There are various sizes of journals, and you can also get journals that have numerous kinds of patterns on the front. Some notebooks come in themes for special occasions and the paper inside the journal is printed with small details to match the cover. You can give journals as a reward or use them for recording information in a class. Give a special gift of a personalized journal along with a few other stationery supplies that can include pencils, pens and envelopes. There are journals for graduates and holiday journals for Christmas or Sunday School. Some journals have blank pages, making them ideal for drawing. Children can use journals to write down homework assignments or to write notes. There are some notebook sets that have a spiral edge, making it easy to store the matching pen.