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Grandparents are gold

A series of questions to help you uncover the wonderful stories grandparents have to share.

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Getting to know your grandparents (or even parents) can be hugely rewarding and interesting.

Here are some questions you can consider asking your grandparents. Maybe share some of your own answers as well!

  • What was Mum/Dad like when they were growing up?
  • What was school like?
  • What was your favourite class?
  • What did you do for fun?
  • Can you tell me about your cultural traditions?
  • What were your parents like? Where were they from?
  • Where’s your favourite place in the world?
  • What was your first job?
  • How much money did you make?
  • Do you remember your first date?
  • Who was it with?
  • Did you remember your first kiss?
  • Who was it with?
  • When do you remember being the most happy?
  • What was your wedding day like?
  • Who are your heroes?
  • What would you consider the most important inventions during your lifetime?
  • Who are/were your friends?
  • What was your first car? What did you pay for it?
  • What were you doing when you were my age?
  • What’s been the highlight of your life?
  • What’s the greatest piece of advice you’ve been given?
  • Do you have any advice for me?
    • Would you like to speak to someone about aged care?

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