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Grandparent interview email

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Swap Coordinator:Starforest (contact)
Swap categories: Email  Letters & Writing  Newbie 
Number of people in swap:6
Location:International
Type:Type 1: Electronic
Rating requirement:4.90 (unrated swappers allowed)
Last day to signup/drop:April 7, 2020
Date items must be sent by:April 14, 2020
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

This is an EMAIL swap (my first time doing an electronic swap, as I generally prefer hand written, but if you want to hand write it you can then email a scan or photo of it instead of typing it. Given the current pandemic I thought it might be good practice to do electronic instead of an actual mail swap for once). For this swap let's give those grandparents a call on the phone and ask them some questions to get to know things we perhaps didnt know! It could be a good activity to entertain us all right now. You may chose an alternate person if you do not have a grandparent who is living or available (ex: father/mother/the elderly neighbor lady your friends with... just someone older than you in your life that you'd like to learn about). You may do this with multiple people (ex: both grandpa and grandma) if you wish but only one is required. Ask them the list of questions, write out their responses and email it to your partner. Try to learn something interesting about your loved one and share what you learn with your partner! (My apologies if this has been done, I'm sure something similar has been done before, I just thought it would be fun!). I will angel if you need me to, just let me know :)

Grandparent/parent questions

Name:________(only first is necessary, last name is optional)

Specify: mom/dad/grandpa/grandma/other

  1. Where did you grow up? (City name or state or country. setting; countryside/city life. Type of home; mobile home, house, apartment,etc)

  2. What year were you born and how old are you now?

  3. Who were your siblings, if any, and a funny memory of one of them if you have any?

  4. What did your parents do for a living?

  5. What was a tradition your family did when you were a child that you enjoyed?

  6. Who was your best friend when you were young?

  7. Did you have any pets as a child?

  8. What games did you like to play as a child?

  9. Describe your room as a child (ex: did you have a favorite blanket on your bed, a radio or record player, decorations on your walls, etc).

  10. What was your favorite toy or toys as a child?

  11. Did you have any nicknames?

  12. Did you have a boyfriend or girlfriend in highschool? (Name? How long dated? Dates you went on? Did they give you any gifts?)

  13. How did you wear your hair when you were younger?

  14. What was the style and how did you dress in high school? What accessories did you wear (jewelry, hats, etc)?

  15. When you were younger what were some popular sayings or lingo you remember?

  16. What is one piece of advice you would give to young people?

Discussion

GummiBear 04/ 1/2020 #

This is such a cute idea!

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