10 Things List Journal


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  • Mental Wellness 🧠

Age Groups

  • Grade 4-6
  • Grade 7-9


Self-discovery is the process and journey of learning about your identity – who you are, your gifts, and the important role you play in the world.


Identify different parts of your personal identity.


  • Journal
  • Pencil or pen


  • Choose one of the following topics. In your journal, list 10 things:
    • 10 things that always bring a smile to your face
    • 10 things that you are grateful for
    • 10 things that you are good at
    • 10 big dreams you have
    • 10 small things that make you happy
    • 10 things that you make you, YOU
    • 10 things you liked to do as a young child
    • 10 things that worry you
    • 10 accomplishments in your life


  • Did you discover anything new about yourself from doing this activity? If so, what?
  • Did you find it challenging to write about yourself? If so, why?


Turn your 10 things into a list poem by adding a few poetic devices – such as imagery, simile, metaphor, repetition, or rhyme. If you would like to learn more about poetic devices, check out this video series: Red Room Poetry Object Poetic Devices.