This is a list of conversation starters perfect for engaging kindergartners in meaningful conversations. Introducing these topics can help to cultivate and develop their communication and reasoning skills.
1. What is your favorite thing to do during your free time?
Introduce this conversation starter to open up a conversation about the things that interest them.
2. Who is your best friend and why?
This conversation starter allows kids to think critically about who they enjoy spending time with, discussing the reasons why they like them.
3. What do you like best about school?
By introducing this conversation starter, kids can discuss their favorite activities, classes, or friends that they’re fond of in the school setting.
4. If you could take a vacation anywhere in the world, where would you go?
This conversation starter sparks an interesting conversation about different parts of the world and their culture.
5. What do you want to be when you grow up?
This conversation starter encourages kids to think about their future goals and how they can achieve them.
6. What’s something you like about yourself?
This helps to open up a conversation about self-confidence and how to become more comfortable in their own skin.
7. If you could have any superpower, what would it be?
This conversation starter helps kids to use their imagination while considering different superhero abilities.
8. If a genie granted you three wishes, what would they be?
This encourages kids to consider the wondrous things they can make happen if they only had the power to do so.
9. If you could be an animal, what animal would you be?
This can open up an interesting conversation about animals, their behavior, and what it would be like to be one.
10. If you could be friends with any character from a movie or book, who would it be?
This conversation starter encourages kids to think about the characters they identify with and why.
11. What surprises you the most about the world?
This topic helps kids to think critically about different aspects of the world they may not have noticed previously.
12. What would you do if you had a million dollars?
This conversation starter encourages kids to think about their spending habits and the different things they would be able to do with money.
13. If you could invent a new type of food, what would it be?
This can get kids thinking about their favorite foods and what kind of combination or dish they would create.
14. What’s the funniest thing that’s ever happened to you?
This conversation starter can help kids find commonality in funny experiences and learn how to look at them in a light-hearted way.
15. What scares you the most?
This allows kids to explore their inner fears and how to manage or overcome them.
16. If you could ask a plant one question, what would it be?
This encourages kids to connect with the natural world and use their imagination to think about the potential answers.
17. What was the last book you read and what did you think of it?
This conversation starter encourages kids to think critically about the books they’re reading and what they have learnt from them.
18. If you could go anywhere in the universe, where would you go?
This encourages kids to use their imagination to explore the outer reaches of space and understand the wonders that exist there.
19. What’s something you can do that you’re proud of?
This conversation starter encourages kids to reflect on their skills and accomplishments and feel proud of themselves.
20. What are some kindnesses you’ve seen recently?
This encourages kids to think about how small acts of kindness can make a big difference in other people’s lives.