Bringing the standard end-of-day question to new heights
Asking different questions positively supports social emotional health — and it works for adults, too!
To help get the conversation started, we’ve compiled a list of questions you can ask the kids (and adults) in your life at the end of each day.
- What was your favorite part of today?
- What was the funniest part of your day?
- Did anyone do something nice for you today?
- Did you help anyone out today?
- Was there something that challenged you today?
- If you could do today over, what would you change?
- Can you describe your day in three adjectives?
- Is there someone in your [class] that you haven’t talked to?
- What would you rate your day on a scale of 0 to 10? Why?
- What was the one thing that made you happy today?
- What was the hardest part of your day?
- What emotions did you feel today?
- What was one thing that made you grateful for today?
- Can you teach me something that you learned today?
- Did you make any new friends today?
- Did you learn anything new about yourself?
- Did you get or give any compliments today?
- Did you try anything new today?
- What is something that you saw that made you think?
- What is something you want to do differently tomorrow?