Chinese Conversation Starters For Kids The Ultimate Compilation

In 2023, the world is more connected than ever.

This means more children need Chinese to communicate with each other.

Also, the more Chinese they know now, the better their future opportunities will be.

So, today’s parents often ask what is the best way for young kids to learn to speak Chinese?

The solution to this problem is quite simple:

The best way to learn to speak Chinese is… by speaking Chinese.

That sounds easy enough, right?

Whether you choose a private tutor, an international school or a mobile application, practicing is key.

However, a school has its limitations: young learners should have the time to enjoy learning Chinese in a fun and casual setting.

Kids like to talk about different things than adults.

So, what should you talk about then?

To solve this problem, our experts have put together the ultimate collection of conversation starters for kids with 3 to 7 year-olds in mind (Pre A-1 and A-1).

Chinese Conversation Starters For Kids The Ultimate Compilation

You can now use these conversation topics at home with your child to accelerate their Chinese language acquisition.  

This means quality time with your child while having fun conversations. To help you even more, we have an added bonus: Click the “Play” button next to each question to listen to the pronunciation!

1. Questions About Themselves:

Everyone likes to talk about themselves and children are no exception.

These questions are easy enough to start a conversation with any child.

If the child is very young, use body language to add meaning to the questions.

  1. What is your name?
    你叫什么名字? (nǐ jiào shén me míng zì)
  2. How old are you?
    你几岁了? (nǐ jǐ suì le)
  3. When is your birthday?
    你的生日是什么时候? (nǐ de shēng rì shì shén me shí hòu)
  4. Do you like birthday parties?
    你喜欢参加生日派对吗? (nǐ xǐ huān cān jiā shēng rì pài duì ma)
  5. Do you like birthday cake?
    你喜欢生日蛋糕吗? (nǐ xǐ huān shēng rì dàn gāo ma)
  6. Do you like getting gifts on your birthday?
    你喜欢在生日那天收到礼物吗? (nǐ xǐ huān zài shēng rì nèi tiān shōu dào lǐ wù ma)
  7. Do you like to play with your friends?
    你喜欢和你的朋友一起玩吗? (nǐ xǐ huān hé nǐ de péng yǒu yī qǐ wán ma)
  8. Can you sing “Happy Birthday?
    你会唱生日快乐吗?(nǐ huì chàng “shēng rì kuài lè” ma)
  9. What is your favorite toy?
    你最喜欢的玩具是什么? (nǐ zuì xǐ huān de wán jù shì shén me)
  10. Do you have pets?
    你有宠物吗? (nǐ yǒu chǒng wù ma)
  11. What colour hair do you have?
    你有什么颜色的头发? (nǐ yǒu shén me yán sè de tóu fǎ)
  12. What colour eyes do you have?
    你有什么颜色的眼睛? (nǐ yǒu shén me yán sè de yǎn jīng)
  13. Are you short or tall?
    你是矮还是高? (nǐ shì ǎi hái shì gāo)
  14. Do you like school?
    你喜欢学校吗? (nǐ xǐ huān xué xiào ma)
  15. Who is your best friend?
    谁是你最好的朋友? (shéi shì nǐ zuì hǎo de péng yǒu)
  16. Do you like to study English?
    你喜欢学中文吗? (nǐ xǐ huān xué zhōng wén ma)
  17. Can you ride a bike?
    你会骑自行车吗? (nǐ huì qí zì xíng chē ma)
  18. Can you swim?
    你会游泳吗? (nǐ huì yóu yǒng ma)
  19. What is your favorite game?
    你最喜欢的游戏是什么? (nǐ zuì xǐ huān de yóu xì shì shén me)
  20. Can you write your name?
    你能写你的名字吗? (nǐ néng xiě nǐ de míng zì ma)

2. Questions About Their Family:

    1. Do you have a big or a small family?
      你有一个大家庭还是一个小家庭? (nǐ yǒu yī gè dà jiā tíng hái shì yī gè xiǎo jiā tíng)
    2. Do you have brothers?
      你有兄弟吗? (nǐ yǒu xiōng dì ma)
    3. How many brothers do you have?
      你有兄弟吗? (nǐ yǒu xiōng dì ma)
    4. Are they older or younger than you? Are they bigger or smaller?
      你有几个兄弟? (nǐ yǒu jǐ gè xiōng dì)
    5. Do you have sisters?
       他们比你大还是比你小? 他们比你大只还是小只? (tā men bǐ nǐ dà hái shì bǐ nǐ xiǎo? tā men shì bǐ nǐ dà zhǐ hái shì xiǎo zhǐ)
    6. How many sisters do you have?
      你有姐妹吗? (nǐ yǒu jiě mèi ma?)
    7. Are they older or younger than you? Are they bigger or smaller?
      你有几个姐妹? (nǐ yǒu jǐ gè jiě mèi)
    8. What is your mother’s name?
      你母亲的名字是什么? (nǐ mǔ qīn de míng zì shì shén me)
    9. What is your father’s name?
      你父亲叫什么名字? (nǐ fù qīn jiào shén me míng zì)
    10. What is your brother’s name?
      你兄弟叫什么名字? (nǐ xiōng dì jiào shén me míng zì)
    11. What is your sister’s name?
      你姐姐叫什么名字? (nǐ jiě jiě jiào shén me míng zì)
    12. Do you ever fight with your brothers/sisters?
    13. Who is the strongest? You or your brother/sister?
      你有没有和你的兄弟/姐妹打架? (nǐ yǒu méi yǒu hé nǐ de xiōng dì/jiě mèi dǎ jià)
    14. Who can run the fastest? You or your brother/sister?
      谁是最强? 你还是你的兄弟/姐妹? (shéi shì zuì qiáng? nǐ hái shì nǐ de xiōng dì/jiě mèi)
    15. Who can jump the highest? You or your brother/sister?
      谁能跳得最高? 你还是你的兄弟/姐妹? (shéi néng tiào dé zuì gāo? nǐ hái shì nǐ de xiōng dì/jiě mèi)
    16. Who lives in your home? Your grandmother? Your grandfather?
      谁住在你家? 你奶奶? 你爷爷? (shéi zhù zài nǐ jiā? nǐ nǎi nai? nǐ yé yé)
    17. Is your house big or small?
      你的房子大还是小? (nǐ de fáng zi dà hái shì xiǎo)
    18. Do you have a garden at your house?
      你家有花园吗? (nǐ jiā yǒu huā yuán ma)
    19. Do you have flowers in the garden?
      你花园里有花吗? (nǐ huā yuán li yǒu huā ma)
    20. Where do you live?
      你住在哪里? (nǐ zhù zài nǎ lǐ)

More topics and more questions:

The following topics are about other things that generally interest young learners. You can use objects, things around the house, magazines and drawings to make the meaning of the questions clearer. Remember, if your child is very young, use TPR (total physical response or body language) to add meaning to the questions.

3. School:

    1. What do you eat for lunch at school?
      你在学校午餐吃什么? (nǐ zài xué xiào wǔ cān chī shén me)
    2. What is your favorite subject?
      你最喜欢的科目是什么? (nǐ zuì xǐ huān de kē mù shì shén me)
    3. What is your  English teacher’s name? 
      你的中文老师叫什么名字? (nǐ de zhōngwén lǎo shī jiào shén me míng zì)
    4. How many students are there in your class?
      你的班有机位学生? (nǐ de bān yǒu jī wèi xué shēng)
    5. Do you like going to school?
      你喜欢上学吗? (nǐ xǐ huān shàng xué ma)
    6. Why?
      为什么? (wèi shé me)
    7. How many friends do you have at school?
      你在学校有多少朋友? (nǐ zài xué xiào yǒu duō shǎo péng yǒu)
    8. What is your best friend’s name?
       你最好的朋友叫什么名字? (nǐ zuì hǎo de péng yǒu jiào shén me míng zì)
    9. What time does your school start every day?
      你的学校每天几点开学? (nǐ de xué xiào měi tiān jǐ diǎn kāi xué)

4. Numbers:

    1. Can you count to 10?
      你能数到10吗? (nǐ néng shù dào 10 ma)
    2. How many legs do you have?
      你有几条腿? (nǐ yǒu jǐ tiáo tuǐ)
    3. How many fingers do you have?
      你有几根手指? (nǐ yǒu jǐ gēn shǒu zhǐ)
    4. Can you write the numbers 1 – 10?
      你会写1-10吗? (nǐ huì xiě 1-10 ma)
    5. How much is 1 plus 3?
      13等于多少? (1 jiā 3 děng yú duō shǎo)
    6. Which one is bigger, 10 or  5?
      哪个数字更大,10 还是 5 (nǎ ge Shù zì gèng dà,10 háishì 5?
    7. What number comes before 3?
      什么数字在 3 之前? (shén me shù zì zài 3 zhī qián)
    8. Can you count in twos?
      你能数二位數吗? (nǐ néng shù èr wèi shù ma)
    9. Who has more pencils? You or me?
      谁有更多的铅笔? 你或我? (shéi yǒu gèng duō de qiān bǐ? nǐ huò wǒ?)
    10. What number is missing? (Show your child a sequence of numbers with one missing.)
      缺少了什么号码? (quē shǎo le shén me hào mǎ)

5. Favorite Things:

    1. Do you like candy?
      你喜欢糖果吗? (nǐ xǐ huān táng guǒ ma)
    2. What is your favorite snack?
      你最喜欢的零食是什么? (nǐ zuì xǐ huān de líng shí shì shén me)
    3. What toys do you have?
      你有什么玩具? (nǐ yǒu shé me wán jù)
    4. Which toy is your favorite?
      你最喜欢哪个玩具? (nǐ zuì xǐ huān nǎ ge wán jù)
    5. Do you like to watch TV?
      你喜欢看电视吗? (nǐ xǐhuān kàn diànshì ma)
    6. What is your favorite TV show?
      你最喜欢的电视节目是什么? (nǐ zuì xǐhuān de diànshì jiémù shì shénme)
    7. Do you like video games?
      你喜欢电子游戏吗? (nǐ xǐhuān diànzǐ yóuxì ma)
    8. Which one is your favorite video game?
      你最喜欢哪个电子游戏? (nǐ zuì xǐhuān nǎ ge diànzǐ yóuxì)
    9. Do you like to play outside?
      你喜欢在外面玩吗? (nǐ xǐhuān zài wàimiàn wán ma)
    10. Why?
      为什么? (wèi shé me)

6. Pets:

    1. Do you have a pet?
      你有宠物吗?(nǐ yǒu chǒngwù ma?)
    2. What kind of pet do you have?
      你养了什么宠物?(nǐ yǎngle shénme chǒngwù?)
    3. Do you have a fish? (The next few questions can be asked of any pet.)
      你有养鱼吗?(nǐ yǒu yǎng yú ma?)
    4. What color is your fish?
      你的鱼是什么颜色的?(nǐ de yú shì shénme yánsè de?)
    5. Does your fish have big or small eyes?
      你的鱼眼睛大还是小?(nǐ de yú yǎnjīng dà háishì xiǎo?)
    6. Does it have a long tail or a short tail?
      你的鱼尾巴长还是短?(nǐ de yú wěiba cháng háishì duǎn?)
    7. (If your child does not have a pet) Would you like to have a pet?
      你想要宠物吗?(nǐ xiǎng yào chǒngwù ma?)
    8. What kind of food does your fish eat?
      你的鱼吃什么食物?(nǐ de yú chī shénme shíwù?)
    9. Does it swim fast or slow? (Change the verb to suit the kind of pet)
      它游泳快还是慢?(tā yóuyǒng kuài háishì màn?)
    10. Is it in a bowl or a tank? Does your dog stay outside or inside the house?
      它在碗里还是鱼缸里?你的狗是住在室外还是室内?(tā zài wǎn lǐ háishì yú gāng lǐ? nǐ de gǒu shì zhù zài shì wài háishì shì nèi?)

7. Days of the week:

    1. How many days are there in a week?
      有一周有几天?(Yǒu yī zhōu yǒu jǐ tiān?)
    2. Do you know the names of the days of the week?
      你知道一周中的日子名称吗?(Nǐ zhīdào yī zhōu zhōng de rìzi míngchēng ma?)
    3. How many days a week do you go to school?
      你一周上几天学校?(Nǐ yī zhōu shàng jǐ tiān xuéxiào?)
    4. Which day is your favorite day?
      你最喜欢的日子是哪一天?(Nǐ zuì xǐhuān de rìzi shì nǎ yī tiān?)
    5. Why is it your favorite day?
      为什么它是你最喜欢的日子?(Wèishéme tā shì nǐ zuì xǐhuān de rìzi?)
    6. What day is the last day of school in the week?
      一周中学校最后一天是星期几?(Yī zhōu zhōng xuéxiào zuìhòu yī tiān shì xīngqí jǐ?)
    7. What day do you not go to school?
      你不用去学校的日子是星期几?(Nǐ bùyòng qù xuéxiào de rìzi shì xīngqí jǐ?)
    8. Which days are the weekend?
      周末是哪些日子?(Zhōumò shì nǎxiē rìzi?)
    9. On which day can you play all day?
      在哪一天你可以一整天玩?(Zài nǎ yī tiān nǐ kěyǐ yī zhěng tiān wán?)
    10. On what day is your favorite TV show?
      你最喜欢的电视节目是星期几?(Nǐ zuì xǐhuān de diànshì jiémù shì xīngqí jǐ?)

8. Time:

    1. What time is it?
      现在几点?(Xiànzài jǐ diǎn?)
    2. What time do you go to sleep at night?
      你晚上几点睡觉?(Nǐ wǎnshàng jǐ diǎn shuìjiào?)
    3. What time do you eat lunch?
      你什么时候吃午饭?(Nǐ shénme shíhòu chī wǔfàn?)
    4. What time do you wake up in the morning?
      你早上几点起床?(Nǐ zǎoshàng jǐ diǎn qǐchuáng?)
    5. What time do you usually  take a nap?
      你通常什么时候小睡?(Nǐ tōngcháng shénme shíhòu xiǎo shuì?)
    6. What time do you go to school?
      你什么时候去上学?(Nǐ shénme shíhòu qù shàngxué?)
    7. Do you get up early on Sundays?
      你星期天早起吗?(Nǐ xīngqītiān zǎo qǐ ma?)
    8. Can you go to bed late on Saturdays?
      你星期六可以晚睡吗?(Nǐ xīngqīliù kěyǐ wǎn shuì ma?)
    9. What time is dinner?
      晚饭什么时候吃?(Wǎnfàn shénme shíhòu chī?)
    10. Do you have a watch?
      你有手表吗?(Nǐ yǒu shǒubiǎo ma?)

9. Food:

    1. What is your favorite food?
      你最喜欢的食物是什么?(Nǐ zuì xǐhuān de shíwù shì shénme?)
    2. Do you like noodles or rice?
      你喜欢面条还是米饭?(Nǐ xǐhuān miàntiáo háishì mǐfàn?)
    3. What candy do you like?
      你喜欢什么糖果?(Nǐ xǐhuān shénme tángguǒ?)
    4. What is your favorite drink?
      你最喜欢的饮料是什么?(Nǐ zuì xǐhuān de yǐnliào shì shénme?)
    5. Can you cook your own food?
      你能自己做饭吗?(Nǐ néng zìjǐ zuòfàn ma?)
    6. Can you make a sandwich?
      你会做三明治吗?(Nǐ huì zuò sānmíngzhì ma?)
    7. What is your favorite fast food?
      你最喜欢的快餐是什么?(Nǐ zuì xǐhuān de kuàicān shì shénme?)
    8. Do you like chocolates?
      你喜欢巧克力吗?(Nǐ xǐhuān qiǎokèlì ma?)
    9. What’s your favorite meat?
      你最喜欢的肉是什么?(Nǐ zuì xǐhuān de ròu shì shénme?)
    10. Do you share your snacks with your best friend?
      你会和你最好的朋友分享零食吗?(Nǐ huì hé nǐ zuì hǎo de péngyǒu fēnxiǎng língshí ma?)

10. Toys and Games:

    1. What is your favorite toy?
      你最喜欢的玩具是什么?(Nǐ zuì xǐhuān de wánjù shì shénme?)
    2. Do you have many toys?
      你有很多玩具吗?(Nǐ yǒu hěn duō wánjù ma?)
    3. Do you like teddy bears?
      你喜欢小熊玩具吗?(Nǐ xǐhuan xiǎoxióng wánjù ma?)
    4. Do you play with cars or dolls?
      你喜欢玩小车还是玩娃娃?(Nǐ xǐhuan wán xiǎochē háishì wán wáwá?)
    5. What color is your doll’s hair?
      你的娃娃头发是什么颜色?(Nǐ de wáwá tóufǎ shì shénme yánsè?)
    6. What color is your favorite car?
      你最喜欢的小车是什么颜色?(Nǐ zuì xǐhuan de xiǎochē shì shénme yánsè?)
    7. Do you play computer games?
      你玩电脑游戏吗?(Nǐ wán diànnǎo yóuxì ma?)
    8. What is your favorite computer game?
      你最喜欢的电脑游戏是什么?(Nǐ zuì xǐhuan de diànnǎo yóuxì shì shénme?)
    9. Do you like to share your toys with your friends?
      你喜欢和朋友分享你的玩具吗?(Nǐ xǐhuan hé péngyǒu fēnxiǎng nǐ de wánjù ma?)
    10. What soft toys do you have?
      你有哪些软绵绵的玩具?(Nǐ yǒu nǎxiē ruǎn mián mián de wánjù?)

11. Holidays and Celebrations:

    1. Do you celebrate Christmas?
      你庆祝圣诞节吗?Nǐ qìngzhù shèngdàn jié ma?
    2. Do you get gifts for Christmas?
      你在圣诞节会收到礼物吗?Nǐ zài shèngdàn jié huì shōudào lǐwù ma?
    3. What is your favorite holiday?
      你最喜欢的假日是什么?Nǐ zuì xǐhuan de jiàrì shì shénme?
    4. What do you do on your favorite holiday?
      你最喜欢的假日你会做些什么?Nǐ zuì xǐhuan de jiàrì nǐ huì zuò xiē shénme?
    5. Do you like Halloween?
      你喜欢万圣节吗?Nǐ xǐhuan wànshèng jié ma?
    6. Do you dress up for Halloween?
      你会为万圣节打扮吗?Nǐ huì wèi wànshèng jié dǎbàn ma?
    7. What is your favorite holiday food?
      你最喜欢的假日食品是什么?Nǐ zuì xǐhuan de jiàrì shípǐn shì shénme?
    8. Do you get gifts on your favorite holiday?
      在你最喜欢的假日里,你会得到礼物吗?Zài nǐ zuì xǐhuan de jiàrì lǐ, nǐ huì dédào lǐwù ma?
    9. Do you get money on your favorite holiday?
      在你最喜欢的假日里,你会得到钱吗?Zài nǐ zuì xǐhuan de jiàrì lǐ, nǐ huì dédào qián ma?
    10. Which holidays does your family spend together?
      你们家庭一起过哪些节日?Nǐmen jiātíng yīqǐ guò nǎxiē jiérì?

12. Colours:

    1. What’s your favorite color?
      你最喜欢什么颜色? – nǐ zuì xǐhuan shénme yánsè?
    2. Do you like red?
      你喜欢红色吗? – nǐ xǐhuan hóngsè ma?
    3. What color are your shoes?
      你的鞋是什么颜色? – nǐ de xié shì shénme yánsè?
    4. What color are your eyes?
      你的眼睛是什么颜色? – nǐ de yǎnjīng shì shénme yánsè?
    5. What color is your hair?
      你的头发是什么颜色? – nǐ de tóufa shì shénme yánsè?
    6. What color is your grandmother’s hair?
      你奶奶的头发是什么颜色? – nǐ nǎinai de tóufa shì shénme yánsè?
    7. What color do you get if you mix red and yellow?
      如果你把红色和黄色混合,会得到什么颜色? – rúguǒ nǐ bǎ hóngsè hé huángsè hùnhé, huì dédào shénme yánsè?
    8. Do you know the color gold?
      你知道金色吗? – nǐ zhīdào jīnsè ma?
    9. What color is your favorite toy?
      你最喜欢的玩具是什么颜色? – nǐ zuì xǐhuan de wánjù shì shénme yánsè?
    10. How many colors do you know?
      你知道多少种颜色? – nǐ zhīdào duōshǎo zhǒng yánsè?

13. Shapes:

    1. How many shapes can you draw?
      你能画出多少种形状?(Nǐ néng huà chū duōshǎo zhǒng xíngzhuàng?)
    2. Can you draw a diamond shape?
      你会画菱形吗?(Nǐ huì huà língxíng ma?)
    3. Can you draw a big circle and a small circle?
      你能画一个大圆和一个小圆吗?(Nǐ néng huà yī gè dà yuán hé yī gè xiǎo yuán ma?)
    4. What shape is your desk?
      你的书桌是什么形状?(Nǐ de shūzhuō shì shénme xíngzhuàng?)
    5. What shape is a pizza?
      披萨是什么形状?(Pīsà shì shénme xíngzhuàng?)
    6. Can you draw a square and a rectangle?
      你能画正方形和长方形吗?(Nǐ néng huà zhèngfāng xíng hé chángfāng xíng ma?)
    7. What shape is your watch?
      你的手表是什么形状?(Nǐ de shǒubiǎo shì shénme xíngzhuàng?)
    8. What shape is a yo-yo?
      溜溜球是什么形状?(Liūliū qiú shì shénme xíngzhuàng?)
    9. What shape is an egg?
       鸡蛋是什么形状?(Jīdàn shì shénme xíngzhuàng?)
    10. What is your favorite shape?
      你最喜欢的形状是什么?(Nǐ zuì xǐhuan de xíngzhuàng shì shénme?)

14. The Weather and Seasons:

    1. What’s the weather like today?
      今天天气怎么样?Jīntiān tiānqì zěnme yàng?
    2. Can you sing a weather song?
      你会唱天气之歌吗?Nǐ huì chàng tiānqì zhī gē ma?
    3. Do you like rainy weather?
      你喜欢雨天吗?Nǐ xǐhuan yǔtiān ma?
    4. Have you ever seen snow?
      你见过雪吗?Nǐ jiàn guò xuě ma?
    5. Can you build a snowman?
      你会堆雪人吗?Nǐ huì duī xuěrén ma?
    6. Can you ice skate?
      你会滑冰吗?Nǐ huì huábīng ma?
    7. Do you like sunny weather or rainy weather?
      你喜欢晴天还是雨天?Nǐ xǐhuan qíngtiān háishì yǔtiān?
    8. What color is the sky on a sunny day?
      晴天时天空是什么颜色?Qíngtiān shí tiānkōng shì shénme yánsè?
    9. What color is the sky on a rainy day?
      雨天时天空是什么颜色?Yǔtiān shí tiānkōng shì shénme yánsè?
    10. Can you name the four seasons?
      你能说出四季的名称吗?Nǐ néng shuō chū sìjì de míngchēng ma?

15. Your Home:

    1. Is your home big or small?
      你家是大还是小?Nǐ jiā shì dà háishì xiǎo?
    2. Do you share a bedroom with your brother or sister?
      你和兄弟姐妹共睡一间卧室吗?Nǐ hé xiōngdì jiěmèi gòng shuì yī jiān wòshì ma?
    3. Do you know how to make your bed?
      你会整理床铺吗?Nǐ huì zhěnglǐ chuángpù ma?
    4. In what room do you take a shower?
      你在哪个房间洗澡?Nǐ zài nǎge fángjiān xǐzǎo?
    5. Where do you eat dinner every night?
      你每晚在哪里吃饭?Nǐ měi wǎn zài nǎlǐ chīfàn?
    6. How many rooms are there in your home?
      你家有几个房间?Nǐ jiā yǒu jǐ ge fángjiān?
    7. Do you have a garden at home?
      你家有花园吗?Nǐ jiā yǒu huāyuán ma?
    8. Do you have a balcony?
      你家有阳台吗?Nǐ jiā yǒu yángtái ma?
    9. How many bathrooms do you have?
      你家有几个浴室?Nǐ jiā yǒu jǐ ge yùshì?
    10. Do you wear your shoes inside your home?

16. Clothing:

    1. Do you have a hat?
      你有帽子吗?(Nǐ yǒu màozi ma?)
    2. What colour is your hat?
      你的帽子是什么颜色的?(Nǐ de màozi shì shénme yánsè de?)
    3. Do you wear a sweater on a hot day?
      在炎热的天气里,你穿毛衣吗?(Zài yánrè de tiānqì lǐ, nǐ chuān máoyī ma?)
    4. When do you wear a sweater?
      你在什么情况下穿毛衣?(Nǐ zài shénme qíngkuàng xià chuān máoyī?)
    5. Where do you go when you wear a swimsuit?
      穿泳装时你去哪里?(Chuān yǒng zhuāng shí nǐ qù nǎlǐ?)
    6. What colours are your school uniform?
      你的校服是什么颜色的?(Nǐ de xiàofú shì shénme yánsè de?)
    7. Do you have yellow shoes?
      你有黄色的鞋子吗?(Nǐ yǒu huángsè de xiézi ma?)
    8. What colour are your favorite shoes?
      你最喜欢的鞋子是什么颜色的?(Nǐ zuì xǐhuān de xiézi shì shénme yánsè de?)
    9. What colour is your favorite dress/shirt?
      你最喜欢的裙子/衬衫是什么颜色的?(Nǐ zuì xǐhuān de qúnzi/chènshān shì shénme yánsè de?)
    10. Do you wear one or two socks?
      你穿一只还是两只袜子?(Nǐ chuān yī zhī háishì liǎng zhī wàzi?)

17. Feelings:

    1. Can you sing a happy song?
      你会唱开心的歌吗?(nǐ huì chàng kāixīn de gē ma?)
    2. Do you like to be sad?
      你喜欢悲伤吗?(nǐ xǐhuān bēishāng ma?)
    3. When do you smile?
      你什么时候微笑?(nǐ shénme shíhòu wéixiào?)
    4. What makes you angry?
      什么会让你生气?(shénme huì ràng nǐ shēngqì?)
    5. What scares you?
      什么让你害怕?(shénme ràng nǐ hàipà?)
    6. Do you get bored at school?
      你在学校会觉得无聊吗?(nǐ zài xuéxiào huì juédé wúliáo ma?)
    7. Are you tired at night before you go to bed?
      晚上睡觉前你会累吗?(wǎnshàng shuìjiào qián nǐ huì lèi ma?)
    8. Do you make your brother/sister angry sometimes?
      你有时会让你的兄弟姐妹生气吗?(nǐ yǒushí huì ràng nǐ de xiōngdì jiěmèi shēngqì ma?)
    9. What makes you happy?
       什么让你开心?(shénme ràng nǐ kāixīn?)
    10. Did you cry today?
      你今天哭了吗?(nǐ jīntiān kū le ma?)

18. Playgrounds:

    1. Can you swing on your own?
      你自己能荡秋千吗?(nǐ zìjǐ néng dàng qiūqiān ma?)
    2. Can you seesaw on your own?
      你自己能玩跷跷板吗?(nǐ zìjǐ néng wán qiāoqiāobǎn ma?)
    3. Do you like to play on a slide?
      你喜欢滑滑梯吗?(nǐ xǐhuān huá huátī ma?)
    4. What is your favorite thing to do at the playground?
      你在游乐场最喜欢做什么?(nǐ zài yóulèchǎng zuì xǐhuān zuò shénme?)
    5. Is there a playground near your house?
      你家附近有游乐场吗?(Nǐ jiā fùjìn yǒu yóulèchǎng ma?)
    6. Is there a playground at your school?
      你的学校里有游乐场吗?(Nǐ de xuéxiào lǐ yǒu yóulèchǎng ma?)
    7. Do you know what a jungle gym is?
      你知道什么是攀爬架吗?(Nǐ zhīdào shénme shì pānpá jià ma?)
    8. Can you climb on a jungle gym?
      你会爬攀爬架吗?(Nǐ huì pá pānpá jià ma?)
    9. Can you swing high?
      你能荡秋千荡得很高吗?(Nǐ néng dàng qiūqiān dàng dé hěn gāo ma?)
    10. Do you like to go with your friends to the playground?
      你喜欢和朋友一起去游乐场吗?(Nǐ xǐhuān hé péngyǒu yīqǐ qù yóulèchǎng ma?)

19. Transport:

    1. How do you get to school? By bus, train, car or bicycle?
      你怎么去学校?坐公共汽车、火车、汽车还是自行车?Nǐ zěnme qù xuéxiào? Zuò gōnggòng qìchē, huǒchē, qìchē háishì zìxíngchē?
    2. Have you ever flown in an airplane?
      你坐过飞机吗?Nǐ zuò guò fēijī ma?
    3. Have you ever travelled by boat?
      你坐过船旅行吗?Nǐ zuò guò chuán lǚxíng ma?
    4. Do you have a bicycle?
      你有自行车吗?Nǐ yǒu zìxíngchē ma?
    5. Can you ride a bicycle?
      你会骑自行车吗?Nǐ huì qí zìxíngchē ma?
    6. How many toy cars do you have?
      你有几辆玩具车?Nǐ yǒu jǐ liàng wánjù chē?
    7. Do you like to ride on a train?
      你喜欢坐火车吗?Nǐ xǐhuān zuò huǒchē ma?
    8. Does your family have a car or a motorcycle?
      你家有汽车还是摩托车?Nǐ jiā yǒu qìchē háishì mótuōchē?
    9. Do you like riding on a bus?
      你喜欢坐公交车吗?Nǐ xǐhuān zuò gōngjiāo chē ma?
    10. Do you know what a helicopter is? Can you draw one?
      你知道什么是直升机吗?你能画一架吗?Nǐ zhīdào shénme shì zhíshēngjī ma? Nǐ néng huà yī jià ma?

20. Insects and bugs:

    1. Do you like butterflies?
      你喜欢蝴蝶吗?Nǐ xǐhuān húdié ma?
    2. What colour is a ladybird/ladybug?
      瓢虫是什么颜色?Piáochóng shì shénme yánsè?
    3. Are you scared of spiders?
      你怕蜘蛛吗?Nǐ pà zhīzhū ma?
    4. How many legs does a spider have?
      蜘蛛有几条腿?Zhīzhū yǒu jǐ tiáo tuǐ?
    5. Do you like worms?
      你喜欢蚯蚓吗?Nǐ xǐhuān qiūyǐn ma?
    6. Can you eat a worm?
      你能吃蚯蚓吗?Nǐ néng chī qiūyǐn ma?
    7. Can a grasshopper jump?
      草hopper能够跳跃吗? (Cǎo hóng chóu nénggòu tiàoyuè ma?)
    8. Do you like flies?
      你喜欢苍蝇吗?(Nǐ xǐhuān cāngyíng ma?)
    9. What do bees make?
      蜜蜂制作什么?(Mìfēng zhìzuò shénme?)
    10. Can a caterpillar fly?
      毛毛虫能飞吗?(Máomáochóng néng fēi ma?)

21. Exercise:

    1. Can you run fast? Show me!
      你能跑得快吗?给我看看!(Nǐ néng pǎo dé kuài ma? Gěi wǒ kàn kàn!)
    2. Can you jump rope?
      你会跳绳吗?(Nǐ huì tiào shéng ma?)
    3. How high can you jump? Show me!
      你能跳多高?给我看看!(Nǐ néng tiào duō gāo? Gěi wǒ kàn kàn!)
    4. Can you do jumping jacks/star jumps?
      你能做跳跃俯卧撑/扩展跳吗?(Nǐ néng zuò tiàoyuè fǔwòchēng / kuòzhǎn tiào ma?)
    5. How many can you do?
      你能做几个?(Nǐ néng zuò jǐ gè?)
    6. Can you play badminton?
      你会打羽毛球吗?(Nǐ huì dǎ yǔmáoqiú ma?)
    7. What exercise do you do with your family?
      你们家人一起做什么运动?(Nǐmen jiārén yīqǐ zuò shénme yùndòng?)
    8. Can your grandfather run fast?
      你爷爷能跑得快吗?(Nǐ yéyé néng pǎo dé kuài ma?)
    9. Can you run faster than your best friend?
      你能比你最好的朋友跑得快吗?(Nǐ néng bǐ nǐ zuì hǎo de péngyǒu pǎo dé kuài ma?)
    10. Can you hula hoop? Can you show me?
      你能玩呼啦圈吗?能给我看一下吗?(Nǐ néng wán hū lā quān ma? Néng gěi wǒ kàn yīxià ma?)

22. Music And Singing:

    1. Can you play the piano?
      你会弹钢琴吗?(Nǐ huì tán gāngqín ma?)
    2. Can you play drums?
      你会打鼓吗?(Nǐ huì dǎgǔ ma?)
    3. What is your favorite instrument?
      你最喜欢的乐器是什么?(Nǐ zuì xǐhuān de yuèqì shì shénme?) 
    4. Can you sing the ABC song?
      你会唱ABC歌吗?(Nǐ huì chàng ABC gē ma?)
    5. What is your favorite song?
      你最喜欢的歌曲是什么?(Nǐ zuì xǐhuān de gēqǔ shì shénme?)
    6. Can you sing your favorite song for me?
      你能为我唱一首你最喜欢的歌曲吗?(Nǐ néng wèi wǒ chàng yī shǒu nǐ zuì xǐhuān de gēqǔ ma?)
    7. Do you know what a violin is?
      你知道小提琴是什么吗?(Nǐ zhīdào xiǎotíqín shì shénme ma?)
    8. Can you play the tambourine?
      你会弹手鼓吗?(Nǐ huì tán shǒugǔ ma?)
    9. What instrument is noisy?
      什么乐器声音很大?(Shénme yuèqì shēngyīn hěn dà?)
    10. Can you play the ukulele? 
      你会弹尤克里里吗?(Nǐ huì tán yóukèlǐlǐ ma?)

How To Use This Compilation

Congratulations!

You now have the perfect list to start conversations with your child.

This will help your child to learn Chinese faster and be more confident.

We suggest you spend 10 to 15 minutes a day going through different questions on the list.

To help you even more, we have the perfect solution for parents who don’t have time to practice with their child every day: Your child’s own Chinese AI Tutors! 

You can find these Chat Buddies on our platform at Galaxy Kids. They are like private native teachers in your pocket!

At Galaxy Kids, our mission is to get kids speaking Chinese in record time (and in this article we explain why speaking should come first).

If you use Galaxy Kids consistently, your child could be speaking Chinese in only 90 days.

Our list of questions above will help you with this!

So, why don’t you try a free lesson and download the Galaxy Kids app 

Have fun learning!

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