Here we are, week four dealing with COVID-19. While staying home and practicing social distancing, families have a golden opportunity to talk with one another. Here are some conversation starter ideas to last a week. Make sure each person has a chance to answer.

Number these topics 1-7 and ask one of the children to pick a number. The parent/caregiver then answers the question.

  1. What food do you hate?
  2. What is your favorite family celebration?
  3. What is easiest about being a parent? What’s hardest?
  4. What is something you think is really special about me?
  5. What would be a boring vacation?
  6. When you were little, what got you in trouble with grandma and grandpa?
  7. What is something you’d like to do more often with me?

Number these topics 1-7 and the parent/caregiver picks a number. The children then answer the question.

  1. What is one thing you could do to really help our family?
  2. Tell us what things make you feel loved.
  3. When I feel sad, I need…………… (Fill in the blank)
  4. Who is your best friend and why?
  5. What could you do to make the world a better place?
  6. If you could have an animal as a pet, what would it be?

What was the very best thing that happened to you today?