Questions Parents to Ask Children

How well do you really know your child? Can you predict the answers that he or she would give to the following questions?

Spend some time with your child discussing the questions below; you may get lucky and learn something about your child that you didn’t know!

What do you look for in a friend?

What is your favorite thing to do?

What do you want to be when you grow up? Why?

What is your favorite thing about school? Least favorite?

Who do you consider to be your hero? Why?

If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?

What three things do you think you are good at?

What is your best memory? Worst memory?

What is your favorite movie?

What are you most afraid of?

If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go?

What is the best thing about being young? What is the worst thing?

What makes a person good? What makes a person bad?

What is your favorite class? Who is your favorite teacher?

Who is your best friend? Why?

What are your favorite foods?

What makes you the most angry?

What makes you the most happy?

What worries you the most?

If you could have three wishes, what would you wish for?

What is your favorite kind of music?

If you were the parent for a day, which rule would you get rid of?

What is your favorite TV show?

What is your most prized possession?

What are your favorite sports?

Do you collect anything? What would you like to collect?

If you could have a magical power, what would you choose?

What would you do if you had the magical power you chose?

What do you see in your future?

Describe yourself using five words or less.

Would you rather be the richest, best-looking, smartest, or happiest person in your school?

If you could spend one day doing anything you wanted, what would you do?

How would you act if there were NO laws for the day?

Do you think it would be difficult to be a parent? Why or why not?

What is your biggest problem at school?

What is your biggest problem at home?

If you had $10,000, how would you spend it?

If you could change one thing about the world, what would it be? Why?

What stresses you out?

What is the best thing about being YOU?