Adult Journal in a Jar: Make-Ahead Gift to Print

Journal in a a Jar

Looking for an easy make-ahead holiday gift? It's a journal in a jar!

Jumpstart journal writers with a quart-sized canning jar filled with folded strips of paper. Each one contains a single thought provoking journal prompt. Paired with a pretty blank book, a Journal Jar makes a great gift.

We've made it easy to craft your Journal Jar. Free printable journal prompts have colorful legends and graphics to make a pretty gift. Add a free printable gift tag for a professional touch.


  • quart-sized canning jar
  • printable journal prompts


To assemble your Journal Jar, print the colorful journal prompts pages linked below. Cut apart each printed strip, and fold it so that the colored graphics are folded to the outside, with the journal assignment on the inside.

Fill the jar with journal slips, and attach the free printable gift tag.

Don't miss the Child's Journal Jar for young writers!

Printable Journaling Prompts for Adults

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