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101 Conversation topics for kids

  1. Tell me about the best and worst parts of your day.
  2. What’s your favorite game to play?
  3. If you could be any animal what would you be and why?
  4. What’s your favorite thing to do in the car?
  5. If you could be anywhere right now where would you be? What would you be doing?
  6. What’s your favorite cereal? Why?
  7. What’s the silliest face that you can make?
  8. What’s your favorite song? Why do you like it?
  9. What was the best holiday you ever had?
  10. Where do you like to go in the car?
  11. If we were at the grocery store, what would you like to buy?
  12. How many animal noises can you make?
  13. Have you ever had an imaginary friend? Tell me about him.
  14. How high can you count?
  15. If you could make three wishes, what would they be?
  16. Who do you love? Why?
  17. What’s your favorite smell? What’s the yuckiest thing you’ve ever smelled?
  18. What’s your favorite weather? Why do you like that weather?
  19. When did you last say, “I do!”
  20. What’s the coolest thing you’ve ever built?
  21. When was the last time you were silly? What did you do?
  22. If you could be any pizza which one would you be?
  23. What do you want to be when you grow up?
  24. What would you to with a million dollars?
  25. What do you like most about Saturdays?
  26. What’s something that you don’t like?
  27. Tell me about your favorite movie or TV show.
  28. If you could only keep one toy which one would you keep? Why?
  29. If you could only keep one book which one would you keep? Why?
  30. What’s your favorite time of day? Why?
  31. What’s the best gift that you ever received? What made it special?
  32. What do you like the most about your family?
  33. What’s your favorite outfit? What do you like about it?
  34. What’s your favorite story?
  35. Have you ever lost something you really liked? What did you do?
  36. What’s the coolest thing you have ever seen?
  37. How many hugs do you need every day?
  38. What would you want to buy if money wasn’t an issue?
  39. What sound annoys you the most?
  40. What’s the longest walk you’ve ever taken?
  41. Name someone you trust. Why?
  42. What’s your favorite ice cream?
  43. What would you like to learn to do?
  44. What would you like to do more with your family?
  45. What color is the happiest color? What makes it happy?
  46. What do you enjoy doing with your family?
  47. What was the best party you ever went to? What made it fun?
  48. What’s one thing you forget to do regularly?
  49. What are the qualities that make a good friend?
  50. Do you think you should be paid for specific chores? Which ones? And how much do you think each is worth?
  51. What would you do if you had no TV?
  52. What do you do when you’re afraid?
  53. What’s your favorite food?
  54. If you could re-name yourself, what would you like to be called? Why?
  55. What’s your favorite color?
  56. Tell us a memory of something you did with your family.
  57. What’s the first thing that you remember about mom or dad (or a sibling)?
  58. What would you like me to play with you?
  59. How can we tell that you are happy? What do you do?
  60. What is one thing that you do not want to sell, for any price?
  61. What is the best surprise you ever had?
  62. What was your favorite thing of the summer?
  63. What was your favorite thing of the winter?
  64. What do you do when people stare at you?
  65. Do you pretend to be someone? Who? Why?
  66. Describe something silly that happened to someone else.
  67. What is the best thing that ever happened to you?
  68. What is your favorite candy?
  69. What is the funniest thing that ever happened to you?
  70. Tell us of a time that you were silly.
  71. What is the prettiest thing you have ever seen?
  72. If you were in a parade, who would you like to be?
  73. What would you like to collect?
  74. What are you thinking about right now?
  75. Who is the funniest person you know?
  76. What makes something or someone silly?
  77. What is your favorite room in the house? Why?
  78. What is the best gift you have ever given someone? What made it special?
  79. What is your favorite place in the house?
  80. If you could trade lives for one day with somebody you know, who would it be?
  81. Who is the meanest kid you know? Why?
  82. Do you think it's important to get physical education in school? Why or why not?
  83. If you could be any vegetable, what would you be?
  84. What was the nicest thing someone has ever done for you?
  85. What kids are popular in your grade? What do you think makes a person popular?
  86. What is the grossest thing you can think of?
  87. What do you think is beyond the stars?
  88. What is your favorite restaurant? What is your favorite thing to order?
  89. What do you do if you see someone treated unfairly?
  90. What is something special you want to do for a friend?
  91. What makes you smile?
  92. What is your favorite thing to do with a friend?
  93. What is the nicest thing someone has done for you?
  94. If you could have any animal for a pet which one would you choose?
  95. How would you describe yourself to someone who hasn’t met you?
  96. What is your favorite chore to do in the house? Which is your least favorite chore?
  97. If you could go anywhere, where would you go?
  98. What superhero would you want to be and why?
  99. If you could play any instrument, which would you choose and why?
  100. What was the most disgusting thing you’ve ever eaten?
  101. Who is the richest person in the world? How do you know they’re rich? ​​

Where to go get help

For more information about how speech-language pathologists and audiologists can help, contact:

  • Your doctor, public health nurse, or other health provider
  • Your local health centre
  • Visit the Talk B​ox - A parent guide to creating language rich environments

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