Answering questions with questions

b4kids-whole-engagement
Activity Type Setting Cost Time
Discussion,Outing
Indoor,Outdoor
No Cost
More than an hour

Activity

During everyday conversation or during special outings (e.g., a trip to the zoo), answer your child’s questions with a question. For example, at the zoo your child might ask why a zebra has stripes. You should consider asking them why they think zebras have stripes.

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