If you have kids, you know that sometimes they are really talkative, but sometimes, and some kids, tend to be a bit quieter, and it’s not always easy to get them talking. I know, who knew that it could be so hard to get any information out of your kids about how their day was right?
15 Questions to Start a Conversation with Kids
How often do you ask your kids what they did at school to hear “nothing” or “dunno”? I know I heard this from my daughter or I would hear about what other kids did and not what she did or what she learned that day. Talk about frustrating.
Here are some questions that might get you some answers:
- What was your favorite thing about (fill in the blank)?
- If you could have 3 wishes, what would you pick? Why?
- If you could plan the perfect day, what would you want to do?
- What is your favorite family tradition? Why?
- If we could go on vacation anywhere in the world, where would you want to go? What would you want to do?
- What is one thing you couldn’t possibly live without?
- Who is your best friend? What do you like most about them?
- What makes you a good friend?
- What is the best surprise you’ve ever received?
- What do you think you are really good at doing? Show me.
- If you could have any job in the world, what would you pick?
- What scares you the most?
- What is your favorite memory?
- What is your favorite thing about yourself?
- Do you know how much I love you? How do you know?
What are some of the best conversation starters in your home? How do you learn about your kids day at school or at daycare?