What's For Dinner?
Make dinner time, family time!
Mind-stretching brain games and conversation starters. It's the perfect opportunity for sharing stories, building knowledge, strengthening character, and having fun!
This game needs to be prepared in advance. Make a list of common words that would be unlikely to come up in a general conversation. Some ideas could be:
Cut slips of paper and write the words on the paper slips. Make enough for everyone in your group plus several extras. Fold the slips of paper and place them in a bowl.
Each person draws out a slip of paper and silently reads his or her secret word. While making conversation, each player is attempting to get the others to say his or her secret word. The word must, however, come out naturally.
For example, if your word was umbrella, you could not say:
But you could say,
in the hopes that someone would say,
If someone's word in guessed early in the game, he or she should draw another from the bowl. As dinner comes to an end, each person can then start offering clues, such as the first umbrella example, so that all the secret words will be revealed.
That was my word! You said it!
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