89 Fun Questions to Ask Kids

fun questions to ask kids

Kids definitely think differently than the rest of us. What we see as a simple question and answer may generate a complicated story from a child. These questions can help to increase their imagination while also teaching them to think critically, so it is important you learn to ask the right questions.

Most of the time, you don’t even have to think about it too hard. Simple, open-ended questions are great options for any child. But here are 89 fun questions to ask kids so you can learn more about them and help them grow and learn.

89 Fun Questions to Ask Kids


Here are 89 questions that are great options to ask kids to create fun world-building, creativity, or just to get unique and interesting answers. Remember that these questions work on their own, but they can also be used as a prompt for storytelling, drawing, acting, and more.

You can take one of these questions and build upon it, or tailor it to your own situation and child! Have fun with it, just like a kid will.

1. If you could change your name to anything, what would you change it to?
2. What food could you eat forever?
3. What’s the best dream you ever had?
4. What do you think is the worst job?
5. What do you think is the best job?
6. If you could make a brand-new animal, what would you make?
7. If you had to choose only one color of food to eat, what would you choose, and why?
8. If you were the parent, what rules would you implement?
9. What clothing would you choose for others if you got to pick?
10. What is something you want to do, but aren’t allowed to do?
11. If you could pick any animal, which one would you choose?
12. If your hair could be any color, what color would you pick?
13. What’s the best gift you’ve ever been given?
14. What is your favorite thing to learn about?
15. What would you like to be famous for?
16. Which of your five senses do you like best?
17. Which season do you like best?
18. What are you most thankful for?
19. What’s your favorite memory and why?
20. If you could be in any TV show, which one would you be in?
21. Would you like to be someone from your favorite TV show? Who and why?
22. Do you have a favorite bug?
23. Where would you go if you could go anywhere on earth?
24. What is your favorite song to listen to?
25. If you could trade places with your pet, what would you do?
26. If you traded places with your pet, what would they do as you?
27. Do you think you are a good friend?
28. Which animal would you like to be your driver everywhere?
29. What would you do if you found out you have a secret long-lost twin?
30. What is your biggest pet peeve?
31. What’s the funniest thing you’ve ever seen?
32. What makes someone smart?
33. What is the first thing you think about when you wake up in the morning?
34. What would your act be in a circus?
35. What makes you awesome?
36. What makes your friends awesome?
37. Do you like to help others?
38. How would you help others if you could?
39. What makes you feel the most loved?
40. When do you feel brave?
41. Where’s your favorite place to be?
42. What would you ask an animal if you could understand each other?
43. If you could only talk to one type of animal, what species would you choose?
44. What’s your favorite tool to color with?
45. If you opened your own store, what would you sell?
46. What is your favorite fantasy creature?
47. What’s something an adult usually helps you with that you would like to do on your own?
48. What’s your favorite sound?
49. Do you like a lot of noise or just a little?
50. Do you like being hugged?
51. What’s your favorite way to show love to people?
52. If you got to do anything you wanted for a full day, what would you plan?
53. Have you made a fort?
54. Do you like when people share information with you?
55. Can you keep secrets?
56. What’s the best kind of food for a food fight?
57. If you could wish for anything, what would you wish for?
58. Can you recite the alphabet backwards?
59. If you could make up a word, what would the word be and what does it mean?
60. Do you believe in bigfoot?
61. Are there mermaids?
62. If you could have any superpower, what would you pick?
63. Do you want to get married?
64. What is something grown-ups always say that you don’t understand?
65. Do you think being a kid or a grown-up is better?
66. What’s the weirdest thing all grown-ups do?
67. If you could create a ride for an amusement park, how would you design it?
68. How would you create the perfect birthday party?
69. If you could make any flavor of cake for your birthday, what would you pick?
70. Can you make your own cartoon character?
71. Where would you live if you could live anywhere?
72. Can you design the perfect dream house?
73. Can you count all the windows in your house?
74. If your room had a secret tunnel, where would it lead?
75. What is your perfect vacation?
76. Which class would you skip if you could, and why?
77. How long does it take you to fall asleep?
78. If someone put you to sleep magically, what would wake you up?
79. Which animal from the zoo would you like to have as a pet?
80. What would your parents pick as a pet?
81. What are you most scared of?
82. What’s your favorite smell?
83. What would you like to learn how to do?
84. How big were you when you were born?
85. Which toy would you give away to someone if they needed a toy?
86. What’s your favorite holiday?
87. Where do you think the Easter Bunny lives?
88. What’s your favorite thing to do at school?
89. Which class are you excited for next year?

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