Questions To Ask Your Child
According to the studies, an average child can ask three hundred or more questions in a day. Though parents get frustrated in this “why parade”, asking questions aids in developing your child’s mind, and lets him think out of the box. However, some children are naturally introverted and do not open up, so what can you do? These are the following questions to ask your children, so that he can have a open and inquisitive mind:
- What is your favorite stuffed animal, and why?
- If your favorite toy can talk, what would you think it will say?
- If you can draw what is running in your mind right now, what will you draw?
- What kinds of sounds do you like to listen to?
- What do you like to do the most in a park?
- What is your favorite animal?
- If animals can speak, what will they talk about?
- Do you like to share things?
- What is your favorite story and character?
- What is that thing you liek which adults can do but you cannot?
Questions to ask your child about school
If you continuously ask your child about how his day was in school, he will ultimately get frustrated and won’t answer that question anymore. Instead, he will take your concerns in an interrogative manner, and he may backlash negatively.
So, if you want to keep things fun, and also want to have a sneak peak in your children’s life then you have to be more diverse. In order to do that, you have to think and behave like a child. These are the after school questions to ask your child:
- Did anything unusual happen today?
- What was the best thing you did today?
- Did you make any new friends?
- Which class activity did you like the most?
- What is the thing you do not like about school?
- Do you like to go to school?
- What are your fun activities at the school?
- Is there any classfellow you do not like and why?
- Do any of your classmates bully you?
- What did you have for lunch today?
- What made you laugh today?
- Is there anything that your teacher said, and it made you think about yourself?
- Was there any kid in the reflection corner today, and why?
Questions to ask your child funny
Children are fun, and to have fun with them, it is essential to think, and behave like a child. Different children have different personalities, and as parents you are their best mentors and friends. They expect you to understand them in the most unusual ways. They are not animals to tame, they are human beings different from you and they need your support to be there for them, no matter what. Following are the questions to ask your child to have fun:
- Which animal will be a good driver?
- Do you think about how animals deliver their ideas to each other?
- If you can have a party, which animals do you want to have at your party?
- If you can give everybody a new name based on their personality, what would be?
- What is that one thing that makes you happy?
- Where do you want to spend your life?
- What is your comfort food?
- Do you like makeup?
- What game of thrones character do you like?
- What is your favorite TV series?
- If you win 100 dollars, what will you do?
- If you can have your own fortress, what will you do?
- What game machine do you like to have?
- What makes you grateful?
- What triggers you emotionally?
- If you can be in a play, what role would you want to play?
- Do you think your friends are cool?
- How will you describe yourself?
- What do you want to become in future?
- What do you think you can do for a better future for this planet?
Questions to ask your child after school
- How will you describe your day at school today?
- What do you like to do at school?
- Did anyone get hurt in school today?
- What fun activity did you do together in the class?
- What day of the week do you like most at the school?
- Has anything happened at school that really made your day?
- Did you interact with animals at school today?
- What good thing did you learn today at school?
- What do you do during recess?
- What things do you like to eat at lunch?
- Did you do something good for someone at school today?
- Does your teacher inspire you?
- If you could rate your day, what rating would you like to give?
- If you could be a teacher for one day, what would you want to teach?
- Do you have any kind of classroom rules, and what kid breaks them the most?
- Did you do something to assist your teacher in her duties?
Questions to ask you children about their parents
- Is there anything your mom repetitively says to you?
- Who do you like more, your father or mother?
- Do your parents share a good bond?
- Is there anything that makes your parents sad?
- What is the best meal your mom makes for you?
- If your father and mother could be a character in a T.V or a movie, what would they be?
- What is your mom special’s feature?
- What is your mother’s speciality?
- Can you spot differences in you from your parents?
- Are you proud of your mother and why?
- What is the activity that you love to do with your mother?
- How can you tell in what ways your mother loves you?
- If your mother has extra money, what will she do with it?
- What are those things that your parents hate to do?
- Are you proud of your parents?
- What is the best thing about your parents?
- How will you describe your parents in three words?
- Where would you want to go for a trip with your parents?
- Do you prefer friends over your parents?
- Would you like to live with your parents forever?
Questions to ask your child about the day
You have to master the art of asking questions from your children that are open-ended, but still specific enough to enter into their world so that you can know them. It is important for parents to have a check on their children’s lives, even if they do not like it. As most of the kids are reluctant to open up particularly to their parents so you have to be friendly with them:
- What was the best part of your day?
- Is there anything too tough in the school?
- Do you find any of your friends funny and why?
- Did you read anything in class today?
- Do you enjoy the school environment more than home? If yes, why?
- What are the major changes you felt in last year’s class and this class?
- Do you like to eat your lunch alone or do you like to share it?
- Can you demonstrate something special you learned today?
- Is there anything that happened today for which you are grateful?
- Was anything too hard for you to do at school?
Questions to ask your children every year
Asking questions from your children is important to be aware about their changing habits, and preferences. Children evolve a lot with time, and it is no wonder they cannot stick to one thing or one habit. Therefore you should keep them asking the following questions to know about the evolving nature of your children:
- What is your favorite color and why?
- What fruit do you like to eat?
- What vegetable do you find healthy and tasty at the same time?
- What are your favorite pet animals?
- What pet would you like to have in your home?
- What meal do you prefer to eat at lunch?
- What is your favorite breakfast?
- What do you like to eat at dinner on the weekend?
- What snack is your most favorite, and you can have it any time?
- Who is your favorite singer, and what song do you like of him?
Questions to ask your child on birthday
- Do you remember what cartoons you liked to see when you were three?
- Do you have any talent about which we do not know?
- What are your favorite wild animals?
- What is your birthday wish?
- How is the current year different from last year?
- What is your new age resolution?
- What are your expectations from your birthday present?
- What do you want to change this year?
- What lessons have you learnt from the previous year?
- Did you make new friends this year?