Questions That Children Love To Answer!
By Sonakshi Kandhari
November 18, 2022
As a parent, you want to know the tiniest details about your toddler's life. But there are days when your questions may be met with vague responses. Here are a few questions that are guaranteed conversation starters with your child!
Asking this helps you know what makes your child happy. Besides that, smiling boosts their immunity, helps them cope with stress, improves their self-confidence, and makes them feel better.
What made you smile today?
This helps you assess how your toddler spent the day and also results in them talking more by carefully wording their thoughts so others can understand.
Can you recount a story from today?
This helps you understand your child’s views about their teacher since they hold an important place in a child’s life. The structure, education, and care that they offer set the stage for their future.
What made your teacher happy today?
This helps you realise what’s close to their hearts and provides an insight into their sentiments. It is a lesson in practising gratitude and instilling good manners, such as thanking and helping others.
What do you feel grateful about?
If you could be invisible for a day, where would you go?
This reflective question offers insights into your child’s deepest fantasies. It helps ascertain if they have a wish that has not been fulfilled.
Adults cannot comprehend a child’s imagination. Understand how they perceive their pets, and this imaginary conversation offers cues as to whether they wish to express or hear something.
If your pet could speak, what would they say?
Understand their innermost fears and concerns. Is there an underlying cause for the way that they are feeling? Identifying and addressing this can prevent it from becoming adulthood baggage.
What frightens you the most?
Everyone harbours a secret dream, and this question helps you understand how your child envisions themselves in future. A little support from your end can take them a long way.
What would you like to be when you grow up?
It helps you get a better gauge of your child’s food preferences. Instead of dealing with power struggles during mealtimes, you can cater to their palate.
If allowed to cook, what would you make?