Here's a fun page to get the kids thinking and writing! What are their best smells? Best sounds? Once they get started it might be hard to pick only a few to write down. Don't forget to sign and date the page and keep it to enjoy in the future.
Best Smells Best Sounds Journal Page
Write a list of tricks to teach the dog - and then you can tick them off when you have done it! Start with "sit" and "stay", perhaps?
Writing down the things that make you happy is such a useful exercise for all children - and adults too! In fact it is now quite fashionable to do this regularly, perhaps once a month or even at the end of every day.