Top 30 unique questions to ask your child instead of “How was your day?”

Top 30 unique questions to ask your child instead of “How was your day?”

With school, play dates, sporting events and everything in between, it can be hard to ask your child about their day without receiving a one word answer.Here are our top 30 unique questions to ask your child instead of “How was your day?”


1.What made you happy today?

2.Did you see or show an act of kindness today?

3.Did you see an act of unkindness? How did you react?

4.Did you see anyone without a friend at recess?

5.Can you tell me what happened in the book your teacher read to you today?

6.What’s the word of the week?

7.Did anyone make you laugh today?

8.Did you see anyone cry today?

9.What did you do today that was creative?

10.What’s your favourite game to play at recess?

11.What was the best thing that happened today?

12.Did anyone need your help today?

13.Did you thank anyone today?

14.Who do you sit with at lunch?

15.Did you learn a new thing today?

16.Did anyone inspire you today?

17.What was your least favourite part of the day?

18.Was everyone here in you class today?

19.Did you learn anything today that you didn’t know yesterday?

20.Did you enjoy your lunch?

21.What would you rate your day out of 10?

22.Did you see anyone get into trouble today?

23.What questions did you ask at school today?

24.What are you looking forward to tomorrow?

25.What book are you reading?

26.If you could switch places with your teacher tomorrow, what would you teach the class?

27.What type of person were you today?

28.Can you teach me something you learnt?

29.Would you change anything that happened today?

30.What was your favourite part of the day?

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