Thanksgiving dinner conversation starters are a great addition to holiday traditions!
If you have family of all ages at the dinner table, keeping them engaged and connecting with each other is a wonderful thing to do on Thanksgiving.
This list of conversation starts is great to use for during Thanksgiving dinner or after. These work great for family or Friendsgiving. Scroll down to the bottom of the post to get a free printable version.
Thanksgiving Conversation Starters
Thanksgiving is a favorite holiday for me because I love to eat (and I’m not afraid to admit it!) and I enjoy spending time with the people I love.
The conversation can range from silly to thoughtful and will keep everyone chatting all day long! The list of questions has something for everyone.
If you’re spending the holiday with kids, it’s also a good time to discuss the history of Thanksgiving with them.
Funny Thanksgiving Questions
If you could have one superpower, what would it be?
Do you have a hidden talent? What is it?
Do you like to go Black Friday shopping?
What is your biggest pet peeve?
Do you prefer sweet or savory?
If you could be any animal, what would it be?
What is your favorite food to eat on Thanksgiving?
What food do you like the least on Thanksgiving?
What is your favorite way to eat leftover turkey?
What would you do if you won the lottery?
What would you name a pet turkey?
What is the best movie to watch during the holidays?
What is your favorite part of the Thanksgiving Day parade?
Where would you like to go on your next vacation?
Thanksgiving Table Conversation Starters
What are you most thankful for?
What brings you happiness?
What was the best part of your day?
Why do we celebrate Thanksgiving?
What is your best memory over the last year and why?
What is your favorite family tradition during the holidays and why?
What is your favorite holiday?
What is your favorite part of Thanksgiving?
What is the nicest thing someone did for you this year?
What is the nicest thing you’ve done for someone this year?
What is your favorite season?
What quality would you like to improve most in yourself?
Describe your perfect day.
What is your favorite Thanksgiving dessert?
What is your favorite Thanksgiving food?
What is your favorite Thanksgiving smell?
How has someone made a positive impact on you this year?
What was the hardest thing you dealt with this year?
Why are you thankful for the person sitting next to you?
How to Print and Use Holiday Conversation Starters
These icebreakers are easy to use! There are two pages and 24 conversation starters in total.
- Click on the link to download the printable PDF file.
- Print in color on white cardstock. (You can also print on regular paper but cardstock holds up better.)
- Cut cards apart and have people draw a card to start the conversation!
If you’re looking for more Thanksgiving printables to help you with your holiday, check out this easy DIY Thankful Wreath!