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Family Dinner Conversation Starters

Tired of the monosyllabic grunts? The silent pea-pushing? Spin this handy cutout wheel for a question guaranteed to perk up your table talk.

Illustration of cutout wheel with dinner chat topicsHennie Haworth

How to: Print out the Conversation Starters page. Glue it to a piece of cardboard (the back of an old spiral notebook will do), then cut out the wheel and the arrow. Make a hole in the wheel’s center with a hole punch, and attach the arrow loosely with a metal brad (sold at office-supply stores). Now give the arrow a (gentle) flick.

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