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Engaging in conversations with your kids at the dinner table is a great way to strengthen your family’s connection and create lasting memories. Put down the phones and get talking!

For those who want to really dive into always having fun dinner-time conversations, check out these conversation cards for families! With 600 questions, it is sure to keep the conversation flowing.

Here are 50 questions to ask your children to spark interesting discussions and learn more about their thoughts, experiences, and feelings:

Questions about Daily Life

  • What’s something that made you laugh today?
  • Did anything exciting or unusual happen at school today?
  • What is your favorite part of each day and why?
  • What’s your favorite thing to do with Mom/Dad each day?
  • If you had to wear the same thing every day what would it be?


  • Do you have a favorite memory from a family vacation?
  • What’s the funniest thing you’ve ever seen?
  • Can you remember a funny or silly moment that happened at home?
  • What’s a family tradition you really love, and why?
  • What’s your favorite family story from the past?


  • What book are you currently reading, and what do you like about it?
  • Share your favorite song or music, and what makes it special.
  • What’s your favorite movie or TV show right now, and why?
  • If you could only ever watch one thing what would it be?


  • What’s your favorite meal that Mom/Dad makes?
  • If you could create a new dessert, what would it be like?
  • If you were a chef, what dish would you want to cook for people?
  • What is your least favorite food and why?


  • What’s your favorite animal, and why do you like it?
  • Do you have a favorite toy or stuffed animal? Tell us about it.
  • What’s your favorite season, and what do you like most about it?
  • What’s your favorite holiday, and how do you like to celebrate it?

Questions about Ourselves 

  • What’s something new you learned about yourself recently?
  • What makes you feel proud of yourself?
  • How do you handle difficult situations or tough feelings?
  • What’s something you’re really good at, and how did you get better at it?
  • If you could learn any new skill or hobby, what would it be?


  • If you could visit any place in the world, where would you go and why?
  • If you could choose any adventure for our next family outing, what would it be?
  • What is your favorite way to travel?

Make-Believe Questions 

  • Would you rather be able to fly or be invisible, and why?
  • If you could have any superpower for a day, what would you do with it?
  • If you could travel back in time to any historical era, which would it be and why?
  • Would you rather have a pet dragon or a pet unicorn, and what would you name it?
  • If you could spend a day with any fictional character, who would it be, and what would you do together?
  • If you could be any animal, which one would you be, and why?
  • If you could explore a magical forest, what creatures would you hope to meet?
  • If you could go on a magical adventure, where would you go and what would you do?
  • If you could meet a real-life superhero, who would it be, and what would you ask them?

This or That Questions 

  • Do you like sunny days or rainy days better?
  • If you could have any ice cream flavor in the world, what would it be?
  • Do you like winter or summer activities more, and what’s your favorite?
  • What’s your favorite way to relax and unwind after a busy day?

Goals and Dreams

  • What’s something you dream of doing or being when you grow up?
  • If you could have any job in the world, what would it be?
  • What’s the most exciting adventure you can imagine having one day?
  • What’s something you’re looking forward to in the future?
  • If you could invent anything, what would it be, and how would it work?
  • What’s a goal or dream you’re currently working toward?
  • If you could make the world a better place, how would you do it?

These questions can help encourage thoughtful and fun discussions with your kids, fostering a positive and engaging atmosphere at the dinner table. These questions can be such a fun way to get to know each other better and better learn how to love each other well!