Fun Dinner-time (or Pillow-time) Questions to Ask Your Kids

If we really want to know our kids and have our kids feel heard, we must ask out of the ordinary questions. Sure, we are all good at asking "how was school?" and all those questions that are all too easy to reply "fine...." to. So here is a list of some fun, silly and intersting conversation starters.

**Tip: If doing as a family at the dinner table, to make sure each person really listens to the other persons answer, at the end, ask one person to re-tell the answer of the other, i.e. “So Marlo, what was Kaiah’s answer?”

All Ages:

  • If you could only eat 3 foods for the rest of your life, what would they be?

  • If you were stranded on a deserted Island and you could choose between books or music as your only luxury to have with you, which would you choose and why?

  • If you had to choose between being a policeman, a chef or a veterinarian, which would you choose to be, and why?

  • If you could change your name to anything, what would you change it to?

  • If you could ask God one question, what would it be?

  • If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be?

  • If you could travel back in time, which time period would you choose to live in?

  • Name one bad habit that you want to change

  • If you had to choose, would you give up your sight or your hearing?

  • What would you do with a million dollars?

  • If you were given three wishes, what would you wish for?

  • If you were God, how would you transmit or let people know your message?

Preschool:

  • What is your favourite color, food, time of day, season?

  • Guess what your Mom and Dad’s middle names are.

  • If you could have super powers, what would they be?

  • If you were a candy, what candy would you be?

  • If you were a monster, what monster would you be?

  • If you were a toy, what toy would you be?

Teens:

  • If you could snap your fingers and instantly have all the qualifications to be a successful in any job or occupation, what would you choose to be?

  • If you had to choose between winning a $100,000 car or $100,000 paid on a house, which would you choose, the car or house?

  • If you only had a week to live, what would you do?

  • If you could have a conversation with anyone in the world, living or dead, who would it be?

  • Name the one song that best describes your life.

  • If you could make your own bumper sticker what would it say?

  • If you could choose one thing to change in the world, what would it be?

  • If you were given a choice between being given great wisdom or great wealth, which would you choose?

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