Know your child better with these 35 questionshttps://indianexpress.com/article/parenting/family/ask-these-questions-get-kids-talking-5443708/

Know your child better with these 35 questions

You can do this while during play, at play or when you’re just sitting together doing nothing.

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Get your kids talking. (Source: Dreamstime)

Wondering what’s going on in your child’s mind? Kids can be an enigma, with parents often unaware of what goes in their immediate environment at school, on the playground and even what inspires their imagination. Here are some smart questions to engage your child in conversation. You can do this while during play, at play or when you’re just sitting together doing nothing. Go ahead and add some of your own to the list!

  1. What made you smile today at school?
  2. Which is your favourite place at school?
  3. Did someone help you at school?
  4. Who is your favourite teacher?
  5. Did you trouble someone?
  6. Who is your best friend?
  7. Which family member do you like most?
  8. How was your day?
  9. What did you dream of?
  10. Did anything disappoint you today?
  11. Whom do you adore in life and why?
  12. One thing that you want to change around you?
  13. Which is your favourite sport and why?
  14. Which activities would you like to do on a daily basis?
  15. Who is your favourite cartoon character and why?
  16. Which storybook are you reading and what do you like about it?
  17. Which is one thing you are proud of?
  18. What makes you feel comfortable?
  19. What’s one thing you like about your school the most?
  20. How do you want to spend your Sunday?
  21. What is the idea of a perfect vacation for you?
  22. Did you share your lunch with your friends?
  23. Which is that one thing you wish could never end?
  24. Which is your favourite subject and why?
  25. Which new thing did you learn today?
  26. Whom do you share your secrets with?
  27. Which is one thing you did against your wish?
  28. What to do you when you are alone?
  29. What do you like about your friend’s parents the most?
  30. Who all play along with you in the society park?
  31. Which qualities should a person possess to be your best friend?
  32. What is the idea of a perfect gift for you?
  33. One thing you want to learn from your grandparents?
  34. What is the funniest thing that happened to you today?
  35. Which rule in the school or at home do you dislike the most?

All these questions will give you an insight into your child’s mind. Besides, when you ask such questions, it makes your child feel loved and cared for. So, if they are feeling hesitant to openly talk to you, they may find it the right platform.