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    Asking questions is an essential form of communication as it helps the kids to figure out their surroundings. Therefore, it is highly encouraged for kids to ask questions so they can grasp certain topics. To motivate your kids to ask questions, you should try teaching them some “wh” questions that we are sharing in this article:

    When Questions

    When do we sleep?
    When do we wear a seatbelt?
    When do we turn on a flashlight?
    When did you last see a doctor?
    When was the last time you went swimming?
    When do we put on a Band-Aid?
    When do we use an umbrella?
    When do we need to wear a coat?
    When do we wear a swimming suit?
    When did you go on your last vacation?
    When was the last time you went out to dinner?
    When was the last time you played at your friend’s house?
    When do we eat breakfast?
    When do we take a bath?
    When do we wear sunglasses?

    Why Questions

    Why do we use an umbrella?
    Why does a bird have wings?
    Why do we have teeth?
    Why do we wear shoes?
    Why do children go to school?
    Why do we put gas in a car?
    Why does a giraffe have a long neck?
    Why do we mow the grass?
    Why do we wear sunglasses?
    Why do we take a shower?

    Who Questions

    Who checks our teeth for cavities?
    Who helps people in the store?
    Who takes care of sick animals?
    Who takes care of animals at the zoo?
    Who teaches kids at school?
    Who delivers our mail?
    Who cuts people’s hair?
    Who puts out fires?
    Who do we go see when we get sick?
    Who flies an airplane?

    Where Questions

    Where does milk come from?
    Where do we go to buy food?
    Where do you sleep?
    Where do we see clouds?
    Where do cattle live?
    Where do we put our hats?
    Where does a bird lay eggs?
    Where do we put our toothpaste?
    Where do the fish live?
    Where do we plant the seeds?
    Where can we play our favorite game?
    Where can we sit?
    Where do we put butter and peanut butter?
    Where do socks and shoes go?
    Where do we go to learn alphabets?
    Where do a queen and king live?
    Where can we see the animals?
    Where do we bake chocolate cookies?
    Where do we keep butter, milk, and leftover food?

    What Questions

    What can we wear on our backs?
    What do we wear on our feet?
    What reason did you last see a doctor?
    What do you like to do best when you get home from school?
    What was the most fun you ever had?
    What do cows give us?
    What do spiders build?
    What is a lawnmower for?
    What do bees make that we eat?
    What do dogs like to chew on?
    What do we need when it rains to keep us dry
    What do we use for eating cereal?
    What do you usually think about just before going to sleep at night?
    What things do some people do that you do not like?
    What does a red light mean?
    What is one gift you have received in the last year?
    What does your house look like?
    What is the silliest thing that you have ever done?
    What is the nicest thing you have ever done for someone else?
    What did you watch on TV last week?
    What is the funniest thing that has ever happened to you?
    What is the best meal you have ever eaten?
    What makes you feel happy?
    What things make you laugh?
    What is the loudest noise you have ever heard?

    How To Encourage Kids To Ask Questions?

    • Make sure that you don’t scold kids whenever they ask questions. There are times when kids will overwhelm you with questions but try to keep your calm.
    • You can opt for demonstrating learning which is all about asking kids the questions and prompting them to reply.
    • Start reading books with your kids, and it will increase their ability to ask questions since books activate their curiosity.
    • Always value their questions and reply positively whenever they ask some questions.
    • Try to inspire kids to ask high-order questions because it improves critical thinking.

    To learn more about wh- questions for kids, you can download the Galaxy Kids app – the best English learning app for kids!

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