their children or any young person they know!!

Ellie

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The My First Happy self Journal for 3-6 year old is amazing!! The way the book is written is really creative and engaging, and the illustrations are absolutely phenomenal, some of the best I have seen!! Really well done to everyone who worked on this, I will be telling all my friends to buy this for their children or any young person they know!!

Camila

Mum to a 4 year old girl
Recommends

Thank you so much for the younger version of the HSJ. I bought My First HappySelf Journal for my little girl who is 4. She has been telling me all about her day all of a sudden, and we have been working on naming feelings. She LOVES filling in the journal and colouring it in. Amazing product!

Camila

Mum to a 4 year old girl Artboard 64

Thank you so much for the younger version of the HSJ. I bought My First HappySelf Journal for my little girl who is 4. She has been telling me all about her day all of a sudden, and we have been working on naming feelings. She LOVES filling in the journal and colouring it in. Amazing product!

Jacob

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My First HappySelf Journal for 3-6year olds is a wonderful product. I love the book and the illustrations are beautifully presented and well thought out for the purpose of helping children. Great work Design Team, 10/10 - would recommend

Jacob

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My First HappySelf Journal for 3-6year olds is a wonderful product. I love the book and the illustrations are beautifully presented and well thought out for the purpose of helping children. Great work Design Team, 10/10 - would recommend

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