Family Conversation Starter Cards are a great tool to engage in meaningful conversation as a family. Lately we’ve all be spending more time together at home and as parents we want to make it meaningful. When the family starts to grow quiet around the dinner table, use these family conversation starters to keep the fun conversation going.
Conversation Topics for Families
Do you ever have a day where you just don’t feel like talking? Or maybe you have been so focused on school, work, or household chores all day that you can’t get your mind shifted to casual conversation. For those evenings when the conversation is sluggish or hard to get started, I have some great Family Conversation Starters for you.
Our family has been using these cards for the last few weeks and it’s been fun to hear everyone’s answers, from younger kids to teens to adults. We pass the cards around before dinner is starting and have each person choose 2 cards, and then we go around and share our answers as we eat dinner.
For years now we have had the habit of sharing highs and lows at the dinner table, where each person shares the best and most challenging thing that happened to them that day. Adding these cards has made the conversation a little more fun and interesting.
Use our conversation starters to open the door to discussions with your child or your husband. Once you get them talking, their answers will take your conversations to a whole new, loving level.
Conversation Starters For Kids
Here is a list of 10 conversation starters for children to keep the spark going around the dinner table with your kiddos.
- If you could go anywhere on vacation, where would you go and why?
- If I could do one thing to be a better parent to you, what would it be?
- What do you worry about the most? Why?
- What will you do when you graduate from high school?
- What do people like about you?
- What is the best thing about our family?
- How would you compare your friend’s families to ours? Good or bad things?
- When was a time that you were kind to someone else?
- Who is someone you admire right now? Why?
- What is the “lesson” or “take-away” from your favorite book or movie?
Benefits Of Family Conversation Starters
Check out what the website Fun for Cheap or Free says about the importance of conversations for families.
“Taking the time to talk to your children can have more benefits than you may think! Meaningful conversations with kids can deepen their vocabulary, improve social skills and even help them understand their own emotions better, as well as increase their self-esteem.
But that’s not all—even parents themselves have lower stress levels and better family functionality overall when conversations are made a priority. Sounds like a WIN-WIN to us!! What are you waiting for?
Okay, so maybe you see all the incredible benefits of striking up a conversation with your kids, but now you’re just not sure where to start. ” – fun cheap or free
Print off our Family Conversation Starters cards below to get started.
Free Printable PDF Family Conversation Cards
Use this free PDF printable to engage your family in conversation. Print, cut into cards, laminate if desired, and you are ready to go for meaningful discussion time with your family.
How To Use Family Conversation Starters
Here’s how to use family conversation note cards.
- Download the PDF printable above.
- Print the cards.
- Cut apart cards and laminate if desired.
- Shuffle cards.
- Have everyone take a card from the stack. Go around the dinner table or around the room. Have each person read their question and answer.
- When done using the cards be sure to store them in a safe place to use again the next day or anytime you and your family need a little help with the conversation.
When To Use The Family Conversation Cards
Use our family conversation cards anytime you are together as a family and need a boost in the conversation or want to try something different and have a little fun.
This could be around the dinner table (when we use them most often), family game night, or any time of day you are gathered together in one place.
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