50 Questions to Ask a Pen Pal

Looking for questions that your students can ask their pen pals? If so, then check out our list.

Getting to know you

  • Who is in your family?
  • What three words best describe you?
  • What’s a fun fact about you that most people don’t know?
  • Who is your role model?
  • What’s one thing you’re really great at?
  • What is it love where you live?
  • What’s something you love that most people dislike?
  • What’s something you dislike that most people love?


What is your favorite …

  • color?
  • movie?
  • book?
  • show to watch?
  • animal?
  • sport or activity?
  • game?
  • toy?
  • school subject?
  • band or singer?

Hopes and dreams

  • What do you want to be when you grow up?
  • If you could live anywhere, where would it be?
  • What’s one thing you would change about the world?

All the feels

What makes you feel …

  • proud?
  • calm?
  • frustrated?
  • scared?
  • excited?

Never have I ever

Have you ever …

  • broken a bone?
  • been in a talent show?
  • had a pet?
  • learned another language?
  • pulled out a loose tooth?

The last time

What was the last …

  • book you read?
  • movie you watched?
  • dream you remember?
  • food you ate?
  • thing that made you laugh?

What if …?

  • If you were granted three wishes, what would you wish for?
  • If you could have any superpower, what would it be?
  • If you were invisible for one day, what would you do?
  • If you won the lottery, how would you spend the money?

This or that?

  • Indoors or outdoors?
  • Cake or ice cream?
  • Pizza or tacos?
  • Mountains or desert?
  • Netflix or Disney+?
  • Winter or summer?
  • Unicorns or zombies?
  • Treehouse or castle?
  • Fiction or non-fiction?
  • Flip flops or sneakers?
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