“How was your day?”
That question NEVER never develops into a real conversation with our kids after school.
Let's ask more opened ended questions instead!
What was your day’s high & low?
Who was an encouragement to you today?
Was there a way you were an encouragement to someone else today?
What was the hardest rule to follow?
What was the best part about lunch time today?
Who’d you sit next to at lunch?
Who did you play with at recess today?
Did you do anything different today?
What’s the most interesting thing (teacher’s name) did in class?
Did anything happen that annoyed you?
What are you grateful for today?
Who in your class is most like/unlike you?
Did anyone wear something you thought was awesome-looking?
What teachers would you pick for your team in a dodgeball game/soccer game/relay race?
What about tomorrow are you looking forward to?
What was the funniest thing that happened at lunch today?
Who seemed to be lonely today, who gets left out usually?
What person makes you laugh the most? (who's the funniest kid in your class?)
Who tends to annoy you the most at school? Why?