Interview with a 5 year old

Questions to ask a 5 year old

Last night routine went out the window and we let our eldest stay up a little late. Randomly we ended up doing a little Q & A session. After the response to a particular question I considered not publishing this but the whole session had me in stitches so here it is…

How old are you?

5 ½ years old.

Colour Run
Colour run at school

What is your favourite activity?


Name something daddy does that is disgusting?

Trump, really stinky ones.

Name something mummy does that is disgusting?

Smelly armpits. (I don’t by the way! I promise)

Name something disgusting that Pud does?

Poo’s in his nappy.

Name something disgusting that you do?

Nothing! Haha!

If you could have a day out with anybody you choose who would you pick?

E****, my cousin.

examining the tooth gap!

What do you like about school?

Maths, because I know loads of it and i’m talented in my class.

What is your favourite fruit?


What do you like drawing?

Nature pictures because nature is all around us like bees, the sun, stones and leaves. Isn’t it daddy?

What is your favourite car?

A Ferrari!


What does ‘universe’ mean?

Like when you go to university, it means that you are going to do a job like a doctor, a policeman or a vet.

How big is space?


What’s the best thing about having a brother?

When he holds my hand in the car and gives me company.

What is your favourite toy?

All of them.

Tell me a funny joke:

Knock knock

Who’s there?


Bummy who?

Bummy la la stink

What’s the best story you’ve heard or read?

A Peppa pig story because it’s so funny.

Would you prefer a dog or a cat? Why?

I’d prefer a dog because they’re cute but i’d prefer a unicorn.

What would you do with a million pounds?

Buy a billion sweets. Actually buy a million comics, lots of sweets, a dog and a unicorn.

Who are better. Boys or girls?


Do you prefer to run or walk?

Walk. Because then I won’t fall over because I’m always falling over.

What’s the funniest thing you’ve ever seen?

Paw Patrol, actually Peppa because it’s weird.

She had a few questions for us too, like how did we meet each other but thats another post!

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  1. What a fab post!! I love her!! Its so great asking our kids questions isnt it to see how their little minds work? I have teenagers and I have written a simlar post asking them questions -I am always amazed at their answers. I love that she loves Maths so much! As a teacher I am thrilled for her! Keep it up I say. #Dreamteam

  2. I did a post like this a while a go with my son. It’s amazing how much you can learn from them! I did a second one a few months later and almost all the answers were different LOL #TriumphantTales

  3. How adorable! Reminds me of the time I asked Big Sis around the same age what she wanted to be when she grew up, and the replied: ‘Work on a ‘pooter (computer), build houses and be a lady.’. Lofty ambitions indeed! 😉 #TriumphantTales

  4. how adorable is this? I love the answer about the universe… So innocent bless! Im interested to know what Ben would respond with if he could talk!
    Thank you for sharing this with us at #TriumphantTales. i hope to see you back next week

  5. Fantastic! I did this once with my nephew when he was 5, I filmed it on my dads old video recorder he is 12 years old now and reading this reminds me I really need to dig it out to show him all the things he said about the world. Its hilarious what they come out with xx #DreamTeam

  6. Very sweet post. The things they say. I did one like this after the holidays. Loads of fun. Thank you for making me smile. And, reminding me that trump means the same thing here as it does where you are! 🙂 #DreamTeam


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