[This one is quick and easy :-)]
Each person gets to ask anything they want & the others (usually the grownups) do their best to give a meaningful and relevant response.
Here are the questions M&B asked the first time we played (they were about 5 & 3 years old at the time):
- Why do men not cry as much as women?
- How do plants drink?
- How does the second hand move around the clock?
- How are the things we use (like plates and houses) made?
- How do doors open when you turn the knob?
- How do you make soap?
I think this game has helped set the stage so the kids feel that they really can ask anything. Shortly after Little T was born, M asked: "Mom, I understand that it takes an egg and sperm to make a baby, and that the egg is in Mommy, and the sperm is from Daddy…. How do they get together?" — Let’s just say I wasn’t prepared…