Thursday 15 September 2016

new school term - the eternal challenge

08:23 Posted by G No comments

Parent : What did you do at school today ?
Every child ever : nothing

I came across this article (and while very American) there's a couple of quite neat alternatives to try and get blood from the proverbial stone and elicit a sensible response from a child.  There's 30 in the list, but these are the ones that stuck out to me :

  • What was the funniest thing that happened today?
  • What was the nicest thing you did for someone else?
  • Who made you smile today?
  • Who brought the best food in their lunch today? What was it?
  • When did you feel most proud of yourself today?
Full article here


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