151 Questions Of The Day For Kids

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Here are some fun questions of the day for kids. It will help them express their thoughts and feelings.

Using the questions of the day for kids below will encourage your children to reflect on their emotions.

The questions will also tap into their imagination and get them to think creatively about their answers.

The majority of the questions are open-ended, which will get your child to think deeply about their responses. This can also be added to their daily journal and used as discussion prompts.

Adults can also answer the questions of the day for kids. It is a fun activity that the family can have during dinner time.

It can be used as a conversation starter to get everyone at home talking about their day.

Daily questions of the day for kids to get to know their feelings:

  1. Who made you smile today?
  2. Who was kind to you today?
  3. What made you laugh?
  4. What is the funniest thing you heard today?
  5. Did you try something new today?
  6. Did you learn something new today?
  7. Can you tell me one new fact today?
  8. Was someone kind to you today?
  9. Did you show kindness to anyone today?
  10. What are you thankful for today?
  11. Is there someone you would like to say sorry to today?
  12. Is there someone you would like to say thank you to today?
  13. What are you grateful for today?
  14. Did everything go according to plan today?
  15. If there is something you can change about today, what would it be?
  16. What is the best part of your day?
  17. What unhealthy things did you do today?
  18. What healthy things did you do today?
  19. Did you do anything to help out at home today?
  20. Did you do something challenging today?
  21. Did you discover something new today?
  22. What is the most creative thing you did today?
  23. What is the hardest thing you had to do today?
  24. How did the weather make you feel today?
  25. Who inspired you today?

You can use the printables below filled with growth mindset activities for kids

Questions of the day for students:

Here are some ice breaker questions that you can use for students returning back to school :

  1. If you could choose another name for yourself, what would it be?
  2. If you can invent a robot, what can it do?
  3. If you had $ 1 million, what would you do with it?
  4. What is the weirdest thing you have ever eaten?
  5. What is the most disastrous holiday you have been on?
  6. What would you do if you could have one extra hour during the day?
  7. What do you see yourself doing 10 years from now?
  8. What would you wish for if a genie could grant you 3 wishes?
  9. What would it be about if you could reinvent a new video game?
  10. What is your favorite game to play?
  11. If animals started talking, what do you think they would say?
  12. If you could repaint this classroom’s colors, what would you choose?
  13. If you can change the layout of this classroom, how will you do it?
  14. If you had to eat one food for the rest of your life, what would you eat?
  15. What is your favorite tv show?
  16. What subject would you like to teach if you can teach one subject?
  17. What is the hardest thing about being a student?
  18. What is the hardest thing about growing up?
Question of the day for kids

Question to ask children instead of “how was school”:

  1. Who is your favorite teacher?
  2. What is your favorite subject?
  3. Which subject do you dislike the most? Why do you hate it?
  4. Which subject do you think is irrelevant 10 years from now?
  5. What do you like most about your school?
  6. What makes your best friend special?
  7. What do you dislike most about school?
  8. If you can change something about your school, what would it be?
  9. What do you think is the hardest thing about being a student?
  10. What is the best thing about going to school?
  11. If you can change the lunch menu in your school, what will you add into it?
  12. Why do you think it is important to go to school?
  13. What do you like most about your classroom?
  14. Did your friends do something fun today?
  15. Did you learn something new today?
  16. Can you tell me one new fact you learned today?
  17. Who did you play with today?
  18. What did you have for lunch today?
  19. If you can switch places with your principal, which school rules would you change?
  20. What is the hardest rule to follow in school?
  21. Which part of your school building do you not like?
  22. Do you feel safe in school today?
  23. Do you feel like you are being taken care of in school?
  24. Do you feel loved by your teachers and friends?
  25. Do you feel like you are getting enough support in school?
  26. What can we do to make your school life easier for you?
  27. What can we do to help you with any subjects you are struggling with?

Quarantine questions for children :

  1. What do you like most about online learning?
  2. What is the hardest thing about online learning?
  3. What is the one thing you have learned through the pandemic?
  4. How has the pandemic changed your family?
  5. What are 3 good things that have happened since the pandemic?
  6. Who do you think are the real heroes throughout this whole situation?
  7. How did your help your family at home?
  8. What were the things you wanted to do but got canceled?
  9. What are the things you will stop taking for granted?
  10. What is the best thing about staying at home?
  11. If you are the leader of your country, how will you do things differently?
  12. 3 things you miss about going to school?

Related : Quarantine writing prompts for kids

Questions to ask your kids to get to know them better:

  1. What is your favorite movie?
  2. What is your favorite book?
  3. What is your best holiday season?
  4. What would you like to get for Christmas this year?
  5. What is the best gift you have ever received?
  6. What is the best holiday you have been on?
  7. What is the best quote you have ever read?
  8. What is the best advice someone has ever given you?
  9. What is the kindest thing someone has ever done for you recently?
  10. What are the 3 things you like most about yourself?
  11. What is the one thing you are most proud of about yourself?
  12. What has been your most significant achievement so far?
  13. What are the things that irritate you the most?
  14. What do you like most about your personality?
  15. What is your biggest fear?
  16. If you can fly, where will you go?
  17. Who is your favorite person in the world?
  18. What is the weirdest thing you have ever done?
  19. What is the biggest lie you have ever told?
  20. What is the dirtiest place you have ever visited?
  21. What do you want to be when you grow up?
  22. Which family member do you admire the most?
  23. What is the hardest thing you have ever had to do?
  24. What are your goals for the next year?
  25. What new skills would you like to gain?
  26. If you can learn one new musical instrument, what would you like to learn?
  27. If you can change the ending of a book, how will you change it?
  28. If you can meet someone from the past, who would you like to meet?
  29. If you can spend the weekend building something, what would you like to build?
  30. What does your dream holiday look like??
  31. If you could go back in time, where would you like to go?
  32. What do you think your first job will be?
  33. If you can meet anyone famous, who would you like to meet?
  34. If you can be invisible for one day, what would you do that day?
  35. If you can have one superpower, what would it be? How will you use the power to make the world a better place?
  36. What do you think are the qualities that make a good friend?
  37. What do you love most about your family?
  38. What are the 3 words that describe you best?
  39. How would you like to change the world?
  40. What is your most incredible talent?
  41. Can you tell me a time when you felt scared or unsafe?
  42. What would you like to be if you could become anything in this world?
  43. What would it be if you had to choose one thing you cannot live without?
  44. Where would you like to go for your next holiday?
  45. What do you enjoy doing with your friends?
  46. Which family holiday do you enjoy the most?
  47. Where is your favorite place in the world?
  48. If you had to invent a rule that needs to be followed by everyone in the world, what would it be?
  49. If there is one rule you would like to change in your house, what would it be?
  50. What makes you a good friend?
  51. What is the best gift you have ever received?
  52. What scares you the most?
  53. Why do you think you are awesome?
  54. What are the house chores that you love doing?
  55. What do you think is the hardest thing about being a parent?
  56. What does a perfect day look like to you?

Dont forget….THE GROWTH MINDSET KIT  aims at helping children realize how special they are 

Yes or no questions to ask your kids :

  1. Have you ever lied to your parents?
  2. Have you ever cheated on a test?
  3. Have you ever pretended to be sick to not go to school?
  4. Have you ever stood up for a friend?
  5. Have you ever seen a ghost?
  6. Have you ever met Santa?
  7. Have you ever had a nightmare?
  8. Have you ever sleepwalked?
  9. Have you ever peed in a pool?
  10. Would you ever get a tattoo?
  11. Do you believe that God exists?
  12. Have you ever cried watching a movie?
  13. Do you wish smartphones were never invented?

Back-to-school questions of the day for kids :

  1. How does it feel to be back to school?
  2. What do you like most about your new classroom?
  3. Have you made any new friends?
  4. Do you meet your old friends at the playground?
  5. How do you like your new teachers?
  6. What subjects do you enjoy the most?
  7. What do you miss most about your holiday?
  8. What extracurricular activities would you like to do this year?
  9. What do you like most about your new friends?
  10. Do you find it difficult to adjust to the new class?
  11. Are you having any difficulties with any of the subjects?
  12. How helpful have your teachers been so far?
  13. Do you ask your teachers for help?
  14. Do you feel shy in class?
  15. Do you sit at the back or the front of your classroom?
  16. What did you do today that made you feel happy?
  17. Did anything happen today that made you feel sad?
  18. Did anyone say anything to you that upset you?
  19. What was the funniest joke you heard today?
  20. What did you have for lunch?
  21. Who sat next to you in class?
  22. Did you do any writing or drawing today?
  23. Do you think you have too much homework?
  24. How would you rate your day from 1 to 10? 
  25. What is your favorite game to play in the playground? 

Questions to ask your child before bedtime : 

  1. How was your day?
  2. What do you like most about your day?
  3. Did anything happen today that made you sad?
  4. Were you happy throughout the day?
  5. How will you rate your day from 1 to 5? 
  6. Do you look forward to tomorrow?
  7. What do you feel like doing tomorrow? 
  8. What was the worst part of your day?
  9. If there is one thing you can change about your day, what would that be?
  10. Did everything go according to your plan today? 
  11. What do you want to dream about tonight?
  12. Did you smile today?
  13. Did you cry today?
  14. Did you help someone today?
  15. Did someone make you smile today? 
  16. What was the funniest thing that happened today?
  17. Did you feel safe today?
  18. Do you think Mommy and Daddy did their best today?
  19. Do you want to do something special tomorrow? 
  20. Can you think of something different that we can do tomorrow? 
  21. What would you like to pray for tonight? 
  22. What are you most thankful for today? 

Thinking questions for kids

  1. Who do you think created planet earth?
  2. If animals can speak, what will they say? 
  3. Do you think there is something you would like to change about yourself? 
  4. If you could be good at something, what would it be?
  5. If you could be an animal, which animal would you like to be?
  6. What do you think is the best thing about being a child?
  7. What do you think is the best thing about being a grown-up? 
  8. If you can change your name, what will you change it to? 
  9. What would your day look like if you could choose your school timetable? 
  10. How do you think earth would look like if there were no trees? 
  11. If you can make your own house, what will it look like? 
  12. If you can paint your room, what color will it be? 
  13. If you can change the prime minister of your country, who will you choose? 
  14. If there is a new rule you can introduce in your school, what will the rule be?
  15. If you can be your school’s principal for one day, what will you do that day? 
  16. If you can change your school’s uniform, what will it look like? 
  17. Can you change the ending of your favorite movie? What will the new ending be?
  18. If you could choose a painting that can become real, which painting would you choose? 
  19. If unicorns were real, where would they be staying? 

We hope you have enjoyed the questions of the day for kids. Here are some other open-ended questions to ask your kids to get them talking about their feelings.

Before you go, don’t forget to check out the PERSONALISED growth-mindset kit you can use at home

6 thoughts on “151 Questions Of The Day For Kids”

  1. The questions would be a good “writing” prompt for kids to do when they get to school early in the mornings. They could write their responses in a composition book, along with the questions.

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